The Oscars 2017

OKAY, WOAH. HOLD UP. WHAT JUST HAPPENED. Let’s start at the end because that’s the only place to begin on an Oscar night that was quite historic, and not just for good reasons. So…the Best Picture winner was Moonlight, but due to an envelope mix-up, La La Land was announced as the recipient of the award.…

Oscars 2017: Predictions and Opinions

Film’s biggest night is finally here; it’s the Oscars. We’ve had awards ceremonies galore leaving certain locks and open races in the various categories here tonight. Will La La Land sweep the board? Who will be named Best Actor? What upsets or shocks might there be? With Jimmy Kimmel as the host, the night should…

BAFTAs 2017

So the biggest night in British film has finally arrived, with a new venue, the same host and the odd surprise. New for the BAFTAs, the show kicked off in the Royal Albert Hall with a display from Cirque de Soleil, before a humorous entrance from host, Steven Fry. Equipped with plenty of jokes and…

BAFTAs 2017: Predictions and Opinions

One of the last big awards in the lead up to the Oscars, and the biggest night in the British Cinema Calendar. It can sometimes be tricky to predict the winners here; sometimes the BAFTAs like to go in a different direction to other awards, and can tend to favour the Brits. They can be…

Oscar nominations 2017: Initial Thoughts

It’s that exciting time in the film calendar again; the Oscar nominations have been announced (in a new, interesting way), and a select group of people can now add the permanent prefix of ‘Academy-Award Nominee’ to their name. As expected, La La Land leads the pack with a whopping 14 nominations; tying with Titanic and…