The podcast where we watch every Academy Award Best Picture winner in no particular order
BP035 Platoon (1986)
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Episode 35: Platoon (1986)
Released 22 May 2019
For this episode, we watched Platoon, written and directed by Oliver Stone (who was nominated in both capacities and won for his direction), starring Tom Berenger (nominated), Willem Dafoe (nominated) and Charlie Sheen. It also won for its sound and its editing.
- Marlee Matlin wins Best Actress https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2y4K_Xc7-JU
- A Greek Tragedy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Pij-SxZLeM
- Review of Hacksaw Ridge http://tomsalinsky.co.uk/blog/index.php/2017/02/14/oscars-2017-manchester-by-the-sea-lion-hacksaw-ridge/
Next time we will be discussing Chariots of Fire. If you want to watch it before listening to the next episode you can buy the DVD or Blu-Ray on Amazon.co.uk, or Amazon.com, or you can download it via iTunes (UK) or iTunes (USA).
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