1990s

Schindler's List movie poster
Silvia BizioDecember 4, 2017

As everybody suspected, including the HFPA, Steven Spielberg was a director able to transcend the mere greatness of pop-culture entertainment (see...

Mrs. Doubtfire movie poster
Philip BerkDecember 4, 2017

1993 was a mediocre year for comedies and musicals until Mrs. Doubtfire came to the rescue. Robin Williams’s biggest blockbuster sprang...

The Player movie postr
Philip BerkDecember 4, 2017

Robert Altman’s very black comedy was the HFPA’s choice of Best Comedy or Musical in what proved to be a very controversial year. When the Golden...

Scent of a Woman movie poster
Silvia BizioDecember 4, 2017

With his "hoo-ahs" and "oo-rahs", Marine Corps Lt. Colonel Frank Slader (Al Pacino) sways his way in this “dramedy” about a blind man who is...

Bugsy movie poster
Silvia BizioDecember 4, 2017

Bugsy made it virtually impossible to go to Vegas without thinking of the romantic gangster Bugsy Siegel, who, according to the legend – and the...

Beauty and the Beast movie poster
Philip BerkDecember 4, 2017

1991 a was a landmark year for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, marking the first time an animated film ever won as Best Picture and,...

Green Card movie poster
Philip BerkDecember 3, 2017

Peter Weir had already won HFPA recognition with his earlier dramas Witness, Dead Poets Society, and The Truman Show, but it was his 1990 comedy...

Dances with Wolves movie poster
Silvia BizioDecember 3, 2017

Kevin Costner's directorial debut was as auspicious as it can be: his Dances with Wolves won three Golden Globes and seven Oscars. The epic...

Born on the Fourth of July movie poster
Silvia BizioDecember 3, 2017

Born on the Fourth of July tells the story of Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic who was born on that day, went to war with all his might and came back...

Driving Miss Daisy movie poster
Philip BerkDecember 3, 2017

Another year-end release that only the Hollywood Foreign Press and eventually the Academy could love. Remember, this was the year of Do the Right...

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