Quickfire tips for the 2013 Oscars

Best Supporting Actor Michael Fassbender, 12 Years A Slave Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club Bradley Cooper, American Hustle Jonah Hill, The Wolf Of Wall Street A great category. Hill’s out and Cooper SHOULD be out, but for reasons unknown people are ignoring he fact that Cooper is taking his Silver Linings […]

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Top Ten Films of 2012

NOTE: This is, clearly, a year too late. But it serves as a reasonable prequel to the Best Films of 2013, coming next week! Probably. Anyway, enjoy! I have a motto: “Life’s too short to watch bad movies”. In fulfillment of this, I spend much of my spare time trying to tick off ‘Best Picture’ winners, […]

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2013 Oscar Tips

Some brief thoughts and Oscar predictions before the big event today and my official top ten of the year later this week: 1) This has been an extraordinarily strong year for film, but without one that stands head and shoulders above the rest. I’ve seen 8 of the 9 best picture nominees – apologies to […]

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