The most anticipated film awards of the year, the Oscars, have passed. And what came out of the 89th Academy Awards was inclusion, discourse and… memes. It would be impossible to discuss the ceremony without mentioning the disaster that was the Best Picture mix-up. For the first time in history, the wrong film was announced as having … More The Results Are In!
No film blog is complete without the obligatory Oscar predictions post, and while I am by no means an expert on the Academy – or the film industry as a whole for that matter – I am willing to make some educated guesses as to who will be taking home a golden statuette. The … More Oscar Predictions
Last year’s Academy Awards caused enormous controversy due to a lack of racial diversity amongst the nominees for acting awards. While the #OscarsSoWhite movement called for a greater appreciation for people of colour (PoC) in film, many others argued that the reason people of colour weren’t nominated for Oscars is simply that there weren’t any … More The Academy Has Awoken
Denis Villeneuve’s latest film, and his most successful to date, Arrival has hit the circuits to praise and favourable reviews, largely as a result of its ability to transcend the science of science fiction and achieve emotional intensity, while remaining thought provoking and intriguing. Science fiction fans are able to appreciate the extra-terrestrial presence that … More The Implicit Question Arrival Poses to Tech
As long as there have been movies, there have been cinemas, born out of necessity more than anything else. In the days of the Lumiere brothers there was no distribution method other than to invite their friends over for a private screening of their latest film. The tradition of going out to the moviehouse has … More Will Video (on demand) Kill the Radio Star?