Film #196: All About Eve (1950)
1950 / Best Actress / Best Director / Best Picture / Best Supporting Actor / Best Supporting Actress

Film #196: All About Eve (1950)

One film I feel bad about writing a catch-up post about is All About Eve, a film that I thought was spectacular. Having watched plenty of Bette Davis films up to this point I was rather looking forward to the movie that I’d most associated her with. Unfortunately it’s been a while since I’ve seen … Continue reading

Film #192: Born Yesterday (1950)
1950 / Best Actress / Best Director / Best Picture

Film #192: Born Yesterday (1950)

Next a film that shares many a connection with The Country Girl as it features William Holden contains a Best Actress Oscar winning performance and is based on a play. The film is Born Yesterday and the Oscar-winning actress is Judy Holliday who triumphed in a category that also including Sunset Boulevard’s Gloria Swanson and … Continue reading

Film #164: Sunset Boulevard (1950)
1950 / Best Actor / Best Actress / Best Director / Best Picture / Best Supporting Actor / Best Supporting Actress

Film #164: Sunset Boulevard (1950)

With Hollywood no longer being in its infancy, screenwriters and directors were starting to make movies based on the film industry. One of the best examples of these self-referential films is Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard which I think would’ve struck a chord with anybody who’d ever worked on a movie. Continue reading