Considering the way 2020 went with the cinema closed for most of the year, even when they reopened the new films being offered were few and far between. Although I cannot really complain too much with getting to see all three Lord of the Rings extended editions twice something I had wanted to do for many years. So this year I have had to combine the small number of cinema films which include some 2019 films but due to UK release dates qualify for my top 10 best films of 2020 list! Then combined with films then added to streaming sites and catching up with some before the end of the year. At one point I was unsure if I could even pick a top 10, so it could be my most interesting yet!Read More »
Today Cinema First released a list of films that can be used at cinemas when they reopen in July. With Cineworld being the first to announce a date for England on 10th July they will then need films to show. The list has a very wide variety of genres as well as from all decades. I personally hope to see a lot of older films on the big screen for the first time, I don’t want recent ones given a release! Let’s appreciate some amazing films on the big screen for what could well be the very first time (Yes Casablanca and Some Like It Hot I am talking about you, not forgetting my all time favourite When Harry Met Sally!)
Here are the 450 films that could be shown in July at a cinema near you!
1917 *also available in IMAX and 4DX
2 Fast 2 Furious
20 Feet from Stardom
2001: A Space Odyssey *also available in IMAX
28 Days Later
42nd Street The Musical *Event Cinema
9 to 5
Here we go with the full list of the winners from the 92nd Academy Awards, on what turned out to be a historic night with Parasite being the first foreign language film to pick up Best Picture and four awards overall! Well done Bong Joon-ho!
- Best picture – Parasite
- Actor in a leading role – Joaquin Phoenix for Joker
- Actress in a leading role – Renee Zellweger for Judy
- Best supporting actor – Brad Pitt for Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
- Best supporting actress – Laura Dern for Marriage Story
- Directing – Bong Joon-ho for Parasite
- Original screenplay – Parasite (Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won)
- Adapted screenplay – Jojo Rabbit (Taika Waititi)
This year was certainly some kind of record of watching all the Best Picture nominees before the end of January, I mean even when the nominations were announced I only had Parasite left to see. Hopefully that is a good sign for the future and allowing better UK release dates for the awards buzz films. It can easily get frustrating at times and this year only one film out of the nine was a film I disliked intensely. I adore and love Jojo Rabbit, so much I have set a new cinema viewing record of five for that amazing film. With that I really liked and enjoyed the rest of the films. Which I guess is not bad at all and I feel that this years nominees are a lot stronger than last years! Just incase you haven’t heard about these films enough lets take one final look at them before the Academy Awards take place on Sunday!
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Jessie Buckley – Wild Rose
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
Charlize Theron – Bombshell
Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Taron Egerton, Rocketman
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes
After picking up Outstanding British Film at the start of the awards show it has done the double and picked up the Best Film – 1917!
Winner of Outstanding British Film!
Le Mans ’66/Ford v Ferrari
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Last night the 25th Critics Choice Awards took place and with the Oscar nominations coming later on today this could certainly confirm somethings when it comes to those nominations. Take a look at the 2020 winners:
Ford v Ferrari
WINNER: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
During the First World War, two young soldiers are given an impossible mission to deliver a message to prevent 1600 men being lead into a trap which would see them all killed. Lance Corporal Blake and Lance Corporal Schofield take on this mission to save Blake’s brother.