More articles about: oscars

 
Share
As film season ramps up, a look at who might win big come February.
The race to the finish line (the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, 9 February 2020, when the winners of the 92nd Academy Awards are announced) has well and truly begun.With Cannes, Venice and Toronto Film Festivals all tied up, and ...
 
Share
From Spike Lee's custom Nikes to Billy Porter's tuxedo dress.
The fancy, formal attire for the annual Oscars red carpet often lends itself to tuxedos. While a lot of guys will go with a classic black—it never fails, but doesn't quite stand out in this sort of environment either—there's also an influx ...
 
Share
“Roma On Netflix? What’s Next, My Microwave Makes A Movie?”
There's a reason the teleprompter often has ushers award-winners off stage with a countdown at the Oscars.Faced with the bright lights and the task of remembering every person they owe a vague debt of gratitude to, people tend to drone on somewhat.Instead ...
 
Share
The Best Actor winner just couldn't seem to get it together.
Sometimes, the best way to determine how great a night was is to count the scars you have afterward. In that case, it's possible Rami Malek—who won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian ...
 
Share
The narratives that shaped this year’s awards season are more interesting than the actual ceremonies
It’s become a bit trite by now to dismiss awards season as a tedious Hollywood ritual. Every year, film Twitter rehashes its consensus: the Oscars don’t represent the best in cinema, the Academy’s tastes are a big joke, Actor X should have ...
 
Share
Jorge Antonio Guerrero is trying to make the Netflix original's big night
Actor Jorge Antonio Guerrero doesn’t inspire much sympathy in Roma, Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar-touted tale of domestic workers in seventies Mexico City, but his struggles with the U.S. embassy surely will.He won plaudits for his performance as Fermin in the Netflix film, but it ...
 
Share
The Oscars have ended a decades-long debate about superheroes in cinema
It's a surreal time to be a comic book fan. The single issues we flicked through in quarter bins in the back of our favourite comic shops have become the source material for the most profitable movies on the planet. In just ...
 
Share
Justice for Toni Collette!
While it's refreshing to see two genuinely brilliant films sweep the boards on Oscar (nominations) day - Yogos Lanthimos and Olivia Coleman's period drama hoot The Favourite and Alfonso Cuarón's family drama masterpiece Roma - it goes without saying that, in other respect, the 91st Academy Awards are ...
 
Share
Roma and The Favourite lead this year's list of contenders.
Yesterday, Tracee Ellis Ross and Kumail Nanjiani revealed the 91st Academy Award nominations live on Oscars.com. The Favourite and Roma lead the 2019 Oscar nominations with 10 each. Black Panther, A Star Is Born, and Vice are close behind with eight each, including a nomination for Best Picture. Despite the ...
 
Share
It's a strong year for films.
While the 2019 Academy Awards is not until 24 February—and who knows whether the world will have been burned to ashes by then—movie festival is in full swing with Venice about to end and Toronto about to begin.The oldest film festival in ...
 
55 Shares
The Academy Awards are known for honoring some less-than-stellar films, but here are ten Best Picture winners that deserved the award.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a deeply compromised, willfully out-of-touch, and fundamentally lazy monolith that can't stop tripping over its own dick. The creation of Oscar Bait—the blandly high-toned films pumped out to earn nominations and fade from ...
 
31 Shares
La La Land won Best Picture...that is, until Moonlight won instead.
When Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway came together to announce the winner of this year's Oscar for Best Picture, he stumbled. Then he said: "La La Land."The film's producers came up on stage, gave a heartfelt acceptance speech, and then—something happened. The ...
 
13 Shares
So many tears. So much snot.
Nobody is saying Oscar bait movies are bad—it's just that their intentions are so obvious. Why else is Casey Affleck playing a depressed single guy with a tragic past taking care of a kid whose dad dies young? What other purpose is ...
 
8 Shares
We're not campaigning. We're just honoring Damien Chazelle's skills.
So just like everybody else, you've just seen La La Land and now there’s a Hollywood sign-shaped hole in your heart. From what I’ve seen, La La Land has become the gateway film for people who didn’t think they’d ever be into a ...
 
76 Shares
(Because they weren't meant to be immortalized with a golden statuette)
Let’s get a few things straightened out before we dive into this list and you all pick up the pitchforks.First, while the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is widely considered the most powerful award-giving body in Hollywood, their recognition ...
Connect With Us