Lost But Not Forgotten: Oscar Nominees for Best Picture

For my final post on nominees that never won an Academy Award, I’m looking at films nominated for Best Picture and at least one other category that ended up not winning anything. So while these films received multiple Oscar nominations, I still find them memorable today despite not taking home any gold. Note: I narrowed…

Lost But Not Forgotten: Oscar Nominees for Best Actress

Today’s post concludes my look at the Oscar nominees who never won among the four acting categories, with what’s probably my favorite of those categories: Best Actress! More often than not, it’s the acting category that’s the strongest to me in just about any year in the Academy Awards’ 90-year history. Note: I narrowed it…

Lost But Not Forgotten: Oscar Nominees for Best Actor

We’re now just a couple of weeks away from this year’s Oscar ceremony! Last week I posted about my favorite nominees in the Best Supporting Actress and Actor categories, specifically the ones that never won an Academy Award. This weekend, I’ll be taking a look at those types of nominees in the leading categories. As…

Oscar Favorites: 16 Musicals Nominated for Best Picture

We’re less than 48 hours away from the 89th Academy Awards! This year it’s very likely that the musical La La Land will take home the night’s top prize, along with numerous others. So in honor of the Oscars this weekend, and the direction it’s expected to take, I put together a list (and made…

Oscar Favorites: 15 Best Picture Winners

Ending my posts of favorite Oscar winners this month with the big one: Best Picture! As I’ve said before, I finished seeing all the winners throughout Oscar history last year, so I’m happy to say that this top 15 is very definite. In chronological order, my 15 favorite Best Picture winners!

Oscar Favorites: 20 Best Actress Winners

Admittedly, this is the least diverse of my favorite Oscar winners lists as there are only four here that come after the 1960s. It’s either that I haven’t seen many Best Actress winners from recent years…or I haven’t enjoyed the recent winners’ performances enough to rank them in my top 20. Anyway, this list definitely…

Oscar Favorites: 20 Best Actor Winners

This weekend I’ll be posting my favorite wins for Best Actor and Actress. Originally for both, I was going to try for just 10, and then 15, but I couldn’t narrow it down! So from both categories, I’ll be presenting my top 20 (as of now, there are still plenty more Oscar-winning performances that I…