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90th Oscars Roundup

Books Editor James Gill takes a look at 11 of the biggest categories at this year’s ceremony

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Top 5: Oscar Acting Snubs

The Academy does not always get it right

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Last Week in Film

All of the week’s biggest movie and TV news in one article!

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Feature: The #OscarsSoWhite controversy

With all of 20 Best Actor nominees at the Oscars being White for a second year running, many are crying out for Hollywood to address its apparent lack of diversity—but where does the root of the problem lie?

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Feature: Should this really be DiCaprio’s year?

Almost every Oscar prognosticator is saying that Leonardo DiCaprio winning an Oscar this year is a near-sure thing—but, the question is, does he deserve it?

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The Mancunion Oscar Predictions 2016

The Mancunion film section voted who they thought the winners will be on Oscar night and, in an ideal world, who they think should win. The results are in…

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Review: Room

Lenny Abrahamson’s Room is a powerful tale of a mother and son relationship anchored by two tremendous performances from Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay

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Review: The Revenant

The Revenant is a revenge tale that features an astonishingly committed performance from Leonardo DiCaprio and masterful direction from Alejandro Iñárritu

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Oscar Predictions 2015: Who Will/Should Win

James Moules shares the results of The Mancunion’s Oscar Predictions Poll, in which the Film Section’s editors and contributors told us who they think will win in the major categories on Oscar night, and who they reckon should win if it were solely down to them

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Actor Profile: Leonardo DiCaprio

Despite his recent Academy snub, Lloyd Hammett tells us why Leonardo DiCaprio has much to be proud of

Who will take home the coveted Best Picture award at this year's Academy Awards Photo: ebbandflowphotography @flickr

The race for Oscar glory

Dylan Wiggan chronicles this year’s battle for Oscars’ top prize: Best Picture

Official Movie Poster for 'No'


This week, our Cornerhouse Pick is Chilean director Pablo Larraín’s ‘No’