Sound of Metal (2019) Review

Ruben is a heavy metal drummer who is about to have his life changed forever as he begins to lose his hearing. He is one half of the Blackgammon duo along with his girlfriend Lou who is the singer. They live and travel around the US in an RV to perform gigs.

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#FridayFakeCinemaClub – Friday 16th April 2021 = Sound of Metal

Week 14! We have a rather special film for this one considering Riz Ahmed’s performance has been talked about a lot and held in rather high critical acclaim!

Starring: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, Laurent Ridlogg, Mathieu Amalric, Jamie Ghazarian, Matthias Schoenaerts, Hillary Baack, Rena Maliszweski, Bill Thorpe, Chelsea Li.

Plot: A heavy-metal drummer’s life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.

Start Time: 8pm
Streaming Service: Amazon Prime

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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Golden Globes 2021 – Nominations

Here at the nominations for this years Golden Globes! Usually a decent indication on which films could be nominated for the Academy Awards!

Best Motion Picture, Drama
The Father
Mank
Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Hamilton
Music
Palm Springs
The Prom

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