The Oscars are almost here, and we've been talking films - the movies we grew up with, the movies our parents rave about and the movies we saw last week. It's led to some interesting discussions in ou...
r office about how films have changed over the past few decades, for better and for worse. We wondered if we could spot trends among Oscar-nominated films over the years, so we fired up our database and looked at metadata for Best Picture nominees by decade from the 50's to the 2000's. Most people only remember the Best Picture winners, but when we look at all Best Picture nominees in a given decade, we find some really cool films and some interesting themes. With this data and a bit of qualitative analysis, we came up with a fun little infographic showing what we felt was the prevailing theme in each decade.
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