The podcast where we watch every Academy Award Best Picture winner in no particular order

Did the Academy get it right…?

At the end of each episode, we ask ourselves did the Academy get it right? Here’s how our opinions stack up against those of the Academy’s so far.

Warning – spoilers for the end of each podcast episode!

EpisodeCeremonyActual WinnerJohn DorneyJessica ReganTom Salinsky
EpisodeCeremonyActual WinnerJohn DorneyJessica ReganTom Salinsky
BP0011973 (46th)The StingThe ExorcistSave the TigerThe Exorcist
BP0021929/30 (3rd)All Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western Front
BP0032000 (73rd)GladiatorThe Emperor's New GrooveCrouching Tiger, Hidden DragonTraffic
BP0041953 (26th)From Here to EternityFrom Here to EternityFrom Here to EternityFrom Here to Eternity
BP0051999 (72nd)American BeautyOne Day in SeptemberMagnoliaThe Iron Giant
BP0061959 (32nd)Ben-HurBen-HurBen-HurSome Like it Hot
BP0072006 (79th)The DepartedLittle Miss SunshineThe DepartedChildren of Men
BP0081983 (56th)Terms of EndearmentThe King of ComedyThe King of ComedyThe King of Comedy
BP0091962 (35th)Lawrence of ArabiaLawrence of ArabiaLawrence of ArabiaLawrence of Arabia
BP0101961 (34th)West Side StoryWest Side StoryWest Side StoryThe Hustler
BP0111991 (64th)The Silence of the LambsBeauty and the BeastThe Fisher KingThe Silence of the Lambs
BP0122005 (78th)CrashCurse of the Were RabbitBrokeback MountainGoodnight and Good Luck
BP0131993 (66th)Schindler's ListSchindler's ListSchindler's ListSchindler's List
BP0141931/32 (5th)Grand HotelFrankensteinFrankensteinDr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
BP0151970 (43rd)PattonMASHRyan's DaighterThe Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer
BP0161967 (40th)In the Heat of the NightIn the Heat of the NightIn the Heat of the NightIn the Heat of the Night
BP0171956 (29th)Around the World in 80 DaysSeven SamuraiGiantThe Ladykillers
BP0181977 (50th)Annie HallStar WarsStar WarsStar Wars
BP0191965 (38th)The Sound of MusicThe Sound of MusicThe Sound of MusicThe Sound of Music
BP0201934 (7th)It Happened One NightIt Happened One NightIt Happened One NightIt Happened One Night
BP0211979 (52nd)Kramer vs. KramerThe Muppet MovieApocalypse NowApocalypse Now
BP0221972 (45th)The GodfatherThe GodfatherThe GodfatherThe Godfather
BP0231954 (27th)On the WaterfrontRear WindowRear WindowThe Caine Mutiny
BP0241930/31 (4th)CimarronCimarronCimarronCity Lights
BP0251928/29 (2nd)The Broadway MelodyThe Passion of Joan of ArcRONThe Cameraman
BP0261950 (23rd)All about EveThe Third ManAll About EveAll About Eve
BP0271936 (9th)The Great ZiegfeldSwing TimeRONMr Deeds Goes to Town
BP0281943 (16th)CasablancaCasablancaCasablancaCasablanca
BP0291939 (12th)Gone with the WindGone with the WindThe Wizard of OzThe Wizard of Oz
BP0301996 (69th)The English PatientFargoSecrets & LiesFargo
BP0311992 (65th)UnforgivenUnforgivenThe PlayerUnforgiven
BP0321966 (39th)A Man for All SeasonsBatmanA Man for All SeasonsThe Fortune Cookie
BP0331990 (63rd)Dances With WolvesGoodfellasGoodfellasGoodfellas
BP0341994 (67th)Forrest GumpThe Shawshank RedemptionPulp FictionPulp Fiction
BP0351986 (59th)PlatoonPlatoonPlatoonPlatoon
BP0361981 (54th)Chariots of FireRaiders of the Lost ArkChariots of FireRaiders of the Lost Ark
BP0371945 (18th)The Lost WeekendThe Lost WeekendMildred PierceThe Lost Weekend
BP0382002 (75th)ChicagoChicagoThe HoursChicago
BP0391971 (44th)The French ConnectionThe French ConnectionKluteMcCabe and Mrs Miller
BP0402011 (84th)The ArtistThe ArtistWe Need to Talk About KevinA Separation
BP0411988 (61st)Rain ManWho Framed Roger Rabbit?Dangerous LiaisonsRain Man
BP0421998 (71st)Shakespeare in LoveThe Big LebowskiThe Truman ShowShakespeare in Love
BP0431946 (19th)The Best Years of Our LivesThe Best Years of Our LivesThe Best Years of Our LivesIt's a Wonderful Life