Category: Awards

The Design of the Oscar

Have you ever wondered who designed the Oscar statuette? Or which actor may have posed for it? Is it really made of gold? How did he get the name “Oscar” anyway? The designer of...

My Man Godfrey

The Great Depression was winding down by the time “My Man Godfrey” was released to theaters but people were still struggling to make ends meet and looking for hope. “My Man Godfrey” (1936) was...

Longest Speech In Oscar History

Forty-five seconds. That is the limit for every person who steps up to the podium when they receive their Oscar. Some have accepted more than one in their lifetime, while some of the most...

Oscar Win For Hattie McDaniel

Before Hattie McDaniel was cast in her history making role as “Mammy” in “Gone With The Wind” (1939), McDaniel had made history once before. In her career as a singer-songwriter, McDaniel was the first...

Gable’s Troubles Turn To Gold

Who could imagine a studio wanting to ruin Clark Gable? Or at least want to teach him a lesson? MGM Studios tycoon Louis B. Mayer wanted to. “It Happened One Night” (1934) was supposed...

Screen Actors Guild Award Winners 2013

MOVIES: Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln” Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook” Supporting actor: Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln” Supporting actress: Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables” Cast: “Argo” Stunt ensemble: “Skyfall” TELEVISION: Actor in a movie or...

Golden Globe Award Winners 2013

THE WINNERS Motion Picture, Drama: Argo Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical: Les Misérables Actor in Motion Picture, Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln Actress in Motion Picture, Drama: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty Actor in Motion...

Critics’ Choice Award Winners 2013

THE WINNERS BEST PICTURE: Argo BEST ACTOR: Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln BEST ACTRESS: Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Philip Seymour Hoffman – The Master BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Anne Hathaway –...