Today’s KDD: up to 80% off Oscar Movie Tie-ins

Today’s KDD: up to 80% off Oscar Movie Tie-ins

Today’s

Kindle Daily Deal (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*)

is up to 80% off each of eighteen books which were the basis of Oscar-nominated movies.

There are some great books in this group!

  • Argo by Antonio Mendez: won Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing. Also nominated for Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin), Score, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing | $1.99 at time of writing | 4.3 stars out of 5 | 380 customer reviews
  • The Pianist by Wladyslaw Szpilman: won Best Actor Adrien Brody, Best Director, Adapted Screenplay. Also nominated for Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing | $2.99 | 4.8 stars | 279 reviews
  • 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northrup: won Best Picture, Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong’o), Adapted Screenplay. Also nominated for Lead Actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Supporting Actor (Michael Fassbender), Directing, Film Editing, Costume Design, Production Design | $1.99 | 4.6 stars |3,423 reviews
  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel: won Directing, Score, Visual Effects, Score. Also nominated for Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Song, Production Design | $2.99 | 4.3 stars | 6,377 reviews
  • Trumbo by Bruce Cook: nominated for Lead Actor (Bryan Cranston) | $2.99 | 4.4 stars | 19 reviews
  • The Hateful Eight by Quentin Tarantino: nominated for Supporting Actress (Jennifer Jason Leigh), Cinematography, Score | $2.99 | 3.7 stars | 19 reviews
  • The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick: won for Lead Actress (Jennifer Lawrence). Also nominated for Best Picture, Lead Actor (Bradley Cooper), Supporting Actor (Robert DeNiro), Supporting Actress (Jacki Weaver), Directing, Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing | $2.99 | 4.4 stars | 3,290 reviews
  • Oil! (There Will Be Blood) by Upton Sinclair: Lead Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Cinematography. Also nominated for Best Picture, Directing, Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Art Direction | $1.99 | 4.0 stars | 87 customer reviews
  • All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren: won (for the 1949 version…the 2006 version was not nominated for an Oscar) Best Picture, Lead Actor (Broderick Crawford), Supporting Actress (Mercedes McCambridge). Also nominated for Supporting Actor (John Ireland), Director, Screenplay, Film Editing | $2.99 | 4.3 stars | 390 reviews
  • Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers. Won Best Actress (Julie Andrews), Film Editing, Visual Effects, Original Song (Chim Chim Cher-ee), Original Score. Also nominated for Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography (Color), Art Direction (Color), Costume Design (Color), Score | 4.4 stars | 597 reviews
  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy: the 2013 version won for Costume Design. Also nominated for Cinematography, Score, Production Design | $1.99 | 4.5 stars | 162 reviews
  • The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris: won Best Picture, Lead Actor (Anthony Hopkins), Lead Actress (Jodie Foster), Director, Adapted Screenplay. Also nominated for Sound, Film Editing | $2.99 | 4.7 stars | 605 reviews
  • Betrayal (basis of Spotlight) by The Boston Globe: nominated for Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Mark Ruffalo), Supporting Actress (Rachel McAdams), Directing, Original Screenplay, Film Editing | $2.99 | 4.4 stars | 45 reviews
  • Philomena by Martin Sixsmith: nominated for Best Picture, Lead Actress (Judi Dench), Score, Adapted Screenplay | $1.99 | 4.0 stars | 1, 402 reviews
  • The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort: nominated for Best Picture, Lead Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio), Supporting Actor (Jonah Hill), Director, Adapted Screenplay | $1.99 | 3.8 stars | 1,081 reviews
  • Room by Emma Donoghue: nominated for Best Picture, Lead Actress (Brie Larson), Directing, Adapted Screenplay (by the book’s  author)
  • Sideways by Rex Pickett: won Adapted Screenplay. Also nominated for Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Thomas Haden Church), Supporting Actress (Virginia Madsen), Directing | $2.99 | 4.0 stars | 172 reviews
  • The Hours by Michael Cunningham: won Best Actress (Nicole Kidman). Also nominated for Best Picture Supporting Actor (Ed Harris), Best Actress (Julianne Moore). Also nominated for Best Director, Adapted Screenplay, Costume Design, Film Editing, Score | $2.99 | 4.0 stars | 653 reviews

Definitely some excellent reads, and some books here that would make good gifts (you can delay a Kindle store book gift’s delivery date for the appropriate gift-giving occasion.

There is still time if you want to participate in

2016 BOPMadness (Bufo’s Oscar Prediction Madness)

Enjoy!

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* I am linking to the same thing at the regular Amazon site, and at AmazonSmile. When you shop at AmazonSmile, half a percent of your purchase price on eligible items goes to a non-profit you choose. It will feel just like shopping at Amazon: you’ll be using your same account. The one thing for you that is different is that you pick a non-profit the first time you go (which you can change whenever you want)…and the good feeling you’ll get. :) Shop ’til you help! :) 

This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the I Love My Kindle blog. To support this or other blogs/organizations, buy  Amazon Gift Cards from a link on the site, then use those to buy your items. There will be no cost to you, and a benefit to them.

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