Despite being a resident night owl, catching the Academy Awards in real time as a Brit has always been a mean feat. Clocking in just before 4 AM this year, and only one can of Coke on hold, I had my work cut out for me. Returning host Jimmy Kimmel was quickly criticised for quipping…Read More
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Oscars 2023 Predictions — Rebecca
Staff writer Rebecca Rosén goes through her Oscars 2023 predictions, including frontrunners and potential surprises within the categories Best Animated Feature Film, Best Cinematography, Best Documentary Feature, Best International Feature Film, and more.Read More
The Césars 2020: A Shameful Evening for French Cinema
The evening was one of thick, palpable tension, propagated by tone-deaf jokes, unresponsive calling-out, and a lack of solidarity with those who were affected the most by nominations.Read More
Why Does No One Care About ‘Ford V Ferrari’?
When John Cho and Issa Rae announced the nine films vying to win Best Picture on the morning of the Oscar nominations, there was a mild surprise when the first name called was James Mangold’s Ford V Ferrari.Read More
LFF REVIEW: Marielle Heller’s ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood’ (2019) is Worthy of Being A Front-Runner for Awards
“It has been crafted into something unique between being moving and heartbreaking” Coming in as a British viewer, you would be excused for thinking that the emotional connection might be missing for Mr Rogers and his brand of family entertainment. While his show never really made its way from America to the UK, we certainly…Read More
LFF REVIEW: “A massive shock to the system” – Uncut Gems (2019)
“Feels like a constant adrenaline shot to the system” The predictions for this year’s London Film Festival (LFF) surprise film was always between two highly anticipated pictures, Parasite and Uncut Gems. Even with the tease of “who likes musicals? Who likes cats?” didn’t convince the crowd as the Safdie Brothers, introduced their latest effort to…Read More
Which Films Are Likely to Succeed This Awards Season?
As awards season starts creeping into the conversation again, we can never truly predict which films will begin racking up top accolades. However, with the first of the major fall festivals now wrapped up things are starting to take shape and contenders are starting to show themselves. It’s likely that you already know that these…Read More
Our Five 21st Century LGBT Acting Nominees
With this years number of gay roles being nominated within the acting categories totalling 7, I felt it was worth doing some digging in to the difference between roles played by gay actors and their nominations compared to straight actors for LGBT roles. You probably won’t be surprised to hear that the stats don’t weigh…Read More