The Academy Awards through the years
The first ceremony made the Los Angeles Times' front page under the headline "Film-Merit Trophies Awarded." Coverage was all of one photograph and two paragraphs. Since then, the Academy Awards have become an event watched around the world. Scroll down for a year-by-year look at the Oscars.
Affection for OUR collection
These are little pieces of OUR universe, which is made up of little collections. Much of this is film related (promotional photos, posters, vhs, autographs, lobby cards and other such cinephile...
Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Stella Stevens, Shelley Winters, Jack Albertson, Carol Lynley, Pamela Sue Martin, and Eric Shea in The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955)
"They abide and they endure" Introduction Kim Newman writes "[The Night of the Hunter is] like a fairytale told in its simplicity, and yet seethes with adult complications". A perfect summary of the type of story this is. A recent film to bear a comparison to, is Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood, whereby Paul Dano's 'Eli Sunday' portrays a greedy, corrupt preacher who - though nowhere near as sinister - clearly has similar inner-conflicts and demons as Harry "Preacher" Powell…
"The Big Knife" (1955) with Ida Lupino, Jack Palance, Shelley Winters, Rod Steiger, Wendell Corey. Directed and produced by Robert Aldrich from a screenplay by James Poe based on the play by Clifford Odets.