Maudie made its Irish premiere last month at the Audi Dublin Film Festival. It will go on general release later this year, and when it does, be sure to see it, and bring tissues.Read more "Begorrathon 2017: Maudie"
The film features an astonishing, star-making performance from Seána Kerslake, a mixture of confused hooligan and vulnerable girl. She’s in every scene and she commands the screen.Read more "Begorrathon 2017: A Date for Mad Mary"
The Academy wisely ignored ‘Nocturnal Animals’ but Michael Shannon probably deserves the Oscar for his performanceRead more "Oscars 2017: Semi-Final Thoughts"
Aurora’s a writer, or a wannabe writer anyway; she’s the sort of young writer who probably hangs around the futuristic version of Starbucks penning things like ’15 Ways to Get the Best Hypersleep’ for Buzzfeed.Read more "Oscars 2017: Passengers"
Nothing else in the film comes close to the perfection of the opening sequence, but that’s the point.Read more "Oscars 2017: La La Land"
The Academy Award for Production Design tends to go to the big, attention-getting sets. Recent winners include Sweeney Todd; The Grand Budapest Hotel; The Great Gatsby; Pan’s Labyrinth; and last year’s winner, Mad Max: Fury Road.Read more "Oscars 2017: Best Production Design"
As with almost every other category this year, La La Land is going to be the one to beat. While Justin Hurwitz is probably going to win a statue for Best Original Score, he faces a bit of a challenge in the Original Song category. He is in fact nominated twice for Best Original Song, so […]Read more "Oscars 2017: Best Original Song"