Review: The 86th Academy Awards (2014)

The annual Academy Awards happened last night which was hosted by the fantastic Ellen DeGeneres, a safe choice, sure, especially compared to the controversial Seth Macfarlane last year (which I liked…) but still, the choice of a universally liked host like this certainly paid off. Hit the jump to read my review of the night! […]

Editorial: 86th Academy Awards (2014) – My Predictions

The award season is almost over, and it leaves the biggest prize to the end. This is of course the coveted, the honourable, the shiny … Oscar! – It has been a very tough year for all the films nominated with competition like no other. We can praise this however, because the sheer quality of […]

Review: Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Road to the Oscars: there’s only four days left until the coveted Oscar night and I’m reviewing one of the hottest films to come out in 2013 for it’s sheer appeal in the critics circles as well as winning multiple awards already and is nominated for six Academy awards. So hit the jump to find […]

Review: Philomena (2013)

Road to the Oscars continues with a look at Philomena, a movie directed by Stephen Frears and written by Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan which has been nominated for four Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards, including: Best Actress for Judi Dench, Best Screenplay for Pope and Coogan, Best Score for Alexandre Desplat and an […]

Review August: Osage County (2013)

The next chapter in my road-to-the-Oscars, is my review of “August: Osage County” and while it’s not nominated for any big rewards in regards to Best Picture, Best Director or Best Adapted Screenplay, it has been celebrated for its acting, with nominations for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. Scroll down to see my thoughts! […]

Review: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Here is the second instalment in my “Road to the Oscars 2014” segment, and today I’m reviewing “The Wolf of Wall Street” which is brewing up a storm of Oscar controversy, Oscar nominations and general interest. What’s it about? Based on true events, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a stockbroker, who, after getting his big […]

Review: Blue Jasmine (2013)

I’m beginning my Oscar preparations by reviewing some of the releases that have achieved Academy Award nominations and sharing with you all my verdict on whether these movies actually live up to the hype. What’s it About? Jasmine Francis (Cate Blanchett) is a Manhattan socialite who has it all: beauty, wealth and a rich and […]