Graham Moore’s Stay Weird Oscar Speech: A Lesson For Families

Graham Moore’s Stay Weird Oscar Speech: A Lesson For Families

One of the best parts of the 87th annual Academy Awards ceremony last night was Graham Moore’s acceptance speech after winning the award for best adapted screenplay for The Imitation Game. He gave a speech that can change, and might save, young people’s lives: “I tried to commit suicide at 16 because I felt weird, […]

31 Days of Oscar – 2011 on Turner Classic Movies

31 Days of Oscar – 2011 on Turner Classic Movies

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Show is less than a month away. What does that mean for television viewers? It means that Turner Classic Movies is once again running its annual 31 DAYS OF OSCAR® festival. The 2011 edition of the month-long event will feature more than 340 Academy Award®-nominated and winning movies, scheduled in […]

Hugh Jackman’s Oscars: Best Academy Awards show in years

I’ve read many reviews of last night’s Academy Awards, and I can see that there is no general consensus on the show. To each his own, but I thought Hugh Jackman did an absolutely amazing job, right up there with Billy Crystal. I also thought that many of the other changes instituted last night worked […]