Oscars 2019/20 – Winners and Reaction

On what started out looking like a dull and predictable set of winners ended with a huge shockwave as Parasite swept the major awards, becoming the first ever foreign language film to win Best Picture (while also winning International Film, Original Screenplay, and Director) and becoming the most successful film of the night. I will […]

My Oscars – 2019/20

My Top Nominees Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – 9 Parasite – 9 Little Women – 8 1917 – 8 My Top Winner Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – 3 Best Picture Avengers: Endgame Joker Knives Out Little Women Marriage Story Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Parasite Portrait of a Lady on […]

Horse Girl (2020) – Review

A Netflix Original Picture, Written by Jeff Baena, Alison Brie, Directed by Jeff Baena. It is almost impossible to describe to someone exactly what to expect when watching Horse Girl because it alternated in genre and tone at an almost alarming rate throughout, and while it definitely isn’t always successful, it is a truly fascinating […]

The Lighthouse (2019) – Review

An A24 Picture, Written by Robert Eggers, Max Eggers, Directed by Robert Eggers. The Lighthouse is a truly singular piece of cinema, unlike anything I have seen before, and that is something I greatly respect and hope to see Hollywood continue to take these sorts of risks. If you have seen his previous film ‘The […]

Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn (2020) – Review

A Warner Bros Picture, Written by Christina Hodson, Directed by Cathy Yan. All the talking is over and Birds of Prey is finally here, and the result is something not even me, who was really looking forward to the film, could’ve anticipated. This is truly one of the best and most unique comic book films […]

Pain and Glory (2019) – Review

A Sony Picture, Written and Directed by Pedro Almodovar. One of the bigger surprises for this years Oscar nominations was the inclusion of Antonio Banderas in the Best Actor category, and after watching this film, I totally understand why he was. The melancholy and sense of yearning he brings to the role is incredibly powerful, […]

Final Oscar Predictions

These are officially my final predictions for this years Oscars, with the ceremony taking place on Sunday night. These predictions take into account months of awards shows that have been leading up to this, as well as how the academy has previously worked and how I believe the industry is currently leaning. This looks set […]

The BAFTAs 2020 – Winners

Most Wins – 1917 – 7 Best Film – 1917 Best British Film – 1917 Best Director – Sam Mendes – 1917 Best Actor – Joaquin Phoenix – Joker Best Actress – Renee Zellwegger – Judy Best Supporting Actor – Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Best Supporting Actress – Laura Dern […]

The BAFTAs – Reaction

I will do a full post breaking down each winner tomorrow, but for now I wanted to cover some of the big moments of the night. In the screenplay categories, Parasite and Jojo Rabbit seem to now be our front runners, but don’t rule out Once Upon a Time in Hollywood or Little Women just […]

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