An American in Pairs (1951)

In January 2021, I watched a handful of Best Picture winners and decided that it was time to focus on watching the remaining 69 movies I needed to see to complete the list. By the time you read this review, I’ll have watched and reviewed over 70 of those films, with some amazing stories and … More An American in Pairs (1951)

Marty (1955)

I am well aware that most people think I am crazy about my taste in movies and the scores I give to certain movies. I’ve said it time and time again that some of the Academy’s choices for Best Picture are head-scratchers, and I know for a fact that I am not the only one … More Marty (1955)

Amadeus (1984)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has gone down as one of the most prolific composers the world has ever known. Amadeus won Best Picture in 1985 and is a fictional look into the great composer’s life as he struggled to write and orchestrate in the late 1800s. Considered one of the greatest films of all-time, this play … More Amadeus (1984)

Oliver! (1968)

Last summer, I watched what I thought was the worse musical of my life, Into the Woods. That film didn’t stay at the top of the list for long because there’s a new champion: Oliver!.  The majority of the world is familiar with the story of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Some of you may … More Oliver! (1968)

My Fair Lady (1964)

It may have seemed like an eternity, but I finally got around to watching My Fair Lady, one of the Academy’s most successful and highly regarded Best Picture Winners (1964). Audrey Hepburn was Hollywood’s “it” girl back in the day, and she beat out Julie Andrews for the role of Miss Eliza Doolittle, a peasant … More My Fair Lady (1964)