"Best Years" took home the Best Picture award primarily because, like "The Hurt Locker," it tapped into current social issues, namely those surrounding life in the aftermath of World War II.
But history has shown us that Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life" is not only a timeless NBC holiday special, but a cinematic achievement of story-telling, acting (Jimmy Stewart!) and directing. A true Best Picture. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff
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