• 90th Academy Awards – Predictions

    Having narrowly escaped what could have been another #OscarsSoWhite controversy, most of the acting categories this year are quite easy to predict. Nevertheless, there seems to be a trend of the old guard versus the new talent – examples are Gary Oldman vs Timothée Chalamet and Frances McDormand vs...
  • Look Out For… February

    February may be the shortest month, but we’re certainly not short of great film releases. Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis give Oscar-nominated performances as a shy lawyer in Roman J. Israel, Esq. and an obsessive 1950s dressmaker in Phantom Thread, respectively. Of course, if awards-bait isn’t your thing, Helen...
  • Hollywood Puts on a Brave Face in Light of a Truly Dark Year

    The nominations are in, and now throughout Hollywood speeches are being written, falsely gracious losing faces practised, probably even somewhere red carpets dry-cleaned. And yet this year’s ceremony will take place in the light of what can only be described as a truly earth-shattering year for the industry. The...
  • Filmtroduction: Daniel Day-Lewis

    Known as the greatest and most selective screen actor of his generation, after 30 years of pushing acting to its limits, a record-breaking 3 Academy Awards for Best Actor, and a short stint as a shoe maker, Daniel Day-Lewis’ sensational yet quietly stellar career looks set to finally come...
  • Oscars 2018: It’s Never Too Early To Start Predictions

    The film business moves pretty fast – if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. Is the Academy going to terminate their relationship with Pricewaterhouse Coopers after that historical mishap? Does anyone care? No, because that’s old news and we must now...
  • Scrapbook – Movember at the Movies

    Commemorating the month of Movember, we’ve compiled a short list of the five most magnificently memorable movie moustache and beard styles in order to raise awareness for, and help change the face of men’s health. The Toothbrush Moustache Wearer: Charlie Chaplin as The Little Tamp First Appearance: Kid Auto Races...
  • Review – Lincoln

    In his review of Django Unchained, A.O. Scott begins with a comparison made by his teenage daughter contrasting the depiction of slavery between Django and Steven Spielberg’s latest endeavour, Lincoln. He comes to the conclusion that both films ostensibly take two very different approaches to that same problem. And...