Did you watch the Oscar’s this year? According to the Nielsen, the 2014 Academy Awards viewership had the best ratings since 2000. An 8% rise from last year. So what made audiences flock to watch this years Oscars? Was it the host, films and actors nominated? Is diversity the answer? I will say Ellen Degeneres made the show fun! Below are a few of my favorite moments.
2nd. article in our series on Film Noir.
In 1950, director and screenwriter, Billy Wilder, brought an iconic film noir classic to the big screen. The film: Sunset Blvd. The synopsis is of a faded Hollywood silent film starlet, Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson) who is trying to make a comeback. A hack of a screenwriter is hired to write the screenplay that will bring Norma back to her fans. Unfortunately her great belief in her own ego is her downfall and has cast her as a recluse. Romance and death ensue. Sunset Blvd won 3 Oscars: Best Screenplay, Best Art Direction/Set Decoration, and Best Music. Continue reading
Did you like the Oscars this year?
Who was the best dressed last night?
It’s that time of year where we live stream the Red Carpet and the Oscars. This year we have a lot of great films nominated and we are excited to see who wins. Please join us here on LIH to comment and participate in all the festivities. See you then!!!
Ladies and Gentlemen!
Two nights from now the 85th Academy Awards will commence and all the stars will be out on the town. If you have read previous articles from LIH about award shows, you will know that some of us think most of them are overrated. However, Golden Globes and Oscars are our favorite!