Kumail Nanjiani and actress Tracy Ellis Ross announced that Capharnaum had scored Lebanon’s second, consecutive nomination for Best Foreign Language Film, marking yet another huge victory for Lebanese cinema.… Read More ‘Capharnaum’ nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar
The race for Best Actor this year was more packed than in recent years, with numerous actors — like Robert Pattinson, Jamie Bell, Tom Hanks, and James Franco — delivering good (to great) performances, but failing to make the shortlist. Regardless, the race was always between the same two actors in what is one of… Read More 2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actor in a Leading Role
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?
What distinguishes great movies from mediocre ones, among many other things of course, is the love with which the film was made — corny, I admit, but a testament to the labour of filmmakers and artists impassioned by their own ideas and creativity and what could come of each and both. One such example is… Read More ‘Loving Vincent’ pays tribute to Vincent Van Gogh’s artistry