Oscars 2021 – Nominations

Here are the nominees for the 2021 Oscars!

Best picture

The Father
Judas and the Black Messiah
Mank
Minari
Nomadland
Promising Young Woman
Sound of Metal
The Trial of the Chicago 7

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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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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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State of Play (2009) Review

Stephen Collins is a member of congress and when one of his aides is killed an investigation begins to take place, especially when it is revealed he was having an affair with her. Cal McAffrey is the Washington journalist who works on the case with Collins just happening to be an old college friend.

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BAFTA Film Awards 2019 – Nominations

Here we have it the 2018 BAFTA nominations!

The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 10 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The ceremony will be hosted by Joanna Lumley and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD. The ceremony is also broadcast in all major territories around the world.

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BEST FILM

  • BLACKkKLANSMAN Jason Blum, Spike Lee, Raymond Mansfield, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele
  • THE FAVOURITE Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos, Lee Magiday
  • GREEN BOOK Jim Burke, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga, Charles B. Wessler
  • ROMA Alfonso Cuarón, Gabriela Rodríguez
  • A STAR IS BORN Bradley Cooper, Bill Gerber, Lynette Howell Taylor

OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM

  • BEAST Michael Pearce, Kristian Brodie, Lauren Dark, Ivana MacKinnon
  • BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY Bryan Singer, Graham King, Anthony McCarten
  • THE FAVOURITE Yorgos Lanthimos, Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
  • McQUEEN Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui, Andee Ryder, Nick Taussig
  • STAN & OLLIE Jon S. Baird, Faye Ward, Jeff Pope
  • YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE Lynne Ramsay, Rosa Attab, Pascal Caucheteux, James Wilson

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Top 25 – Female Performances in 2018

Something very positive from 2018 was how many fantastic roles in film we had for women, this list was extremely difficult to put together this year as I certainly had a lot to choose from! That can obviously only be a very good thing in my opinion.

Here are the 25 performances that made it onto my list . . .

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Antwone Fisher (2002) Review

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Antwone Fisher is based on a true story of a young man in the navy who struggles to control his temper and he must see psychiatrist Dr. Jerome Davenport to help control himself. His painful past is revealed and Davenport really wants to help this young man as much as possible.

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February 2017 at the Cinema

Another I busy month at the cinema in preparation for the Oscars and fitting in the nominated films which were continuing to be released at the cinema.

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Cineworld Unlimited pass which costs £17.40 per month, so seeing 8 films cost me a £2.17. Yes it was 9 films but I went to Empire Cinemas to see Fences due to the initial limited release!

I managed to see the following films this month:

5th – Loving – Review

6th – Hidden Figures – Review (Unlimited Screening)

9th – The Founder – Review (Unlimited Screening)

15th – Sing – Review

15th – Fifty Shades Darker – Review

19th – Fences – Review

26th – La La Land – Review

26th – Patriots Day –Review

28th – Logan (22:23pm) – Review

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