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Jan
25

BFI Launch Shakespeare On Film

As the world celebrates Shakespeare 400 years after his death, the BFI, the British Council and Ian McKellen today unveiled BFI Presents Shakespeare on Film. With no other writer impacting so greatly on cinema, this programme explores on an epic scale how filmmakers have adapted, been inspired by and interpreted Shakespeare’s work for the big screen. It [...]

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are the osscars racist
Jan
24

Are The Oscars Rascist?

In recent years the Academy Awards has increasingly become an uncomfortable  focal point for the never ending debate about Hollywood diversity. The Oscar nominations voted for by the 6000 strong Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science, in particular the major acting awards, remain the most  iconic symbols of success and recognition. The absence of [...]

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jada pinkett smith oscars boycott 2016
Jan
19

Jada Pinkett Smith & Spike Lee Boycott Oscars

Jada Pinkett Smith and Director Spike Lee have both publicly declared their intention to boycott this year’s Academy Awards ceremony over the much discussed lack of diversity in the acting nomination categories. For the second year in a row all 20 of the nominees in the best acting categories are white. Critics have particular pointed [...]

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Jan
18

London Critics’ Circle Film Awards Winners 2016

Large-scale spectacle and fine-tuned intimacy shared the spoils as the UK’s leading film critics unveiled the winners of their annual awards at London’s May Fair Hotel tonight. Toward the end of the star-studded black-tie ceremony, hosted by comedian Robin Ince, it was George Miller’s high-octane action extravaganza Mad Max: Fury Road that raced ahead of [...]

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