before you ask, I still haven’t seen Son of Saul or The Lobster or Sully or Sing Street or many of the other films that are making everyone’s Top Ten lists.Read more "Favourite Films of 2016: Part Two"
You will not see as many filthy and matted beards this season. Hipsters who are into cosplay will find much inspiration.Read more "Oscars 2016: The Revenant"
The studio has helpfully included the definition of the title in the film’s poster (this must be a first, right?)Read more "The Revenant Poster Includes the Definition of the Word"
Could this finally be the one that brings Leonardo DiCaprio an Oscar, or will he once again have to pretend to be happy for someone else before he goes home to cry into a supermodel’s lap?Read more "‘The Revenant’ Trailer Looks Mucky but Incredible"
CAUTION: Language May Offend.Read more "April a to Z – E is for Effing and Blinding: f-bombs away in Wolf of Wall Street"
By Niall McArdle This is the first of two Oscars posts today. The Thank You Speech. It should be easy, shouldn’t it? Especially for actors. Don’t they get paid to perform? Standing up in front of an audience and saying a few words should be the easiest thing for them. Yet every Oscars ceremony is […]Read more "Oscars Week – Speechless Sunday"
I’m disappointed to report that while it’s marvellous-looking and well-acted, it’s an unsatisfying, disjointed film that offers us fascinating glimpses of Hoover without ever getting to the core of who he wasRead more "J Edgar Who?"