Reviews / 16.10.2018

It's always hard to say goodbye to a legend. When Robert Redford announced The Old Man & the Gun would be his final acting performance (although he's since slightly backed away from this comment), there were plenty who didn't want to see him go. Redford has been a stalwart of cinema for almost six decades now, and he's still giving us stellar work at the age of 82. But, if he is to stick to his word and this is to be his farewell, he's going out on a charming...

Awards Season, Reviews / 31.01.2018

In 1986, the 58th Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Honouring the films released between January 1, 1985, and December 31, 1985, the awards were held on March 24. The ceremony was hosted by Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, and Robin Williams. At 79 years-old, John Huston became the oldest person to be nominated for Best Director - a record he still holds to this day. For the second time in his career, Huston would direct a family member to an Oscar win....

Awards Season, Reviews / 26.01.2018

In 1981, the 53rd Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Honouring the films released between January 1, 1980, and December 31, 1980, the awards were held on March 31. The ceremony was originally scheduled for March 30, but, for the second time in Oscar history, was delayed, due to an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. This may explain the ceremony receiving the lowest ratings since the telecasts of the show began, as viewers were glued to other networks for news...