Monthly Archives: January 2016

Looking Back at Oscar, #55

For the next LBaO feature, we’re looking back at the Picture + acting Oscar nominees of the year 2012:

Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Frances
Gandhi
Missing
My Favorite Year
Officer and a Gentleman
Sophie’s Choice
Tootsie
The Verdict
Victor Victoria
World According to Garp

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Looking Back at Oscar, #86

As I complete each year in review, I want to write something a little longer for the films that are up for the big five (Picture + acting) at each Oscar ceremony. It’s also an excuse to write some negative criticism. So without further ado, let’s take a look back at the 2013 Academy Awards, where the following films made appearances in those categories:

12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
August: Osage County
Blue Jasmine
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Nebraska
Philomena
Wolf of Wall Street

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