Shanon Norman


Oscars and the Films of 1990
7 months ago
Wow. In my last article of this series (films of 1989) I stated that I wonder if there would be a year when I would agree with the Academy's choices. How funny that the next year is the year when I to...
Oscars and Films of 1988
7 months ago
So what happened in movies in the year of 1988? This was a good year for movies. Viewers had a great choice of serious or silly. Silly doesn't tend to do as well in Oscars as it may do at the box offi...
Oscars and the Films of 1989
7 months ago
1989 – The year I graduated from high school put out some great movies. My favorites of the year were When Harry Met Sally, Indiana Jones, Dead Poets Society, The Little Mermaid, Pet Sematary, Born on...
Oscars and the Films of 1987
7 months ago
1987 was a strange year for movies. There were serious dramas, ridiculous comedies, and lots of horror pics. Looking over the Oscar winners for the year, I have to say that for the most part I disagre...
Oscars in the 80s
7 months ago
The 55th Academy Awards celebrating the films of 1983 must have had everybody talking. The two films competing for awards and attention? Gandhi directed by Richard Attenborough and E.T. directed by St...
Oscars in the 80s
7 months ago
In 1981, two films were released that captured the hearts of movie goers: Chariots of Fire and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Chariots of Fire won four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best S...