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The Academy Awards with ‘Oscars Hall of Fame’ on Hungama Play

The Academy Awards are around the corner making it the perfect time to binge on Oscar winning movies. With a robust movie library of Oscar winners, Hungama Play brings to you ‘Oscars Hall of Fame’ – a property that celebrates the legacy of the awards with a collection of Oscar winning movies. The library includes the current flavor of the season – A Star Is Born that has been nominated in 8 categories including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress, and recent blockbusters like Suicide Squad and Dunkirk to classics like Gone With The Wind and Casablanca.

Begin your Oscar prep by tuning into the Christopher Nolan directed masterpiece Interstellar (2014), the landmark Twelve Years a Slave (2013), Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron starrer action film Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), the critics’ favourite Moonlight (2016) and Ben Affleck’s historical drama thriller Argo (2012).

Hungama Play’s Oscar library also includes cult films like Keanu Reeves starrer The Matrix (1999), Goodfellas (1990), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001, 2002 and 2003) and Leonardo Caprio starrer Inception (2010). This is in addition to critically acclaimed films and commercial blockbusters like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Taraji P. Henson, The Dark Knight (2008) that saw Heath Ledger win a posthumous Oscar for his portrayal of The Joker, The Blind Side (2009) that gave Sandra Bullock her first Academy Award and Silver Linings Playbook (2012) for which Jennifer Lawrence won her first Oscar in the Best Actress category.

Continue binge watching Oscar winning movies on Hungama Play with the evergreens like A Star Is Born (1937) – the film that inspired multiple remakes including the 2018 Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga starrer. Move on to the epic historical romance, Gone With The Wind (1939), Casablanca (1942) and Ben Hur (1959) that won a record 11 Academy Awards.

Complete list of movies in ‘Oscars Hall of Fame’ available on Hungama Play

A Star is Born

Cast: Janet Gaynor, Fredric March

Director: William A. Wellman

6 nominations; won 2 – Best Writing (Original Story) and a special award for W. Howard Greene

Gone with the Wind

Cast: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland

Director: Victor Fleming

13 nominations; won 8 – Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, and Best Editing & 2 honorary awards

 

Casablanca

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre

Director: Michael Curtiz

8 nominations; won 4 – Outstanding Motion Picture, Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay

Ben Hur

Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe

Director: William Wyler

12 nominations; won 11 – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Special Effects, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Best Sound Recording

Goodfellas

Cast: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino

Director: Martin Scorsese

6 nominations; won 1 – Best Supporting Actor

Unforgiven

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Director: Clint Eastwood

9 nominations; won 4 – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Film Editing

The Matrix

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano

Director: The Wachowski Brothers

4 nominations; won 4 – Best Film Editing, Best Sound, Best Sound Effects Editing, Best Visual Effects

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Cast: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Sean Bean, Ian Holm, Andy Serkis, Sala Baker

Director: Peter Jackson

13 nominations; won 4 – Best Makeup, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Visual Effects

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Cast: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving,

Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Brad Dourif, Sean Bean, Andy Serkis

Director: Peter Jackson

6 nominations; won 2 – Best Sound Editing, Best Visual Effects

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Cast: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble, Andy Serkis, Ian Holm, Sean Bean

Director: Peter Jackson

11 nominations; won 11 – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing, Best Visual Effects

Syriana

Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Chris Cooper, William Hurt, Mazhar Munir, Tim Blake Nelson, Amanda Peet, Christopher Plummer, Alexander Siddig

Director: Stephen Gaghan

2 nominations; won 1 – Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Happy Feet

Cast: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia, Magda Szubanski,

Steve Irwin

Director: George Miller

1 nomination; won 1 – Best Animated Feature

The Departed

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin

Director: Martin Scorsese

5 nominations; won 4 – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

The Dark Knight

Cast: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman

Director: Christopher Nolan

8 nominations; won 2 – Best Supporting Actor, Best Sound Editing

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Cast: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Elias Koteas, Tilda Swinton

Director: David Fincher

13 nominations; won 3 – Best Art Direction, Best Makeup, Best Visual Effects

The Blind Side

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Jae Head, Lily Collins, Ray McKinnon, Kathy Bates

Director: John Lee Hancock

2 nominations; won 1 – Best Actress in a Leading Role

Inception

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, Michael Caine

Director: Christopher Nolan

8 nominations; won 4 – Best Cinematography, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Visual Effects

Zero Dark Thirty

Cast: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton, Kyle Chandler, Mark Strong, Chris Pratt, James Gandolfini

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

5 nominations; won 1 – Best Sound Editing

Silver Linings Playbook

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Anupam Kher, Chris Tucker

Director: David O. Russell

8 nominations; won 1 – Best Actress

Argo

Cast: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman

Director: Ben Affleck

7 nominations; won 3 – Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing

Twelve Years A Slave

Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard

Director: Steve McQueen

9 nominations; won 3 – Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay

The Great Gatsby

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Clarke, Amitabh Bachchan

Director: Baz Luhrmann

2 nominations; won 2 – Best Production Design, Best Costume Design

Her

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Scarlett Johansson

Director: Spike Jonze

5 nominations; won 1 – Best Original Screenplay

Interstellar

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, Michael Caine

Director: Christopher Nolan

5 nominations; won 1 – Best Visual Effects

Room

Cast: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, Sean Bridgers, William H. Macy

Director: Lenny Abrahamson

4 nominations; won 1 – Best Actress

Mad Max: Fury Road

Cast: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne,

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Riley Keough, Zoë Kravitz, Abbey Lee, Courtney Eaton

Director: George Miller

10 nominations; won 6 – Best Film Editing, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing

Moonlight

Cast: Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali

Director: Barry Jenkins

8 nominations; won 3 – Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay

Suicide Squad

Cast: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne

Director: David Ayer

1 nomination; won 1 – Best makeup and Hairstyling

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo, Colin Farrell

Director: David Yates

2 nominations; won 1 – Best Costume Design

Dunkirk

Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D'Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Director: Christopher Nolan

8 nominations; won 3 – Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing

A Star Is Born

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, Sam Elliott

Director: Bradley Cooper

8 nominations

 

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