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OSCARS 2018 | LIVE BLOG – as it happened

Good morning/evening/we’re not even sure anymore! Welcome to our Live Blog for the 90th 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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FIRST LOOK: It’s 50 Shades of Diane Keaton in new Book Club trailer

If American seniors were feeling left out of the British vogue for ‘grey-pound cinema’ about older women entering a new chapter of their life (we’re looking at you, Finding Your Feet), then new comedy: Book Club will be the answer to their prayers.

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OSCARS 2018 | Final Predictions

The end is nigh for this year’s award season! To cap it off, here are our predictions for Sunday’s Oscars…

Due to the nature of release dates and accessibility, we’ve not included Foreign Language FilmDocumentary or the Shorts as we haven’t seen enough to make judgements.

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Monster Family | Review

★★

It wasn’t so long ago that lame, computer-animated family films had the decency to announce themselves by looking every bit as cheap as their committee-written scripts. This is no longer so. Not content with squandering its A-list cast, Monster Family manages to waste too the talents of a superb animation team, asking them to bring life to a graveyard mash-up of other (better) films.

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Love, Simon | Review

★★★

In a just world this would be just another teen romance but the world is wrong and the world is unfair. As things are, Love, Simon is a thoroughly likeable, if enormously twee, coming out and of age film that will resonate deeply with outsiders of all walks, genders, races and faiths of life.

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