- It Happened One Night
- West Side Story
- My Fair Lady
- The Sting
- Forrest Gump
- A Beautiful Mind
Tuesday, February 08, 2011
2.8.11 Ten on Tuesday
Ten favorite Oscar winning movies.
I rarely pay attention to the Oscars. I've almost never seen the nominees before they get voted on. I usually don't get around to seeing the winners or the rest of the nominees until three or four (or more? ETA: apparently "mostly more", given how few winners I've actually seen!) years later.
I wasn't even sure which movies I had seen were actually Oscar winners.
Google to the rescue on the innernets: Best Pictures
Well, running through the list, I've actually seen 14 of them. I disliked Rocky and Gone with the Wind, leaving me with 12. Ben-Hur was ok, but nothing I'll watch again. The Sound of Music is in the peculiar position of being a movie I liked enough that I watched it over and over, to the point where the music and the movie affect me like nails on a chalkboard. I'll probably never see it again and I switch stations if any of the music ever pops up.
So... My top 10 Oscar Winners: