The Awards Season Round-Up 2018

Hello! Welcome to the end of the 2018 awards’ season. With the big night – the Academy Awards – just around the corner, I thought it was high time for me to decide on my personal winners. I have done similar posts for 2016 and 2017 awards seasons and linked them accordingly. This year, I’m switchingContinue reading “The Awards Season Round-Up 2018”

Movie review: Lady Bird

Hello! Welcome to the review of the best tomato (once) in the movie business. This is Lady Bird. IMDb summary: In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. Greta Gerwig Lady Bird was written and directed by Greta Gerwig – an actress-turned-writer, now also a director (this film was her directorialContinue reading “Movie review: Lady Bird”

Movie review: The Shape of Water

Hello! Welcome to a review of another awards movie. This is The Shape of Water! IMDb summary: At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. Writing The Shape of Water was written by the director Guillermo del ToroContinue reading “Movie review: The Shape of Water”

Movie review: Three Billboards Outiside Ebbing, Missouri

Hello! Welcome to the review of the big Golden Globe’s winner – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. IMDb summary: A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (amazing title, tbh) was written and directed by Martin McDonagh, known for such filmsContinue reading “Movie review: Three Billboards Outiside Ebbing, Missouri”

Movie review: All the Money in the World

Hello! Famous for its subject matter (the real-life events it depicts) and the behind-the-scenes story (Spacey out, Plummer in just months before the release date), can this movie stand on its own? This is All The Money In The World. IMDb summary: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperateContinue reading “Movie review: All the Money in the World”

The Awards Season Round-Up 2017

Hello! With the Oscars happening tomorrow and the 2017 awards season coming to a close, I decided to do my own annual awards round-up type of a post. Like I did last year (2016 round-up), I have combined the nominees from the various awards shows. Although the Oscar nominees make up the basis for all the categories,Continue reading “The Awards Season Round-Up 2017”

Movie review: Elle

Hello! The awards season is usually dominated by American and British films, while the non-English language pictures tend to be relegated to the Best Foreign Film Category. However, sometimes a movie escapes this section and gets wider recognition. The French language films (or pictures made by the French) are the ones that succeed at thisContinue reading “Movie review: Elle”