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By Danny Peary

ISBN-10: 0385303327

ISBN-13: 9780385303323

A movie critic offers his offerings for who must have received the Oscars and didn't, together with Citizen Kane for top photograph, directory the particular nominees and winners and explaining why the incorrect individual or photograph is usually venerated. this can be the e-book that every one movie buffs will want they'd written. Peary, critic and writer of various movie books together with the Cult video clips volumes, is the type of individual one desires to sit down and speak movie with. the following, in year-by-year layout, he supplies the Oscar recipients and nominees for top movie, top actor, and most sensible actress. He then follows together with his offerings and valuable runners-up. every one decide contains a assessment in Peary's energetic and regularly a laugh variety. He issues out average Oscar errors: e.g., Citizen Kane (1941) and Dr. Strangelove (1963) must have each one received most sensible photo awards; Henry Fonda must have received top actor for Grapes of Wrath (1940). He notes that not just did Psycho (1960) and Singin ' within the Rain (1952) no longer win, they weren't even nominated. This continuously enjoyable and fascinating booklet is admittedly crucial for movie collections.

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