Category Archives: Academy Awards

The 2021 Academy Awards: The Weirdest Ever?

If you're a movie nut — and you probably are if you're visiting this somewhat obsessive film review site — then you'll know this has been a most unusual awards season. This year's Oscars, airing on Sunday night, April 25th, have been extended two months from their usual late-February date, and with cinemas in most…Read More

A Few Thoughts on the 2016 Oscars

I haven't said too much about the Oscars yet this year. That's because when I do I'll be dropping lots of swears. You've been warned. Everyone else HAS  been talking about them. It's a big problem: the serious lack of diversity in the major categories. Boycotts have been called. There's lots of bad reasons for…Read More