Oscar Nominations 2018 – FILM REVIEW: Mudbound (2017)

Dir: Dee Rees Nominated for: Best Supporting Actress (Mary J. Blige), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Orginal Song, Best Cinematography. Score: ★☆☆☆☆ Dark, waterlogged and often grim Mudbound is the story of two different men Jamie McAllan & Ronsel Jackson (one white, one black) returning from World War II to rural Mississippi. Given their different skin colours... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nominations 2018 – FILM REVIEW: The Post (2017)

Dir: Steven Spielberg Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Actress (Meryl Streep). Score: ★★★★☆ Steven Spielberg's new film is one of a long line of movies that go before it based in and around the world of newspapers and government secrets. Newspaper flicks like The Paper & Spotlight, or shady U.S. Government and surveillance thrillers like Three... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nominations 2018 – FILM REVIEW: I, Tonya (2017)

Dir: Craig Gillespie Nominated for: Best Actress (Margot Robbie), Best Supporting Actress (Allison Janney), Best Film Editing. Score: ★★☆☆☆ The story of long misunderstood champion figure skater, the infamous Tonya Harding, (infamous for supposedly being responsible for having the legs of her competition Nancy Kerrigan bashed in) I, Tonya follows Harding (Margot Robbie), through childhood, through... Continue Reading →

Oscar Nominations 2018 – FILM REVIEW: The Shape Of Water (2017)

Dir: Guillermo Del Toro Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Sally Hawkins), Best Supporting Actor (Richard Jenkins), Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer), Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Production Design, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing. Score: ★★★★☆ Guillermo del Toro is perhaps best known... Continue Reading →

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