Here are some thoughts on the breakout performance from Brie Larson, and the overall success of Room.
This classic noir is set in the Edwardian era, and features Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, and Joseph Cotten. The story pushes against many of the previously accepted ideals in Hollywood films.
Joan Fontaine won an Oscar for Best Actress for her work in this one. This was the only time that a performer won an Oscar in an Alfred Hitchcock film.
Martin Scorsese tells a unique story of a woman trying to find her place in the world.
After 30 years, The Accused tells a story that is still relevant. See what works, and what doesn’t, in this Oscar-winning film.
My complete list of Oscar predictions, winners, and other thoughts.
“Don’t you think that everyone looks back on their childhood with a certain amount of bitterness and regret about something?” – Katharine Hepburn as Ethel
“I know how comfortable it is to curl up with a nice, fat book full of big words and think you’re going to solve all the problems in the universe. But you’re not, you know. A bit of action is required every now and then.” – Teresa Wright as Carol Beldon