Oscars

Oscars 2016: Academy to act on diversity concerns

Simon Brew News
Jan 20, 2016

The Academy issues a statement, as more stars voice disquiet over the lack of diversity in 2016's Oscar nominations.

Blockbusters: are big films all year round a good thing?

Jordan Adcock Feature
Jan 18, 2016

We’re seeing big cinema releases almost every weekend now. But is this a good thing?

Oscars 2016: the nominations

Ryan Lambie News
Jan 14, 2016

Mad Max: Fury Road and The Revenant are among the nominees for this year's Oscars. Here's the full list of hopefuls...

19 Oscar-worthy sci-fi movie performances

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Sep 11, 2015

A genre constantly overlooked at awards ceremonies, sci-fi cinema is full of stunning performances - like these...

When RoboCop met Pee Wee Herman at the Oscars

Simon Brew Chris Cummins Viral Video
Feb 24, 2015

Now here's something you don't see every day: RoboCop and ED209 facing off, with Pee Wee Herman in the middle of the battle...

Oscars 2015: winners and thoughts

Simon Brew News
Feb 23, 2015

Birdman, Eddie Redmayne, J K Simmons and Big Hero 6 are amongst the big winners at the Oscars. Here's our round-up...

Birdman, Whiplash and the sound of drums

Ivan Radford Feature
Feb 23, 2015

Birdman and Whiplash are both enhanced by their percussion-laden scores. We dig into the music of both of them...

Did the 2005 Oscars get it right?

Simon Brew Feature
Feb 20, 2015

With the 2015 Oscars coming up this weekend, we go back ten years to see if the 2005 awards still hold up today...

Roy Conli interview: Big Hero 6, reading & Tangled 2

Simon Brew Interview
Jan 31, 2015

Producer Roy Conli chats to us about the lack of guns in Big Hero 6, and the aborted attempt to get Tangled 2 off the ground...

Examining American Sniper's breakthrough success

Mark Harrison Feature
Jan 21, 2015

Clint Eastwood's American Sniper has smashed box office records, and picked up Oscar nods. So how did it happen?

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