I am no film critic. But John Wayne once said, “My critics are the people who go see my movies.” He was not worried about the tabloid criticism of his work. These videos of reminders of the ‘best pictures’ and best actor and actresses brought back some fond memories for me.
1960, Jack Lemmon and Shirley McClain in ‘The Apartment’ – what a wonderful movie.
1943, Humphrey Bogart in ‘Casablanca.’ War, romance, suspense, sacrifice – with superb writing and acting.
Gone With the Wind, Ben Hur, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Godfather…. so many wonderful productions. And the actors, remembering the actors of times past gives context to the actors of today.
My life has been enriched by the art of movie making – here is a little stroll down the ‘best picture’ lane:
And here are the Best Actor Oscars.
Best supporting Actor:
Best Supporting Actress: