Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Oscar Season.




This morning's announcement of the nominations for the 79th Academy Awards kicks off Oscar Season. For movie fans, there is much to view and read.

Visit the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and http://www.oscar.com/ for fun and information on the best in movies from 2006.

For even more fun, revel in the worst movies of 2006 with the just announced "Razzie Award" nominations from the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation.

For your reading pleasure try the following books found in our collection:

The Academy Awards : the complete unofficial history by Gail Kinn.

All about Oscar : the history and politics of the Academy Awards by Emanuel Levy.

Alternate Oscars : one critic's defiant choices for best picture, actor, and actress from 1927 to the present Peary, Danny,

The big show : high times and dirty dealings backstage at the Academy Awards by Steve Pond.

65 years of the Oscar : the official history of the Academy Awards by Robert Osborne.

Razzie award winners announced February 24.
Oscar award winners announced February 25.

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