Of late, the Academy Awards have seen a much tighter race in the women’s acting categories than in the men’s, and for good reason. Not only were women at the center of Hollywood this year, but they delivered, as they usually do, some of the most memorable performances of the year. And the nominees for this year’s Oscars are… Read More 2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Leading Role
A mark of a truly great filmmaker is her ability to challenge both herself and the climate of work around her, to continuously explore new things and to incorporate them into her craft to yield a better result (or even a bad one). And while many filmmakers did that successfully this year — think Jordan… Read More ‘The Post’: is Steven Spielberg playing it safe?
Set amid rising tensions with the Russians in the 1960s, Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water follows a relationship that buds between Elisa Esposito, a mute janitor at an American Research facility, and an amphibious creature held in captivity by the facility’s head, Richard Strickland (Michael Shannon). Risking their lives, Elisa and her friends… Read More ‘The Shape of Water’: on love that roars in silence
It has all culminated to this moment. This awards season has, by far, been one of the most interesting, with multiple titles winning top honours instead of one or two sweeping. And while Three Billboards seems to have gained momentum of late, this awards season has proven that anything is possible with The Shape of… Read More Oscars 2018: 90th Academy Award nominations (Full List)
It is in his restriction, his unwavering refusal to break his strong front, that the performance is so resoundingly moving. And it is something to behold. If for any reason you decide to watch Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, it should be for Jamie Bell’s performance.… Read More ‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’: on stars that refuse to fade