32 Today . . .

I am getting increasingly sad about how big the number is getting. 32 today!!!!!!!!

So for my birthday post today I decided to take a look at who managed to win an Oscar at the age of 32!

Helen Hayes (The Sin of Madelyn Claudet)
Jane Wyman (Johnny Belinda)
Diane Keaton (Annie Hall)

James Stewart (The Philadelphia Story)
Daniel Day-Lewis (My Left Foot)
Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas)
Van Heflin (Johnny Eager)

Directors
Norman Taurog (Skippy)
Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Something I found rather interesting when it came to putting this post together was that the majority of Oscar winners were a lot older particularly when it came to the male categories. Also in terms of the films above I have actually only watched one of them and it has to be one of my all time favourites*! Maybe I should make it a task to find and watch the rest of them over the next year.

Anyway HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!

*La La Land

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Happy 70th Birthday Meryl Streep

One of my favourite actresses turns 70 today and what better moment to then have a celebration of one of the greatest actresses of all time in photo form? She is in some of my all time favourite films, the biggest being The Bridges of Madison County!

What is your favourite Streep role?

Happy 89th Birthday Clint Eastwood!

The legend that is actor/director Clint Eastwood turns 89 years old today! He stars in some of my all time favourite films, Million Dollar Baby and The Bridges of Madison County.

Oscars 2019 – Winners

Here we go with the full list of the winners from the 2019 Oscars!

91st Annual Academy Awards, Show, Los Angeles, USA - 24 Feb 2019

Best Picture

  • Green Book

Best Leading Actor

  • Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Leading Actress

  • Olivia Colman, The Favourite

Best Supporting Actor

  •  Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Best Supporting Actress

  • Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Director

  • Alfonso Cuaron, Roma

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7 Greatest Performances: Christian Bale

Christian Bale is quite possibly one of the greatest British actors of all time. Causing chaos at the Golden Globes when some people didn’t realise that he is Welsh! I found that very amusing but also confirmation that he is therefore a truly outstanding actor! He has been nominated four times for an Oscar-winning for his supporting role in The Fighter.

He is very well-known for his serious method acting and really becoming the character. This has resulted in serious weight loss and weight gain over the years to achieve a totally different look. Not forgetting his working out to become Batman for Christopher Nolan!

He is certainly one of my favourite actors and here are my choices for his 7 Greatest performances . . . (So far) . . .

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