academy awards

Oz Box Office 2018

January 11, 2019

Faced with a choice of kids’ films and superhero flicks this week I thought I’d venture a few reflections on the Australian box office results of last year, and what the 2019 Golden Globe Awards tells us about the forthcoming Oscars. This is also a story about the declining fortunes of film criticism, for never … More


The Descendants

January 28, 2012

Less than a month out from this year’s Academy Awards, George Clooney is favourite in the Best Actor category for his role in The Descendants. It’s a big year for Clooney as he may also be nominated as Best Director for the political drama, The Ides of March. Do these awards stand for anything apart … More