Oscar Nominations 2021 – FILM REVIEW: Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Dir: Shaka King Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Original Song. Score: ★★★★☆ Following the murders of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy, Shaka King's Judas and the Black Messiah takes us back to the tumultuous period of the late 60s when the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nominations 2019 – FILM REVIEW: Black Panther (2018)

Dir: Ryan Coogler Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Editing. Score: ★★☆☆☆ The merits of Black Panther as a watershed moment in cinema have been espoused endlessly since the film’s release, but nonetheless it bears repeating that Black Panther is... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nominations 2018 – FILM REVIEW: Get Out (2017)

Dir: Jordan Peele Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Daniel Kayluua), Best Original Screenplay. Score: ★★★☆☆ Get Out is the debut of writer / director Jordan Peele. A horror movie that sees Daniel Kaluuya as Chris Washington accompany his girlfriend Rose (played by Allison Williams of Girls) to her family's leafy country estate to... Continue Reading →

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