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  • Title: And The Oscar Didn't Go To...
  • Author: C.J. Johnson Les Asmussen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 496
  • Format: Kindle Edition

  • Throughout its long history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has honored many fine films But sometimes, it gets it wrong This book is a very funny, light hearted but deeply informed look at Oscar upsets throughout history who won, who should have won, and the given circumstances, political, cultural and otherwise, contributing to decisions that historyThroughout its long history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has honored many fine films But sometimes, it gets it wrong This book is a very funny, light hearted but deeply informed look at Oscar upsets throughout history who won, who should have won, and the given circumstances, political, cultural and otherwise, contributing to decisions that history has proven wrong headed.The book begins with the very first Oscar ceremony of 1927 8, when the Academy was still finding its feet and awarding prizes in strange now defunct categories, and includes entries covering almost every year, up to and including this year s Oscars.Along the way, the chronological coverage is interspersed with sections entitled Special Figures in Oscar History stand alone chapters of considerable depth that examine Hollywood figures who, for reasons we examine closely, were perpetual bridesmaids at the Oscars.The book not only looks at the social, political and economic forces contributing to the decisions of the Academy it also continually examines the state of the Academy, Hollywood, and the movie going public along the way It takes in changing public s, tastes and expectations Indeed, while being a book about the Oscars, it is also a history of the great films of Hollywood.That said, this is the opposite of a dry book It is subjective, chatty indeed, often gossipy and very funny Any fan of the Oscars, Hollywood and the movies will love this book.
    C.J. Johnson Les Asmussen
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