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12 Years A Slave
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on February 27th, 2014
We’re now only a few days away from the 86th Academy Awards, and as usual, there’s a startling array of dazzling movies, directors, actors and actresses all jostling for position on that podium.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on February 16th, 2014
Please be upstanding for the BAFTA Film awards; the big ticket event in the British cinematic calendar, in which British acting talent and the big players from Hollywood come to a gala do in London, to be gently ribbed by Stephen ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 17th, 2014
There’s no getting around the fact that awards ceremonies in the arts are inherently silly.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on January 16th, 2014
Hollywood emerged from their lingering Golden Globes weekend hangovers this morning to find out who would be invited to the town’s biggest party of the year. That question has been answered: American Hustle and Gravity led ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on January 14th, 2014
By now, we’ve all seen Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Fassbender cutting a rug, shoulder-shimmying, and putting their backs into it at the Golden Globes after-party hosted by Fox. If you have not witnessed this epic moment that ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on January 13th, 2014
With the Oscar nominations just days away (January 16), the Hollywood Foreign Press Association provided some extra momentum to 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle, setting the presumptive frontrunners up nicely for the remainder of ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 8th, 2014
The list of nominations for this year’s BAFTA film awards were announced this morning, and it seems, as with the Golden Globes, that there’s a huge critical consensus around a handful of astonishing performances.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on December 2nd, 2013
It must be interesting being Benedict Cumberbatch right now. Acclaimed worldwide for his performances as both the rude and chippy Sherlock Holmes and the unpleasant and evil John Harrison in Star Trek Into Darkness, he’s fast ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on October 26th, 2013
The drawing power of Michael Fassbender, the German-Irish actor who has been getting the big build-up in recent years, is being put to the test this weekend with the opening in the U.S. of The Counselor.
By Tom Brook | Posted on October 18th, 2013
Michael Fassbender, who plays a very sadistic plantation owner in 12 Years a Slave, believes the film’s brutal depiction of slavery was justified.