Back in 2010 I started a challenge to watch the then 458 Best Picture nominated movies believing it would take me one year to complete that challenge.
After making use of my Love Film account, scouring YouTube and using more nefarious means I was able to catch-up on almost every nominee and write a short review of each.
This blog brings together all the notes I made on the films together with a look at this year’s eight nominees and an exploration of which films deserved their Best Picture title and which didn’t.
I’ve grouped together each film by decade but have decided to group them by the year of the ceremony rather than the year that the film was released. So the year next to each film reflects the ceremony year rather than the year in which the film came out.
So without further ado let’s skip ahead to the first film on my list which is 1936 nominee Top Hat