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Best Picture Revisited: Many Best Picture winners from Casablanca to The Godfather now seem like obvious choices for the big award. How could the Oscars have dreamed of not awarding Lawrence of Arabia or On the Waterfront? In this column, I’ll revisit the other Best Pictures that aren’t as well-known. Have all the winners held up so well? And what about the other nominees?
1964 My Fair Lady
1999 American Beauty
Actor profiles from Martin Balsam to Winona Ryder. Book reviews including Vivien Leigh. If you have film books to recommend, I would love to review them! Contact Josh at joshua dot garstka at gmail dot com.