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5 ways to improve the Oscars

Let’s start with basics: A. Movies are about fantasy. They star impossibly attractive or highly charismatic people. They are set ...

The burden of Oscar: politics and film.

2017 was not overly kind to Hollywood. A drop in cinema audiences. Dismal summer box office. Increasing competition from the ...

Call Me By your Name LFF

Timothee Chalamet is the boy wonder at tonight’s Golden Globes and the awards season this year. Not to be outdone, ...

LFF 2017 snippets

LFF Snippets So, LFF was some time ago but perhaps some films are a dish best served cold. Ingrid goes ...

Loving Vincent – LFF2017

LOVING VINCENT At the premiere of Loving Vincent held, appropriately enough, at the National Gallery I asked Hugh Welchman, the ...

Cannes I get a witness!

  You need to stock up on the energy levels to survive the Cannes film festival because it’s probably the ...

The Lost City of Z by Sara Hemrajani

THE LOST CITY OF Z REVIEW The thrill of discovery, the obsession with adventure and the dangers lurking in the ...

10 things I learnt at the Baftas 2017

10 THINGS I LEARNT AT THE BAFTAS 2017 1. Glamour is best served hot. Ok, we didn’t get the usual ...

Newport Beach Film Festival Awards 2017

When I was first asked to cover the Newport Beach Film Festival Awards, I had visions of traipsing across in ...

John Hurt RIP

The London Film Critics Circle was hosting its annual awards event the night Philip Seymour Hoffman died. A journalist had ...