How to use Oscar in a sentence
The Norwegian order of knighthood of St Olaf was founded in 1847 by Oscar I., king of Sweden and Norway, in memory of this king.
In 1889 the association of the " Union Civica " was founded, and the organization undertaken by Dr Leandro Alem, Dr Aristobulo del Valle, Dr Ber nardo Irigoyen, Dr Vicente Lopez, Dr Lucio Lopez, Dr Oscar Lilliedale and other leading citizens.
His Political Memoranda were edited by Oscar Browning for the Camden Society in 1884, and there are eight volumes of his official correspondence in the British Museum.
When, in August 1810, Bernadotte was elected crown prince of Sweden, Oscar and his mother removed from Paris to Stockholm (June 1811).
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In 1866 it was explored by order of the emperor Napoleon III., the work being carried out by Adrian Berbrugger and Oscar MacCarthy.
If Oscar did not actively assist the Opposition on this occasion, his disapprobation of his father's despotic behaviour was notorious, though he avoided an actual rupture.
Most of the legislation during Oscar I.'s reign aimed at improving the economic position of Sweden, and the riksdag, in its address to him in 1857, rightly declared that he had promoted the material prosperity of the kingdom more than any of his predecessors.
The Order of St Olaf was founded in 1847 by Oscar I.
The Order of the Norwegian Lion, founded in 1904 by Oscar II., has only one class; foreigners on whom the order is conferred must be sovereigns or heads of states or members of reigning houses.Advertisement
In 1888 he was encouraged by Oscar Wilde to try his fortune in London, where he published in 1889 his first volume of verse, The Wanderings of Oisin; its original and romantic touch impressed discerning critics, and started a new interest in the "Celtic" movement.
Payer reported that from Cape Fligely land (Rudolf Land) stretched north-east to a cape (Cape Sherard Osborn), and mountain ranges were visible to the north, indicating lands beyond the 83rd parallel, to which the names King Oscar Land and Petermann Land were given.
The island was probably the King Oscar Land of Payer.
In France, Oscar is one of the earliest and most successful of the invaders.
He died on the 7th of February 1837, and, at the suggestion of King Oscar II.Advertisement
Prince Oscar of Sweden was one of the earliest adherents of cellular imprisonment, and at his urgent representation penitentiary reform was warmly espoused in 1841.
Having distinguished himself in classics at Trinity College, Dublin, Oscar Wilde went to Magdalen College, Oxford, in 1874, and won the Newdigate prize in 1878 with his poem "Ravenna," besides taking a first-class in classical Moderations and in Literae Humaniores.
As the leading "aesthete," Oscar Wilde became one of the most prominent personalities of the day; apart from the ridicule he encountered, his affected paradoxes and his witty sayings were quoted on all sides, and in 1882 he went on a lecturing tour in the United States.
It is still impossible to take a purely objective view of Oscar Wilde's work.
He died on the 18th of September 1872, and was succeeded by his brother, the duke of Gothland, who reigned as Oscar II.Advertisement
Such was the state of affairs when Oscar II., surrounded by his late brother's advisers, began his reign.
But Count Posse, deserted by his own party over the army bill, resigned, and was succeeded on the 16th of May 1884 by Oscar Themptauder, who had been minister of finance in the previous cabinet.
The relations with Norway during King Oscar's reign had great influence on political life in Sweden, and more than once it Relations seemed as if the union between the two countries was with on the point of being wrecked.
When, however, the Norwegian Storthing, for the third time, passed a bill for a national or " pure " flag, which King Oscar eventually sanctioned, Count Douglas resigned in his turn and was succeeded by the Swedish minister at Berlin, Lagerheim, who managed to pilot the questions of the union into more quiet waters.
He succeeded all the better as the new elections to the Riksdag of 1900 showed clearly that the Swedish people was not inclined to follow the ultraconservative or so-called " patriotic " party, which resulted in the resignation of the two leaders of that party, Professor Oscar Alin and Count Marschal Patrick Reutersvard as members of the First Chamber.Advertisement
Crown Prince Gustaf, who during the illness of King Oscar was appointed regent, took the initiative of renewing the negotiations between the two countries, and on the 5th of April in a combined Swedish and Norwegian council of state made a proposal for a reform both of the administration of diplomatic affairs and of the consular service on the basis of full equality between the two kingdoms, with the express reservation, however, of a joint foreign minister - Swedish or Norwegian - as a condition for the existence of the union.
On the 23rd of May the Norwegian Storthing passed the government's proposal for the establishment of separate Norwegian consuls, and as King Oscar, who again had resumed the reins of government, made use of his constitutional right to veto the bill, the Norwegian ministry tendered their resignation.
The Storthing thereupon unanimously adopted a resolution stating that, as the king had declared himself unable to form a government, the constitutional royal power " ceased to be operative," whereupon the ministers were requested, until further instructions, to exercise the power vested in the king, and as King Oscar thus had ceased to act as " the king of Norway," the union with Sweden was in consequence dissolved.
An offer from the Norwegian Storthing to elect a prince of the Swedish royal house as king in Norway was declined by King Oscar, who now on behalf of himself and his successors renounced the right to the Norwegian crown.
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During King Oscar's reign many important social reforms were carried out by the legislature, and the country developed in all directions.
When in 1897 King Oscar celebrated his jubilee of twenty-five years as king, the exhibition which had been organized in Stockholm offered a convincing proof of the progress the country had made in every direction.
The other leading verse-writers were Karl Vilhelm Bottiger (1807-1878), the son-in-law and biographer of Tegner, who, in addition to his lyrical poetry, chiefly of the sentimental kind, wrote an admirable series of monographs on Swedish men of letters; Johan Borjesson (1790-1866), the last of the Phosphorists, author of various romantic dramas; Vilhelm August Detlof von Braun (1813-1860), a humorous lyrist; " Talis Qualis," whose real name was Karl Vilhelm August Strandberg (1818-1877); Oscar Patrick Sturzen-Becker (181'- 1869), better known as " Orvar Odd," a lyrical poet who was also the author of a series of amusing sketches of everyday life; and August Teodor Blanche (1811-1868), the popular dramatist.
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In 1897, at Berneval, Oscar Wilde wrote The ballad of Reading Jail.
Oscar kills a terrible boar that has long been feared by the people of Erin.
She beat all comers for a coveted Oscar in the Best Short Film, Live Action Category.
Oscar then went back to the other room and dragged the pizza crust under the bathtub.
Tho not edible, they could be good sport, so Oscar poked his scarred nose through a window.Advertisement
The collection includes Oscar Wilde's Reading Jail cell door and, from Wandsworth Prison, the last gallows to be used in England.
Hammerfall was the brainchild of guitarist Oscar Dronjak as a band that could play solid, heavy metal.
Our comedy host and his beautiful hostess will present this spoof Oscar ceremony.
Sienna tipped as Oscar race hots up It seems Sienna Miller is the actress everyone's talking about as the Oscar race heats up.
Charles Martin Smith provides a slight inkling of comic relief as accountant turned Untouchable Oscar Wallace.Advertisement
First over the line was the rainbow jersey of the world champion, worn by the Spaniard Oscar Freire.
Oscar Reyes quite rightly lambasted the idea of getting cultural figures involved when we do not even know about the bid yet.
Like Oscar they are both rescued mongrels, of course!
Jones was justly awarded a best supporting actress Oscar for her performance as the double murderess Velma Kelly.
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I also have one Oscar (3 years old, approx 20cm) and one pleco (6 years old, approx 20cm ).
Oscar nominated Ron Moody, Special Guest Conductor Laurie Johnson.
Oscar for Best Original score, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek ' s music for Finding Neverland is a rare delight.
Mr Mathers won the best Song Oscar of course, for 8 Mile track ' Lose Yourself ' .
Oscar nomination for this - he was superb!
Oscar party and, for me, the change in the man was obvious.
Oscar joyner own or signing are cobbled together.
Oscar night no matter which party you ended up attending!
Oscar broadcast over it's safe to say that all the party-goers were happy.
You should ask your personnel manager for details or contact Oscar for more information.
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Angela Bassett let out a blood-curdling, joyful scream, and former Oscar nominee Pam Grier admitted, " I don't have diamonds.
Their Oscar for best adapted screenplay is richly deserved.
Zeta-Jones in her first role since the Oscar winning Chicago plays an exaggeration of herself and certainly looks every bit the beautiful seductress.
Like Oscar Wilde being given a good seeing to by Monty Python wearing a sombrero.
He featured in the recent Oscar ceremony in Hollywood where he won a statuette for Best Short Film with Live Action.
Oscar a 5yr old male tabby who was found abandoned, came to us to be re-homed.
Oscar looked out carefully, then tiptoed into the hallway.
Huffman won an Oscar nomination for her performance, and tho I've never been a pre-op male-to-female transsexual, it seemed persuasive enough.
Sadly, these seem unlikely to show up on Oscar's radar.
The manufacture and modern aspects are treated in Oscar Guttmann, The Manufacture of Explosives, and Manufacture of Explosives, Twenty Years' Progress (1909).
Angela Bassett let out a blood-curdling, joyful scream, and former Oscar nominee Pam Grier admitted, I do n't have diamonds.
She has made sketchbook studies across a wide range of themes, including Oscar Wilde 's ' Ballad of Reading Jail '.
Chocolates shaped like Oscar statuettes created by Master Chef Wolfgang Puck.
Clooney is heavily tipped for the best supporting actor Oscar.
Huffman won an Oscar nomination for her performance, and tho I 've never been a pre-op male-to-female transsexual, it seemed persuasive enough.
Oscar winning director Sam Mendes returns with this entertaining, true-life account of a group of soldiers in the first Gulf War.
Sadly, these seem unlikely to show up on Oscar 's radar.
It 's an unvarnished look at the life of Oscar Wilde that 's all the more compelling for its candor.
Baby Names has several offbeat baby name lists you can use for inspiration, ranging from names of Oscar winners to names inspired by Shakespeare.
She starred in such films as Silkwood (for which she earned an Oscar nomination), Mask, The Witches of Eastwick, Suspect and Moonstruck (which earned her the Oscar for Best Actress in 1988).
ReadPrint is yet another valuable online directory for countless classic novels from authors like Agatha Christie, George Orwell, Louisa May Alcott and Oscar Wilde.
Classic Hollywood inspires many themes like "A Night With Oscar," Star Night," and "Red Carpet Event."
Oscar de la Renta also inspires cakes with spring bridal designs, with plenty of ruffles and bows to spare.
Her parents are the Oscar and Golden Globe winning actor Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand.
Theron is the first South African actress to win the "Best Actress" Oscar.
Besides winning her Oscar for her starring role in Monster's Ball, Berry has starred in movies such as The Flintstones, X-Men, Die Another Day and Cat Woman.
The Oscar style ceremony has been held annually for 17 years and counting and is an important way for celebrity fakes to attract new clients.
Witherspoon won an Oscar for her role as June Carter in the Johnny Cash bio pic, Walk the Line, and will next hit the big screen in Penelope.
In 2006, she received the best actress Oscar for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk the Line.
Lose Yourself, from the movie 8 Mile, was the first rap song ever to win an Oscar for Best Song.
The actress won the best actress Oscar in 2001 for Erin Brockovich and continues to be one of the highest paid actresses in the industry.
Moakler has a seven-year-old daughter, Atiana, from a previous relationship with Oscar de la Hoya.
A number of publications predicted that Jennifer Hudson would receive an Oscar nomination for her performance, with Variety comparing her to a "young Aretha."
Her most recent work in Dreamgirls, opposite award winning and Oscar nominated up-and-comer Jennifer Hudson has gained the star more recognition and a Golden Globe nomination.
Lohan was scheduled to take on the role in the Oscar Wilde film adaptation, but her publicist reported that the actress dropped the project so that she could continue her rehab.
Winfrey's next project is The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special, where celebrities will be interviewing one another.
Schreiber did not attend the Oscar ceremony because of his commitment to the Broadway revival of Talk Radio.
Cuba Gooding Jr. shaved his head for his role in Jerry Maguire, a role that won him an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
As Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson can attest, being booted from American Idol certainly isn't the worst thing that can happen to you.
Damon had appeared in eleven other films before winning his first Oscar, but it was his role as a heroin addict veteran in 1996's Courage Under Fire that won him the respect and admiration of many powerhouse actors.
Since 1997, Damon has been nominated for over 50 official industry awards, 15 of which he won, including his shared Best Screenplay Oscar and a Golden Globe for his work as an actor in Good Will Hunting.
One can expect to watch him walk the red carpet towards Oscar at least a few more times in his career, but one can also count on Damon to pop-up where ever his celebrity friends like Affleck and Smith would like to see him.
Donated his Oscar swag bag that was auctioned for $45,000 by the United Way to raise money for Hurricane Katrina relief.
People magazine reviews Oscar's best dressed as well as style trends.
Played Dolores Fuller in the Oscar Award winning film, Ed Wood, opposite Johnny Depp.
She went on to be the first African American woman to win the coveted Oscar award in the "Best Actress" category.
The Razzie nominations are released every year around the same time the Oscar nominees are announced.
Eddie Murphy was nominated for an Oscar last year for the film Dreamgirls.
Diane Keaton was also nominated for an Oscar for her work in the film Something's Gotta Give and she won the Golden Statue for Annie Hall.
Cuba Gooding Jr., is also an Oscar winner for his role as Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire.
Nicholas Cage owns an Oscar for his work in the film Leaving Las Vegas.
Ledger earned an Oscar nomination in the Best Actor category and Gyllenhaal earned a nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category.
Ellen Page had been on the acting "scene" long before her Oscar nominated role in 2008's Juno.
Page's Oscar Award nomination along with Keira Knightly, Isabelle Adjani and Keisha Castle-Hughes, puts her amongst the youngest actresses to recieve a nomination.
Given her Oscar nomination, you can be sure this "Tiny Canadian" will be heavily sought after by Hollywood film makers in the coming years.
Jesse James - He cheated on America's sweetheart, Sandra Bullock, and the news hit just after she picked up her Oscar for her work in The Blind Side.
The 41-year old Oscar Award winning actress confirmed in September of 2007 that the rumors about her being pregnant were true and that she and 32-year old Gabriel Aubry were expecting a child together.
On the heels of her AFI award, Cate Blanchett accepted the role as Lucinda Leplastrier in Oscar and Lucinda, starring opposite Ralph Fiennes.
Oscar and Lucinda wouldn't be the last critically acclaimed role Cate Blanchett would have.
Elizabeth (1998) - Blanchett won the Oscar for Best Actress in a leading role for this film.
The Aviator (2004) - Won the "Best Supporting Actress" Oscar for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn.
Daniel Day-Lewis' portrayal of Brown earned him the Oscar award for "Best Actor in a Leading Role."
There Will Be Blood (2007) - Day-Lewis won his second Oscar for this film.
In 2007, Josh Brolin co-starred in American Gangster alongside two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Oscar winner Russell Crowe, and No Country for Old Men, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.
In the Valley of Elah (2007) - In this film, Brolin worked with Oscar winning director Paul Haggis (Crash, Million Dollar Baby, Letters from Iwo Jima), Charlize Theron (Oscar for Monster) and Tommy Lee Jones (Oscar for The Fugitive).
The part was small and uncredited and was cast by director Stuart Margolin, a friend of Drew's mother Jaid.A few years later in 1980, Drew was cast in the Oscar nominated film Altered States alongside William Hurt.
The Oscar winner and pop star were spotted dining together a few months ago at a Studio City restaurant to talk about living a sober life.
After successfully completing his rehab program, Downey Jr.'s career was back on track and he earned an Oscar nomination for his work in the film Chaplin in 1992.
A man has been arrested in connection with the murders of Oscar winning actress Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother.
He talks unabashedly about his children - After Jackman's wife Deborra (married in 1996) suffered two miscarriages, the couple adopted two children, Oscar and Ava.
Paris obviously thought she could hang with the Oscar caliber crowd and slipped her pencil thin body into the party.
She was nominated for an Oscar, an Emmy, a People's Choice Award, a Screen Actor's Guild Award and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Proud papa Joel posted that the news was "…better than winning an Oscar."
They have a son, Oscar Maximillian, and a daughter, Ava Eliot.
Though he has yet to receive a prestigious Oscar, Kevin Bacon remains one of the most highly respected actors in the industry.
The dark comedy scored legions of fans and earned Travolta an Oscar nomination.
He didn't win the Oscar, but he did earn a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for his contribution to the film.
Recent news broke that the newly minted Oscar winner's husband, Jesse James, had been carrying on an affair for nearly a year.
She didn't win the Oscar, but the honor helped her land even more great roles.
But it was her role as a nun (a far cry from the sexy roles she'd become famous for) in the gripping drama Dead Man Walking (1995) that finally got her the coveted Oscar.
His "I see dead people" line from The Sixth Sense creeped out many filmgoers, but his solid performance as the ghost-seeing boy secured him a Supporting Actor Oscar nomination.
She won an Oscar for this role and became one of the youngest actors to be honored with the award.
She won an Oscar for this role, and became one of the youngest actors to be honored with the award.
Her acting has also been lauded with an Oscar win for her role in Monster's Ball.
Despite her fame, she won only one Oscar in her career, Best Actress, for playing the title role in the 1945 film Mildred Pierce.
The youngest of the Oscar winning female actors who hail from Texas, Renee Zellweger nabbed the Best Supporting Actress trophy for Cold Mountain, an intense tale of the Civil War.
Tommy Lee Jones, a Texas native who still has a home there and frequently shines in cowboy roles, won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the tense cat-and-mouse thriller The Fugitive.
Proving he was more than just a funny guy, Jamie Foxx earned the Best Actor Oscar in 2004 for his spot-on portrayal of legendary songwriter and singer Ray Charles in the box office hit Ray.
For his gripping role as ruthless Ugandan dictator Idi Amin, Forest Whitaker took home an Oscar for Best Actor in 2006 for the movie The Last King of Scotland.
Her acting resume is widely diverse, however, and in 2001 she won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Leticia Musgrove in Monster's Ball.
From the brat pack to critically acclaimed Oscar winners, this decade offered some truly great performances.
While Meryl Streep is well-known for making a showing in nominations come Oscar night, she's only won one for Best Actress, and one for Best Supporting Actress.
Being thought of as the "most beautiful" is out of reach for the female movie stars who are on the lists for most Oscar wins or top earners.
With films like The Accused, Silence of the Lambs (she won a Best Actress Oscar for both), Panic Room and Inside Man under her belt, she's one of the few women on the highest-paid list, with earnings of around $25 million per role.
Earnings also increase dramatically after a big award win, such as an Oscar or Golden Globe.
The most memorable male Oscar winners are those who accept the statue for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.
The Academy Awards began in 1928, and the Oscar statues are highly sought after by everyone involved in making major motion pictures.
With such a long history of Oscar winners, many interesting statistics have come to light regarding the winners.
He waited 22 years for his second Best Actor Oscar statue.
Male Oscar winners all had to first be nominated, and the list of nominees over the years is extremely distinguished.
White herself has never won nor been nominated for an Oscar, though she is certainly capable of hosting such an event.
Proving all good things come with a price, Sandra Bullock's Oscar Curse saw her winning the biggest accolade in her career one night, and days later finding out she was facing the ultimate betrayal from her husband, Jesse James.
It turns out she's not the only Best Actress Oscar winner to be cursed this way.
It turns out Bullock's Oscar curse isn't the only one.
Several women have gone on to get a divorce shortly after picking up the Oscar for Best Actress.
The following is a list of actresses to have won the Best Actress Oscar only to get divorced shortly thereafter.
She forgot to thank him the first time she won the Oscar, and the second time she remembered, although they separated a year later.
Kate Winslet - While racking up numerous Academy Award nominations, she won the Best Actress Oscar for The Reader in 2009.
Considering the number of women who have separated or divorced from their husbands after winning an Oscar, there may indeed be some sort of bad luck associated with the award.
While Meryl Streep is known for her fine acting talent and multiple Oscar nominations, she's only won two Academy Awards, one for Kramer vs. Kramer and the other for Sophie's Choice.
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) - 34 years after her first Oscar win, Hepburn won her second statue.
On Golden Pond (1981) - Hepburn's final Oscar win came in yet another movie adapted from a play.
With fresh talent joining the Oscar ranks every year, there's no telling how long her record will stand.
One of the biggest awards at any Oscar ceremony is handed out for Best Picture, and this is the last trophy given during the proceedings.
The presenter for this Oscar statuette was Tom Cruise.
The Best Original Song award is highlighted throughout the Oscar ceremony, with many of the artists on hand to perform their nominated songs complete with big productions and effects.
While the above are some of the most anticipated awards at any Oscar ceremony, there are many other awards handed out to recognize all aspects of film making and acting.
Sandra Bullock won the Oscar for her role in The Blind Side as Leigh Ann Tuohy.
Sandra Bullock won the only Oscar for the movie The Blind Side, although the film itself was nominated as well.
Once Bullock took the stage to accept her Oscar, fans complained they no longer recognized her.
Michigan-based Plastic Surgeon Anthony Youn disagrees, stating after Bullock's Oscar win, "I don't think Sandra's had any plastic surgery."
A Grammy, Latin Grammy and Oscar nominated artist, Gilberto's illustrious career is poised to get even better.
Whether for holiday parties, prom, weddings or Oscar night, stylish full-figured women need plus size formals that are elegant and flattering.
Due to their selection of high-end designer glasses, Solstice often participates in celebrity gift lounges for the Grammy Awards, the Oscar Awards, and other awards.
Sometimes you'll get a small cinematic scene that makes less sense than Queen Latifah getting nominated for an Oscar.
The story was also the subject of a play by Oscar Wilde (with brief notes for the "dance" section) and an entire opera by Strauss.
On the other hand, some brands - such as Pantene hair products, remain at the higher end of the drugstore variety, and many consumers never feel it necessary to abandon their Pantene in favor of an Oscar Blandi bottle.
As the first African-American woman to win a best actress Oscar, Halle Berry has enjoyed unparalleled professional success.
In fact, friends believe she'd rather have a baby than win an Oscar or a Grammy!
Her performance in the movie Dreamgirls in 2006 earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
Every spring, Academy Award watchers not only wait with baited breath to see who will win the big awards, but also which Oscar dresses parade down the runway.
Because Oscar dresses are just as subject to trends as other items of clothing, some years will find more subdued fashions are popular (such as soon after 9/11), while other years are more daring and carefree.
She took the Oscar home this year for her portrayal of Viola in Shakespeare in Love.
The beautiful Halle Berry wore an Elie Saab dress to collect her Best Actress Oscar in 2002 for Monster's Ball.
Some have been dubbed the worst Oscar dresses.
In fact, some of the most fabulous Oscar dresses have been worn by petites.
If you want to steal the look of your favorite celebrity, copied Oscar dresses may be your answer.
There were several 2009 Oscar trends that were highly replicated.
Miley Cyrus' oscar dress of 2009 was the inspiration behind the scallop-hem sparkly contrast dress by Asos.
His interpretations of Oscar dresses are worn by women for occasions such as prom, wedding and other special occasions.
Even the Oscar ceremonies during the war saw women wearing cocktail dresses.
The overall mood was still optimistic, and by night's end it was remembered as the longest Oscar ceremony in history, clocking in at four hours and 23 minutes.
Perhaps the most exciting part of Oscar night is the fashion.
Indeed, the Oscar ceremony of 2002 was memorable for its elegant, classic dresses.
The usual suspects showed up dressed to the nines, but by Oscar standards - and especially in contrast to years' past - it was a remarkably subdued type of glamour for the red carpet.
Schwartz's line, ABS by Allen Schwartz, is best known in the fashion community for its Oscar replica gowns.
Unfortunately, replica gowns inspired by Oscar dresses from years past are much less easy to come by.
Reader suggestions at The Dollar Stretcher include bears, crayons, and Oscar the Grouch.
The five-time Oscar nominated film provides just the right mix of action, adventure, comedy, drama, and incredible special effects to create wide-spanning audience appeal.
You can make this nostalgia journey with a quick click to Oscar Legacy.
Since the year 1950, Oscar winners have been required to sign releases that promise they will never sell their prize no matter how many loser roles they have to accept in later years in order to pay the rent.
John Williams' Oscar for Best Musical Score (who knew a shark had its own theme music?) presaged his ascendance as the composer of choice for movie blockbusters.
The "Silly Symphonies" included Flowers and Trees (1932), which was the first color cartoon and the first cartoon to win an Oscar.
But in 1937, Disney got the last laugh when Snow White and the Seven Dwarves received one major Oscar and seven special, minor Academy Awards.
Twenty years ago if someone told you that a film about two gay cowboys on the range would be generating the most Oscar buzz a film has generated since Forrest Gump you'd have thought they'd been to one Village People concert too many.
Who will the 2006 Oscar nominations go to?
Conventional wisdom would have it that 'outsiders' bomb on Oscar night, and recent years would tend to bear that out.
A Rap Song just won the best song Oscar" and led to the best adlib, as Jon Stewart said "You know what?
The 2005 festival included eventual Oscar nominees like Good Night, and Good Luck and Capote, as well as a host of other impressive full length and short films.
It included two films that would go on to receive multiple Oscar nominations and one major win (Philip Seymour Hoffman won Best Actor for Capote) as well as much critical acclaim.
You probably are familiar with Clint Eastwood's Oscar winning film Million Dollar Baby, but have you seen the excellent Karyn Kusama film Girlfight starring Michelle Rodriguez?
If you're looking for the latest blockbuster, or last year's Oscar winner, it's best to stop Googling now.
This five-time Oscar winner stars Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider trying to figure out who is smuggling drugs in their city.
It was also nominated for an Oscar award.
This yearly special runs during Oscar season, which is February of every year.
Themes range from specific actors and actresses to an A to Z listing of Oscar winning or Oscar nominated films.
He won an Academy Award for his portrayal as David Helfgott in the 1996 film Shine and has been repeatedly nominated for the Oscar for his work throughout his career.
An Oscar nominated actress, Rosemary Harris is known for many roles from The Gift, Death of a Salesman, The Boys of Brazil and Holocaust to The Royal Family.
The movie won an Oscar award for best visual effects, along with an Oscar nomination for best sound.
The film follows the comical path and features music by Simon and Garfunkel and an Oscar for director Mike Nichols.
The "current" list of Oscar winners, no matter what year it is, can always be found at the official Academy Awards site.
It also includes a few reviews of some of the Oscar winners.
It's a listing of all the films to have won the Best Picture Oscar, but isn't in any discernible order, either chronologically or alphabetically, so can make it a bit tough to find what you're looking for.
However, it's a great searchable page if you're looking for Oscar winner knowledge.
No matter what information you're looking for regarding Oscar winners past and present, at least one of the above sites should be able to help you out.
Everyone always remembers the Academy Award Best Picture winners, but the ones that failed, the past Oscar nominees, aren't always as memorable.
The movies themselves may be memorable, but the status as an Oscar nominee isn't.
She won an Oscar for her role in this film, but the Best Picture trophy went to The Departed.
Erin Brockovich (2000) – Once again, the movie won an Oscar for its female star, Julia Roberts.
For instance, Field of Dreams didn't win a single Oscar, despite being nominated three times.
In 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made it even tougher for fans to remember the past Oscar nominees.
Some of these films, despite never winning the Best Picture Oscar, will always be remembered.
As one of the most watched awards programs, the Annual Academy awards provides a night full of heartfelt speeches and tears of joy, both of which were provided by many of the 2010 Oscar winners.
Whoever you were rooting for to be among the 2010 Oscar winners may have walked away with a shiny statue or gone home disappointed.
The ceremony will be remembered in history for being the first time an actress won the Worst Actress Razzie the same year she won the Best Actress Oscar.
The next day, Bullock won the Oscar for The Blind Side.
The 2009 Razzie Awards will be remembered as the year Sandra Bullock took home the Golden Raspberry and the Oscar.
The actress also received a Golden Globe and Oscar for her role as a transsexual seeking a surgical gender change in the film Transamerica.
Frannie and Sabrina were both portrayed by Oscar winner Julianne Moore when they were introduced in the mid-80s.
For example, you can find an Oscar de la Renta chemise nightgown at Serene Comfort for just $20.
Oscar de la Renta isn't exactly synonymous with teenage fashion, but the designer's adorable Pretty Poppies Chemise will undoubtedly make an impression with its understated, colorful print and easy, flowing shape.
Dropping the juvenile moniker in favor of just Mark Wahlberg, he is now an Oscar nominated actor and has left his Funky Bunch days behind him.
Djimon Hounsou - This Oscar nominated actor completed his underwear ad campaign for Calvin Klein in 2007.
A longtime Victoria's Secret model, Banks also worked for clients like Anna Sui, Oscar de la Renta, Perry Ellis, Cynthia Rowley, Chanel, Pepsi, Yves Saint Laurent, and more.
Model Jessica White was scouted in Buffalo, New York, in her teens, and she has walked runway shows (Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs) as well as participated in fashion editorials and makeup campaigns.
Purchase a long length vintage-style robe from Oscar de la Renta at Saks Fifth Avenue.
The Tony Award ceremony, now regarded as the theatrical equivalent of the Grammy's, Emmy's or Oscar's, was once a much more intimate occasion.
Although The Oscar's and Grammy's feature live musical performances, they are nothing compared to the Broadway numbers at The Tony Awards.
Archuleta also performed on many local shows in Utah as well as on the long since canceled Jenny Jones show, singing And I am Telling You from the movie that brought former Idol contestant Jennifer Hudson her first Oscar, Dreamgirls.
Daisy said she was the niece of boxer Oscar De La Hoya, but he refuted those statements.
She claimed to be the niece of boxer Oscar De La Hoya, but he has denied it.
Daisy De La Hoya claims to be boxer Oscar De La Hoya's niece, however the boxer claims to have never heard of Daisy.
R. Giger, who won an Oscar for his artwork in the film.
If C3PO's fussiness makes him Felix, then R2D2's curmudgeonly ways make him Oscar.
Unless Oscar is turning a cheek to the defiance of Hollywood logic, movie fanatics should expect to at least see a nomination because this film takes the effects of the show to a well-polished new level.
The plant's signature song, 'Mean Green Mother from Outer Space', was nominated for Best Song Oscar and bears the distinction of being the first song whose lyrics needed to be 'cleaned up' for the Oscar awards show.
Oscar de la Renta designed new Boy Scout uniforms, free of charge, in 1981.
Dinner specialties include prime rib, lamb with rosemary and veal oscar.
There he collaborated with Oscar Leopold von Gebhardt in Texte and Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Litteratur (1882 sqq.), an irregular periodical, containing only essays in New Testament and patristic fields.
Nathorst explored the land between Franz Josef Fjord and Scoresby Fjord, where the large King Oscar Fjord, connecting Davy's Sound with Franz Joseph Fjord, was discovered.
Franz Josef Fjord, with its branch King Oscar Fjord, communicating with Davy's Sound, forms a system of fjords on a similar scale.
Upper Silurian, having a strong relation to the Wenlock group of Britain, but with an American facies, and Lower Silurian, with a succession much the same as in British North America, are found on the shores of Smith Sound, and Nathorst has discovered them in King Oscar Fjord, but not as yet so far south as the Danish possessions.