The Courier (2020) Review

Greville Wynne a businessman is asked by a Russian source to try and help put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis, it doesn’t take long though for everything to become blurred and does he actually know what he has been transporting and actually becoming a spy.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Theatre: Olivier Awards 2022 – Winners!

Here we have the winners of the 2022 Olivier Awards, celebrating the best of West End theatre. Have to admit that considering I had a ticket for Cabaret before Christmas and it was when the performances were being cancelled, makes me even more sad that it has won so many awards.

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Theatre: Olivier Awards 2022 – Nominations

OLIVIER AWARDS 2022 NOMINATIONS IN FULL

Best revival
A Number at the Old Vic
Constellations, a Donmar Warehouse production at the Vaudeville Theatre
The Normal Heart at the Olivier, National Theatre
The Tragedy of Macbeth at the Almeida Theatre

Best entertainment or comedy play
The Choir of Man at the Arts Theatre
Pantoland at the Palladium at the London Palladium
Pride and Prejudice* (*Sort Of) at the Criterion Theatre
The Shark Is Broken at the Ambassadors Theatre

Best musical revival
Anything Goes at the Barbican Theatre
Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse Theatre
Spring Awakening at the Almeida Theatre

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Oscars 2022 – Nominations

The big one for awards season! I don’t care what anyone says I still love the Oscars and really do like to see the films I love (and didn’t so much) create conversation on films! The 94th Academy Awards!

Here are the 2022 nominations!

Best Picture

Belfast
CODA
Don’t Look Up
Drive My Car
Dune
King Richard
Licorice Pizza
Nightmare Alley
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story

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BAFTA Film Awards 2022 – Nominations

Here we have the nominations for the 2022 BAFTA Film Awards!

BEST FILM

BELFAST Laura Berwick, Kenneth Branagh, Becca Kovacik, Tamar Thomas

DON’T LOOK UP Adam McKay, Kevin Messick

DUNE Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Denis Villeneuve

LICORICE PIZZA Sara Murphy, Paul Thomas Anderson, Adam Somner

THE POWER OF THE DOG Jane Campion, Iain Canning, Roger Frappier, Tanya Seghatchian, Emile Sherman


OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

AFTER LOVE Aleem Khan, Matthieu de Braconier

ALI & AVA Clio Barnard, Tracy O’Riordan

BELFAST Kenneth Branagh, Laura Berwick, Becca Kovacik, Tamar Thomas

BOILING POINT Philip Barantini, Bart Ruspoli, Hester Ruoff, James Cummings

CYRANO Joe Wright, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Guy Heeley, Erica Schmidt

EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Jonathan Butterell, Peter Carlton, Mark Herbert, Tom MacRae

HOUSE OF GUCCI Ridley Scott, Mark Huffam, Giannina Scott, Kevin J Walsh, Roberto Bentivegna, Becky Johnston

LAST NIGHT IN SOHO Edgar Wright, Tim Bevan & Eric Fellner, Nira Park, Krysty Wilson-Cairns

NO TIME TO DIE Cary Joji Fukunaga, Barbara Broccoli, Michael G. Wilson, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Phoebe Waller-Bridge 

PASSING Rebecca Hall, Margot Hand, Nina Yang Bongiovi, Forest Whitaker

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Awards: Independent Spirit Awards 2022 – Nominations

Here are the nominations for the 2022 Independent Spirit Awards.

BEST FEATURE
(Award given to the producer)

A CHIARA
Producers: Jonas Carpignano, Paolo Carpignano, Jon Coplon, Ryan Zacarias
C’MON C’MON
Producers: Chelsea Barnard, Andrea Longacre-White, Lila Yacoub
THE LOST DAUGHTER
Producers: Charles Dorfman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Osnat Handelsman Keren, Talia Kleinhendler
THE NOVICE
Producers: Ryan Hawkins, Kari Hollend, Steven Sims, Zack Zucker
ZOLA
Producers: Kara Baker, Dave Franco, Elizabeth Haggard, David Hinojosa, Vince Jolivette, Christine Vachon, Gia Walsh
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BAFTA Awards 2021 – Longlist!

Yesterday BAFTA released the longlist of films that are going forward to round 2 of voting for this years awards! I have to admit a couple of surprises I reckon but always really interesting that they release this information.

BEST FILM
15 films go through to the Round Two of voting, and five will be nominated. This is the only category voted for by all film voting members in all voting rounds. 244 films were submitted for consideration.

  • Another Round
  • Da 5 Bloods
  • The Dig
  • The Father
  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • Mank
  • The Mauritanian
  • News of the World
  • Nomadland
  • One Night In Miami…
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Soul
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • The White Tiger

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
20 films will go through to Round Two of voting. The top five films from the opt-in chapter vote in Round One automatically receive a nomination. The next ranking 15 films will be considered by a jury, who will vote for five nominations. 10 films will be nominated in this category. In Round Three, the general voting membership will select the winner in this category. 74 films were submitted for consideration, all of which passed the BFI Diversity Standards.

  • Ammonite
  • Calm With Horses
  • County Lines
  • The Courier
  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
  • The Dig
  • Emma.
  • The Father
  • Herself
  • His House
  • Limbo
  • The Mauritanian
  • Misbehaviour
  • Mogul Mowgli
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Radioactive
  • Rebecca
  • Rocks
  • Saint Maud
  • Supernova
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