The Academy Awards are this Sunday evening and Hollywood’s finest will be coming out to celebrate the highest achievements in filmmaking for the year of 2014. The motion pictures American Sniper, Birdman, Boyhood and The Imitation Game are vying for the top prizes, while film stars Bradley Cooper, Michael Keaton, Juliann Moore, Reese Witherspoon, Eddie Redmayne, Kiera Knightly, J.K. Simmons, Meryl Streep, Patricia Arquette and Emma Stone lead a list of top contenders in the acting races.
Wristwatches have certainly had a starring role in many popular films this year, including being seen on the wrists of several nominated actors from this year and previous year’s as well.
Although the film Annie was not a critical success, who could forget seeing the Jaeger LeCoultre Grand Reverso timepiece in 18K rose gold appearing on the wrist of Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx in the film? Or for that matter, the Breitling Chronomat Jake Gyllenhaal wears in Nightcrawler. Not to mention, last year’s Best Actor winner Matthew McConnaughey wearing a Hamilton Khaki Pilot stainless steel watch in this year’s nominated film Interstellar.
Both this year’s Best Actor and Actress nominees Bradley Cooper and Reese Witherspoon are seen wearing high-performance Casio digital watches in their films American Sniper and Wild respectively. Witherspoon wears a Casio W-201 digital watch in the film Wild, which focuses on her characters thousand mile journey of the Pacific Coast Trail through California, Oregon and Washington.
Cooper sports a Casio G-Shock DW-6600 in American Sniper, the perfect timepiece for his character Chris Kyle, an American Navy Seal who spent four tours of duty in Iraq through 2009. The bold, rugged characteristics of the G-Shock along with the timepiece’s numerous multi-functions have made it a top choice of military men worldwide.
You’ll find an impressive selection of Casio watches at popular online retailer WorldofWatches.com, including the Edifice Analog/Digital Multi-Function watch in stainless steel. This outstanding men’s timepiece features a premium-grade stainless steel case and matching bracelet.
The integrated stationary bezel encircles the black analog/digital dial with three digital read-outs, a small-seconds subdial, luminous hands and hour markers. Features include world-time, alarm, calendar, chronograph and stop-watch functions.
Chronograph is 45mm in diameter and 13mm thick. Additional features include quality quart movement inside for precise time-keeping accuracy and water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet.
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