Gigi

Over the course of The Oscar Project I have watched films dating all the way back to the 1920s. The world has changed a lot since then. Some of these films have provided striking moments of racial insensitivity and misogyny. Sometimes it’s obvious like a guy singing and dancing in blackface (The Great Ziegfeld, 1936). … Continue reading Gigi

Marty

You might remember Marty as the correct answer to the question Herb Stempel intentionally got wrong on the rigged quiz show Twenty One. He was asked what won best picture for 1955, he answered On the Waterfront. He was being forced off the show to make room for Charles Van Doren as the new champion. … Continue reading Marty