Tag Archives: Academy Awards

Chaplin (1992)

Director: Richard Attenborough Writers: William Boyd and Bryan Forbes and William Goldman (Story by Diana Hawkins) (Based on the book “Chaplin His Life and Art” by David Robinson) (Based on the book “My Autobiography” by Charles Chaplin) Advertisements

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Coming Home (1978)

Director: Hal Ashby Writers: Waldo Salt and Robert C. Jones (Story by Nancy Dowd)

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85th Academy Awards

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The Departed (2006)

Director: Martin Scorsese Writer: William Monahan (Based on the screenplay Mou gaan dou by Alan Mak and Felix Chong) I love this movie!  Everyone involved is on their A game and even at 2 1/2 hours the thing moves quicker … Continue reading

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The Lost Weekend (1945)

Director: Billy Wilder Writers: Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder (Based on a novel by Charles R. Jackson) Academy Award winner for Best Picture in 1946 as well as Best Actor, Director, and Screenplay.  It follows Don Birnam, played by Ray … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Director: John Madden Writers: Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard A delightful romantic comedy.  Wouldn’t have been my vote for Best Picture at the 1999 Academy Awards but I suppose I can see why it won.  Not really one of those … Continue reading

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Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Director: Bruce Beresford Writer: Alfred Uhry (Based on his own play) Couldn’t be anything more opposite from Hobo with a Shotgun than this.  My first time seeing it.  I just know it has a reputation as a controversial choice for … Continue reading

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