Category Archives: Oscars

‘Call Me By Your Name’, ‘Get Out’ win top honours at 2017 Gotham Awards

When Moonlight historically won the Best picture statuette at last year’s Academy Awards, it was celebrated for a number of reasons, one of which was being the first independent film to claim the coveted title. Moonlight’s win was predicted a few months prior when it won Best Feature at the 2016 Gotham Awards, the awards ceremony celebrating the best of

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Oscars 2018: a look back at nine of our favourite Oscar speeches

Awards season has already kicked off with the announcement of the nominees for the Gotham Awards – the annual ceremony celebrating a given year’s best independent efforts. And as this marks the beginning of awards’ season, let’s look back to nine of our favourite Oscar speeches. From laughs to tears to historic wins, these are some of our favourites!  

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Yorgos Lanthimos makes stunning psycho-thriller debut with ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos came into the spotlight only a year ago with the release of The Lobster. The acclaimed film was set against a quirky premise: single people must find a mate within 45 days or be turned into animals and sent to the wild – sounds disastrous, but Lanthimos’s film-making skills coupled with an Academy Award-nominated original script

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Today in queer cinema: ‘Call Me By Your Name’ and ‘In A Heartbeat’ dazzle

Earlier in the year, and after a now notorious slip, Moonlight walked away with the coveted Best Picture Oscar, making it both the first LGBT movie and the first indie movie to win Oscar gold in the category – a historic win. 2015’s Carol and The Danish Girl were the only other the LGBT-themed movies to have scored more than a few Oscar nods

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2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Director

  consequenceofsound.net Nominees: 1) Alejandro G. Iñarritu, The Revenant 2) Lenny Abrahamson, Room 3) Adam McKay, The Big Short 4) Tom McCarthy, Spotlight 5) George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road The race for Best Director saw a formidable match-up last year where Alejandro G. Iñarritu prevailed over Richard Linklater, who among many circles was favourote to win. Iñarritu, who was nominated for

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