Remarkable, But Flawed – Sound Of Metal (Film Review)

Posted by - April 11, 2021
Darius Marder’s Sound Of Metal first premiered at Toronto International Film Festival all the way back in 2019, which in these times feels like a small lifetime ago. Throughout the 2021 awards season, it has become a black horse of sorts, rather surprisingly but fully deservedly receiving nominations left, right and centre, especially for stars
In the foreground are audience members sat in theatre seats, wearing glamorous tuxedos and dresses. Ahead of the audience in a stage lit in silver and blue, with a giant Oscar award statue erected in the centre of the stage.

What Can The Oscars Do To Become Relevant Again?

Posted by - April 4, 2021
With all the buzz and excitement that surrounds the annual Academy Awards ceremony, it’s a little surprising that the biggest night of awards season has been losing viewers over the years. Since 2014 the viewership has steadily decreased, from 43.7 million viewers to an all-time low of 23.6 million viewers at the 2020 Academy Awards.

The Films That Shaped Guillermo del Toro

Posted by - February 8, 2018
With his latest film The Shape of Water nominated for 13 Academy Awards, including best picture and best director, Guillermo del Toro has once again shown he has an eye for the unusual. Having already picked up two Golden Globes, the momentum seems to be with the Mexican film director and having previously been nominated

The Very Best of Jeff Bridges

Posted by - January 9, 2017
Jeff Bridges seems to have been around forever, but has undoubtedly improved with age like a fine wine. Bridges secured his first major role in The Last Picture Show in 1971 but did not pick up his first Academy Award until 2009 for Best Actor in Crazy Heart. Now, the Californian is a strong candidate

A Journey of Recovery – Birthday (Short Film Review)

Posted by - November 29, 2016
Roller coasters, they give the rider a extreme thrill for a few moments and then it fades away pretty quickly. The old cliche that life is something that is constantly thrown around. So how do you back in those highs and lows that life has to offer in just 12 minutes of film? Well director