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MAD MAX FURY ROAD: Oscar contender?

I’ve shared this elsewhere online and figured I’d put it up here.

Once upon a time I’d have thought it a fantasy. A genre film in the tradition of a cult series known as much for its punkish aesthetic as for its action? 1,030 more words

Film Awards

May 14, 2015 | Dream Journal | Winning An Acting Award

Dream 1

I barely remember part of a dream fragment that took place inside my parent’s house during the day, I remember going into the kitchen and noticing that we had Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, and then I think that I remember Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson being in the living room; and something happened to him (someone possibly hit him with something and/or did a wrestling move on him and/or something that I can not remember) and then he was going to do his finishing move The Rock Bottom on someone or me, and maybe this was for fun/a joke but I can not remember. 1,234 more words

Dream Journal

Cannes 2015 Breakdown

It’s time.

Time to see what’s going down on the Croisette this year.

Time to see what might the big names going into awards season. 2,629 more words

Film Awards

Submission & selection

All the submissions we receive are watched in their entirety by at least one of our judges.

The initial selection is essentially a process of marking out any film which has qualities that the judge is looking for, for example, originality, writing, pacing, performances. 168 more words


Conflating My Nominees

For my 2014 Film Awards, I opted to split the major categories into Drama and Musical/Comedy. However, I’ve been considering what I would do had I stuck to the model I had used in previous years, and separated from the heat from awards season, I think I can whittle down my expanded nominees and produce a satisfactory set of contenders. 1,324 more words

2014 In Film

Our top 5 favourite films...

Ok, so this is a tough question for anyone to answer (as our followers found out in our first #FilmFestFridayQ!), especially when you’re as passionate about film as we are! 326 more words


What makes a winner?

Film is a subjective medium, and a film festival’s selection process can be as individual as its curators. What makes a winning entry really depends on the judges opinions.That probably doesn’t sound very helpful, but it’s just the way it is! 849 more words