We are deep in awards season and when it comes to movies there is only one that seems to truly count. The Academy Awards is the highlight of the movie awards calendar and even though they are slightly outdated and may … Continue reading Oscars 2019: The Launch!
I’ve like The Oscars and what they represent for the movie industry. I like the pomp and ceremony that goes with them and I usually recognise the movies they have chosen as worthy contenders (if not always worthy, eventual winners). However … Continue reading Why The Academy have got it wrong with the new “Popular Movie” category.
The Oscars have been and gone but Ben and Dave still feel the need to dissect every (major) winner. As always they are here to discuss the big movies like Black Panther, Three Billboards and The Shape of Water while … Continue reading Views from the Sofa: The Podcast – Episode 5: The Award for Best Sofa Goes to…
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
Some films can get away with being all about a performance in-place of any action or anything of excitement. Manchester by the Sea relies on a powerhouse performance by Casey Affleck and this seems to work very well to begin with. … Continue reading Oscars Month: Manchester by the Sea (2016) Review
I don’t usually comment or care about awards shows. I think they are often so detached from the actual movie-watching public that their results don’t often reflect the opinions of the general audience or even the best of the movies that … Continue reading My Views on The Oscars 2016
I don’t care about the Academy awards. It feels like its lost its meaning and power. I’m sure within the film community it still holds a huge amount of power but outside of that, I think its beginning to lose … Continue reading A vote for The Mainstream Film Awards