90 Years Of Oscars

90 Years Of Oscars

From Sunday February 4 beginning at 6am

In the lead up to the 90th Academy Awards, Foxtel Movies will host a mammoth ‘Celebrating 90 Years of Oscars’ pop-up event from Sunday 4th February through to Wednesday 28th March. Join us as we showcase ‘Best Picture’ winning films across the last 90 years from every decade beginning with the very first Academy Award winner in 1927; ‘Wings’ to the most recent 2017 Academy Award winner; ‘Moonlight’- tune in to Channel 400 for this iconic event as we pay tribute to some of the greatest films of all time!!

Wings
 

This timeless story of love and his timeless story of love and loss follows two men who go to war and the girl they leave behind. loss follows two men who go to war and the girl they leave behind.

The Broadway Melody
 

Love and success break up a vaudeville sister act.

All Quiet On The Western Front
 

A sensitive German youth plunges excitedly into World War I and learns of its terror and degradation.

Cimarron

Two people struggle to bring civilization to the Western frontier in Cimarron! 1898. The Oklahoma Land Rush.

Grand Hotel

The first ‘portmanteau’ movie, with a luxury hotel location binding a host of individual tales.

Mutiny On The Bounty

Captain Bligh and Christian board the HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant.

Gone With The Wind

An epic of passion and adventure set in the American Civil War.

Mrs. Miniver

A British family struggles to survive the first months of World War II.

Casablanca

A cynical nightclub owner in Casablanca discovers that his ex-lover, who abandoned him years before, has arrived in Casablanca with her Resistance leader husband.

Going My Way

Father O’Malley led a colourful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Catholic clergy, but his level gaze and twinkling eyes make it clear that he knows he made the right choice.

The Best Years of Our Lives

Upon returning to small-town America, three World War II veterans have difficulty readjusting to life at home, discovering that both they and their families have irrevocably changed.

All About Eve

An aspiring actress manoeuvres her way into the life of a famous Broadway star and her circle of friends.

An American In Paris

The incomparable dancing of Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron plus a classic score by George and Ira Gershwin put this at the pinnacle of movie musicals. A timeless delight that snared six Academy Awards.

The Greatest Show On Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth is a lavish tribute to circuses, featuring three intertwining plotlines concerning romance and rivalry beneath the big top.

From Here To Eternity

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit’s team, while his captain’s wife and second in command are falling in love.

On The Waterfront

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Marty

A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love meet at a dance and fall for each other.

Around The World In 80 Days

Victorian Englishman Phileas Fogg claims he can circumnavigate the world in eighty days using various modes of transport and makes a substantial bet with fellow members at the Reform Club to do so.

The Bridge On The River Kwai

During World War II, complications arise when a British Colonel is imprisoned with his troops by the Japanese and forced to labour in building a bridge.

Ben-Hur

Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ.

The Apartment

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

West Side Story

Musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet set in New York City, where rival street gangs battle for territory and respect.

Lawrence of Arabia

When T.E. Lawrence was attached to the British general staff in Arabia, he inspired the feuding Arabian chieftains to rebel against the Turks, leading to the birth of the Arabian kingdom.

Tom Jones

In this outrageous comedy set in 18th century England, Tom Jones, an abandoned orphan, grows up to become a bawdy womaniser.

My Fair Lady

A sassy street vendor and the elitist Professor Higgins, attempt to turn Eliza into a sophisticated lady.

The Sound Of Music

Failing in her attempts to become a nun, a young woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a Governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Oliver!

Much, much more than a musical! The adaptation of Charles Dickens’ famous novel, accounting the life of an orphan who runs away from the orphanage.

Midnight Cowboy

A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.

The French Connection

New York detective ‘Popeye’ Doyle takes on a drug ring shipping heroin into the USA from France.

The Godfather

Groomed as the new Don, Michael leads the family to a new era of prosperity, launching a campaign of murderous revenge consolidating his family’s power and completing his own moral downfall.

The Sting

Two Depression-era con artists pull an elaborate sting on a crime lord who murdered their friend.

The Godfather: Part II

In this powerful sequel that traces the Corleone family’s humble Sicilian origins, a Young Vito Corleone’s rise to power leaves a legacy of violence that consumes everyone in its wake.

Rocky

Rocky is a Philadelphia club fighter who seems to be going nowhere. When a stroke of fate puts him in the ring with a world heavyweight champion, he knows that it’s his one shot at the big time.

Annie Hall

A neurotic, highly insecure and indecisive comedy writer falls head over heels in love with a naive small-town girl who aspires to be a singer.

The Deer Hunter

A celebrated interpretation of the stresses and dangers, both physical and emotional, which confront a trio of steel-workers when they are sent out to fight in the Vietnam war.

Kramer vs. Kramer

A newly divorced man must learn to care for his son on his own, and then must fight in court to keep custody of him.

Ordinary People

An outwardly perfect American family implodes in the aftermath of tragedy.

Chariots of Fire

The true story of two British athletes competing in the 1924 Paris Olympics who overcome anti-Semitism and class prejudice to compete in the 100 metre race.

Gandhi

In this biographical epic, the charismatic lawyer Gandhi forsakes all worldly goods to lead India to independence. He led an entire country to freedom – he gave his people hope.

Terms Of Endearment

A deeply observed drama about the relationship between a mother and daughter.

Out Of Africa

Karen Blixen establishes a plantation in wild and untamed Africa. Meeting her true love Denys allows her to rethink her priorities in the midst of this vast land, which is now being threatened by an ensuing war between rival native tribes.

Platoon

A young, naive American quickly discovers that he must do battle not only with the Viet Cong, but also with the gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and intense anger growing within him.

The Last Emperor

The tumultuous life of Pu Yi, the last Chinese emperor, from his elite origins in the Forbidden City – to his forced abdication in 1912 and his return to the throne under Japanese rule.

Rain Man

In this profound and powerful film, Charlie Babbitt has just discovered he has an autistic brother named Raymond and is now taking him on the ride of his life. Or is it the other way around?

Dances With Wolves

Assigned to an abandoned US army outpost on the desolate frontier, Lt. John Dunbar befriends the very people he’s been sent to protect the outpost from, the Sioux Indians.

The Silence Of The Lambs

A young FBI cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help in order to catch another serial killer nicknamed Buffalo Bill who skins his victims.

Unforgiven

Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.

Schindler’s List

The true story of Nazi party member Oskar Schindler who saved the lives of more than 1100 Jews during the Holocaust.

Forrest Gump

The winner of 6 Oscars including Best Picture, A movie triumph that became a phenomenon. Tom Hanks gives an astonishing performance as an everyman whose simple innocence embodies a generation.

Braveheart

The story of William Wallace, a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen against the tyranny of England’s King Edward in the 13th century.

The English Patient

Juliette Binoche nurses an archaeologist burnt to a crisp in a World War II plane crash. With nine Oscars, this tale of love and loss is one of the most acclaimed films of modern times.

Titanic

An upper-class American girl and a young steerage passenger find love on the ill-fated maiden voyage of the Titanic.

Shakespeare In Love

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write the greatest love story ever – Romeo and Juliet.

American Beauty

A man on the brink of a mid-life crisis suddenly becomes obsessed with one of his teenage daughters’ friends.

Gladiator

Maximus, a general in line to become Roman emperor, assumes the identity of a gladiator to avenge the murder of his family by his arch rival.

A Beautiful Mind

Brilliant mathematician John Nash is on the brink of international acclaim, but becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy with only his wife to help him.

Chicago

A small-time chorus dancer in the 1920s who will kill for fame, becoming the latest tabloid sensation and setting the stage for a singing, dancing catfight between the rivals.

The Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King

The final battle for Middle Earth is near as Frodo and Sam approach Mount Doom to destroy the magic ring.

Million Dollar Baby

A hardened boxing trainer is taken by surprise when an incredibly determined young woman wants him to train her. Won over by her sheer determination, he begrudgingly takes her on.

Crash

This urban drama tracks the volatile intersection of multi-ethnic characters struggling to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another’s lives during 36 hours.

The Departed

In South Boston, the state police force is waging an all-out war to take down the city’s top organised crime ring.

No Country For Old Men

When a man stumbles on a bloody crime scene, a pickup truck loaded with heroin and two million dollars in cash, his decision to take the money sets off an unstoppable chain reaction of violence.

Slumdog Millionaire

A young orphan from the slums of Mumbai who is one question away from the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire jackpot is arrested on suspicion of cheating. He must prove his innocence.

The Hurt Locker

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad in Iraq unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

The King’s Speech

As England faces war with Germany, King George VI struggles with a crippling speech defect which he must overcome.

The Artist

Hollywood 1927 and the advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for a silent stars’ career while for young extra Peppy Miller it seems the sky’s the limit.

Argo

Based on true events, this thriller chronicles the covert operation to rescue six Americans during the Iranian revolution with a risky plan so incredible, it could only happen in the movies.

12 Years A Slave

When a freed black man is abducted and sold into slavery he must fight over 12 years for survival and for his dignity.

Spotlight

When the Boston Globe’s tenacious Spotlight team delves into abuse allegations against the Catholic Church, they uncover a shocking scandal.

La La Land

Two ambitious artists fall in love, chase their dreams and discover the joy and heartbreak of risking it all for your passion.

Moonlight

A timeless story that chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world.