A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
3/26/2000 American Beauty wins Best Picture
March 26, 2000. The Oscar for Best Picture went to American Beauty, a movie which begins with the protagonist telling you has been murdered. Even then, it manages a surprise ending, with lots of delightful twists along the way. Five Oscars, including Kevin Spacey's second Best Actor nod.