Oscars 2018: does Lebanon’s ‘The Insult’ have a chance?

On December 15, The Academy announced the nine films shortlisted for this year’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. To the delight of all of us here in Lebanon, Ziad Doueiri’s The Insult made it to the list. And as varied as the predictions have since been, things are getting clearer and clearer with each precursor… Read More Oscars 2018: does Lebanon’s ‘The Insult’ have a chance?

2018 Golden Globe Film Award Winners (Complete List)

The 75th Golden Globe Awards took place on January 7, 2018, at The Beverly Hilton where the HFPA honoured achievements in film and television from 2017. The theme of the night was unsurprisingly the ongoing struggle of women against sexual harassment and abuse. With movements like #MeToo and the move towards freeing the industry of… Read More 2018 Golden Globe Film Award Winners (Complete List)

Lady Bird just became the best reviewed movie ever made

Directed by Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird has been making headlines left and right leading up to its release. Most recently, the film scored 165 positive reviews on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, surpassing Toy Story 3‘s 163 reviews, making it the best 100%-rated film on the website, and therefore the best reviewed movie ever made Lady… Read More Lady Bird just became the best reviewed movie ever made

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