Paul Newman nailed his performance in this movie, but it wasn’t supposed to be him in the starring role. Tragedy in Hollywood led to one of the big breaks in Newman’s early career.
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.
Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman isn’t perfect, but it’s an impressive and wild ride.
After 30 years, The Accused tells a story that is still relevant. See what works, and what doesn’t, in this Oscar-winning film.
“To protect the sheep you gotta catch the wolf, and it takes a wolf to catch a wolf.” – Denzel Washington as Alonzo Harris
“That’s the real question isn’t it: why? The how and the who is just scenery for the public. Oswald, Ruby, Cuba, The Mafia, keeps ’em guessing like some kind of parlor game, prevents ’em from asking the most important question: why? Why was Kennedy Killed? Who benefited? Who has the power to cover it up? Who?” – Donald Sutherland as X