All posts tagged "academy awards"

  • THE POST – Review ***

    From the same cinematic universe as All the President’s Men, by the writer who gave us Spotlight, The Fifth Estate and 26 episodes of The...

  • THE FLORIDA PROJECT – Review ****

    Independent director Sean Baker wrote, directed and edited The Florida Project, a film that, just like its filmic predecessor, Tangerine, gives us an insight into...

  • DUNKIRK – Review ****

    Christopher Nolan is a peculiar creature. A cold, clinical director who casts Method actors on his film, he is at his greatest when displaying masterful...

  • THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI – Review *****

    Sometimes all you need is a simple, well-written story, and great actors to make it come alive. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, by director/writer Martin...

  • THE SHAPE OF WATER – Review *****

    This Valentine’s Day, take your better half to the cinema to watch the extremely romantic story of a mute woman who has sexual intercourse with...

  • Spotlight – Review *****

    A film about the uncovering of child abuse by the Catholic Church could be a very brutal slog through the unfathomable cruelty and depravity humans...

  • The Big Short – Review ****

    Since the subprime mortgage crisis of 2008 many films have sought to provide a semblance of an explanation, find a villain upon whom we can pin...

  • Room – Review ****

    With a limited release last year in the US, you can tell that Room was not expected to surpass the independent and festival circuits. However,...

  • 45 Years – Review ****

    The retired, liberal, middle-class couple Kate (Charlotte Rampling) and Geoff Mercer (Tom Courtenay) are due to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary in a week (their...

  • 2016 Academy Award Nominations Announced

    Today the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, were announced in Hollywood. Awarded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,...