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Daily Archives: February 23, 2016

Every year the common consensus is that even though an Academy Award is regarded as the highest honour a filmmaker can receive, more often than not they make a mistake. They award the wrong film, honour the wrong actor or snub the right director. While it must be incredibly frustrating for certain actors to be overlooked time and time again,… Read more »

23 February 2016 | Features, People Lists

I can’t believe it either, but these cinema gems came out 10 years ago, give or take a few months. From the outlandish, to the beautiful and subtle, 2006 was a varied, interesting, and downright solid year to spend some time at the movies. I have selected the best films of 2006, based on critical acclaim, audience response, staying power,… Read more »

23 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Audiences like films for all sorts of reasons. Stunning performances from favourite actors and actresses, technical dexterity from the part of the editor, the creative mastery of the composer who embellishes the film with its expressive music are only a few of the factors that can make a movie memorable and adored. But there are also these films that look… Read more »

23 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Awards and nominations are certainly not the safest way to measure an artist’s caliber, and the Oscars are the epitome of this assumption, since there have been numerous occasions over the years where great actors were completely snubbed by the Academy. Although it is a fact that sometimes there are too many noteworthy performances in the same season, and there… Read more »

23 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists