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Oscar Winners and Nominees

The Apartment

Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine and Fred MacMurray are superb in this tale of love and ambition in the world of big business that went on to garner a Best Picture Oscar.

Blackfish

Killer whales are beloved, majestic, friendly giants, yet infamous for their capacity to kill viciously. Blackfish unravels the complexities of this dichotomy, employing the story of the notorious performing whale Tilikum, who, unlike any orca in the wild, has taken the lives of several people while in captivity. Blackfish expands on the discussion of keeping such intelligent creatures in captivity.

Bull Durham

The story of a minor-league North Carolina baseball team (the Triple A Durham Bulls) and its attentive, intelligent groupie who feels it is her mission to live with one young player per season and help him mature.

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

The inside story of one of history's greatest business scandals, in which top executives of America's seventh largest company walked away with over one billion dollars while investors and employees lost everything.

A Fish Called Wanda

Kevin Kline won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in this wildly popular comedy about an intricate diamond heist that's peppered with the comical antics of Jamie Lee Curtis and John Cleese.

Hotel Rwanda

The film chronicles the true story of Paul Rusesabinga (Don Cheadle), a brave hotel manager who risked his life and those of his family to take in more than 1,000 refugees during the 1994 genocide of the Tutsus by Hutu militia.

Manhattan

Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Meryl Streep and Mariel Hemingway star in Woody Allen's extraordinary and funny film that explores the embattled life and loves of a successful New York comedy writer.

Memento

A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.

The Messenger

Find out what's killing our songbirds, and what can be done about it. As in ancient times, songbirds may once again be carrying a message to humans - one that we ignore at our own peril.

Moonstruck

In her Academy Award winning role, Cher, while waiting for her timid fiancé to decide between her and his mother, falls in love with her fiancé's estranged brother (Nicolas Cage), a bakery worker with a love of opera and life. Supporting actress Olympia Dukakis and screenwriter John Patrick Shanley also won Oscars in this comedy classic.

The Red Balloon

A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

The Usual Suspects

A gruesome scene adorns a pier in San Pedro, south of Los Angeles. Twenty-seven dead bodies. A burned-out ship smoldering in the harbor. An FBI agent assesses the carnage and learns of two survivors: one in the hospital, the other a cripple from New York being held in the DA's office. He heads to the hospital in search of answers.