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THE WORST ‘BEST PICTURE’ IN HISTORY.

March 3, 2018 // 6 Comments

  There has been no shortage of lousy movies that have somehow picked up the ‘Best Picture’ Oscar in their year. Often, that happened simply because there was nothing of much value churned out in that particular year. But not always. In 1952 the nomination list contained a couple of quite good movies, The Quiet Man and Ivanhoe, two over-rated ones, High Noon and Moulin Rouge, and one [...]

5 Fingers (1952)

February 6, 2015 // 1 Comment

  John Wengraf (as Count Franz von Papen): ‘I’ve often wondered, Countess – why did you leave Warsaw?’ Danielle Darrieux (as Countess Anna Staviska): ‘Bombs were falling. I felt I was in the [...]