Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Oscars Season (Monday 21st – Sunday 27th February) on Sky Movies Showcase HD

The biggest event in the movie calendar is almost upon us and to celebrate Sky Movies Showcase HD will air Oscars Season; showcasing over 70 of the best Oscar-winners in the lead up to the ceremony itself. 

So as you’re pondering this year’s nominees and making your predictions, remind yourself just what it takes to win one of Hollywood’s most coveted golden statuettes with a rich selection of winning films from yesteryear as well as some of last year’s big winners, including:

Crash (3 Academy Awards® including Best Picture 2004)
9pm, Mon
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Best Supporting Actress 2009)
11pm, Mon
Moulin Rouge! (2 Academy Awards® including Best Costume 2002)
3.45pm, Tues
Pulp Fiction (Best Screenplay 1995)
11.10pm, Tues
Forrest Gump (6 Academy Awards® including Best Picture 1995)
8pm, Wed
Road To Perdition (Best Cinematography 2003)
10.25pm, Wed
Erin Brokovich (Best Actress 2001)
3.25pm, Thurs
Gladiator (5 Academy Awards® including Best Picture 2001)
8pm, Thurs
Toy Story (Special Achievement Award 1996)
6pm, Fri
Inglourious Basterds (Best Supporting Actor 2010)
10pm, Fri
The Wizard of Oz (2 Academy Awards® including Best Original Score 1940)
7.15pm, Sat
Star Trek (Best Acheivement in Makeup 2010)
9pm, Sat
Avatar (3 Academy Awards® including Best Cinematography 2010)
8pm, Sun
Crazy Heart (2 Academy Awards® including Best Actor 2010)
10.45pm, Sun

Sky Movies presents Oscars Season in association with MGM HD, which will present a golden line up of Oscar winners from across the years every night at 9pm.  Highlights include West Side Story, which scooped no less than 10 Academy Awards® and Rocky, which won 3 Academy Awards® and instantly catapulted Sylvester Stallone into the ranks of superstardom. 

And of course what better way to top off a retrospective season of past winners than with Sky Movies’ live and exclusive coverage of The 83rd Annual Academy Awards® in glorious high definition on Sky Movies Premiere HD?  Tune in from 11.30pm on Sunday 27the February for all of the showbiz gossip live from the red carpet, followed by the awards ceremony in full from 12.30am.

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