And the Oscar Goes to…All About Eve

All About Eve hits a number of landmarks. It’s the first Best Picture winner to be primarily about women, it received an unprecedented 14 Oscar nominations, and well, watch my review to find out the rest. It stars Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, Celeste Holm, and George Sanders. It’s directed and written by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. It’s the Best Picture winner of 1950. It’s a tale of the theater like no other. It’s All About Eve.

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My Top Five “And the Oscar Goes To…” Missed Opportunities

I do promise to start doing more text reviews soon, and the Gentleman’s Agreement video will be up as soon as I can get it done (real life stuff may delay it a bit, though). Until then, here’s a short video where I explore some of my biggest mistake and missed opportunities in my Oscar videos. Hope you enjoy!

And the Oscar Goes to…: How Green Was My Valley

The video version of this review can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLtpK72GtF4

How Green Was My Valley PosterThis beat Citizen Kane. Let me repeat. This BEAT Citizen Kane. I’ll just let that settle in for a moment…Okay. You good? Good. Any movie that won such a prestigious award over such a legendary film like Orson Welles’s classic better be damn good to hold such a distinction. Is How Green Was My Valley that great? Well, if being so boring that I felt like taking a nap is a scale of greatness, then yes, it’s wonderful. Continue reading