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1933: Cavalcade

1933: Cavalcade

February 25, 2020

The Oscar for Best Picture in 1933 went to the epic production of Cavalcade. A popular film based on a popular stageplay, which would soon become a tradition for numerous other Best Picture winners, too. But the question still remains.. does it hold up today?

1932: Grand Hotel

1932: Grand Hotel

February 18, 2020

The year is 1932 and the Best Picture winner is... Grand Hotel! This is the first and only movie to win the top honor without being nominated in a single other category. Tune in to hear our take on this star-studded, Hollywood production!

1931: Cimarron

1931: Cimarron

February 11, 2020

Another year.. another first! This time it's the first Western film to win Best Picture. Tune in to hear our take on Cimarron, a big budget, grand scale epic that was one of the most expensive movies made at that time.

Our 2020 Oscar Predictions

Our 2020 Oscar Predictions

February 7, 2020

The Oscars are on Sunday! The greatest day of the whole year. We give you our 2020 predictions on who we think will win EVERY CATEGORY. Will Best Picture be 1917? Parasite? Or maybe Joker?? Tune in and find out what we think.

1930: All Quiet On The Western Front

1930: All Quiet On The Western Front

February 6, 2020

The third year of the Academy Awards and already a second war movie wins the top honor! Arguably one of the greatest anti-war films of all time, All Quiet On The Western Front becomes the standard for all war epics to follow.

1929: The Broadway Melody

1929: The Broadway Melody

February 4, 2020

And the winner is... The Broadway Melody! The first official movie musical to win the top prize happened in only the second year of the Academy Awards. Tune in to see how much has already changed between the first two Oscar ceremonies.

1927-28: Wings & Sunrise

1927-28: Wings & Sunrise

January 30, 2020

The first year of the Academy Awards features the only year there was a tie for the top prize. Listen as we break down the first two Best Picture winners: Wings and Sunrise.

Welcome to our Podcast!

Welcome to our Podcast!

January 15, 2020

Welcome to The Envelope Please Podcast! Get to know the two co-hosts, Sam and Rance, as we tell you a little bit about ourselves and what to expect in coming episodes.