Oscars 2020 – Best Picture

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!

Best Picture 2020

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BAFTA 2020 – Winners

Best film
WINNER: 1917
The Irishman
Joker
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Parasite
Best actress
WINNER: Renée Zellweger – Judy
Jessie Buckley – Wild Rose
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
Charlize Theron – Bombshell
Best actor
WINNER: Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Taron Egerton, Rocketman
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

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BAFTA Film Awards 2020 – Nominations

Here is the full list of nominations for the 73rd British Academy Film Awards which I am very pleased has nominated Jessie Buckley for Wild Rose! Joker leads the nominations with 11, The Irishman and Once Upon a Time . . . In Hollywood have 10 and 9 for 1917.

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BEST FILM

  • 1917 Pippa Harris, Callum McDougall, Sam Mendes, Jayne-Ann Tenggren
  • THE IRISHMAN Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, Martin Scorsese, Emma Tillinger Koskoff
  • JOKER Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips, Emma Tillinger Koskoff
  • ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD David Heyman, Shannon McIntosh, Quentin Tarantino
  • PARASITE Bong Joon-ho, Kwak Sin-ae

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

  • 1917 Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Callum McDougall, Jayne-Ann Tenggren, Krysty Wilson-Cairns
  • BAIT Mark Jenkin, Kate Byers, Linn Waite
  • FOR SAMA Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts
  • ROCKETMAN Dexter Fletcher, Adam Bohling, David Furnish, David Reid, Matthew Vaughn, Lee Hall
  • SORRY WE MISSED YOU Ken Loach, Rebecca O’Brien, Paul Laverty
  • THE TWO POPES Fernando Meirelles, Jonathan Eirich, Dan Lin, Tracey Seaward, Anthony McCarten

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Le Mans ‘66 (2019) Review

*Le Mans ‘66 – UK Title. Original Title – Ford V Ferrari

A high paced film looking at American car designer Carroll Shelby and mechanic/driver Ken Miles as they look to race for Ford who want to beat Ferrari at the 24 hour Le Mans race to show the world they can create a fast car and not just mass produce them.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Cineworld Secret Screening 1 – Possible Films

Cineworld announced yesterday that they are doing a Secret Screening that is for everyone and not just for Unlimited card holders. Naming it Secret Screening 1, provisionally with a 15 rating this does not mean the film will actually be a 15 though it can still be U!

Date: Monday 4th November 2019

It is being shown at all cinemas except Glasgow Science City.

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