• Title: WHO Won?!?: An Irreverent Look at the Oscars, Volume 1: 1927-1943
  • Author: RobertJames
  • ISBN: 9780984955862
  • Page: 377
  • Format: Paperback
  • WHO Won An Irreverent Look at the Oscars Volume Who Should Have Won the Oscars If you ve ever wondered why the Oscars seem to go to the wrong movies WHO Won is the book for you Beginning with the first Oscar ceremony Robert James looks at all the
    Who Should Have Won the Oscars If you ve ever wondered why the Oscars seem to go to the wrong movies, WHO Won is the book for you Beginning with the first Oscar ceremony, Robert James looks at all the major categories, slashing and burning his way through the bad, praising the good, and offering the best for your consideration A comic, biting analysis of hundreds of fWho Should Have Won the Oscars If you ve ever wondered why the Oscars seem to go to the wrong movies, WHO Won is the book for you Beginning with the first Oscar ceremony, Robert James looks at all the major categories, slashing and burning his way through the bad, praising the good, and offering the best for your consideration A comic, biting analysis of hundreds of films, WHO Won is a guide to the wonderful movies you missed and a warning against the ones you should never have seen in the first place Volume One, 1927 1943 covers the Golden Age of Hollywood, from the death of the silent picture to the heights of studio Hollywood Year by year, the author considers and discusses the Academy s choices, as well as those which should have been nominated, finishing each category with those which should have won He often includes some of the history behind the making of the films, as well as how the movies reflect on America More than just an examination of the choices the Academy made or should have made , WHO Won provides a yearbook of American cinema, both glorious and disastrous Deftly switching from the ridiculous to the sublime and back again, WHO Won will leave you both laughing and thinking.

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    1. From 1927 to 1943, Robert James looks at the Oscars, closely examining which films should have been nominated, which should have won, and which did win and even which films should never have been made. James examines not just the films themselves, but the different categories for which awards were given out. Even categories like the Best Song are examined. Throughout the book, James provides great insights into these choices, also placing things into historical context and throwing in more than [...]

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