RIP Olivia de Havilland

At the truly remarkable age of 104 Olivia de Havilland has passed away peacefully in her sleep, a double Oscar winner who was nominated five times overall. Probably most well known for her role as Melanie in Gone with the Wind.

She made her breakthrough opposite Errol Flynn in Captain Blood. She continued to act until the late 1980s. She took on studios off screen at a time when they had complete control over the stars.

Rest in Peace to one of Golden Hollywood’s outstanding stars.

33 Today . . .

That’s right another year old and now a very old 33!

So I have decided to continue what I did for last year and see which actresses won Oscars when they were 33 years old and it just so happens my absolute favourites Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich and Catherine Zeta Jones in Chicago we’re both 33 when they picked up Oscars!

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RIP Ennio Morricone

Legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone has passed away aged 91 in Rome.

Affectionately known as ‘Maestro’ he is involved in some of the most memorable scores in film history.

Once Upon a Time in America, The Untouchables, Cinema Paradiso, The Hateful Eight. His haunting melodies for Sergio Leone’s trilogy of westerns A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. A lot of these films I have caught up with watching over the past few months and the scores blew me away each and every time.

He was presented with an honorary Oscar in 2007 and then went on to win for The Hateful Eight.

Let’s take a little bit of time to appreciate some of his most famous music from films . . .

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Happy 90th Birthday Clint Eastwood!

That’s right the legend that is Clint Eastwood turns 90 today! He has directed and starred in some of my favourite films, Million Dollar Baby and The Bridges of Madison County are two that mean so much to me!

Oscars 2020: Taika Waititi and Roman Griffin Davis

One day I might stop posting and spamming about the Jojo Rabbit cast, but that is not today. As Taika Waititi won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay he also directed and starred in the film bringing out an incredible performance from child actor Roman Griffin Davis! This photo is a truly lovely moment between director and the young actor, not forgetting the Oscar as well!

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Oscars 2020 – Winners

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Here we go with the full list of the winners from the 92nd Academy Awards, on what turned out to be a historic night with Parasite being the first foreign language film to pick up Best Picture and four awards overall! Well done Bong Joon-ho!

  • Best picture – Parasite
  • Actor in a leading role – Joaquin Phoenix for Joker
  • Actress in a leading role – Renee Zellweger for Judy
  • Best supporting actor – Brad Pitt for Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
  • Best supporting actress – Laura Dern for Marriage Story
  • Directing – Bong Joon-ho for Parasite
  • Original screenplay – Parasite (Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won)
  • Adapted screenplay – Jojo Rabbit (Taika Waititi)

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Oscars 2020 – Acting Winners!

I always look forward to the picture of the four acting winners, but for whatever reason this year (so far) I have only managed to find this one with Joaquin Phoenix (Joker), Renee Zellweger (Judy) and Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood). I mean where is Laura Dern?!?! As she has photos with Renee?

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Misery (1990) Review

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Paul Sheldon is a best selling novelist and he is on his way home from his hideaway in Colorado after completing his latest book. Due to the blizzard his car crashes and he just happens to be saved by his number one fan Annie Wilkes. She doesn’t tell anyone taking him back to her house . . .

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