Best Original Songs had enjoyed success on the radio before the 1980s, but this is where the floodgates opened and popular stars on the music scene made their presence known, … Continue reading
This was a HUGE decade for Best Original Song. Movie soundtracks were hot sellers in stores, perhaps responding to the fact that the craft was hitting an apex of talent. … Continue reading
Given the heights the 90s took Best Original Songs to at the Oscars, it’s surprising how quickly the category lost momentum. There’s still some great work to be found, but … Continue reading
For a long time, Best Original Song was a big category at the Academy Awards. Movie soundtracks have always been natural tie-in merchandising, and they used to be big business. … Continue reading
If ever there was a book that seemed to have been written specifically for me, this is it. And it did not disappoint. I’ve been fascinated by the Academy Awards … Continue reading
The 1970s gets a lot of credit for being full of great cinema, but the 1960s had some surprisingly great movies, too. This top ten is pretty darned good, and perfectly showcases the massive transition Hollywood was undergoing.
I thought ranking the Best Actors of the 1970s was hard, but any one of the top 8 Actresses here could have been the top in another decade. It’s about to get brutal.