How do you define a “best supporting role?” Is it screen time? Position in the story? Relationship to the lead character? Audience perception? Two categories in The Oscars award people for their “supporting” roles but when you look through past … Continue reading Oscars Month: Should “Best Supporting role” even be a category?
Views from the Sofa’s Podcast returns! Tying in with Oscars Month, Adam and Ben discuss all things Awards related. This includes which categories should have been included in The Oscars, which movies have been shockingly overlooked and what sandwich won … Continue reading Oscars Month: Views from the Sofa Podcast – Episode 11: Best Sofa in a Supporting Role
There is a very clear question at the center of Captain Fantastic that never really gets a straight answer – and the film is better because of this. Captain Fantastic is the story of a group of children, raised by … Continue reading Oscars Month: Captain Fantastic (2016) Review
Future Stars takes a look at the actors, actresses or directors who are at the beginning of their career and ready to leap into super-stardom. They could have a few movies under their belt, be a TV actor trying to … Continue reading Oscars Month: Future Stars: Ruth Negga
There is a perfect “small” element to the story of the Loving couple. This is a key moment in the history of the Civil Rights Movement but at no point is there a grandstanding speech, no huge moment of persecution … Continue reading Oscars Month: Loving (2016) Review
To win an Academy Award seems to be the highlight and accolade most actors and actresses vie for. To be recognised by your peers and have “Academy Award Winner” next to your name in trailers and posters can be enough … Continue reading Oscars Month: Careers which didn’t benefit from an Oscar win
How much you enjoy Florence Foster Jenkins will depend on how you view the movie. If you consider it a comedy, then apart from one specific scene, you will be disappointed. If you view it as a poignant drama, there … Continue reading Oscars Month: Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) Review