The Oscar Nominees

The Best Picture Nominees: Vice

The Best Picture Nominees: Vice

The 91st Annual Academy Awards arrive tomorrow.  Let’s take a look at the last of this year’s Best Picture nominees. So, here’s a question that’s probably not all that hard-hitting.  Would you be surprised by a story about two men who form a personal and professional bond with the intension of spending the next decade […]

| February 23, 2019
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The Best Picture Nominees: A Star is Born

The Best Picture Nominees: A Star is Born

The 91st Annual Academy Awards are just 5 days away and celebrate I am taking a look at all eight of the year’s selections for Best Picture nominees.  Are they any good?  Let’s take a look: I have to admit that my expectations ran hot and cold with the prospect of a fourth – FOURTH!! […]

| February 21, 2019
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The Best Picture Nominees: Roma

The Best Picture Nominees: Roma

The 91st Annual Academy Awards are just 5 days away and to celebrate I am taking a look at all eight of the year’s selections in the Best Picture nominees.  Are they any good?  Let’s take a look. For the connoisseur of the cinema there are few things more exciting than a director who explores […]

| February 19, 2019
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The Best Picture Nominees: Green Book

The Best Picture Nominees: Green Book

The 91st Annual Academy Awards are just one week away and to celebrate I am taking a look at all eight of the year’s selections for Best Picture.  Are they any good?  Let’s take a look: When it comes to dealing with the history of race relations in America, Hollywood usually cranks it out in […]

| February 17, 2019
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The Best Picture Nominees: The Favourite

The Best Picture Nominees: The Favourite

The 91st Annual Academy Awards are just 9 days away and celebrate I am taking a look at all eight of the year’s selections in the Best Picture nominees.  Are they any good?  Let’s take a look: It is a safe bet that most ordinary people are not familiar with the work of Greek film […]

| February 15, 2019
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The Best Picture Nominees: Bohemian Rhapsody

The Best Picture Nominees: Bohemian Rhapsody

The 91st Annual Academy Awards are just 11 days away and to celebrate I am taking a look at all eight of the year’s selections in the Best Picture nominees.  Are they any good?  Let’s take a look. My musical tastes came of age in the early 1980s, arguably a difficult time for rock and […]

| February 13, 2019
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The Best Picture Nominees: Black Panther

The Best Picture Nominees: Black Panther

The 91st Annual Academy Awards are just 13 days away and celebrate I am taking a look at all eight of the year’s selections in the Best Picture nominees. For the rest of my life I will never understand the cynical hate-speak that surrounds success.  Public taste can be fickle, sure, but in the global […]

| February 11, 2019
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The Best Picture Nominees: BlacKkKlansman

The Best Picture Nominees: BlacKkKlansman

The 91st Annual Academy Awards are just 15 days away and celebrate I am taking a look at all eight of the year’s selections in the Best Picture nominees. Once upon a time the release of a new Spike Lee joint came with a set of expectations.  You knew that a new film by this […]

| February 9, 2019
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