Film #631 Anna Christie (1930) and Film #632: Romance (1930)
1929/30 / Best Director

Film #631 Anna Christie (1930) and Film #632: Romance (1930)

Sometimes reviewing Oscar films isn’t an easy business as the academy often throw me off with their decision-making especially in the early years when the event was still trying to find its feet. The Best Director field is a particularly interesting one as there were revisions made after the first ceremony, which we’ll get to … Continue reading

Film #72: Disraeli (1929), Film #73: Viva Villa! (1934) & Film #74: The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
1929/30 / 1934 / 1937 / Best Actor / Best Director / Best Picture / Best Supporting Actor

Film #72: Disraeli (1929), Film #73: Viva Villa! (1934) & Film #74: The Life of Emile Zola (1937)

What do British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, Mexican freedom fighter Pancho Villa and controversial French author Emile Zola have in common? Apart from being men and famous biopics of their exploits all feature in this decade’s list. Continue reading