Inside Oscar 2

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Random House Publishing Group, Feb 6, 2002 - Performing Arts - 448 pages
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Enlivened by humorous incidents, brewing controversies, and deeply moving personal dramas, Inside Oscar 1995-2000 offers the complete lowdown on six more years of Academy Awards glory . . . from Braveheart in 1995 through Gladiator in 2000, with the Titanic phenomenon and the Saving Private Ryan/Shakespeare in Love feud in between. There is also complete coverage of the awards ceremonies?with delicious anecdotes on the presenters and performers, the producers and egos, the fashion stars and fashion victims. And, of course, a complete list of all the nominees and winners, as well as a list of notable non-nominees.

Picking up where the classic Inside Oscar leaves off, this must-have guide treats us to a behind-the-scenes look at one of America?s most beloved annual traditions!

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Best book on the Oscars. Period.


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Damien Bona (1955–2012) was the author of Inside Oscar: The Unofficial History of the Academy Awards, which he coauthored with former Columbia classmate and film aficionado Mason Wiley. Bona’s enthusiastic research into the Academy Awards sparked a fire that created a boom of interest in Oscar culture that could be, on occasion, classified as obsessive.

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