Whether you attribute it to the #metoo movement or to the growing demand for fairer involvement by women in the entertainment industry or whether it would have happened regardless: You can use The Favourite as an example of a great … Continue reading Oscars 2019: The Favourite (2018) Review
One major mix-up but no real surprises from The 89th Oscars ceremony. You could have put money (literally) on the outcome of the awards and bookmakers, for the most part, had it right. Although my predictions were based more on … Continue reading Oscars Month: My Views on The Oscars 2017
The Oscars are tonight and after a month of viewing all the films featured in the major categories, it is now time to give my predications. I’m going to give two separate predictions, what I think the Academy will choose … Continue reading Oscars Month: My Oscar Predictions
Hindsight is 20/20. It is easy to look back at The Academy Awards and complain that they’ve made a terrible mistake with their eventual winners. This can often be up for debate and discussed in-depth but there are also times when … Continue reading Oscars Month: Actresses who should have won the Oscar instead…
Regardless of how you feel about musical cinema, once the opening song of La La Land begins and a huge choreographed set-piece atop cars reaches it’s conclusion, I defy anyone to not at least be tapping their feet. If you allow it, … Continue reading Oscars Month: La La Land (2016) Review
As always, each month there will be a new Theme for the blog. This month sees the launch of Oscars Movie month, looking specifically at the movies which have been nominated in the “major categories.” What are the major categories? These … Continue reading The Oscars Month – The Launch!
I have been nominated for a Sunshine Blogger Award. My nominator was Alicja over at Reel Red Reviews (Click the link and check it out). The rules for accepting such a prestigious award is that I answer the 11 questions Alicja set … Continue reading My First Sunshine Blogger Award
The end of last week saw outcry by many, particularly those of Asian-American heritage at the casting of Matt Damon in the new movie The Great Wall. To quickly summarise, The Great Wall is about Matt Damon’s (White) character helping defend … Continue reading Is appealing to audiences the key to changing Hollywood’s “Whitewashing?”
I am now accepting my third Liebster award, this time nominated by Plain Simple Tom over at plainsimpletomreviews. Really straight forward, I answer Tom’s 11 questions, I set 11 questions of my own and nominate a bunch of people to answer … Continue reading My Third Liebster Award!
Disney seem to be pushing their live-action remakes with a vengeance. This year alone we have both Alice Through the Looking Glass (a remake/sequel) and Pete’s Dragon. Adding to that is the Emma Watson starring role in Beauty and the … Continue reading Why Disney need to make a live-action Aladdin