James Gray’s space epic has the components of a strong film — but the lack of a compelling cast and story give way to a bland, boring package
Tom Chambers looks back on films in 2018 ahead of The Oscars to assess the likely winners of this year.
Books Editor James Gill takes a look at 11 of the biggest categories at this year’s ceremony
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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?
The Revenant is a revenge tale that features an astonishingly committed performance from Leonardo DiCaprio and masterful direction from Alejandro Iñárritu
Dylan Wiggan chronicles this year’s battle for Oscars’ top prize: Best Picture
After waves of bad publicity that suggested the 2019 Academy Awards could be the worst in years, it ended up being a mixed bag
In an effort to streamline their yearly awards ceremony, The Academy has flipped the bird to the film industry in favour of pleasing the masses
The Academy does not always get it right
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?
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
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