LIFE WITHOUT OSCAR: 1959 and 1960

Posted by · 2:40 pm · July 14th, 2010

Catch up with the idea behind this series here. The epics kept rolling at the turn of the decade with “Ben-Hur” taking the 1959 Best Picture prize, picking up a record 11 wins in the process, yet to be eclipsed but matched twice by “Titanic” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the […]

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Posted by · 9:19 pm · April 6th, 2008

Nothing can be said that hasn’t been said. Despite his political missteps (however objective such a thing might be), Heston was a God of the screen. And he has left us. In the way of tribute, a glimpse of his Oscar-winning performance in “Ben-Hur”: httpv://

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