In a year filled with great films, there was a lot of room for actors and actresses to shine, and the competition for these five spots was undoubtedly tough, but if I’m to speak for myself, there was one very obvious snub here (sorry, Richard!): Michael Stuhlbarg for his work in Call Me By Your… Read More 2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
This review of Phantom Thread was co-written with Maria Hafez. Hafez is a senior in English Literature at the American University of Beirut. She dabbles in European cinema and has attended a summer course on Italian cinema in Milan. She hopes to pursue a career in film. Her favorite directors include Wes Anderson, Xavier Dolan, Federico Fellini,… Read More ‘Phantom Thread’: on the trials of loving an artist
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?