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Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

In the 21st century, the Academy has awarded great performances, and also some that are less great. The new century had two ‘firsts’: the first black actress and the first French speaking actress – Halle Berry and Marion Cotillard respectively – to win the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role. All kind of personalities parade through these Oscar… Read more »

07 February 2018 | Features, Other Lists

At its best, the cinematic art form is a completely immersive experience, taking us into created worlds and stirring deep emotional reactions. Understandably, the temptation is to only expose ourselves to films that reflect back to us our better selves and make our spirits soar. However, to do so is to overlook some of cinema’s greatest achievements. Some of the… Read more »

07 February 2018 | Features, Film Lists

2017 has undoubtedly been a banner year for queer cinema. Rarely has a single year boasted queer stories so great and LGBTQ characters so diverse and so realistic as this past year. The Sundance film festival kicked things off in January by premiering a handful of LGBTQ films that made waves all throughout the year. The following month, buoyed by… Read more »

07 February 2018 | Features, Film Lists