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freedom freedom of art. a multimedia project about artists and their right to express their views freely. d.w. dot com or to freedom. to a special edition of kino favorites today we're talking oscars the u.s. academy awards are cinemas gold standard the movies that win an oscar are almost by definition the best in the world except the oscars often get it wrong over the years some of the world's best films films that deserved an oscar have been snubbed
by the academy today we're going to try to right those wrongs with our picks of the ten best films that deserved but didn't win an oscar starting with an american classic. the man went looking for america and couldn't find it anywhere a quote from the quintessential rebel road movie easy rider dennis hopper and peter fonda play two bikers riding the american highway like wild west out. there on a search for freedom in a conformist america full of paranoia bigotry and violence. which . i don't think. but one thousand nine hundred seventeen midnight cowboy the oscar for best picture easy rider failed to convince the academy.
this film was nominated for seven academy awards and won four including best soundtrack but not best picture. yet high noon with gary cooper is possibly the best western ever made the plot unfolds in real time something that had never been done before. and now we can wait on hundred miles we'll never be able to keep that store any come after us and we have to run again long as we live instead the oscar went to the greatest show on earth maybe the academy felt obliged on our director says will be the milf one the last films of his illustrious career. in the mid ninety's quentin tarantino's pulp fiction fascinated audiences and won the palme d'or in cannes it brought trash cinema into the mainstream with perhaps
the world's most quotable screenplay. went down the post we know it comes to post read only to be speak in spin you don't need to just give it a good one so what you need to take care of the really messy parts the poor the low the clip didn't go so up. but nine hundred ninety five the academy instead of its top on or to the tear jerker forrest gump but ask yourself which film has been more influential. pulp fiction had to make do with a single oscar for best original screenplay. remember oscar so white the half tank starred in protest out of the twenty sixteen oscars highlighted the long history of discrimination and exclusion of minorities from the academy awards the campaign. the academy its membership now is much more
diverse as are the oscar nominees but way back in one thousand nine hundred the academy had the chance to do the right thing and author a groundbreaking film from an african american director but they blew it. director spike lee plays movies like pizza delivery boy in this blistering masterpiece about racism in the united states. going to. we're going to work back to the man oh all right all right dr. always do the right thing. that's it that's it i got it i'm got. smart and funny the snap approach to editing the film starts out like a comedy. but is this hot summer in new york tensions are on the rise in movies boss south finally loses his cool the result is carnage. it's not clear if
anyone does the right thing but this was the right film at the right time. the one nine hundred ninety oscar for best picture ever went to driving miss daisy a film that presents a soothing fairy tale story of race relations in america. one hundred seventy seven is rocky zero sylvester stallone's box is way to oscar glory but a different kind of fighter deserved it more taxi driver travis bickle showing. me . some there are more shows the streets of vietnam vet explosive with anger and disgust screams out from society's fringes . you're talking to me. you talking to me. travis feels responsible for a teen prostitute played by
a young jodie foster and slowly he loses his mind. that was you this is no ordinary life martin scorsese's antihero in cinemas first real punk and the film inspired a generation of directors to cut against the grain we are. all over stones drama shows the corrosive effects of greed. charlie sheen plays a young ambitious stockbroker willing to do anything to get to the top where greed works greek terrifies cuts and catch weak michael douglas won best actor with his brilliant portrayal of the ruthless corporate raider gordon gekko which is. the best picture in one thousand nine hundred eight went to the last emperor granted an impressive and monumental epic more oil resources and
however is truly visionary filmmaking with every financial crisis all over stones inside look at the methods and madness of financial profiteers driving a whole industry into ruin has the sour taste of deja vu. yes. two policeman desire the same woman. not surprisingly they can't stand each other. or want to use too much optimism. but two rivals end up working on the same side fighting their own people. l.a. confidential is a gripping thriller about police corruption in the one nine hundred fifty s. . brilliantly staged and scripted it's one of the best films of the one nine hundred ninety s. . but at the one thousand nine hundred academy awards it didn't stand a chance against the biggest disaster movie of all time titanic sunk all
competitors winning eleven oscars including best picture. oscar trivia. how many times was alfred hitchcock nominated for best director answer five times did he win zero in fact only one alfred hitchcock film has ever won best picture rebecca in one nine hundred forty one scene it don't bother because this is the hitchcock film that deserved to win the oscar our number three. janet leigh in the shower scene that made film history. every element every cut is instantly recognizable and still haunts. with the character norman bates alfred hitchcock great prototypical serial killer
psycho is a masterpiece of u.s. cinema but in one nine hundred sixty one it was still considered too brutal too shocking it didn't even get a nomination from the academy. instead the oscar for best picture went to the apartment produced and directed by billy wilder. the roman polanski's moving film jewish polish pianist and composer. just manages to avoid deportation to the troubling the death count. but his struggle for survival in the warsaw ghetto is not over. ironically a german officer saved his life in part because she had months playing reminds him
of the world before the war this true story fascinated critics and audiences alike and won three oscars. but in two thousand and three best picture went to the forgettable musical chicago here the academy at the wrong note. and now for the biggest oscar snub of all time every year the american film institute ass its members to rank the hundred greatest movies in history and. every year they pick the same movie for number one it's the greatest masterpiece the academy ever stop and the oscar should have gone to. the last words of a newspaper tycoon and the beginning of a milestone in cinematic history. in
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