Top Ten: Actors Snubbed by Oscar

We’re now at the stage in the cinema calendar where the Oscar nominations have been announced and the films designed to bait the audience are being gushed over. Steven Spielberg directs Tom Hanks in a Cold War thriller. Tick. Cate Blanchett in a 1950s lesbian love story. Tick…

Oscars 2013 Predictions

It’s Oscars Day and I’m excited. I love the Oscars, I love the good and the bad outfits. I love the gushing speeches and the losers proving why they lost by not being able to act happy for the winners. On the other hand I can’t stand the moaning minnies who complain that it’s all back-slapping and aren’t there more important things in the world to be concerned about…


When you look at the cast and synopses of some films they scream “Oscar fodder” at you. You just know that at the back of studio executives’ minds when the film goes through the development stage is Oscar Night and a row of shiny bald gold men lighting up their Hollywood offices…

Baftas (almost) live blog

Last year I had a lot of fun live-blogging the Oscar’s ceremony so I’m going to do the same again this year and thought I’d also blog the British Academy Awards. It’s only an almost live blog as it’s live blogging the television broadcast..

Top Ten: Harrison Ford Movies

Hard as it might be to believe, but Harrison Ford turns 70 today. In honour of this milestone here are 10 of my favourite Ford films.

Captain America: The First Avenger

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Marvel Avengers

Marvel are having a bit of a blast at the moment with film adaptations of their comics. In the past couple of years we’ve have Iron Man (1 and 2), Thor, Ghost Rider and this summer’s blockbuster Captain America.