Academy Awards

Best Achievement in Directing

  1. 1928 - Frank Borzage - Two Arabian Knights (Comedy Picture) #
  2. 1928 - Lewis Milestone - Seventh Heaven (Dramatic Picture) #
  3. 1929 - Frank Lloyd - The Divine Lady #
  4. 1930 - Lewis Milestone - All Quiet on the Western Front
  5. 1931 - Norman Taurog - Skippy #
  6. 1932 - Frank Borzage - Bad Girl #
  7. 1933 - Frank Lloyd - Cavalcade
  8. 1934 - Frank Capra - It Happened One Night
  9. 1935 - John Ford - The Informer #
  10. 1936 - Frank Capra - Mr.

Academy Awards: Best Animated Feature Nominees and Winners

  1. 2001

  2. Shrek (2001; Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson)
  3. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001; John A.

Academy Awards: Foreign Language Feature Nominees and Winners

  1. 1947

  2. Shoeshine ['Sciuscià' (Ragazzi)] (1946; Vittorio De Sica)
  3. 1948

  4. Monsieur Vincent (1947; Maurice Cloche)
  5. 1949

  6. The Bicycle Thief [Ladri di biciclette] (Italy; 1948; Vittorio De Sica)
  7. 1950

  8. The Walls of Malapaga [Le mura di Malapaga] (1949; René Clément)
  9. 1951

  10. Rashomon (Japan; Akira Kurosawa)
  11. 1952

  12. Forbidden Games [Jeux interdits] (1952; René Clément)
  13. 1953

  14. (no award given)
  15. 1954

  16. Gate of Hell [Jigokumon] (1953; Teinosuke Kinugasa)
  17. 1955

  18. Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto [Miyamot

The Oscars!

Best Picture

Up in the Air
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
An Education
Precious
Up
A Serious Man
The Blind Side
Avatar

Best Actor

Colin Firth, A Single Man
Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker
Morgan Freeman, Invictus
George Clooney, Up in the Air

Best Actress

Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Gabourey Sidibe, Precious
Helen Mirren, The Last Station
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side

Best Supporting Actor

Author Comments: 

Okay, if you know me, you know how I feel. If you haven't seen all the nominees in a category, your opinion just doesn't matter. So...

I'm only listed categories if I've seen all the nominees. I'll update this as I see more..

Choices are listed from my favorite to my least favorite.

Academy Awards: Best Picture Nominees

  • 2008

  • The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
  • Frost/Nixon
  • Milk
  • The Reader
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • 2007

  • Atonement
  • Juno
  • Michael Clayton
  • No Country For Old Men
  • There Will Be Blood
  • 2006

  • Babel
  • The Departed
  • Letters From Iwo Jima
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • The Queen
  • 2005

  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Capote
  • Crash
  • Good Night And Good Luck
  • Munich
  • 2004

  • The Aviator
  • Finding Neverland
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Ray
  • Sideways
  • 2003

  • The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King
  • Lost

Academy Awards: Best Picture Winners

  • It Happened One Night (1934)
  • Gone With the Wind (1939)
  • How Green Was My Valley (1941)
  • Casablanca (1943)
  • The Lost Weekend (1945)
  • The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • All About Eve (1950)
  • The Greatest Show On Earth (1952)
  • From Here to Eternity (1953)
  • On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Marty (1955)
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  • The Apartment (1960)
  • West Side Story (1961)
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • Tom Jones (1963)
  • My Fair Lady (1964)
  • The Sound of Music (1965)
  • A Man For All Seasons (1966)
  • In the Heat of the Night (1967)
  • Oliver!

Academy Awards: Documentary Feature Nominees and Winners

  1. 1943

  2. Desert Victory (1943; Roy Boulting, David MacDonald) http://archive.org/details/DesertVictory
  3. Baptism of Fire (1943; US Army) http://archive.org/details/BaptismOfFire
  4. The Battle of Russia (1943; Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak) http://archive.org/details/gov.archives.arc.36071
  5. For God and Country (1943; United States Army Air Corps) http://archive.org/details/ForGodAndCountry also YouTube
  6. Report from the Aleutians (1943; John Huston) http://archive.org/details/gov.dod.dimoc.20347
  7. The Silent Village (1943; Humphrey Jennings

Academy Awards: Best Female Lead and Supporting Lead

  1. 1928 - Janet Gaynor - 7th Heaven (Dir: Frank Borzage)
  2. 1928 - Janet Gaynor - Street Angel (Dir: Frank Borzage)
  3. 1928 - Janet Gaynor - Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (Dir: F.W. Murnau)
  4. 1929 - Mary Pickford - Coquette (Dir: Sam Taylor)
  5. 1930 - Norma Shearer - The Divorcee (Dir: Robert Z. Leonard)
  6. 1931 - Marie Dressler - Min and Bill (Dir: George W.

Academy Awards: Best Male Lead and Supporting Lead

  1. 1928 - Emil Jannings - The Last Command (Dir: Josef von Sternberg)
  2. 1928 - Emil Jannings - The Way of All Flesh (Dir: Victor Fleming)
  3. 1929 - Warner Baxter - In Old Arizona (Dir: Irving Cummings)
  4. 1930 - George Arliss - Disraeli (Dir: Alfred E. Green)
  5. 1931 - Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul (Dir: Clarence Brown)
  6. 1932 - Fredric March - Dr. Jekyll and Mr.

Academy Awards: Writing

  1. 1928 - 7th Heaven; Benjamin Glazer (Dir: Frank Borzage)
  2. 1928 - Underworld; Ben Hecht, Joseph Farnham (Dir: Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson)
  3. 1929 - The Patriot; Hans Kraly (Dir: Ernst Lubitsch)
  4. 1930 - The Big House; Frances Marion (Dirs: George W. Hill, Ward Wing)
  5. 1931 - Cimarron; Howard Estabrook (Dir: Wesley Ruggles)
  6. 1931 - The Dawn Patrol; John Monk Saunders, Dan Totheroh, Howard Hawks, Seton I. Miller (Dir: Howard Hawks)
  7. 1932 - Bad Girl; Edwin Burke (Dir: Frank Borzage)
  8. 1932 - The Champ; Frances Marion (Dir: King Vidor)
  9. 1933 - Little Women; Vistor Heerman, Sarah Y.