Leeds Beckett alumnus, Ayyappadas Vijayakumar, was part of the team that won an Academy Award for visual effects in the war drama 1917. With the Harrogate Film Festival, which is supported by Leeds Beckett University, […]
Owen Frost explores the success of Parasite but why it‘s progress for international films could be lost.
The 92nd Academy Awards were recently held in the famed Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and all eyes were on one film in particular. Parasite, a Korean dark-comedy thriller directed by Bong Joon-ho, is not […]
In the upcoming Oscars, two of the nine nominations for Best Picture have been given to Netflix productions, more in fact, than any other production company. Given this, it appears that Netflix has become an […]
It almost feels like an insult to attempt to contain Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite into one genre. Perhaps terming it a thriller would be the aptest classification, for it manages to thrill from start to finish. […]
Netflix took the world by storm back in 2012 as a revolutionary way to access original film and television from the comfort of your home. Originally acting solely as a provider for already-established series and […]
To say the event and aftermath of the 91st Academy Awards was eventful would be an understatement. In the build-up, the academy were praised for a diverse list of nominees in all categories, then criticised […]
As award season draws to a close, time calls for an obligatory reflection on the deserving winners, the graceful runners-up and the occasional sore loser. Although usually a charade of winners being rewarded for past […]
Matthew Moorey gives a round-up of this years Oscars, which aired on Sunday.
The awards season is in full swing and the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards have been announced. There aren’t too many surprises, but the lists are full of firsts. The Favourite and Roma lead […]
With arguably the most diverse list of nominees in years—Get Out, Call Me By Your Name, A Fantastic Woman and Lady Bird all had nominations in various categories—all eyes were on the 90th Academy Awards […]
With the Oscars fast approaching, 2018 is already bringing good things with the absence of trending hashtags such as #OscarsSoWhite or #OscarsSoMale, unlike previous years. You might even be mistaken in thinking we have now […]