Sometimes, keeping your friends close and your enemies closer may not be up to you. You know how I love to start a review with a pithy quote from the film? That’s a bit tricky with short film Message Received as there is almost no spoken dialogue in it (literally about two words). But somehow… Message Received (short film) Read More
After The Baftas
The Baftas – or to give them their official title, the EE British Academy Film Awards, were held last night in London’s Royal Albert Hall with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, otherwise known as Princess Kate and her husband, in attendance. And yes I was there! Well my selfie was, thanks to a Twitter competition held… After The Baftas Read More
Those Oscar Nominations From B-Z
I was at the cinema watching Live By Night, and after what seemed like several days emerged blinking into the sunlight, feeling let down and deflated. Then I saw the Oscar nominations and felt let down and deflated. Oscar nomination day means the usual wailing about expected shoo-ins being left out, or under appreciated indies being ignored… Those Oscar Nominations From B-Z Read More
BAFTA Award Nominations Are Out And Hello Again Amy Adams!
Once The British Academy of Film & Television Arts awards (the BAFTAS) were held after the Oscars, by which time everyone was bored with awards ceremonies and the designers had literally run out of nice dresses, so hardly anyone famous actually went. Every now and then a bona fide Hollywood megastar would put in an appearance… BAFTA Award Nominations Are Out And Hello Again Amy Adams! Read More