Oscar Nominations 2021 – FILM REVIEW: Promising Young Woman (2020)

Dir: Emerald Fennell Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress, Best Film Editing. Score: ★☆☆☆☆ The directorial debut of Emerald Fennel, who most will know as the actress who plays Camilla Parker Bowles on Netflix's The Crown, and potentially as the show runner for season two of Killing Eve, stars Carey Mulligan... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nominations 2018 – FILM REVIEW: Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

Dir: Dan Gilroy Nominated for: Best Actor (Denzel Washington) Score: ★★☆☆☆ Roman J. Israel, Esq is a shabby movie, a frenetic misfit full of ideas that simply cannot find it's rhythm or pace. Much like it's central character it's an oddball movie and a strange inclusion for this years Oscars. But this is a one man... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nominations 2018 – FILM REVIEW: Dunkirk (2017)

Dir: Christopher Nolan Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Production Design, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing. Score: ★★★☆☆ It's been blindingly obvious for some time now that for whatever the merits of the big scale film making Christopher Nolan indulges in, he is totally incapable of... 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 →

Oscar Nominations 2018 – FILM REVIEW: Ladybird (2017)

Dir: Greta Gerwig Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan), Best Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf), Best Original Screenplay. Score: ★★★★☆ Greta Gerwig has been one to watch for many years. She is easily the defining star of the so called American mumblecore indie movement, but it's most notably her collaborations with her partner,... Continue Reading →

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