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

2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  hindustantimes.com Nominees: 1) Rooney Mara, Carol 2) Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs 3) Rachel McAdams, Spotlight 4) Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl 5) Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight The Best Supporting Actress race has been one of my personal favourites this year for how close it has been between three of the five  nominees, but… Read More 2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Leading Role

    hollywoodreporter.com Nominees: 1) Brie Larson, “Room” 2) Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years” 3) Cate Blanchett, “Carol” 4) Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy” 5) Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn” The Best Actress category features three Oscar winners and two first-time nominees. And while the odds are in Larson’s favour for her powerful performance in Room, surprises are not out of… Read More 2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Leading Role

On the brutality of truth: ‘Spotlight’ recounts Pulitzer prize winning investigation

On Sunday night, the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards took place and crowned many a talented actor and actress in a multitude of category-based awards. The night featured as many surprise wins for first-time nominees, like Rachel Bloom, and the return of veteran actors and actresses, like Sylvester Stallone and Kate Winslet to the winner’s circle. But… Read More On the brutality of truth: ‘Spotlight’ recounts Pulitzer prize winning investigation

Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett captivate in 50s drama “Carol”

Early in the Summer, I came across a movie that would sit atop my To Watch list for months to come until its release. My anticipation for Carol — propelled even further by its sweep of Golden Globe nominations last week — was through the roof — and for good reason. Who wouldn’t want to see a film… Read More Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett captivate in 50s drama “Carol”