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 Film, Documentary or the Shorts as we haven’t seen enough to make judgements.
Continue reading OSCARS 2018 | Final Predictions
If ever a film could be said to woo it’s The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s enchanting, daring, beautiful and breathtaking tale of aquatic love. Delightfully scored and gorgeously designed, this is a package of perfect cinematic harmony and a masterpiece in which no emotion is left unscathed.
Continue reading The Shape of Water | Review
It’s a fairytale romance like no other. Here’s the story behind Guillermo del Toro’s magical new film…
Spoilers may follow.
Continue reading Everything you need to know about The Shape of Water
Tis award season again. A time for those in the film industry to acknowledge the work of dedicated members of cinema, allowing many of them the chance to one day look back at their nominations or award wins as their greatest achievements. But I ask myself, is that what award season is about? In recent years I have found award season to be less about acknowledging good films, or opening doors to what eventually become greatly overlooked films, and more about the giant popularity contest that is Hollywood.
Continue reading “Predictable and Unenjoyable” | Why Ashleigh won’t be watching the Oscars
There are many reasons to explain why global release dates for films can vary so much from country to country. Some films need dubbing, others need to ferry their cast around for promotion, whilst a handful see the distributor test the waters before spending on global advertising. In the case of a select few, however, the delays are tactical strikes at nailing the box office and the awards season.
Continue reading Not coming soon | 5 awards hopefuls making Brits wait