Contra Zoom


On this episode the guys continue their talk about the third edition of their Best Picture Winners revisits. Check out Part 1 from the years are 1948-1957 (the 20th– 29th Oscar winners) here. You can find Edition 1 here and Edition 2 here and Part 2 here

In Part One the guys reveal their bottom five of the decade.

10. The Greatest Show on Earth

9. Around the World in 80 Days

8. From Here to Eternity

Tie for 6th place

6. An American in Paris

6. Marty

On this episode they list the top five of the decade.

5. Hamlet

4. All About Eve

3. All The King’s Men

2. On The Waterfront

1. The Bridge on the River Kwai

As usual we award the best performances and film with our own version of the Oscar’s!

Best Picture- Bridge on the River Kwai for both Dakota and Andreas

Best Actor- Marlon Brando (On the Waterfront) for both Dakota and Andreas

Best Actress- Anne Baxter (All About Eve) is Dakota’s pick

Bette Davis (All About Eve) is Andreas’ pick

Best Supporting Actor- Karl Malden (On The Waterfront) is Dakota’s pick

John Ireland (All The King’s Men) is Andreas’ pick

Best Supporting Actress- Celeste Holm (All About Eve) is Dakota’s pick

Eva Marie Saint (On The Waterfront) is Andreas’ pick

Songs from this episode are from Justin Nozuka

Dakota photographed and Andreas reviewed Justin back in July at the Danforth Music Hall when he opened for the legendary Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. 

You can purchase Justin’s latest album Ulysees on iTunes here.

Follow Dakota @Dgapa and Andreas @AndreasBabs and follow the show @ContraZoomPod on Twitter.

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.