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And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)

The history of the Academy Awards.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anjelica Huston ... Narrator (voice) (archive footage)
Billy Crystal ... Himself - Nine-Time Oscar Host (archive footage)
Tom Hanks ... Himself - Actor
Cher ... Herself - Actress (archive footage)
Robert Osborne ... Himself - Film Historian
Ellen Burstyn ... Herself - Actress
Phil Alden Robinson ... Himself - Director-Screenwriter
George Clooney ... Himself - Actor
Jason Reitman ... Himself - Director-Screenwriter (archive footage)
Jennifer Hudson ... Herself - Actress
Jane Fonda ... Herself - Actress
Benicio Del Toro ... Himself - Actor (archive footage)
Bruce Davis Bruce Davis ... Himself - Academy Executive Director 1989-2011
Whoopi Goldberg ... Herself - Actress
Jon Voight ... Himself - Actor (archive footage)
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On the opening night of its annual 31 Days of Oscar festival, TCM presents the world premiere of "And the Oscar Goes To...", a documentary tracing the history of the Academy Awards. The documentary is one of a series of programming events leading up to the TCM 20th anniversary in April 2014. In telling the story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, And the Oscar Goes To... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar" and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement. Written by Polly_Kat

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1 March 2014 (USA) See more »

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Cinema History and Wonderful Memories
12 February 2015 | by atlasmbSee all my reviews

This documentary is an historic look at the Oscars, from their inception till today. It is well worthy watching for fans of cinema.

Originally, the Oscars did not have much prestige. But they immediately began to reflect changes in society. By the second year, they were chronicling the advent of sound in films.

But this documentary does more than present historic milestones. If you are really a lover of film, you may--like me--feel tears welling up a few times, with the many clips of past stars who are no longer with us. And clips of films that have meant something to you during your lifetime.

Cinema is an art form and we cherish the films that remind us of past events in our lives. Ands films that became memories we love to recall. It may be "Casablanca", "Gone with the Wind" or "Schindler's List", but there are probably films that can elicit an emotional response from each of us. Knowing that so many of my favorites are gone is enough to get me started. William Holden. Audrey Hepburn. Fred Astaire.

This film does more than document the ways in which films reflected the issues of their times (issue of race, gender, HIV/Aids, blacklisting). It captures the magic, the aura and the traditions of cinema. And it celebrates those who gave us so many wonderful memories.


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