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Oscars 2022: The Full Academy Awards Winners List

  The 94th Academy Awards took place on Sunday 27th March 2022. The event was pretty much over shadowed by Best Actor winner Will Smith slapping presenter Chris Rock after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. If the night [...]

March 28, 2022

Academy Awards 2022: A Full List Of Oscar Nominations

Jane Campion’s The Power Of The Dog leads the charge at this year’s Academy Awards. The Netflix western scored 12 nominations including Best Director for Campion. Campion is now the first woman to have been nominated for best director [...]

February 10, 2022

Kevin Costner – The Last Of The Hollywood Cowboys

Born on the 18 January, 1955, Kevin Costner was an avid film fan who up in California. Fascinated by epic westerns such as Red River and How the West Was Won, he dreamed of being cowboy (a dream that would be fulfilled many years later). Following [...]

January 18, 2022

The Great Sidney Poitier Dies Aged 94

Blackboard Jungle, Edge of the City, A Raisin in the Sun, The Greatest Story Ever Told, The Defiant Ones, Dual At Diablo, In the Heat of the Night, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? and To Sir, With Love – the great Sidney Poitier had a [...]

January 9, 2022

Notebook Reviews: THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST

Lawrence Kasdan  – 1988. Director Lawrence Kasdan has crafted an enjoyable and quirky romantic comedy-drama in the shape of The Accidental Tourist. Kasdan’s film features an strong cast – William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis [...]

October 24, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Alan Parker’s MISSISSIPPI BURNING

The heat from Alan Parker’s Mississippi Burning can still be felt more than 30 years after its 1988 release. This 1960s set drama (which is loosely based on real events) still packs a hefty emotional punch. Chris Gerolmo’s script makes it strong [...]

August 2, 2021

SOUND OF METAL Gets A UK Cinema Release Date

The hugely acclaimed (and BAFTA and Academy Award winning) Sound of Metal will hit UK cinemas on 17 May 2021.  Riz Ahmed (BAFTA and Academy Award nominated) and Olivia Cooke star in the music-focused drama which was directed by Darius Marder.  [...]

May 11, 2021

George Clooney – The Last Of The Movie Stars

There are movie stars and then there is George Clooney. The actor, who turned 60 years old on 6 May, 2021 is the epitome of old style charm and charisma and he has been compared to Cary Grant on so many occasions that it would be superfluous to do [...]

May 6, 2021

Oscars 2021: The Full Academy Awards Winners List

The big winner at the 93rd Academy Awards was Nomadland, scoring three wins for Best Picture, Best Director for Chloe Zhao (the first woman of colour and only second woman to win best director)and Best Actress for Frances McDormand.  Anthony [...]

April 26, 2021

Remembering Mel Gibson’s THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST

Mel Gibson’s The Passion Of The Christ is a powerful piece of cinema. It’s a breathtaking, bravura biblical epic which resonates on multiple levels.  The 2004 film is beautifully shot, well acted and the story is captivating. Mel [...]

April 2, 2021

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