Awards Season The Oscars 

The 90th Academy Awards: The Winners Announced

Welcome to Oscar day! Throughout the telecast we’ll be updating the list below with all the winners in each category. You can follow us on Twitter using the handle @Fernby and you can refresh this page periodically for updates. Best Picture – The Shape of Water Best Director – Guillermo del Toro (The Shape Of Water) Best Leading Actor – Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) Best Leading Actress – Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri) Best Supporting Actor – Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri) Best Supporting Actress –…

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Awards Season Opinion The Oscars 

Artistic License: The Race For Best Picture is Stronger Than Ever

Now that we’ve finally reviewed all the Best Picture nominated films for the 90th Academy Awards, the time has come to appraise them all and try and come up with the one we think will take home the glory on March 4th. We’ve already applied our thoughts to the nominees in an earlier post, which you can read here, but in digging into the Oscars with focus on Best Picture specifically, there’s a strong argument to suggest that the 2017 alumni is the strongest list in a very long time.

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Awards Season Opinion The Oscars 

Road To The Oscars – Who We Think Will Win

The films of 2017’s Academy Award nominee list is strong this year – comparative to other years, there’s more than two films in the Best Picture race that would be worthy of a win, while in almost every acting category there is almost no splitting the actresses and actors in their respective fields. Surprisingly, a number of films snagged technical award nominations without getting any of the major gongs, and once again the fact that Pixar looks set to dominate the Best Animated Feature category, when it could easily have…

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Awards Season Golden Globes Opinion 

Blown Globes: The Hollywood Foreign Press Is Sliding Into Irrelevance

This morning (Australian time) the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their list of nominees for the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The full list can be perused here. No sooner had the list landed than Film Twitter lit up with several glaring observations that put a stain on the legitimacy of the Globes as a high profile and quality awards show similar to the Oscars. They’re the kind of thing that make one scratch one’s head and wonder exactly who is responsible for these nominations, and how they’re earned.

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