There is a fifth character, and it’s West Texas itself: all depressing small towns, poverty, country music, and cowhands.Read more "Oscars 2017: Hell or High Water"
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"
The difference between Sound Editing and Sound Mixing is like the difference between composing and conducting musicRead more "Oscars 2016: Sound"
John Williams is Spielberg’s favourite composer, so I have no idea why Spielberg hired Thomas Newman for Bridge of Spies.Read more "Oscars 2016: Best Original Score"
Blunt’s haggard appearance and frumpy demeanour is used as a character point that in a lesser film would be written as “She was an elite FBI agent, a career woman who nabbed the bad guys, but couldn’t keep a man!”Read more "Oscars 2016: Sicario"