While there’s still a week of Best Picture nominees and winners left in TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar tribute, today our Sixth Annual blogathon of the same name draws to a close with a bumper crop of fabulous and informative entries centered on the Golden Man and his history with everyone from Janet Gaynor to Forrest Gump and Agnes Varda.
Always Try discusses Katharine Hepburn’s [many] Oscar Wins.
Another Old Movie Blog analyzes the context around Joan Crawford’s win for Mildred Pierce.
Life’s Lessons Daily Blog delves into the social and emotional significance of the Awards in More than an Award Show: Oscars, The Host and Forrest Gump (1994).
Blog of the Darned presents seven films that should have been nominated for Best Picture in Great Movies: 7, Oscar: 0.
Old Hollywood Films recaps the career and Oscar year of Janet Gaynor, The First Best Actress Winner.
Moon in Gemini recalls a wide range of Forgotten Oscar Nominees and Winners from The Racket (1928) to Brad Dourif (yes, he got the nod!)
Classic Film Observations and Obsessions investigates Agnès Varda’s turn at an Oscar with Face, Places (2017).
Silver Screen Classics examines the first film to win the “Big Five” Oscars, It Happened One Night (1934).
The Nitrate Diva analyzes Best Screenplay winner Pillow Talk, “a movie that empathizes with the problems of working women and takes their concerns seriously.”
This post is part of the Sixth Annual 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon, hosted by myself, Kellee at Outspoken and Freckled, and Aurora at Once Upon A Screen.