The 2019 Oscars: What Will Be Remembered

The awards season is over for another year, and 2019 has been a bizarre one. The Golden Globes and the Baftas seemed to throw up different results, making the Academy Awards show more unpredictable than normal. While some of the prizes were never in serious doubt, others have left critics and viewers alike asking how […]

Film Reviews

The Favourite

There’s one scene in Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite that rises above the impulses and practices of his hip nihilism, and shows something worth looking at and thinking about. A candlelit hall is the setting, dark as pitch with suggestions of golden flames and bright, made- up faces, who are attending a dance. The Duchess of Marlborough, […]