Academy Awards

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...

The 2015 Oscars: predictions and thoughts

Simon Brew Ivan Radford Feature
Feb 21, 2015

Here's our guide to who we think will clean up at this year's Academy Awards, as well as who we think deserves to win...

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...

The James Clayton Column:The 2014 Oscars oracle

James Clayton Feature
Feb 28, 2014

With the glamour of the Oscars just around the corner, James resorts to occult methods in order to divine the winners...

Will Gravity be the sci-fi film to finally win a Best Picture Oscar?

Ryan Lambie Feature
Oct 8, 2013

Other great sci-fi films have been nominated for Best Picture, but have never won. Will Gravity finally break that trend, Ryan wonders...

What does Argo's Best Picture win really mean?

Mark Harrison Feature
Feb 28, 2013

Has the Academy's revised Best Picture rules made the category more predictable, and what does Argo's win this year mean in the long term?

Music in Film: The Oscars 2013

Ivan Radford Feature
Feb 25, 2013

In the wake of the Oscars, Ivan looks at the year's nominees, and argues that it's time the Academy changed its music categories...

The James Clayton Column: Oscar nominees for new award categories

James Clayton Feature
Feb 15, 2013

As the Academy Awards come round again, James introduces a few new Oscar categories of his own...