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Avoid the Post-Oscar Blues

Are you feeling those post-Oscars blues? Wondering how to get over that crushing feeling of your favorite movie, “Gravity,” losing to “12 Years a Slave” in the best picture category? Well, have no fear: Falvey Memorial Library has an excellent selection of past Academy Award winning films to keep those Oscar’s parties alive for many weeks to come. DVDs are located on the first floor of Falvey West and are available for checkout for 7 days. Below is a brief list of movies in Falvey’s collection that have won Academy Awards:

Best Picture


The King’s Speech

The Hurt Locker

The Departed

Best Actor

Daniel Day Lewis (“Lincoln”)

Al Pacino (“Scent of a Woman”)

Anthony Hopkins (“Silence of the Lambs”)

Forest Whitaker (“The Last King of Scotland”)

Best Actress

Jennifer Lawrence (“Silver Linings Playbook”)

Natalie Portman (“Black Swan”)

Hilary Swank (“Million Dollar Baby”)

Louise Fletcher (“One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest”)

Best Supporting Actor

Christopher Plummer (“Beginners”)

Christian Bale (“The Fighter”)

Javier Bardem (“No Country for Old Men”)

Tim Robbins (“Mystic River”)

Best Supporting Actress

Jennifer Connelly (“A Beautiful Mind”)

Dianne Wiest (“Hannah and Her Sisters”)

Catherine Zeta-Jones (“Chicago”)

Penelope Cruz (“Vicky Cristina Barcelona”)

Article by Raamaan McBride, writer on the Communication and Service Promotion team and specialist on the Access Services Team.




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Last Modified: March 11, 2014

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