Shows: Top Shelf – OSCARS Best Picture Winner

  • #11: No Country For Old Men (2007)

    #11: No Country For Old Men (2007)

    Lindsay and Colin are back again in the new year with new ambitions as they talk about the Coen brother’s Oscar winning film, finally remembering what the word “diegetic” means, and asking that all important question: Does it deserve best picture? No Country For Old Men (2007): Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles […]

  • #10: Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

    #10: Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

    JAI HO! Lindsay and Colin are back from a very long break to Danny Boyle’s romance drama and asks the all important question: Does this movie deserve best picture? Slumdog Millionaire (2008): A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of “Who Wants […]

  • #9: 2018 Best Picture Nominations

    #9: 2018 Best Picture Nominations

    It’s here! This week, Lindsay and Colin predict the winners of the 90th Oscar nominations on their first ever livestream. Who do you think is going to win? Spoiler alert: It’s not “Butter Lamp”  

  • #8:The Hurt Locker (2009)

    #8:The Hurt Locker (2009)

    Top Shelf Oscars Best Picture is back! This week Lindsay and Colin discuss the Iraq War drama, “The Hurt Locker” The Hurt Locker (2009): During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

  • #7: The King’s Speech (2010)

    #7: The King’s Speech (2010)

    Welcome to Top Shelf’s Best Picture! Where we go through the list of all of the best picture winners and ask the all important question: Does the movie deserve best picture? The King’s Speech (2010): The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to […]

  • #6: The Artist (2011)

    #6: The Artist (2011)

    Welcome to Top Shelf’s Best Picture! Where we go through the list of all of the best picture winners and ask the all important question: Does the movie deserve best picture? The Artist (2011): A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

  • #5: Argo (2012)

    #5: Argo (2012)

    Welcome to Top Shelf’s Best Picture! Where we go through the list of all of the best picture winners and ask the all important question: Does the movie deserve best picture? Argo (2012): Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous […]

  • #4: 12 Years a Slave (2013)

    #4: 12 Years a Slave (2013)

      12 Years a Slave: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

  • #3: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

    #3: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

      Birdman (2014): Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor’s struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown. SPOILERS! For the end of this movie!

  • #2: Spotlight (2015)

    #2: Spotlight (2015)

    Welcome to Top Shelf’s Best Picture! Where we go through the list of all of the best picture winners and ask the all important question: Does the movie deserve best picture? Spotlight (2015): The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, […]

  • #1: Moonlight (2016)

    #1: Moonlight (2016)

    Best Picture (2016) Moonlight: A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.