We’re returning to the 1970s on this episode of Revisiting the Oscars as we talk 1976, one of the strongest years in Oscar history!
We’ll all remember the iconic ‘Rocky‘ but this year also has Martin Scorsese’s first nomination in ‘Taxi Driver‘, the ahead of its time satirical drama ‘Network‘, the cracking conspiracy thriller about the scandal that brought down Richard Nixon in ‘All The President’s Men‘. It is the Oscars of course, so we have a biopic for good measure too, of legendary American folk singer Woody Guthrie (‘Bound for Glory‘)
We’ve also get musings on Halloween, Pickpocketing, Chicken Kiev’s, Thai food and a Taxi Driver themed blast from the past for good measure!
1976 Best Picture Nominees
Bound for Glory
All The President’s Men
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