Awards season is in full swing and the sun-drenched Metropolis of Angels will quickly be awash with stars donning their finery and hitting the scene. Whereas the Academy Awards happen on Sunday 24 February on the Dolby Theatre, the Oscars aren’t the one celebration on the town that week. There’s a marathon of A-list gatherings within the run as much as the primary occasion. 

Virtually as glitzy because the Oscars themselves, the annual fundraiser for the Movement Image and Tv Fund Basis (MPTF), the “Night time Earlier than the Oscars” celebration, is wall-to-wall star energy and will likely be chock-full of all the present nominees. 

However for these missing the important Oscar week invitations, there are many different locations among the many swaying palm timber of LA’s swanky neighbourhoods to catch a glimpse of the likes of Kim Kardashian or Steve Carell of their pure habitat. 

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The place to remain

Downtown is presently LA’s hottest hood. Latest arrivals to DTLA like New York transplant The NoMad Lodge, within the former Financial institution of Italy constructing, are drawing the A-list – its supervisor, Philip Pavel, who beforehand ran the Chateau Marmont, is the person to know. Doubles from $280, room solely. The opening of the Soho Warehouse later this spring, a member’s club-cum-hotel from Soho Home, will solely add to the realm’s avenue cred. 

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1/90 Scroll by means of for each single Finest Image winner there has ever been

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2/90 Wings (1928)

The sensible air-combat sequences – a benchmark for all future aviation scenes – set this movie other than the competitors on the very first Academy Awards ceremony (the class was then named Finest Image Manufacturing).

Paramount/Rex

3/90 The Broadway Melody (1929)

This was the primary “talkie” to win the primary prize. It follows a pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit who attempt to make it huge on Broadway.

4/90 All Quiet on the Western Entrance (1930)

One of the harrowing accounts of WWI, All Quiet on the Western Entrance was the primary Finest Image winner to win Finest Director too (Lewis Milestone accepted the trophy).

5/90 Cimarron (1931)

Westerns do not normally win the primary prize on the Oscars, however Cimarron proves a uncommon exception.

RKO Radio Footage

6/90 Grand Lodge (1932)

Grand Lodge, starring Joan Crawford and John Barrymore, is the one Finest Image winner that acquired no nominations in some other class.

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7/90 Cavalcade (1933)

This movie presents a view of English life in the course of the first quarter of the 20th century from New 12 months’s Eve 1899 to New 12 months’s Day 1933, from the viewpoint of well-to-do London residents Jane and Robert Marryot (Diana Wynward and Clive Brook).

Fox Movie Company

8/90 It Occurred One Night time (1934)

The primary of three movies to win in all of the 5 predominant classes (Finest Image, Finest Director, Finest Actor, Finest Actress and Finest Tailored Screenplay) alongside One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest and The Silence of the Lambs.

Columbia Footage

9/90 Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

One other win for Cavalcade director Frank Lloyd that impressed the creation of the Finest Supporting Actor class after three of its lead stars – Clark Gable, Charles Laughton and Franchot Tone – had been nominated for Finest Actor. Apparently, they had been all overwhelmed by Victor McLaglen for The Informer.

Warner Bros

10/90 The Nice Ziegfeld (1936)

This lavish and intensely prolonged MGM manufacturing stays a typical in musical filmmaking, even when critics have fallen out of affection with it through the years.

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11/90 The Lifetime of Emile Zola (1937)

Paul Muni didn’t win the Finest Actor trophy for his portrayal of French playwright Émile Zola, however the movie took dwelling Finest Image beating out the likes of The Terrible Reality and A Star Is Born.

12/90 You Cannot Take It with You (1938)

It Occurred One Night time filmmaker Frank Capra’s third Finest Director win got here together with his second victory within the Finest Image class.

13/90 Gone with the Wind (1939)

One of the profitable movies of all time, Gone with the Wind swept the board on the Oscars, profitable 10 out of 13 nominations.

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14/90 Rebecca (1940)

Alfred Hitchcock’s first American movie, an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s gothic drama, gained Finest Image, however didn’t win any awards in any of the performing, writing or director class – one of many solely cases in Oscar historical past.

United Artists

15/90 How Inexperienced Was My Valley (1941)

In any other case generally known as: the movie that beat Citizen Kane. It is also stated to be future Oscar-winner Clint Eastwood’s favorite movie.

20th Century Fox

16/90 Mrs Miniver (1942)

This drama, depicting the lifetime of an unassuming British housewife (Greer Garson) in rural England throughout World Warfare II, gained six Oscars in whole.

17/90 Casablanca (1943)

After nearly lacking out on a nomination resulting from a technicality, Casablanca went on to win three Oscars, together with Finest Director for Michael Curtiz.

18/90 Going My Means (1944)

Leo McCarey’s collaboration with Bing Crosby wasn’t simply the most important hit on the 1944 field workplace, however a ten-time Oscar nominee that marked a primary: a Finest Actor and Finest Supporting Actor nomination – for a similar actor (Barry Fitzgerald).

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19/90 The Misplaced Weekend (1945)

This drama, following Ray Milland’s alcoholic author, was the discuss of the 1946 ceremony, profitable 4 trophies in whole.

Paramount Footage

20/90 The Finest Years of Our Lives (1946)

This struggle drama was the discuss of Hollywood after profitable 9 Oscars, together with two for veteran and non-professional actor Harold Russell, who stays the one particular person to have gained two awards (Finest Supporting Actor and an honorary trophy) for a similar position.

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21/90 Gents’s Settlement (1947)

Controversial in its time, Gents’s Settlement follows a journalist (Gregory Peck) who poses as a Jew to analysis an exposé on the widespread mistrust and dislike of Jews in New York Metropolis. It gained three of the 5 Oscars it was nominated for.

22/90 Hamlet (1948)

Hamlet stands tall as one of the profitable Shakespearean variations on the Oscars, in addition to the primary British movie to win Finest Image.

Getty Photos

23/90 All of the King’s Males (1949)

This adaptation of the Robert Penn Warren novel of the identical title starred Broderick Crawford because the bold and sometimes ruthless politician, Willie Stark.

24/90 All About Eve (1950)

This Finest Image winner gained six Oscars, however left lead stars Bette Davis and Anne Baxter – each nominated for Finest Actress – empty-handed.

Getty

25/90 An American in Paris (1951)

Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron lead this musical model of George Gershwin’s orchestral composition that gained six Oscars in all.

Getty

26/90 The Biggest Present on Earth (1952)

Many take into account this movie to be one of many worst Finest Image winners in Oscar historical past, and was the final victor to win fewer than three trophies till Highlight in 2016. Many consider it beat its rivals because it was an opportunity to honour Cecil B DeMille whose movies had failed the primary prize.

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27/90 From Right here to Eternity (1953)

Fred Zinneman’s romantic drama took dwelling a powerful eight out of 13 nominations, together with a Finest Supporting Actor win for Frank Sinatra.

28/90 On the Waterfront (1954)

Marlon Brando gained his first Oscar on this Finest Image winner from Elia Kazan.

Getty

29/90 Marty (1955)

Marty – starring Finest Actor victor Ernest Borgnine – was additionally the fourth American launch to win the coveted Palme d’Or on the Cannes Movie Pageant.

United Artists

30/90 Across the World in 80 Days (1956)

The variation of Jules Verne’s basic novel gained 5 Oscars, beat out a very robust class that included epics The Ten Commandments, Big and The King and I.

United Artists

31/90 The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The 30th Oscars ceremony awarded David Lean’s epic struggle movie that noticed Alec Guinness take dwelling Finest Actor.

Columbia Footage/AP

32/90 Gigi (1958)

Leslie Caron fronted basic MGM musical Gigi, which gained 9 Oscars – a document for only one 12 months.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

33/90 Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur is the primary of solely three movies to win 11 Academy Awards (see additionally: Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King). It was nominated 12 occasions, dropping solely to Room on the High within the Finest Tailored Screenplay class.

TCM

34/90 The Residence (1960)

One of many final black-and-white Oscar winners as Hollywood moved in direction of color in movies a matter of years after The Residence’s launch. The latest black-and-white movies to win Finest Image are Schindler’s Listing and The Artist.

United Artists

35/90 West Aspect Story (1961)

This movie, from administrators Robert Sensible and Jerome Robbins, holds the document for many wins for a musical (10 out of 11 nominations).

United Artists

36/90 Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

David Lean’s subsequent movie following The Bridge on the River Kwai earned him one more Finest Image and Finest Director Oscar win.

Getty

37/90 Tom Jones (1963)

Not one of the producers of adventure-comedy movie Tom Jones confirmed as much as settle for the trophy, which is now in possession of Albert Finney.

United Artists

38/90 My Truthful Girl (1964)

Eight-time Oscar profitable My Truthful Girl is taken into account one of many biggest musicals to at the present time.

Warner Bros Footage

39/90 The Sound of Music (1965)

It is onerous to consider that Julie Andrews did not win for her lead position in The Sound of Music, however it did take dwelling the Finest Image trophy in 1965.

Twentieth Century-Fox Movie Company

40/90 A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Oscar favorite Fred Zinneman (From Right here to Eternity) was the discuss of the city after his movie concerning the remaining 12 months of Sir Thomas Extra walked away with six awards.

Getty

41/90 Oliver! (1968)

No U-certificate movie has gained Finest Image since Oliver! – the final musical to take action since Chicago in 2002.

Getty

42/90 Midnight Cowboy (1969)

On the flip-side, Midnight Cowboy grew to become the primary and final X-rated movie to win Finest Image (the classification not exists).

Getty

43/90 Patton (1970)

Seven-time Oscar-winning movie Patton made headlines when George C Scott refused to just accept his Finest Actor trophy resulting from a dislike of the voting course of.

20th Century Fox

44/90 The French Connection (1971)

Two years after the US launched its age certificates system, the primary R-rated movie scooped Finest Image.

20th Century Fox

45/90 The Godfather (1972)

The best-grossing movie of 1972 was additionally the 12 months’s largest Oscar winner, although each Marlon Brando and Al Pacino boycotted the ceremony (the previous gained Finest Actor and despatched American Indian Rights activist Sacheen Littlefeather in his place).

Paramount Footage.

46/90 The Sting (1973)

The Sting gained seven out of its 10 Oscar nominations, with Julia Phillips changing into the primary feminine producer to be nominated for and to win Finest Image.

Reuters

47/90 The Godfather Half II (1974)

The primary and second sequel to have gained Finest Image up to now (see additionally; The Return of the King.

Paramount Footage

48/90 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Solely three movies have gained an Academy Award within the 5 prime classes, and that is one in every of them. It beat out fierce competitors from Jaws, Barry Lyndon, Nashville and Canine Day Afternoon.

49/90 Rocky (1976)

Rocky grew to become a sleeper hit at each the field workplace and the Academy Awards after receiving 10 nominations and profitable three.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

50/90 Annie Corridor (1977)

Annie Corridor beat Star Wars to Oscars glory on the 50th version of the ceremony.

United Artists

51/90 The Deer Hunter (1978)

This Finest Image winner additionally marked the primary ever nomination for Meryl Streep who’s presently essentially the most nominated actor in Oscars historical past.

Common

52/90 Kramer vs Kramer (1979)

One other Meryl Streep nomination adopted for Kramer vs Kramer, which gained 5 trophies in whole.

Columbia Footage

53/90 Odd Individuals (1980)

Robert Redford’s tear-jerking drama beat out scorching favorite Raging Bull to the primary prize.

Paramount Footage

54/90 Chariots of Fireplace (1981)

The Brits discovered glory when Chariots of Fireplace gained Finest Image and three different awards.

Enigma Productions

55/90 Gandhi (1982)

Richard Attenborough’s epic historic drama acquired a number of trophies – and beat Steven Spielberg’s E.T. to the highest prize.

Columbia Footage

56/90 Phrases of Endearment (1983)

Phrases of Endearment slipped by means of the cracks and gained 5 Oscars from its spectacular 11 nominations.

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57/90 Amadeus (1984)

Miloš Forman’s prolonged fictionalised story of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart rightly gained the primary prize and is without doubt one of the few movies to have two nominations within the Finest Actor class (Tom Hulce and F Murray Abraham).

Warner Bros

58/90 Out of Africa (1985)

Director Sydney Pollack’s Finest Image winner noticed Meryl Streep obtain one more nomination.

Common Footage

59/90 Platoon (1986)

This Vietnam drama is the one movie to have gained Oliver Stone a Finest Director Oscar (he additionally gained Finest Tailored Screenplay for Midnight Specific nearly 10 years earlier than.

Orion Footage

60/90 The Final Emperor (1987)

Bernardo Bertolucci’s epic movie concerning the lifetime of Chinese language Emperor Puyi gained out in what was a quite eclectic vary of Finest Image nominees (Deadly Attraction, Moonstruck). It gained all 9 Oscars it was nominated for.

Columbia Footage

61/90 Rain Man (1988)

One more Finest Image winner that was the highest-grossing movie of that 12 months.

United Artists

62/90 Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

The one movie based mostly on an off-Broadway manufacturing ever to win an Academy Award for Finest Image, and the primary actor since Grand Lodge to not earn a nomination for its director (this could be repeated with Ben Affleck’s Argo).

Warner Bros

63/90 Dances with Wolves (1990)

Kevin Costner’s movie grew to become the primary Western to win Finest Image since Cimarron in 1931.

Orion Footage

64/90 The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Silence of the Lambs is taken into account to be the one horror movie that has ever gained Finest Image – and can be the third of three movies to take dwelling trophies within the 5 predominant classes.

Orion Footage

65/90 Unforgiven (1992)

Clint Eastwood capitalised on Dances With Wolves’ win a couple of years earlier than by steering this Western to Oscars glory.

Warner Bros

66/90 Schindler’s Listing (1993)

Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed drama didn’t win any performing awards however took dwelling seven Oscars in whole, together with the coveted Finest Image prize.

Common Studios

67/90 Forrest Gump (1994)

Tom Hanks’s first Oscar win got here with Robert Zemeckis’s Finest Image winner. Hanks would win the subsequent 12 months additionally for Philadelphia.

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68/90 Braveheart (1995)

Braveheart was thought-about an out of doors wager till it gained Finest Movie – Drama on the Golden Globes the month earlier than the Oscars had been resulting from happen. Positive sufficient, it gained the primary prize.

20th Century Fox

69/90 The English Affected person (1996)

This main award-winner took dwelling 9 out of 12 nominations.

Miramax

70/90 Titanic (1997)

Titanic is without doubt one of the most profitable movies in Oscars historical past. It tied All About Eve for the Oscar nominations (14) and gained 11, tying with Ben-Hur.

20th Century Fox

71/90 Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love gained seven of its 13 nominations.

Common Footage

72/90 American Magnificence (1999)

Sam Mendes’s drama might haven’t been thought-about a direct favorite, however one tactical DreamWorks marketing campaign later and it went dwelling with 4 5 Oscars.

DreamWorks Footage

73/90 Gladiator (2000)

The second highest-grossing movie of 2000 went on to win 5 Oscars.

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74/90 A Stunning Thoughts (2001)

This drama, based mostly on the lifetime of Nobel Laureate John Nash (Russell Crowe), was a shock winner at this 12 months’s ceremony.

Dreamworks & Common Footage

75/90 Chicago (2002)

Chicago was the primary musical to win Finest Image since Oliver! in 1968.

Miramax Flms

76/90 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The second sequel to win Finest Image gained all 11 Academy Awards it was nominated for, and holds the document for the very best clear sweep in Oscars historical past.

New Line Productions

77/90 Million Greenback Child (2004)

This Finest Image winner scored Clint Eastwood his second directing Oscar after Unforgiven.

Warner Bros

78/90 Crash (2005)

Crash was the primary Finest Image winner since Rocky (1976) to win solely three Oscars.

Lionsgate Movies

79/90 The Departed (2006)

The primary and final Martin Scorsese movie to win Finest Image (it additionally gained him a belated Director Oscar).

Warner Bros

80/90 No Nation for Outdated Males (2007)

It was No Nation for Outdated Males vs There Will Be Blood in one of many biggest Oscar races on document. It was the Coen brothers’s crime thriller that reigned supreme.

Miramax Movies

81/90 Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Danny Boyle’s sleeper hit Slumdog Millionaire grew to become an Oscars success story, profitable eight trophies in whole.

Warner Bros

82/90 The Harm Locker (2009)

One of many lowest-grossing movies to ever win the primary prize, The Harm Locker additionally marked the primary Finest Image winner by a feminine director (Kathryn Bigelow). This was additionally the primary time the Finest Image nomination depend went above 5 for the primary time since 1943.

83/90 The King’s Speech (2010)

Many thought The Social Community might reign supreme over The King’s Speech, however they had been incorrect – Tom Hooper’s historic drama gained 4 Oscars.

Momentum Footage

84/90 The Artist (2011)

The primary absolutely black-and-white movie to win since The Residence Schindler’s Listing had moments of color), this movie was additionally the primary French-produced movie to ever win the highest prize.

Weinstein Firm

85/90 Argo (2012)

Argo was nominated for seven Academy Awards and gained three – though lead star and director was, within the phrases of Bradley Cooper, “robbed” of a Finest Director nomination.

Warner Bros

86/90 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Steve McQueen’s movie was thought-about among the finest of the 12 months, and its three Oscar wins mirrored this. It made McQueen the primary black British producer to ever obtain the award.

Lionsgate

87/90 Birdman (2014)

Michael Keaton might have missed out on Finest Actor, however Birdman gained the primary prize.

Fox Searchlight Footage

88/90 Highlight (2015)

Highlight was the primary Finest Image winner to win fewer than three Academy Awards since The Biggest Present on Earth in 1953

Open Street Movies

89/90 Moonlight (2016)

Barry Jenkins’s drama grew to become the primary movie with an all-black solid, the primary LGBTQ movie and the second-lowest-grossing movie domestically (behind The Harm Locker) to win the Oscar for Finest Image.

A24

90/90 The Form of Water (2017)

Guillermo del Toro’s The Form of Water is the second fantasy movie to win Finest Image alongside The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

Twentieth Century Fox

1/90 Scroll by means of for each single Finest Image winner there has ever been

Getty Photos

2/90 Wings (1928)

The sensible air-combat sequences – a benchmark for all future aviation scenes – set this movie other than the competitors on the very first Academy Awards ceremony (the class was then named Finest Image Manufacturing).

Paramount/Rex

3/90 The Broadway Melody (1929)

This was the primary “talkie” to win the primary prize. It follows a pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit who attempt to make it huge on Broadway.

4/90 All Quiet on the Western Entrance (1930)

One of the harrowing accounts of WWI, All Quiet on the Western Entrance was the primary Finest Image winner to win Finest Director too (Lewis Milestone accepted the trophy).

5/90 Cimarron (1931)

Westerns do not normally win the primary prize on the Oscars, however Cimarron proves a uncommon exception.

RKO Radio Footage

6/90 Grand Lodge (1932)

Grand Lodge, starring Joan Crawford and John Barrymore, is the one Finest Image winner that acquired no nominations in some other class.

Getty

7/90 Cavalcade (1933)

This movie presents a view of English life in the course of the first quarter of the 20th century from New 12 months’s Eve 1899 to New 12 months’s Day 1933, from the viewpoint of well-to-do London residents Jane and Robert Marryot (Diana Wynward and Clive Brook).

Fox Movie Company

8/90 It Occurred One Night time (1934)

The primary of three movies to win in all of the 5 predominant classes (Finest Image, Finest Director, Finest Actor, Finest Actress and Finest Tailored Screenplay) alongside One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest and The Silence of the Lambs.

Columbia Footage

9/90 Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

One other win for Cavalcade director Frank Lloyd that impressed the creation of the Finest Supporting Actor class after three of its lead stars – Clark Gable, Charles Laughton and Franchot Tone – had been nominated for Finest Actor. Apparently, they had been all overwhelmed by Victor McLaglen for The Informer.

Warner Bros

10/90 The Nice Ziegfeld (1936)

This lavish and intensely prolonged MGM manufacturing stays a typical in musical filmmaking, even when critics have fallen out of affection with it through the years.

Getty Photos

11/90 The Lifetime of Emile Zola (1937)

Paul Muni didn’t win the Finest Actor trophy for his portrayal of French playwright Émile Zola, however the movie took dwelling Finest Image beating out the likes of The Terrible Reality and A Star Is Born.

12/90 You Cannot Take It with You (1938)

It Occurred One Night time filmmaker Frank Capra’s third Finest Director win got here together with his second victory within the Finest Image class.

13/90 Gone with the Wind (1939)

One of the profitable movies of all time, Gone with the Wind swept the board on the Oscars, profitable 10 out of 13 nominations.

Getty

14/90 Rebecca (1940)

Alfred Hitchcock’s first American movie, an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s gothic drama, gained Finest Image, however didn’t win any awards in any of the performing, writing or director class – one of many solely cases in Oscar historical past.

United Artists

15/90 How Inexperienced Was My Valley (1941)

In any other case generally known as: the movie that beat Citizen Kane. It is also stated to be future Oscar-winner Clint Eastwood’s favorite movie.

20th Century Fox

16/90 Mrs Miniver (1942)

This drama, depicting the lifetime of an unassuming British housewife (Greer Garson) in rural England throughout World Warfare II, gained six Oscars in whole.

17/90 Casablanca (1943)

After nearly lacking out on a nomination resulting from a technicality, Casablanca went on to win three Oscars, together with Finest Director for Michael Curtiz.

18/90 Going My Means (1944)

Leo McCarey’s collaboration with Bing Crosby wasn’t simply the most important hit on the 1944 field workplace, however a ten-time Oscar nominee that marked a primary: a Finest Actor and Finest Supporting Actor nomination – for a similar actor (Barry Fitzgerald).

Getty Photos

19/90 The Misplaced Weekend (1945)

This drama, following Ray Milland’s alcoholic author, was the discuss of the 1946 ceremony, profitable 4 trophies in whole.

Paramount Footage

20/90 The Finest Years of Our Lives (1946)

This struggle drama was the discuss of Hollywood after profitable 9 Oscars, together with two for veteran and non-professional actor Harold Russell, who stays the one particular person to have gained two awards (Finest Supporting Actor and an honorary trophy) for a similar position.

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21/90 Gents’s Settlement (1947)

Controversial in its time, Gents’s Settlement follows a journalist (Gregory Peck) who poses as a Jew to analysis an exposé on the widespread mistrust and dislike of Jews in New York Metropolis. It gained three of the 5 Oscars it was nominated for.

22/90 Hamlet (1948)

Hamlet stands tall as one of the profitable Shakespearean variations on the Oscars, in addition to the primary British movie to win Finest Image.

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23/90 All of the King’s Males (1949)

This adaptation of the Robert Penn Warren novel of the identical title starred Broderick Crawford because the bold and sometimes ruthless politician, Willie Stark.

24/90 All About Eve (1950)

This Finest Image winner gained six Oscars, however left lead stars Bette Davis and Anne Baxter – each nominated for Finest Actress – empty-handed.

Getty

25/90 An American in Paris (1951)

Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron lead this musical model of George Gershwin’s orchestral composition that gained six Oscars in all.

Getty

26/90 The Biggest Present on Earth (1952)

Many take into account this movie to be one of many worst Finest Image winners in Oscar historical past, and was the final victor to win fewer than three trophies till Highlight in 2016. Many consider it beat its rivals because it was an opportunity to honour Cecil B DeMille whose movies had failed the primary prize.

Getty Photos

27/90 From Right here to Eternity (1953)

Fred Zinneman’s romantic drama took dwelling a powerful eight out of 13 nominations, together with a Finest Supporting Actor win for Frank Sinatra.

28/90 On the Waterfront (1954)

Marlon Brando gained his first Oscar on this Finest Image winner from Elia Kazan.

Getty

29/90 Marty (1955)

Marty – starring Finest Actor victor Ernest Borgnine – was additionally the fourth American launch to win the coveted Palme d’Or on the Cannes Movie Pageant.

United Artists

30/90 Across the World in 80 Days (1956)

The variation of Jules Verne’s basic novel gained 5 Oscars, beat out a very robust class that included epics The Ten Commandments, Big and The King and I.

United Artists

31/90 The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The 30th Oscars ceremony awarded David Lean’s epic struggle movie that noticed Alec Guinness take dwelling Finest Actor.

Columbia Footage/AP

32/90 Gigi (1958)

Leslie Caron fronted basic MGM musical Gigi, which gained 9 Oscars – a document for only one 12 months.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

33/90 Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur is the primary of solely three movies to win 11 Academy Awards (see additionally: Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King). It was nominated 12 occasions, dropping solely to Room on the High within the Finest Tailored Screenplay class.

TCM

34/90 The Residence (1960)

One of many final black-and-white Oscar winners as Hollywood moved in direction of color in movies a matter of years after The Residence’s launch. The latest black-and-white movies to win Finest Image are Schindler’s Listing and The Artist.

United Artists

35/90 West Aspect Story (1961)

This movie, from administrators Robert Sensible and Jerome Robbins, holds the document for many wins for a musical (10 out of 11 nominations).

United Artists

36/90 Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

David Lean’s subsequent movie following The Bridge on the River Kwai earned him one more Finest Image and Finest Director Oscar win.

Getty

37/90 Tom Jones (1963)

Not one of the producers of adventure-comedy movie Tom Jones confirmed as much as settle for the trophy, which is now in possession of Albert Finney.

United Artists

38/90 My Truthful Girl (1964)

Eight-time Oscar profitable My Truthful Girl is taken into account one of many biggest musicals to at the present time.

Warner Bros Footage

39/90 The Sound of Music (1965)

It is onerous to consider that Julie Andrews did not win for her lead position in The Sound of Music, however it did take dwelling the Finest Image trophy in 1965.

Twentieth Century-Fox Movie Company

40/90 A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Oscar favorite Fred Zinneman (From Right here to Eternity) was the discuss of the city after his movie concerning the remaining 12 months of Sir Thomas Extra walked away with six awards.

Getty

41/90 Oliver! (1968)

No U-certificate movie has gained Finest Image since Oliver! – the final musical to take action since Chicago in 2002.

Getty

42/90 Midnight Cowboy (1969)

On the flip-side, Midnight Cowboy grew to become the primary and final X-rated movie to win Finest Image (the classification not exists).

Getty

43/90 Patton (1970)

Seven-time Oscar-winning movie Patton made headlines when George C Scott refused to just accept his Finest Actor trophy resulting from a dislike of the voting course of.

20th Century Fox

44/90 The French Connection (1971)

Two years after the US launched its age certificates system, the primary R-rated movie scooped Finest Image.

20th Century Fox

45/90 The Godfather (1972)

The best-grossing movie of 1972 was additionally the 12 months’s largest Oscar winner, although each Marlon Brando and Al Pacino boycotted the ceremony (the previous gained Finest Actor and despatched American Indian Rights activist Sacheen Littlefeather in his place).

Paramount Footage.

46/90 The Sting (1973)

The Sting gained seven out of its 10 Oscar nominations, with Julia Phillips changing into the primary feminine producer to be nominated for and to win Finest Image.

Reuters

47/90 The Godfather Half II (1974)

The primary and second sequel to have gained Finest Image up to now (see additionally; The Return of the King.

Paramount Footage

48/90 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Solely three movies have gained an Academy Award within the 5 prime classes, and that is one in every of them. It beat out fierce competitors from Jaws, Barry Lyndon, Nashville and Canine Day Afternoon.

49/90 Rocky (1976)

Rocky grew to become a sleeper hit at each the field workplace and the Academy Awards after receiving 10 nominations and profitable three.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

50/90 Annie Corridor (1977)

Annie Corridor beat Star Wars to Oscars glory on the 50th version of the ceremony.

United Artists

51/90 The Deer Hunter (1978)

This Finest Image winner additionally marked the primary ever nomination for Meryl Streep who’s presently essentially the most nominated actor in Oscars historical past.

Common

52/90 Kramer vs Kramer (1979)

One other Meryl Streep nomination adopted for Kramer vs Kramer, which gained 5 trophies in whole.

Columbia Footage

53/90 Odd Individuals (1980)

Robert Redford’s tear-jerking drama beat out scorching favorite Raging Bull to the primary prize.

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54/90 Chariots of Fireplace (1981)

The Brits discovered glory when Chariots of Fireplace gained Finest Image and three different awards.

Enigma Productions

55/90 Gandhi (1982)

Richard Attenborough’s epic historic drama acquired a number of trophies – and beat Steven Spielberg’s E.T. to the highest prize.

Columbia Footage

56/90 Phrases of Endearment (1983)

Phrases of Endearment slipped by means of the cracks and gained 5 Oscars from its spectacular 11 nominations.

Paramount Footage

57/90 Amadeus (1984)

Miloš Forman’s prolonged fictionalised story of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart rightly gained the primary prize and is without doubt one of the few movies to have two nominations within the Finest Actor class (Tom Hulce and F Murray Abraham).

Warner Bros

58/90 Out of Africa (1985)

Director Sydney Pollack’s Finest Image winner noticed Meryl Streep obtain one more nomination.

Common Footage

59/90 Platoon (1986)

This Vietnam drama is the one movie to have gained Oliver Stone a Finest Director Oscar (he additionally gained Finest Tailored Screenplay for Midnight Specific nearly 10 years earlier than.

Orion Footage

60/90 The Final Emperor (1987)

Bernardo Bertolucci’s epic movie concerning the lifetime of Chinese language Emperor Puyi gained out in what was a quite eclectic vary of Finest Image nominees (Deadly Attraction, Moonstruck). It gained all 9 Oscars it was nominated for.

Columbia Footage

61/90 Rain Man (1988)

One more Finest Image winner that was the highest-grossing movie of that 12 months.

United Artists

62/90 Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

The one movie based mostly on an off-Broadway manufacturing ever to win an Academy Award for Finest Image, and the primary actor since Grand Lodge to not earn a nomination for its director (this could be repeated with Ben Affleck’s Argo).

Warner Bros

63/90 Dances with Wolves (1990)

Kevin Costner’s movie grew to become the primary Western to win Finest Image since Cimarron in 1931.

Orion Footage

64/90 The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Silence of the Lambs is taken into account to be the one horror movie that has ever gained Finest Image – and can be the third of three movies to take dwelling trophies within the 5 predominant classes.

Orion Footage

65/90 Unforgiven (1992)

Clint Eastwood capitalised on Dances With Wolves’ win a couple of years earlier than by steering this Western to Oscars glory.

Warner Bros

66/90 Schindler’s Listing (1993)

Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed drama didn’t win any performing awards however took dwelling seven Oscars in whole, together with the coveted Finest Image prize.

Common Studios

67/90 Forrest Gump (1994)

Tom Hanks’s first Oscar win got here with Robert Zemeckis’s Finest Image winner. Hanks would win the subsequent 12 months additionally for Philadelphia.

Paramount Footage

68/90 Braveheart (1995)

Braveheart was thought-about an out of doors wager till it gained Finest Movie – Drama on the Golden Globes the month earlier than the Oscars had been resulting from happen. Positive sufficient, it gained the primary prize.

20th Century Fox

69/90 The English Affected person (1996)

This main award-winner took dwelling 9 out of 12 nominations.

Miramax

70/90 Titanic (1997)

Titanic is without doubt one of the most profitable movies in Oscars historical past. It tied All About Eve for the Oscar nominations (14) and gained 11, tying with Ben-Hur.

20th Century Fox

71/90 Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Shakespeare in Love gained seven of its 13 nominations.

Common Footage

72/90 American Magnificence (1999)

Sam Mendes’s drama might haven’t been thought-about a direct favorite, however one tactical DreamWorks marketing campaign later and it went dwelling with 4 5 Oscars.

DreamWorks Footage

73/90 Gladiator (2000)

The second highest-grossing movie of 2000 went on to win 5 Oscars.

Dreamworks & Common Footage

74/90 A Stunning Thoughts (2001)

This drama, based mostly on the lifetime of Nobel Laureate John Nash (Russell Crowe), was a shock winner at this 12 months’s ceremony.

Dreamworks & Common Footage

75/90 Chicago (2002)

Chicago was the primary musical to win Finest Image since Oliver! in 1968.

Miramax Flms

76/90 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The second sequel to win Finest Image gained all 11 Academy Awards it was nominated for, and holds the document for the very best clear sweep in Oscars historical past.

New Line Productions

77/90 Million Greenback Child (2004)

This Finest Image winner scored Clint Eastwood his second directing Oscar after Unforgiven.

Warner Bros

78/90 Crash (2005)

Crash was the primary Finest Image winner since Rocky (1976) to win solely three Oscars.

Lionsgate Movies

79/90 The Departed (2006)

The primary and final Martin Scorsese movie to win Finest Image (it additionally gained him a belated Director Oscar).

Warner Bros

80/90 No Nation for Outdated Males (2007)

It was No Nation for Outdated Males vs There Will Be Blood in one of many biggest Oscar races on document. It was the Coen brothers’s crime thriller that reigned supreme.

Miramax Movies

81/90 Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Danny Boyle’s sleeper hit Slumdog Millionaire grew to become an Oscars success story, profitable eight trophies in whole.

Warner Bros

82/90 The Harm Locker (2009)

One of many lowest-grossing movies to ever win the primary prize, The Harm Locker additionally marked the primary Finest Image winner by a feminine director (Kathryn Bigelow). This was additionally the primary time the Finest Image nomination depend went above 5 for the primary time since 1943.

83/90 The King’s Speech (2010)

Many thought The Social Community might reign supreme over The King’s Speech, however they had been incorrect – Tom Hooper’s historic drama gained 4 Oscars.

Momentum Footage

84/90 The Artist (2011)

The primary absolutely black-and-white movie to win since The Residence Schindler’s Listing had moments of color), this movie was additionally the primary French-produced movie to ever win the highest prize.

Weinstein Firm

85/90 Argo (2012)

Argo was nominated for seven Academy Awards and gained three – though lead star and director was, within the phrases of Bradley Cooper, “robbed” of a Finest Director nomination.

Warner Bros

86/90 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Steve McQueen’s movie was thought-about among the finest of the 12 months, and its three Oscar wins mirrored this. It made McQueen the primary black British producer to ever obtain the award.

Lionsgate

87/90 Birdman (2014)

Michael Keaton might have missed out on Finest Actor, however Birdman gained the primary prize.

Fox Searchlight Footage

88/90 Highlight (2015)

Highlight was the primary Finest Image winner to win fewer than three Academy Awards since The Biggest Present on Earth in 1953

Open Street Movies

89/90 Moonlight (2016)

Barry Jenkins’s drama grew to become the primary movie with an all-black solid, the primary LGBTQ movie and the second-lowest-grossing movie domestically (behind The Harm Locker) to win the Oscar for Finest Image.

A24

90/90 The Form of Water (2017)

Guillermo del Toro’s The Form of Water is the second fantasy movie to win Finest Image alongside The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

Twentieth Century Fox

Many gamers within the movie enterprise nonetheless favour sticking round West Hollywood (WeHo) and Beverly Hills, because it means they’re nearer to the studios and brokers’ places of work. The Beverly Hills Lodge is one thing of a legend in its personal proper and has welcomed a veritable crimson carpet’s price of stars; many favour its secluded bungalows set within the tropical gardens. Doubles from $650, room solely.

The place to eat

No relation to its London namesake, the flower-festooned The Ivy in Beverly Hills has enduring enchantment as a lunch and dinner spot for brokers, studio execs and their starry clientele, whereas WeHo’s The Henry is a well-liked brunch spot with the likes of Cindy Crawford and others within the enterprise. 

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The New York authentic attracts the likes of Leonardo Di Caprio and Gigi Hadid, so it’s no shock the newly-arrived Cha Cha Matcha in WeHo is already revered for its vibrant matcha drinks, like Lavender CBD matcha, vegan cookies and merch designed by Virgil Abloh. 

Gwyneth Paltrow and Kirsten Wiig are a number of the devotees of Moon Mud drinks with names like Mind Mud and Intercourse Mud, in addition to the cold-pressed juices, milks and tonics on provide at Moon Juice on Melrose Place. 

Well being-conscious celebs love Moon Juice

David Chang, the Korean-American chef and founding father of New York sensation Momofuku, opened his first West Coast restaurant Majordomo final 12 months, which attracts discerning foodies like Jon Favreau for its Californian Asian mashup. 

Kanye, in the meantime, has already tried out one of many metropolis’s hottest new tables, Bavel, a Turkish-inspired spot from the house owners of Bestia. 

Cocktails on the bar of the long-lasting, storied Chateau Marmont is a continuing carnival of people-watching and remains to be among the finest spots to spectate on Hollywood excessive jinks. 

The place to buy

Fred Segal has at all times been a favoured retail rendezvous, its Sundown Boulevard flagship – extra a group of small boutiques – attracting an A-list crowd, whereas Melrose Place is the place to browse to emulate that laidback LA look. Stars are additionally certain to hunt out London import Dover Road Market, which just lately opened a department in DTLA. 

Fred Segal is an LA purchasing staple

Los Angeles has a profusion of farmers markets good for movie star sightings. Head for prosperous neighbourhoods just like the Studio Metropolis Farmers Market on Sunday mornings at Ventura Place and Brentwood on Saturday mornings the place you can even pop into the barn-like Brentwood Nation Mart. You may simply end up inspecting avocadoes alongside Jennifer Garner. 

The place to work out

Train is the unofficial faith of Los Angeles. Join at Physique by Simone in WeHo owned by Simone De La Rue, who has honed the thighs of everybody from Emily Blunt to Reese Witherspoon together with her punishing regimes of dance, cardio and resistance coaching. 

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Taylor Swift has been identified to pop into Ballet Our bodies, a barre-based exercise on Beverly Boulevard, whereas Tracey Anderson is a long-time favorite of Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna with studios in Brentwood and Studio Metropolis. 

Angelenos love nothing greater than a hike. Don your most trendy athleisure and hit the paths of Runyon Canyon Park within the Hollywood Hills, the place you may catch one of many native luminaries out with their canine. 

The place to see the (different) stars

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Celestial our bodies of a distinct kind will be seen from the free public telescopes at Griffith Observatory at Griffith Park, within the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains. With a number of the greatest views of the Hollywood signal and the twinkling metropolis sprawling under, it was additionally the backdrop to a number of the most memorable moments of 2016 blockbuster La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. 

Nonetheless on a cinematic theme, one of many metropolis’s latest cultural landmarks opening later this 12 months on Wiltshire and Fairfax is the Academy Museum of Movement Footage, designed by Pritzker prize-winning starchitect, Renzo Piano. 

No one likes modern artwork greater than the wealthy and well-known, so the inaugural Frieze Los Angeles, from 14 to 17 February at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, guarantees to be a little bit of a star-studded affair. There are greater than 70 galleries from everywhere in the world represented, site-specific works, talks and movies – even the committee is Hollywood heavy with Tobey Maguire, Maja Hoffman and Salma Hayek-Pinault onboard.

Killer views at Griffith Park

The place to flee

It didn’t escape November’s devastating wild fires, however Malibu stays a spot other than the hustle and bustle of Tinseltown. To the west of Malibu Seashore, Carbon Seashore (aka Billionaires’ Seashore) is a mile-long slice of seclusion between the Pacific Ocean and Pacific Coast Freeway, populated by the likes of mogul David Geffen. Entry is less complicated since a brand new path opened up from the freeway three years in the past and any seaside under the tide line in California is public, so you might be free to walk and stare.

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