Contra Zoom

31: Wings To Birdman 1968-1977 Part 2

On this episode the guys start talk about the forth edition of their Best Picture Winners revisits. The years are 1968-1977 (the 40th-49th Oscar winners).

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

10. Oliver! 

9. Rocky 

8. Patton 

7. The French Connection 

6. One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest 

Here are the top five pictures in our rankings. Dakota’s ratings come first and Andreas’ second next to each film.

5. The Sting 8.2/10 9/10

4. Midnight Cowboy 8.5/10 9/10

3. Annie Hall 8.7/10 10/10

2. The Godfather Part 2 9/10 10/10

1. The Godfather Part 1 9.5/10 10/10

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

Best Picture- The Godfather Part 1 for Dakota 

The Godfather Part 2 for Andreas

Best Actor- Jon Voight (Midnight Cowboy) for Dakota 

Al Pacino (The Godfather Part 2) for Andreas

Best Actress- Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest) is both Dakota and Andreas’ pick

Best Supporting Actor- Brad Dourif (One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest) is Dakota’s pick

Robert de Nero (The Godfather Part 2) is Andreas’ pick

Best Supporting Actress- Talia Shire (The Godfather Part 2) is Dakota’s pick

Talia Shire (The Godfather) is Andreas’ pick

Music from this week’s episode comes from Silas Fiction an indie pop duo from Indiana. We had premiered their song Bad Company back in July. Their newest album Pairs, which came out on September 27th with a pay what you can formula from Bandcamp where all the proceeds are going to the fantastic organization Teach for America. You can also find the album on Spotify, Tidal and iTunes and where every else you get your music from.

Follow Dakota @Dgapa and Andreas @AndreasBabs on Twitter.

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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.