Posts Tagged ‘Oscars’

Piper

May 31, 2017

“Piper,” the Oscar-winning Pixar animation, directed by Alan Barillaro.

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Patricia Arquette Minds the Gap

February 24, 2015

Patricia Arquette Minds the Gap

When Patricia Arquette accepted the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, she had words of support for other working women (especially working moms): “It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America.”

While not everyone gave her performance (or her backstage chatter) rave reviews, Jesus smiled on it (okay, it’s Jared Leto). And so did  Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez:

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The Other Oscar

February 22, 2015

The Other Oscar

This year’s Oscar(tm) Awards will be announced today, but you won’t hear about a movie Oscar of yesteryear, Oscar Micheaux. He’s one of the pioneering filmmakers of African-American cinema whose work will be digitally remastered by Kino Lorber. See the promo below and read about the Kickstarter project here.

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Movies: The Good Parts

February 27, 2011

Before tonight’s endless hours of sluggish Academy Awards presentations, watch this short video to remind yourself that movies are “talkies.” They don’t write ’em like that anymore. “It’s showtime!”

 

Compare: “Greatest Movie Quotes of All Time,” Tim Dirks, FilmSite.org

Video, “150 Lines & Catchphrases,” by “MoPapparani” (David Balboa). The complete list of catchphrases is on Exorphrine (scroll down).

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