Oscar Countdown: ‘Cabaret’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 29 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com “Willkommen!  Bienvenue!  Welcome!” Just like that, we enter the wild and decadent world of Weimar Germany. Bob Fosse’s unforgettable musical story follows the Kit Kat Klub and the […]

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Oscar Countdown:’Dead Poets Society’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 28 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com “O Captain! My Captain!” “Dead Poets Society” combined two key ingredients that made it a hit among the teen girl demo. Walt Whitman poetry and handsome prep school […]

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Oscar Countdown: ‘Black Hawk Down’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 26 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com Director Ridley Scott’s dramatic and frenetic tale of the Battle of Mogadishu won the Oscar for Best Editing and Best Sound. Scott narrowly missed winning the Best Director […]

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Oscar Countdown: ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 25 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com It just so happens that “E.T.” star Drew Barrymore celebrates her 36th birthday on the same day “E.T.” hits our Oscar Countdown. To this day, Steven Spielberg’s “E.T.” […]

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Oscar Countdown: ‘Bugsy’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 24 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com “Bugsy” boasts an incredible, all-star cast including Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley and Elliott Gould. So, it’s a little surprising that the story of mobster […]

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Oscar Countdown: ‘Raging Bull’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 23 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com Robert De Niro received a Best Actor Oscar for his sickening and explosive portrayal of Jake LaMotta in “Raging Bull.” Though “Raging Bull” is considered by many critics […]

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Countdown to Oscar: ‘Avatar’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 22 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com. “Avatar.” The title alone inspires awe. Director James Cameron discovered the “unobtainium” of filmmaking when he created several new animation technologies in order to portray his vision of […]

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Oscar Countdown: ‘All the President’s Men’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 21 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford star in multiple Oscar-winning “All the President’s Men” based on Woodward and Bernstein’s awrd-winning book. Directed by Alan J. Pakula, the film was […]

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Oscar Countdown: ‘Good Will Hunting’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 20 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com. How do you like them apples? The Gus Van Sant-directed story of a genius drop out from Southie catapulted the film’s stars and writers, Matt Damon & Ben […]

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Oscar Countdown: ‘Born on the Fourth of July’

Editor’s note: It’s Day 19 in our 30-day “Countdown to Oscar,” where we’ll feature a different Oscar-winning movie that you can watch online right here at xfinitytv.com. Oliver Stone’s commercial and critical success, “Born on the Fourth of July,” was a prestige piece of sorts for Tom Cruise earning him an Oscar nomination for Best […]

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