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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...

Katharine Hepburn as Box Office Poison?

It is almost unfathomable to believe the First Lady of Cinema, Katharine Hepburn, who has won four out of twelve Oscar nominations, was once considered “Box Office Poison.” After building an extensive theatrical background...

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...

Fragments:

For decades ardent fans of Marilyn Monroe, old and young, have wanted to read her personal writings since Marilyn spoke so highly of her love for reading and writing. A few of her poems,...

The Role of Lolita

Based on Vladimir Nabokov’s novel “Lolita,” Stanley Kubrick’s film took the story of a man driven by lust for his landlady’s seductive teenage daughter broke boundaries that have not been pushed again by contemporary...