Contra Zoom

1: From Wings to Birdman the First 10 Years of the Oscars

Hey everyone, this is the debut episode for our brand new film podcast Contra Zoom! Hosts Dakota Arsenault and Andreas Babiolakis take on a massive project of watching every Best Picture winner throughout the Academy’s history! They start with the first ten winners from 1927-1937. At the end of the rankings the guys give awards to the best of the best (so far!).  At the end of the episode Andreas teases us with what episode two will have in store for listeners. 

These are the rankings listed in the episode with Dakota’s ratings first and Andreas’ second.

10- Cimarron 2/10 and 3/10

9- The Broadway Melody 5/10 and 5/10

8- Cavalcade 6/10 and 6/10

7- Grand Hotel 6.5/10 and 7/10

6- The Great Ziegfeld 7/10 and 7/10

5- The Life of Emile Zola 8.5/10 and 7/10

4- Wings 8/10 and 8/10

3- Mutiny on the Bounty 7.8/10 and 9/10

2- All Quiet on the Western Front 7.5/10 and 10/10

1- It Happened One Night 9/10 and 10/10

About author

Music Editor at Live in Limbo and Host of Contra Zoom podcast. Dakota is a graduate of Humber College's Acting for Film and Television. He now specializes in knowing all random trivia. He writes about music, sports and film. Dakota's life goal is visit all baseball stadiums, he's at 7.