Announcement: 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon 2019 From the time Douglas Fairbanks, then President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hosted the first Awards dinner party for about 250 people on May 16, 1929, to this year’s host-free Oscars ceremony ninety years later, this iconic celebration honoring Hollywood’s finest continues to be just as spectacular and riddled with excellence and contentions as the … Continue reading Announcement: 31 Days Of Oscar Blogathon 2019
It’s here! The time has finally arrived to celebrate that marvelously golden man, Oscar. For an entire month, Turner Classic Movies network puts on a grand gala tribute to the winners of that coveted statuette, and for six years we’ve joined the party. Please join my co-hosts Aurora (aka @CitizenScreen) of Once Upon A Screen, Paula ( aka @Paula_Guthat) of Paula’s Cinema Club, and me … Continue reading Day One: 31 DAYS OF OSCAR BLOGATHON
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences handed out the first Awards at a dinner party for about 250 people on May 16, 1929 to honor movies released from August 1, 1927 – August 1, 1928. The first Academy president, Douglas Fairbanks, hosted and presented in the ceremony held in the Blossom Room of the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. The brainchild of MGM studio mogul, Louis B. Mayer, the … Continue reading Announcement: 31 Days Of Oscar Blogathon
Taking the baton from fellow co-host Aurora of Once Upon A Screen, who brought us the initial round of blogger contributions yesterday, today I pick up on the second day of the 31 Days Of Oscar Blogathon. Paula of Paula’s Cinema Club will pick up the final day tomorrow. Explore all three days for three days for the best in the blogger biz for everything … Continue reading 31 DAYS OF OSCAR BLOGATHON- Day 2
Welcome to the 31 Days of Oscars Blogathon redux for the fourth time, making this the fifth installment of our grand celebration of all things Oscar. Aurora of Once Upon A Screen, Paula of Paula’s Cinema Club and yours truly, Kellee of Outspoken & Freckled started this event to coincide with Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days of Oscar marathon. For 31 days TCM spotlights the … Continue reading 5th annual 31 DAYS OF OSCAR BLOGATHON!
We come now to the second week of the 4th annual installment of the 31 DAYS OF OSCAR Blogathon… OSCAR SNUBS! It’s time to vent, folks. We all have a grievance to spew on at least one, but likely several, categories or years within the history of the Academy Awards. Let’s face it, it’s up to those select group of voters to make … Continue reading OSCAR SNUBS of the 31 Days Of Oscar Blogathon are here!
“I’m very enthusiastic about the Academy Awards because if there were no Oscars, we wouldn’t have as many good movies as we do have.” – Robert Osborne The Oscars – both maligned and praised are always cause for celebration and we’re here to do just that. 1937 Oscars held at the Biltmore Bowl of the Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, March 4 For the fourth consecutive year, Outspoken & … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: 31 DAYS OF OSCAR Blogathon 2016
The 87th annual Academy Awards, or The Oscars as it has been coined since 2013, broadcasts just hours from now. Many say this year’s line-up of nominees have all but secured the winners for the main categories. For Best Picture, initially buzz suggested BOYHOOD will be the clear winner. Based on ticket sales some main streamers are vying for AMERICAN SNIPER. But most recently BIRDMAN … Continue reading Breaking Codes and Keeping Secrets in THE IMITATION GAME (2014)
Here we are in the midst of Turner Classic Movies channel’s ever popular 31 DAYS OF OSCAR, their annual homage to the film industry’s best. For a full month every February, TCM showcases Oscar nominated and winning films and we celebrate right along with them with the annual 31 DAYS OF OSCAR BLOGATHON. Now into our third week, we bring you CRAFTS. The Crafts week … Continue reading Week 3 of the 31 DAYS OF OSCAR Blogathon: CRAFTS
Times may change, but some things stay the same. The Oscars has remained essentially a grand celebration to honor the best of the best in the film industry. TCM marks this tradition every February via the popular ’31 Days of Oscar’ and your humble co-hosts Aurora, Paula and I once again bring you the 31 DAYS OF OSCAR BLOGATHON. As we kick-off our second day … Continue reading Day 2: ACTORS Week of the 31 DAYS OF OSCAR BLOGATHON