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Gold Standard-The Oscars Podcast

42 EpisodesProduced by Nik Rachel XanWebsite

Join DJ Nik, Rachel and Xan as together they bring you in-depth reviews of every single movie to have won the Oscar for Best Picture in chronological order on this biweekly podcast! Next episode coming January 20th!

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Episode 41 : Oliver! (1968)

January 7th, 2022


Did Mr Twist deserve to pick Oscar’s pocket or should the situation have been reviewed in favor of one his fellow nominees? Find out the answer to …

Episode 40 : In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

December 24th, 2021


Did Inspector Tibbs deserve to ride the golden train to victory or should he have been left on the platform while one of his fellow nominees punched …

Episode 39 : A Man For All Seasons (1966)

December 10th, 2021


Did Sir Thomas More deserve to win his place in the celluloid court or should he have been axed in favor of one of his fellow nominees? Find out the …

Episode 38 : The Sound Of Music (1965)

November 25th, 2021


Did the Von Trapp family deserve to reach the summit of the golden mountain or did one of their fellow nominees deserve to beat it to the top? Find …

Episode 37 : My Fair Lady (1964)

November 12th, 2021


Did Eliza Dolittle deserve to enjoy Oscar’s high society or should she have been kicked back to the gutter from whence she came? Find out the answer …

Episode 36 : Tom Jones (1963)

October 29th, 2021


Did Henry Fielding's loveable rascal deserve to love another day or should somebody else have been caught in bed with Oscar? Find out the answer to …

Episode 35 : Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)

October 15th, 2021


Did El Aurens deserve to conquer the golden desert or should Oscar’s oasis been claimed by someone else? Find out the answer to this question and …

Episode 34 : West Side Story (1961)

October 1st, 2021


Did this reimagined Romeo and Juliet deserve to win the royal rumble or should it have been knifed down? Find out the answer to this question and …

Episode 33 : The Apartment (1960)

September 17th, 2021


Did this New York City crib deserve 5 star status or should it have been condemned? Find out the answer to this question and more as we discuss Billy …

Episode 32 : Ben-Hur (1959)

September 3rd, 2021


Did the Judean prince deserve to win the golden chariot race or should he have been left in the dust? Find out the answer to this question and more …

Episode 31 : Gigi (1958)

August 19th, 2021


Did Gigi’s spark deserve to turn to fire or should the French flame have been doused? Find out the answer to this question and more as we discuss …

Episode 30 : The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957)

August 6th, 2021


Put your best foot forward and get ready to march to the tune of "The Colonel Bogey March" as we discuss "The Bridge On The River Kwai" !!!

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Episode 29 : Around The World In 80 Days (1956)

July 23rd, 2021


On this 29th episode we do some old school globetrotting as we discuss "Around The World In 80 Days"

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Episode 28 : Marty (1955)

July 9th, 2021


On this 28th episode we get a little Italian American as we discuss "Marty"

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Episode 27 : On The Waterfront (1954)

June 25th, 2021


On this 27th episode we head to Hoboken, New Jersey and discuss on "The Waterfront" !!!

Narrator : Mozz Manzoor

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Episode 26 : From Here To Eternity (1953)

June 11th, 2021


On this 26th episode we celebrate our 1st Podcast anniversary and while we're at it discuss From Here To Eternity !!!

Narrator : Mozz Manzoor


Episode 25 : The Greatest Show On Earth (1952)

May 28th, 2021


Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls of all ages! On this 25th episode we head off to the circus and while at it discuss The Greatest Show On Earth!

Episode 24 : An American In Paris (1951)

May 14th, 2021


Let the dancing begin! On this 24th episode we discuss An American In Paris !!!

Twitter : @oscarsgold @hidarknesspod @beatlesblonde @udanax19


Episode 23 : All About Eve (1950)

April 30th, 2021


Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy ride as on this 23rd episode we discuss All About Eve !!!

Narrator : Dame Janet Suzman

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Episode 22 : All The King's Men (1949)

April 16th, 2021


On this 22nd episode we get on our soap boxes as we discuss All The King's Men !!!

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Episode 21 : Hamlet (1948)

April 2nd, 2021


On this 21st episode we are off to Elsinore in fair Denmark as we discuss Hamlet !!!

Twitter : @oscarsgold @hidarknesspod @beatlesblonde @udanax19

Episode 20 : Gentleman's Agreement (1947)

March 19th, 2021


On this 20th episode we are joined by special guest, David Whiman as we discuss Gentleman's Agreement !!!

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Episode 19 : The Best Years Of Our Lives (1946)

March 5th, 2021


On this 19th episode we are joined by special guest, Garrett Pomichter as we discuss The Best Years Of Our Lives !!!

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Episode 18 : The Lost Weekend (1945)

February 19th, 2021


On this 18th episode we battle the demon in the bottle as we discuss The Lost Weekend !!!

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Episode 17 : Going My Way (1944)

February 5th, 2021


On this 17th episode we tune our voices to an Irish lullaby as we are joined by special guest Brandi Vezina to discuss Going My Way !!!

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Episode 16 : Casablanca (1942)

January 22nd, 2021


On this 16th episode we fly off to Morocco with special guests Jesse Jackson and John Takacs to discuss Casablanca !!!

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Episode 15 : Mrs Miniver (1942)

January 8th, 2021


On this 15th episode we are off to wartime England with special guest Bruce Foye Jr to discuss Mrs Miniver !!!

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Episode 14 : How Green Was My Valley (1941)

December 24th, 2020


On this 14th episode we head to Wales with special guests Ben Hain and Nat McGee to discuss How Green Was My Valley !!!

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Episode 13 : Rebecca (1940)

December 11th, 2020


On this 13th episode we are joined by special guest Kirsten Coachman to discuss Rebecca !!! 

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Gold Standard Retrospective W/ Dame Janet Suzman

November 26th, 2020


As a special thanks to all our wonderful listeners, patrons and supporters,  we sit down with Dame Janet Suzman and discuss her incredible acting …

Episode 12 : Gone With The Wind (1939)

November 13th, 2020


On this 12th episode we are joined by special guest Chrissy Anjewierden to discuss Gone With The Wind !!! 

Twitter : @oscarsgold @hidarknesspod …

Episode 11 : You Can't Take It With You (1938)

October 30th, 2020


Crows, kittens and xylophones!!! On this 11th episode we discuss You Can't Take It With You !!! 

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Episode 10 : The Life Of Emile Zola (1937)

October 16th, 2020


On this 10th episode we are joined by special guest Garrett Pomichter to discuss The Life Of Emile Zola !!! 

Twitter : @oscarsgold @hidarknesspod …

Episode 9 : The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

October 2nd, 2020


On this 9th episode we learn about show business as we discuss The Great Ziegfeld !!! 

Twitter : @oscarsgold @hidarknesspod @beatlesblonde @udanax19

Episode 8 : Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

September 18th, 2020


On this 8th episode we raise the anchor , hoist the main sail and review Mutiny On The Bounty!!!

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Episode 7 : It Happened One Night (1934)

September 4th, 2020


Time to hitchhike! On this 7th episode we stick out our thumbs as we review It Happened One Night!!!

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Episode 6 : Cavalcade (1933)

August 21st, 2020


Raise your glasses high as on this 6th episode we review Cavalcade!!!

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Episode 5 : Grand Hotel (1932)

August 6th, 2020


On this 5th episode we check in and sign our names in the guest book as we review Grand Hotel!!! 

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Episode 4 : Cimarron (1931)

July 23rd, 2020


On this 4th episode we discuss the first Western film to win the Oscar for best picture, Cimarron

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Episode 3 : All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

July 10th, 2020


On this 3rd episode we head back to war to discuss All Quiet On The Western Front!!!

Twitter : @oscarsgold @hidarknesspod @beatlesblonde @udanax19

Episode 2 : The Broadway Melody (1929)

June 26th, 2020


On this 2nd episode we are joined by special guest, Rob Southgate to discuss the first musical to win the award for best picture, The Broadway Melody

Episode 1 : Wings (1927)

June 11th, 2020


The journey begins!!!! 

Join DJ Nik , Rachel and Xan as together they review the first movie to win an Academy Award for Best Picture, Wings !!! 

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