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OSCARS: BEST PICTURE WINNERS RANKED

by Johnny DuBiel
OSCARS: BEST PICTURE WINNERS RANKED by Johnny DuBiel
The phrase, “Academy Award Winner,” is one of the more curious in film. While the Oscar strives to be the final say in cinematic excellence each year, more often than not it serves as a starting point for conversations about what was better. More often than not, the greatest films DON’T win the Oscar (and quite often aren’t even nominated), but all of the following films share in the legacy that they were the winners. With this list, I am not intending to make any commentary about the Oscars themselves, make pretense as to what SHOULD have won, or anything else of the sort. Instead, the list is little more than a silly ranking practice… Read more

The phrase, “Academy Award Winner,” is one of the more curious in film. While the Oscar strives to be the final say in cinematic excellence each year, more often than not it serves as a starting point for conversations about what was better. More often than not, the greatest films DON’T win the Oscar (and quite often aren’t even nominated), but all of the following films share in the legacy that they were the winners. With this list, I am not intending to make any commentary about the Oscars themselves, make pretense as to what SHOULD have won, or anything else of the sort. Instead, the list is little more than a silly ranking practice where the selection is based off of which films won Best Picture.

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