What if the current Oscar nominated films didn’t exist? We present our picks in our ‘Alternative Oscars’ list.
The Power of the Dog or CODA? On the homestretch of the season, Head of Culture Michal Wasilewski presents his final predictions for 2022 Oscars.
It’s 1973, and in the San Fernando Valley a long hot summer has just begun. On the school picture day, 15-year-old Gary Valentine, a precocious child actor meets Alana Kane, a frustrated, bitingly sarcastic 25-year-old perpetually stuck in adolescent ennui.
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Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman shine in The Father, an Oscar-nominated play adaptation
Fred Hampton biopic might not be truly revolutionary, but is not afraid of showing true Black Panthers’ viewpoints
After a period away from the big screen, Fincher returns with a rich and thoughtful account of the career of Citizen Kane writer Herman J. Mankiewicz in Mank
The Oscars celebrate thrillers, but are too scared to show a mother’s postpartum experience – it’s time to prepare, celebrate and support mothers
Simple and unmemorable CODA was recognised as the Best Picture of the year, but 2022 Oscars made headlines for an entirely different reason
Pip Carew and Daniel Collins give a detailed analysis of films which pass and fail the bechdel test and examine it’s importance
Four of our film writers give their predictions for the upcoming Academy Awards
Chloe Zhao’s Oscar-winning Nomadland is a unique poetic meditation on freedom, happiness, and being human
Ahead of the upcoming 2021 Oscars ceremony, Michal Wasilewski predicts which films will take the big prizes.
‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ featuring great performances by Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis is a powerful exploration of artistry, race, inequality and the American dream
Fashion Writer Alex Bikard rounds up her 10 favourite looks from 2020 awards season with accompanying illustrations
With the 2020 Academy Awards almost upon us, Michal Wasilewski takes a look the contenders and makes his predictions for this year’s winners