I look at the rest of the nominees at this year’s Academy Awards – Best Picture and Best Director, and the Acting and Screenplay categories – and credit who I think will win (and who should!).
Thanks for the laughs Mr Ramis, but I’ll be forever grateful for the way you championed the misfits.
In Part 1 I run through the categories of Best Animated Feature, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Documentary and the Technical categories, offering calculated consideration about the chances of each nominee and predicting the winner on March 3 (in Australia).
It’s time to get Suss! The annual Graffiti with Punctuation awards are here and the writers* of this fine publication have submitted their votes for the films that that deserve to be applauded in an ocean of constant applause during awards season.
Bring back the BAFTA! Andy Buckle takes aim at the wild choices of our colonial brethren.
Vale Shirley. We’ll miss you. It’s been a sweet trip.
Let’s hope that hurricane Ivan Sen can muster the same amazing talent for more Indigenous Australian Outback Noir.
He was so far gone into the worlds his characters inhabited that it was the only way to get any insight into the portly, ginger NY man behind all these faces. If there’s anything we’ve learnt about him since it’s quite simple: Hoffman was a person getting by in this brief life with enough courage to make his mark in his chosen field of acting…
Yesterday the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) announced the winners in their annual awards.
Alfonso Cuaron. What a marvel. The 52-year-old Mexican master became the first Hispanic filmmaker to win the Director’s Guild of America for Gravity.
Here are Maria Lewis’ picks of the Top 10 Aussie films to keep an eye out for this year.
While the relaxed behaviour of patrons in cinemas has resulted in the popular opinion that it’s the new living room, your living room just became the new cinema thanks to HBOs new series True Detective.
Focusing on the film winners here, Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years A Slave), Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), perhaps the night’s biggest surprise, and Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) became favourites for Oscar glory.
In the 25-year history of the PGA today marks the first tie for the feature prize, between Gravity and 12 Years A Slave. That’s amazing.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominations for the 86th Academy Awards overnight. I was up at 12.30am eagerly awaiting the news. Leading the nominees were those for Best Picture: Gravity (10),…
Yesterday the winners of the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has been the brunt of criticism over the last few years, notorious for nominating and inviting along to the ceremony celebrities they’d like to meet and party with, rather than worthy nominees.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have announced their nominees in the 2013 awards. Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity and Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave were expectedly were well represented, but it was American Hustle’s 10 nominations (including Amy Adams and Christian Bale in the lead acting categories, and four acting nominations in total) that most surprised.
What have the Guilds told us this year? Commonly the best guide to the eventual Oscar nominations, there have been some surprises in recent years. This year could be no exception. Below are the list of nominees by the PGA, DGA and WGA.
The Academy Award nominations are set for January 16 (a week later than last year). They are usually revealed online at about midnight here. Between now, though, we have the Guilds (the DGA, PGA, WGA), whose nominees will likely all-but complete the picture for this year’s representatives.
With the end of year lists rolling in, it’s time to cast our eye towards the next 12 months of movie releases. Maria Lewis shares her 10 most anticipated films of 2014.