Two Best Picture Oscar nominations based on the unraveling of two very different major world events, both treated in very different manners: Spotlight and The Big Short.
In today’s double bill in the lead up to the Oscars, I take a look at Room (2015) and The Revenant (2015). These two are perhaps the most talked about of the Best Picture nominations this year (ignoring the dull Mad Max), so which is more likely to win? And what did I think of them both? Read more to find out!
A new Charlie Kaufman film, Anomalisa comes from the genius behind Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Synecdoche, New York. Nominated for Best Animated Feature Film at The Oscars 2016. Introduction I have been very excited for Anomalisa for a while now, having been enamoured with all of Charlie Kaufman’s main body of work as-well as interested in the productions of Dino Stamatopulo’s Starburn Industries. But goodness, is this very different to what either have created before. Yet still absolutely fantastic. If you like any Kaufman films you have to give this one a watch….read more
Discussing Science vs Spirtuality in I Origins (2014)
The top rated film of 20151, Mad Max: Fury Road featured in many of December’s “Top 10” lists, has been heavily praised across the Internet and racked up the 2016 Oscar nominations. I just can’t understand why.
Merry Christmas! You may have come across A Very Murrary Christmas whilst looking for something to watch on Netflix over this Holiday season. Is it worth the watch? Find out after the break….
Ex Machina is an intelligent, thought-provoking sci-fi film with glaringly obvious tropes to appeal to a mainstream audience. I’ve got a lot to talk about with this one so let’s dive in.
Attempting a new approach at the ‘kid with cancer’ genre, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl ends up being a love letter to cinema with an unfortunately dull story. Find out more in my review after the break.
A recommendation on the filmmaking interview podcast A Leg Up, described as a podcast about making it in Hollywood, hosted by a kid trying to do just that.
The 2016 albums that music lovers should start getting hyped for.