Tag : academy awards

The Oscars 2018: Snubs and Surprises

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As an intensely involved American film fan, it’s easy to say that the Oscars is in many ways the most anticipated awards event of the year. However, in a time where quality films come in droves, it’s hard to watch the Oscars and not feel a sense of lacking. More … Read More

Film | 2014 Academy Award Predictions

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Image: Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Fassbender and Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave, Regency Enterprises It’s that time of year again. On Sunday 2nd March the red carpet will be rolled out and the stars will alight for the biggest awards ceremony on the Hollywood calendar. LSi Arts rounds up … Read More

Film | 'The McConnaisance' – Matthew McConaughey's career revival

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We’re in the midst of the build up to the 86th Academy Awards on March 2nd, and the front runner for the Best Actor award is a name that a mere five years ago was associated almost exclusively with sub-par romantic comedies; Matthew McConaughey. His performance as HIV sufferer Ron … Read More

Philip Seymour Hoffman – award winning actor found dead at 46

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The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, aged 46, marks a period of deep mourning for the film industry. Hoffman’s distinctive personality and ability to demonstrate the most vibrant aspects of his characters is a trait uncommon in today’s film world. Hoffman had a capacity to run through a large range … Read More

Film | 10 reasons why Leo should win an Oscar

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Ever since his performance at the age of nineteen as Arnie in the heart-breaking 1993 film What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Leonardo DiCaprio has been a constant feature in Hollywood blockbusters and breakout indie dramas alike. Incredibly talented, ridiculously good-looking, and by all accounts one of the nicest guys in ‘the … Read More