You know John Henshaw. Personally and professionally, as it goes. Personally, albeit metaphorically, he’s that nice fella down the road. Professionally – which is to say, in any one of his many screen appearances – he plays the chap you wish lived down the road.
Bless Jessica Hynes. Our interview with the star of Spaced, The Royal Family and Twenty Twelve was moved last minute from midday to the end of a long afternoon of media coverage. And, in the nicest way possible, you can tell in her voice that it’s been a long afternoon of media coverage. Despite this, Hynes only grows in animation as we discuss her new film – The Fight – and the Kent town at its beating heart.
If an extended look at Disney’s new Aladdin remake was one of your three wishes, then today is your lucky day.
‘Just a quick question.’
It’s not a convention start to our interviews with Jeremy Wooding, Elinor Crawley and Aki Omoshaybi. But, then again, Burning Men is no conventional film. This is the story of two would be musicians who hit the road in an attempt to raise cash enough to fund a relocation to the USA but get more than they bargained on trying to flog a stolen black metal vinyl.
Good morning/evening/we’re not even sure anymore! Welcome to our Live Blog for the 91st Academy Awards, where you can settle in for a night of Oscar commentary as all the action unfolds. Keep refreshing the page for updates!
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It’s Oscar day in tinsel town and we’re gearing up for our Live Blog. Having let you know who we think will win, we want to know who you think will win.
But, in a fun twist, we also want to know who you actually want to win.
Which film was your favourite? What put you into a bohemian rhapsody? Is there a film you’d call your vice?
In Poll One, name the film you think WILL win Best Picture…
In Poll Two, name the film you think SHOULD win Best Picture…
It’s time. Oscar weekend is here at last. After months of speculation, there are just hours to go before the world finds out whether The Favourite will live up to its name and if Actress in a Leading Role proves to be as Close as expected.