Oscar Actors: Dunne, James–A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Elia Kazan’s directing debut, is a sentimental family drama, featuring an Oscar-winning performance from James Dunn as the good-hearted but boozy and irresponsible father.

Oscar Speeches: Leigh, Mike–Secrets & Lies

I think Hollywood is maturing, partly because a lot of Academy members are dying and the younger ones are more sophisticated and have taste–Mike Leigh, Secrets & Lies.

Oscar Show: Political Elite–Support and Connections

The Oscar awards show and the political elite.

Oscar: Best Picture–Worst Nominees

Oscar: Best Picture–Worst Nominees (in alphabetical order): Airport, 1970 Broadway Melody of 36, 1936 Chocolat, 2000 Doctor Dolittle, 1967 Goodbye Girl, The, 1977 Mission, The, 1986 Sand Pebbles, The, 1966 Separate Tables, 1958 Sundowners, The, 1960 A Thousand Clowns, 1965 Three Coins in the Fountain, 1954 Turning Point, The, 1977 Watch on the Rhine, 1943 […]

Oscar Artists: Zsigmond, Vilmos–

He won the 1977 Best Cinematography Oscar for Close Encounters of the Third Kind, as well as the BAFTA Award for Best Cinematography for The Deer Hunter.