Awards

Each year, the Classic Movie Blog Association asks its members to submit nominations for the best blog writing of the year. All members vote on these articles and the winning submissions become our official nominees for the Annual CMBA Awards. Below you will find an archive of the nominees and winners from 2009-2015.

2015 NOMINEES & WINNERS 


BEST FILM REVIEW 

Queen Christina - Pre-Code.com **
Captain's Courageous - Immortal Ephemera
The Adventure of Robin Hood - Silver Scenes
The Helen Morgan Story - Another Old Movie Blog
Double Indemnity - The Blonde at the Film

BEST FILM REVIEW ( MUSICAL/COMEDY ) 

Dames - Pre-Code.com
In Defense of Lina Lamont - The Vintage Cameo **
The General - Second Sight Cinema
The Rules of the Game - Speakeasy
Ear-way Innay the UNNA-May - Mildred's Fatburgers

BEST CLASSIC MOVIE ARTICLE

Real Life Society Honor Slaying Inspires Two 1932 Films - Immortal Ephemera **
Newsreels of the Early 1930s - Second Sight Cinema
Paramount in Paris - The Blonde at the Film
How I "Met" James Cagney - Hometowns to Hollywood
*Tie*  - Summer Reading Challenge - Shadows and Satin
         - Antonio Moreno and the Story of Spanish-Language Hollywood - Once Upon a Screen
         - Random Harvest of Thoughts - Now Voyaging

MOVIE SERIES 

Film Noir of the Week - Old Hollywood Films
Classic Movie Blog Tips - Java's Journey
History Through Hollywood - The Blonde at the Film **

(Note : Biopic Theater was dropped after one day when the blogger asked to have an article added in a different category in its place )

BEST PROFILE 

Helen Twelvetrees - Immortal Ephemera
Robert Montgomery - Caftan Woman
Eddie Cantor - Once Upon a Screen **
The Year of Ann Blyth - Another Old Movie Blog
Notes on Peter Lorre - Second Sight Cinema

MOVIE EVENT 

The Beach Party Blogathon - Silver Screenings
The Great Villain Blogathon - Speakeasy **
The 2015 TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon - Journeys in Classic Film

BLOG DESIGN 

Silver Scenes **
Once Upon a Screen
The Blonde at the Film
Shadows and Satin **
The Vintage Cameo


2014 NOMINEES & WINNERS

BEST FILM REVIEW ( DRAMA )

America Noir and Chick Flicks
The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston) - Twenty Four Frames 
The Clock - Classicfilmboy’s Movie Paradise
Richard III -- A Villain for the Ages ClassicBecky’s Film and Literary Review
The Whisperers (1967): Are You There - Classic Movies Digest 

BEST FILM REVIEW ( MUSICAL OR COMEDY )

Ball of Fire (Howard Hawks) - Twenty Four Frames
Love Me Tonight (1932) - The Movie Projector
The Smiling Lieutenant Classicfilmboy’s Movie Paradise

BEST CLASSIC MOVIE ARTICLE

In Defense of Scarlett O'Hara - True Classics: The ABCs of Classic Film

BEST PROFILE OF A CLASSIC MOVIE PERFORMER/FILMMAKER

Jennifer Jones - Classicfilmboy’s Movie Paradise
Mantan the Funnyman - Kevin’s Movie Corner 
Too Marvelous for Words - Thrilling Days of Yesteryear

BEST CLASSIC MOVIE BLOG EVENT

The Oscars 1944 (consisting of five posts, a poll and feedback from readers) - Classicfilmboy’s Movie Paradise:
Trivia Time - Classic Film & TV Cafe (this is a link to just one of the quizzes). 

BEST CLASSIC MOVIE DISCUSSION

Everybody’s Got One - ClassicBecky’s Film and Literary Review 
A “Tale” Worth Enjoying - Classicfilmboy’s Movie Paradise

BEST CLASSIC BLOG DESIGN


2013 NOMINEES & WINNERS


BEST CLASSIC MOVIE REVIEW: DRAMA
Scarface: The Shame of a Nation - Once Upon a Screen


BEST CLASSIC MOVIE REVIEW: MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Search for Beauty (1934) -  Pre-Code.Com,


BEST CLASSIC MOVIE ARTICLE
Top 10 Oscar-Less Dames and Their Oscar-Worthy Roles - Shadows and Satin


BEST PROFILE OF A CLASSIC MOVIE PERFORMER OR FILMMAKER
Cagney - The Lady Eve’s Reel Life

BEST BLOG DESIGN
Pre-Code.com


BEST CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES
TCM Pre-Code Pick of the Month - Shadows and Satin


BEST CLASSIC MOVIE BLOG EVENT
James Cagney Blogathon - The Movie Projector