Ranking Every Best Picture Oscar Winner of the 1990s

The 70s were a decade of rulebreaking cinema following the demise of the studio system. The 80s pivoted away from that and toward a prestige picture system, and the 90s doubled down on that. Not only were prestige pics often rewarded, with the rise of Miramax there came to be an entire industry around marketing them … More Ranking Every Best Picture Oscar Winner of the 1990s

Every Best Actress Oscar Winner of the 2000s Listed and Ranked

The Best Supporting Actress field for 2000-2009 was mostly sad, so thankfully the bar is much higher in the Best Actress category. It’s not all sunshine and daisies, but at least it isn’t so hard to find quality. Please note that although I may comment on an actress who was snubbed, but that ultimately cannot … More Every Best Actress Oscar Winner of the 2000s Listed and Ranked

Ranking the Best Supporting Actor Oscar Winners of the 2000s

Unlike the Best Supporting Actress winners for the same decade, here we have some quality contenders vying for the title. In the end, though, it all comes down to the bad guys. Once again: in attempting to determine the best of the best when it comes to performances, I must limit myself to considering the … More Ranking the Best Supporting Actor Oscar Winners of the 2000s

Ranking Every Best Supporting Actress Oscar Winner of the 2000s

You know the old complaint that there aren’t enough good roles for women in Hollywood? Consider this proof. Lots of pretty faces playing supportive wife figures. Unfortunately, the performances that would have made this a much more competitive, colorful field just didn’t take an Oscar home with them at the end of the day. Given … More Ranking Every Best Supporting Actress Oscar Winner of the 2000s

Ranking Every Best Picture Oscar Winner of the 2000s

The 2000’s were a curious decade for Best Picture. The Best Picture winners are remarkably hit or miss. Even among the good ones, I have a hard time finding one I feel particularly passionate about. Of course, the movie I would have felt most passionate about famously lost its Best Picture race, which we will … More Ranking Every Best Picture Oscar Winner of the 2000s