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Academy award winners 1929

Academy Awards or Oscars are awarded as recognition of outstanding work and achievements  of people in the film industry. It is administered by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It is the oldest award giving ceremony in media and it can be certainly said that it is the most prominent one. The […]

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Academy Award winners: 1940-1949

In the second decade of the Golden Age of Cinema “Rebecca” directed by Alfred Hitchcock  won the Oscar for the best movie in 1940. In 1941, “How green was my valley” won the Academy Award for best movie, Mrs. Miniver won the Oscar award for best movie in 1942, “Casablanca” was the winner for 1943.  […]

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Academy awards winner: 1950-1959

The 1950 Academy Award for the best picture was awarded to “All about Eve”. 1951 a musical “An American in Paris” won the Oscar award for best film that year. In 1952, “The Greatest Show on Earth” a circus drama, won the best picture Oscar award. In 1953, “From Here to Eternity” was declared the […]

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Academy-Oscar awards 1970-1979

Oscar Awards of the 1970s had one of the best winning actors, actresses and movies where almost three or four of the top 10 movies, roles, actors and actresses were in the list of critiques. The first movie of the decade to win an Academy award was the Second World War Biography of General George […]

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Academy-Oscar Awards 1980-1989

In the 1980s some of the very best movies of our times were made that won the Oscar Awards. The best movies of the decade started with “ordinary people” in 1980 whereas English movies won for the next 2 years running, with “Chariots of Fire” in 1981 and “Gandhi” in 1982. The next year in […]

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74th Academy Awards Winners (2002 Oscar Awards)

74th Academy Awards – Kodak Theatre here we come! For the first time ever the Oscars took place in the Kodak Theatre however because of the recent September 11 incident the evenings celebrations were curtailed. Also, this was Whoopi Goldberg’s fourth time hosting the Academy Awards. Some critics termed the awards as “Blackademy” Awards because […]

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73rd Academy Awards – (2001 Oscar Awards)

Celebrities do like to make their entries after all they must enhance their wow factor. Hence, Bjork dominated the red carpet with a swan for a gown which led to her being openly criticized. But she paid no attention as the same gown appeared on her next album cover. Moving on, this year’s show was […]

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71st Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 1999)

71st Academy Awards – Pretty in Pink! Looking at the title the first thought that probably comes to your mind is – Pink Panther. But no, for those of you who love the actress Gwyneth Paltrow will agree that she looked stunning in her pink fluffy gown especially when she came to receive her award […]

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70th Academy Awards (1998 Oscar Awards)

70th Academy Awards – Titanic sunk with 11 Oscars! Yes – believe it or not – Titanic made a record second to Ben- Hur with its eleven wins out of fourteen nominations. For those of you who have watched the movie will know that the awards were well deserved. Here is a list of the […]

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69th Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 1997)

69th Academy Awards – The Year of the Independents So was named the 69th Academy Awards due to low budget independent films dominating the show and also the award for Best Picture. This was Billy Crystal’s fifth time hosting the Oscars. Another high point of the evening was The English Patient’s nine wins out of […]

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