Oscars: And The Winners Could Well Be…

My oh my, the Oscars are a funny old institute. I simply can not help myself when predicting, an act I don’t wholly want to comply with, when making my choices I like to be just a little bit out there from time to time. You could say I stuck to my guns, like to […]

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Results: The Not So Predictable Oscars Quiz

So let’s get these results out in the open. I know you are all popping blood vessels in anticipation. To sum up, there were 25 questions revolving around the Oscars, the kind of truly ridiculously trivia that only super-nerds like me know. I mean, experts, super-experts. Yeah right. So from those 25 questions, 50 points […]

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The Not So Predictable Oscars Quiz

*** Contest Now Closed *** As promised, here is what I initially labelled the Super-Tough Oscars Quiz, but after assembling the whole thing I now have doubts over its difficulty. Regardless, have fun plowing through the following Academy Awards test, which shouldn’t take too much of your time. There are three varieties of brain-teasers, revolving […]

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Oscars Revision: Best Supporting Actress

Quirky. Loud. Funny. Leap off the screen. Eccentric. Those kind of bewitching performances have had a tendency to rule in the Best Supporting Actress category, the last 25 years tells us, more so than the male counterparts. Does this reflect the industry roles available to women? Is it more to do with actresses shining in […]

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Oscars Revision: Best Supporting Actor

Let’s take a brief look at the last 25 years of Best Supporting Actor winners. Will it help us determine this year’s winner? Or at least drift us a little closer? Probably not. I mean, Christian Bale could certainly win – quirky, quippy, comedic roles have won in that time. Though he won a few […]

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Talking Movies: Oscars 1997

So this time around I am joined by Tobi Ogunyemi, Al Robinson, and Jasmine Elia, as we embark on a discussion on the hazardous journey that was the Academy Awards of 1997. (On land, Robin and Tobi arrive) Tobi:   Are we in first class here or steerage? Robin:   You’re the captain dude. (Jazz arrives) Jazz: […]

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5 Whispers From BAFTA

Living in the UK I get to see the British Academy of Film and Television Awards live on television. Wrong. While the awards show kicks off at 7pm British time, we here sitting comfortably at home in the UK have to wait until 9pm for the ceremony to be aired on BBC One. That’s right, […]

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Talking Movies: Mad Max: Fury Road For Director And Picture?

The online roundtable scenario this time around gave me the opportunity to crack some eggs that have seldom been touched upon this awards season. The various possible prospects of where the Oscars are going for Best Picture and Best Director has been a constantly altering recipe in the last couple of months. Joining me to […]

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