The First Step Up the Mountain – Documentary Feature Submissions Announced

Time for the latest news for next year's Academy Awards. Earlier this week, AMPAS announced the 159 films submitted for the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. The list of submitted films can be found at the Academy's official website here. Obviously, I've only seen a fair few of the movies so far, but there's still … Continue reading The First Step Up the Mountain – Documentary Feature Submissions Announced

The 2nd Annual Oscs – Celebrating the Best (and Worst) of 2019 so far!

The Year of Our Ford 2019 is halfway complete, and so far the tally for me is 48 movies, one off the pace I had set by this point last year. Unlike last year, however, 2019 has been a decided step back in terms of cinema quality. There aren't too many great films, and most … Continue reading The 2nd Annual Oscs – Celebrating the Best (and Worst) of 2019 so far!

How Sweet the Sound, and Scene – Amazing Grace

There's a habit in the movie industry to release religious films around the Easter holiday, because, you know, Jesus truly cares about your entertainment habits in a medium he couldn't possibly have conceived of 2,000 years ago. Most of the time this manifests itself in the form of either evangelical treacle films that posit any … Continue reading How Sweet the Sound, and Scene – Amazing Grace