31 Days of Oscar: Week 5 — THE MOVIES

Wow, that was a quick month. This weekend is the 5th and final installment of 31 Days of Oscar blogathon, the Second Annual celebration of the Academy Awards, hosted by myself, Kellee of Outspoken and Freckled, and Aurora of Once Upon A Screen, and held in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies31 Days of Oscar.

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Of course the 2014 ceremony is today happened on Sunday, March 2, so while you’re tuned into as we dissect the 86th version of the movie buff’s Super Bowl, check out these fabulous posts:

Margaret of The Great Katharine Hepburn tells us why Little Women (1933) is a very big deal.

Kelly of …On Popcorn & Movies recalls her experience seeing the 2011 Best Picture winner, The King’s Speech, at its first public viewing in Telluride.

Ruth of Silver Screenings writes that Paramount got its money’s worth for the $2 million it spent on Wings in Flyboys In Love and War.

Christy of Christy’s Inkwells gives us the backstory on A Man For All Seasons.

Iba of I Luv Cinema predicts who will be making the Best Pictures of the future in ‘Twas the Night Before the Academy Awards Ceremony.

I speculate wildly on how two Best Picture (and two Best Director) categories might change to the Academy Awards in Could more be more?

Aurora of Once Upon A Screen pays tribute to the “great, if underappreciated” George Stevens’ work on A Place in the Sun.

AnnMarie of Classic Movie Hub Blog analyzes You Can’t Take It With You, “a profoundly moving film that is as relevant today as it was over 75 years ago when it first hit the big screen.”

Em of The Vintage Cameo describes The Silent Inspirations of Titanic (1997), “deep-rooted images [that] would remain even in Cameron’s version nearly a century later.”

Nitrate Diva invites us to “Pick a letter and investigate” the ABCS of The Thin Man, “26 facets, factoids, and anecdotes” about this eternal favorite.

More of the Second Annual 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon:

Week 1 – SNUBS posts are here.
Week 2 – Music, Costumes, Cinematography, Writing, etc. posts are here.
Week 3 – Acting posts are here.
Week 4 – The Directors posts are here.

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8 responses to “31 Days of Oscar: Week 5 — THE MOVIES

  1. This is a fabulous blogathon. It must be a lot of work for you three co-hosts, but we participants sure get our money’s worth! Thanks for all your hard work in organizing this.

    • You’re very welcome! I won’t lie, it does involve work on our part, but it’s a lot of fun too. Thanks for joining us!

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