Wings (1927)

I’ve been watching movies since I can remember. If memory serves correctly, I’ve seen three silent films in my life—the Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Artist (2011), and now Wings.  Wings is the first Best Picture winner in history, taking home the Oscar in 1928. It remains the only silent film (to date) to … More Wings (1927)

The Apartment (1960)

The Apartment came out in 1960 and was the film industry’s biggest winner at the 33rd Academy Awards, winning two of the big four, Best Picture and Best Director. The film collected three extra awards to finish the night with five wins off of 10 nominations.  I have never seen The Apartment until the other … More The Apartment (1960)

Braveheart (1995)

William Wallace is one of the Scottish’s more famous leaders during their Independence struggles back in the 1200s. Mel Gibson starred and directed the movie Braveheart, which focuses on Wallace’s adventures against his day’s powerful English armies.  Braveheart came out in 1995, many generations and centuries removed from Wallace’s day’s actual events. No one was … More Braveheart (1995)