Tag Archives: Best Picture

The Hurt Locker


“The rush of battle is a potent and often lethal addiction, for war is a drug.” – Chris Hedges quotation from the opening credits.

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The 87th Academy Awards – My Picks – and how it all played out.


My Picks for the 2015 Oscars

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The Godfather: Part II


“There are many things my father taught me here in this room. He taught me: keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.” – Al Pacino as Michael Corleone

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The Grapes of Wrath


“I been thinking about us, too, about our people living like pigs and good rich land layin’ fallow. Or maybe one guy with a million acres and a hundred thousand farmers starvin’. And I been wonderin’ if all our folks got together and yelled…” – Henry Fonda as Tom Joad

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Slumdog Millionaire


“When somebody asks me a question, I tell them the answer.” – Dev Patel as Jamal Malik

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Amadeus


“He was my idol. Mozart, I can’t think of a time when I didn’t know his name.” – F. Murray Abraham as Antonio Salieri

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All About Eve


“Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night!” – Bette Davis as Margo Channing

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Lawrence of Arabia


“So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will they be a little people, a silly people, greedy, barbarous, and cruel, as you are.” – Peter O’Toole as T.E. Lawrence

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