Oscar Nominations 2018

The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced in Los Angeles with The Shape Of Water leading the way with 13 nominations. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, I, Tonya, Phantom Thread, Dunkirk, Lady Bird and Get Out also all featured prominently across all categories. Milestones this year also included Greta Gerwig becoming just [...]

The Post Review

The Plot Based on the sensational true story The Post follows the legal battle between Nixon’s Whitehouse administration and The Washington Post over efforts to publish sensational revelations about the Vietnam War contained in classified government documents. The Good Director Steven Spielberg has a brilliant track record for documenting historical events in a dramatic and [...]

Oscar Winners List 2017

Here is the full list of winners from the 89th Academy Awards below. As expected La La Land nominated in 14 categories dominated the night picking up Best Actress, Best Director, Best Score and Best Song. Casey Affleck and Kenneth Lonnergan picked up Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay awards for Manchester By The Sea. [...]

Oscar Predictions 2017

As the 2017 Academy Awards gets ready to begin here’s our Red Carpet News TV predictions for who will be taking home the top prizes in all 24 categories at this year’s ceremony. Best picture La La Land Best cinematography La La Land Best supporting actor Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) Best documentary OJ Made In America [...]

Oscar Nominations 2017

The Academy Awards Ceremony take place on 26th February and here is the full list of nominees for this year’s Oscars. As widely expected La La Land leads the way with a record equaling 14 nominations across the major and technical categories. Arrival and coming of age drama Moonlight also feature heavily with 8 nominations [...]

Spotlight Review

The Plot: Inspired by actual events, Spotlight dramatically documents the efforts of the investigative reporting team of the Boston Globe to expose epidemic levels of child abuse within the Catholic Church and the subsequent systematic cover up by high ranking church officials. The Good: Spotlight is a truly Oscar worthy drama built around a tragic [...]

The Revenant Review

The Plot: After a brutal bear attack a severely wounded 19th Century frontiersman Hugh Glass is betrayed by his own hunting party and left for dead in the inhospitable wilderness. He battles against seemingly impossible odds to survive and relentlessly track down those responsible across the deadly  wilds of North America. The Good: Directed with [...]

The Danish Girl Review

The Plot Eddie Redmayne stars alongside Alicia Vikander in this biopic of the first transgendered woman to undergo gender reassignment surgery. The Good Exactly twelve months after his Oscar winning performance in The Theory of Everything, Eddie Redmayne returns with another award worthy film to add to his collection. Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) directs [...]

Studio Ghibli Isao Takahata Interview

Acclaimed director Isao Takahata’s first film in fourteen years is the Academy Award nominated The Tale of The Princess Kaguya. In 1985, Takahata was one of the founding fathers of animation hothouse Studio Ghibli along with fellow director Hayao Miyazaki and producer Toshio Suzuki Miyazaki, 74, announced his retirement in 2013 and Takahata, who will [...]

Oscar Predictions 2015 All 24 Categories

Our full predictions of winners in all 24 categories at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony below: Best Picture Birdman Best Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu – Birdman Best Actor Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything Best Actress Julianne Moore – Still Alice Best Supporting Actor JK Simmons – Whiplash Best supporting actress Patricia Arquette – [...]