It couldn’t be otherwise. Gravity and 12 Years a Slave lead Oscars glory.
Gravity won seven awards, the most for the ceremony, including Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón. 96 more words
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). 72 more words
It is such a good film that it had to be!!! The disturbing drama “12 Years a Slave”, by British director Steve McQueen, won the Best Film award at Britain’s top film on Sunday, and it keeps its possibilities as favourite for the Oscars next month. 37 more words
Are we allowed nowadays to express how little we’ve learned from Pauline Kael’s film reviews?
Or is that speaking ill of the dead? Because the last thing I’d want to do is speak ill of the dead … though, as I recall, Kael often spoke ill of the living, so that’s fine, right? 282 more words