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The 89th Academy Awards Winners

The 89th Academy Awards Winners

A roundup of the 89th annual Oscars is available here, including a full list of winners.[...]
The Animation Race 2017

The Animation Race 2017

What you need to know about each of this year's Best Animated Film nominees from the 2017 Oscars, in 'The Animation Race' from Rebecca Seghini.[...]
Hidden Figures (2017) Review

Hidden Figures (2017) Review

'Hidden Figures' (2017), one of the Oscars' Best Picture nominees, telling the tale of some of the black women who took the US to the moon, has been reviewed by Elle Cole.[...]
13th (2016) Review

13th (2016) Review

Ava DuVernay's 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary feature '13th', about the use of prisoners as free labour in a racist system of incarceration, has been reviewed by Joseph Wade.[...]
The 6 Best Films Snubbed by the Oscars 2017

The 6 Best Films Snubbed by the Oscars 2017

The Oscars forget important films every year and 2017 has been no different. Here are the 6 films that are too good to have been forgotten about.[...]
2017 Oscar Nominees Announced

2017 Oscar Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 89th Academy Awards have been announced, and 'La La Land' has equalled a record while 'Nocturnal Animals' has been almost completely shut out.[...]
La La Land (2017) Review

La La Land (2017) Review

'La La Land', the awards happy musical from 'Whiplash' director Damien Chazelle, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, has been reviewed.[...]
Nocturnal Animals (2016) Review

Nocturnal Animals (2016) Review

Tom Ford's Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal starring psychological drama 'Nocturnal Animals' is a film reminiscent of "Hollywood's more famous classical directors" according to Joseph Wade. His full review is available here.[...]
Under Sandet (2015) Review

Under Sandet (2015) Review

German-Danish co-production 'Under Sandet' ('Land of Mine' - 2015) exploring German prisoners of war in World War II, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello here.[...]
The Oscars 2016: The Results

The Oscars 2016: The Results

A list of all of the winners (and losers) from the 88th Annual Academy Awards is available here.[...]
The Animation Race 2016

The Animation Race 2016

Join Rebecca Seghini as she explores each of the contenders for 2016's Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in this special feature.[...]
Spotlight (2016) Review

Spotlight (2016) Review

The Oscar nominated 'Spotlight' (2016), based on a Pulitzer Prize winning article on child molestation in the Catholic Church, has been reviewed by Joseph Wade here.[...]
Creed (2015) Review

Creed (2015) Review

See how Michelle Kohnen ranks Sylvester Stallone's Golden Globe winning performance in her review of 'Creed' (2015), the latest movie associated with the Rocky Balboa character.[...]
The Danish Girl (2016) Review

The Danish Girl (2016) Review

One of this year's Oscar frontrunners, 'The Danish Girl' (2016), directed by Tom Hooper and starring Eddie Redmayne & Alicia Vikander, has been reviewed by Michelle Kohnen, here.[...]
The Revenant (2016) Review

The Revenant (2016) Review

'The Revenant' (2016) looks set to take over the Oscars this year, but; where did it rank on our 24 point scale and was Leonardo DiCaprio's performance worth the hype? Joseph Wade takes you through it, here.[...]
Room (2015) Review

Room (2015) Review

Room (2015) has been reviewed by Sophie Grant. See how it lives up to the hype and where it ranks on our 24 point scale, here.[...]
Trumbo: The Ten, the Blacklist and the Cold War

Trumbo: The Ten, the Blacklist and the Cold War

With the UK release of 'Trumbo' occurring tomorrow, Kat Lawson has taken you through its subject matter: the Hollywood Blacklist. Read about this destructive and controversial period in US and US cinema history, here.[...]
The 2016 Academy Award Nominees

The 2016 Academy Award Nominees

The complete list of 2016 Oscar nominees.[...]
The Hateful Eight (2015) Review

The Hateful Eight (2015) Review

Quentin Tarantino's eighth feature, 'The Hateful Eight' (2015), has been ranked on our 24 point scale in this review by Kat Lawson.[...]
Brooklyn (2015) Flash Review

Brooklyn (2015) Flash Review

Read Francesca Militello's take on 'Brooklyn' (2015) and see where the film ranks on our 24 point scale.[...]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Review

A spoiler-free review of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' (2015) is now available. See where JJ Abrams' take on the franchise ranks on our 24 point scale courtesy of Joseph Wade, here.[...]
Inside Out (2015) Review

Inside Out (2015) Review

Disney Pixar's "Inside Out" starring Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader & more has been reviewed by Joseph Wade here.[...]
The Martian (2015) Review

The Martian (2015) Review

Ridley Scott's silver screen adaptation of Andy Weir's 'The Martian', starring Matt Damon, has been reviewed by Joseph Wade, here.[...]
What To Do If You Want That Oscar - An Inside Look At the Academy Awards' Lack Of Diversity

What To Do If You Want That Oscar - An Inside Look At the Academy Awards' Lack Of Diversity

'Want to win an Oscar? Include as little diversity as possible' - an academy representative. Read of Kat Lawson's shocking story of how she discovered that the academy is actively seeking to discourage diversity, in her piece titled "What To Do If You Want That Oscar - An Inside Look At the Academy Awards' Lack Of Diversity" available here.[...]
How Alejandro González Iñárritu's Best Director Win Was A Triumph Of Art Over Organisation

How Alejandro González Iñárritu's Best Director Win Was A Triumph Of Art Over Organisation

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted for art over organisation in their choice to award Alejandro González Iñárritu and Birdman the top technical awards of the evening according to Joseph Wade. Read why, here.[...]
The 87th Academy Award Winners

The 87th Academy Award Winners

The comprehensive list of Oscar winners from the 87th Academy Awards.[...]
The Three Most Idiotic Oscar Snubs of 2015

The Three Most Idiotic Oscar Snubs of 2015

The announcement of the 2015 Academy Award nominees came with a heap of of controversy over its notable absentees. Joseph Wade has outlined three of the most controversial in this special post.[...]
Whiplash (2014) Review

Whiplash (2014) Review

Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" (2014) has been reviewed by Joseph Wade. See what he thinks of the "Best Picture" Oscar nominee and where it ranks on our 24 point scale.[...]
The Animation Race

The Animation Race

This year's Academy Award's animation category has become more famous for one film it's left off the list than the film's it has included. Rebecca Seghini goes through the nominations in "the animation race", here.[...]
Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) 2014 Review

Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) 2014 Review

Joseph Wade has reviewed Alejandro González Iñárritu's Academy Award nominated Birdman Or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and weighed in on the Oscar debate, here.[...]
American Sniper vs Selma: Is the Academy Racist?

American Sniper vs Selma: Is the Academy Racist?

Kat Lawson has tackled the controversy of the Academy Awards decisions to nominate American Sniper for more awards than Selma, with a few controversial opinions for you to wrap your head around. Join the discussion, here.[...]
The Theory Of Everything (2014) Review

The Theory Of Everything (2014) Review

Joseph Wade has reviewed James Marsh's Stephen and Jane Hawking biopic "The Theory Of Everything" starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones. Read about its Academy Award credentials and see where it rates on our 24 point scale, here.[...]