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In the studio: Best Picture recording Isabelle at Gorbals Sound, Glasgow.

By Jemma McGuffie

Six-piece dad band, Best Picture’s pink vinyl debut single, Isabelle reminds us that we should never give up on our teenage dreams. 231 more words


Oscars: Taking stock of a wide-open Best Picture race.

As awards season heats up, with the first batch of critics prizes already done and SAG ballots out, I take stock of a Best Picture race that’s without a clear frontrunner. 2,686 more words


Oscars 2018: Pete Hammond Breaks Down The Winners And Losers Of The Fall Festivals

Last year at this time, strong and obvious Best Picture Oscar contenders had emerged from the so-called Fall trifecta of film festivals at Venice, Telluride and Toronto. 1,654 more words


Artist, The

WFTB Score: 13/20

The plot: The advent of the talking picture brings about vastly contrasting fortunes for two stars of the silver screen: George Valentin, a feted actor who struggles to adapt to the new Hollywoodland landscape; and Peppy Miller, an up-and-coming actress whose idolisation of George competes with her ambition to get on in show business. 834 more words

Film Reviews

Review - Moonlight (2016)

Director: Barry Jenkins

Starring: Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monae, Jharrel Jerome, Andre Holland

Queer cinema has for a long time existed on the peripheries of the mainstream, in the independent and arthouse sectors, catering to what was seen as a niche audience. 1,065 more words


The Broadway Melody: Pleasantly Predictable

About 25 miles south of Cairo, Egypt sits the famous Bent Pyramid. The pyramid started out at a 54-degree inclination, but then, about halfway up, the inclination shifts to 43 degrees. 2,584 more words

The 62nd Academy Awards: My Verdict (Now with mini reviews of Glory and Do the Right Thing)

Oh, Academy members of 1989, what were you thinking? I shake my head at you. You got so much right, and yet you got the most basic thing – Best Picture nominees – wrong. 1,448 more words

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