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The Red Turtle

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Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film at the 89th Oscars, ‘The Red Turtle’ has finally swam into UK cinemas. A collaboration between Studio Ghibli & Wild Bunch, this non-verbal animation has certainly caught the attention of critics but will audiences alike have a similarly positive experience? 439 more words

Cinema Screenings

The future of film awards

  

Earlier this month Emma Watson became one of the first recipients of a gender-neutral acting award in a major awards ceremony and it spurred intense debate and some controversy. 1,223 more words

Rants

The Oscar Quest: Rankings (Best Picture)

Each time I write up Oscar categories for the Quest, I put rankings at the bottom. I can say what I want, but it really only gains perspective when I show you how I feel about each of the films or performances in relation to the others in the category. 1,784 more words

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The Oscar Quest: A Viewer's Guide (Best Picture)

The two macro articles I put up each time I do the Quest are the Viewer’s Guide and the Rankings. The Rankings are self-explanatory. The Viewer’s Guide is more universal. 4,212 more words

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Oscar Watch: Good Time

The Cannes Film Festival showcased a rather unexpected potential player in the awards derby with the crime drama Good Time, which debuts stateside in August. The film comes from indie directors Ben and Josh Safdie and finds Twilight star Robert Pattinson as a bank robber trying to break his brother out of jail. 96 more words

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The Oscar Quest: Rankings (Best Director)

Each time I write up Oscar categories for the Quest, I put rankings at the bottom. I can say what I want, but it really only gains perspective when I show you how I feel about each of the films or performances in relation to the others in the category. 2,426 more words

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The Oscar Quest: A Viewer’s Guide (Best Director)

The two macro articles I put up each time I do the Quest are the Viewer’s Guide and the Rankings. The Rankings are self-explanatory. The Viewer’s Guide is more universal. 4,630 more words

Movies