Cannes, France – May 2019 – We had gathered at the front of the ‘Last Minute’ queue that lined the red carpet leading into the grand Palais theatre, a queue considered to be the lowest […]
With less than a week to go to the pinnacle of awards season, I’ve gathered my thoughts on the most nominated contenders to compile an Oscar Shorthand. The Favourite – Nominated for 10 Academy Awards […]
A short history of the most revered comedy gig on the planet.
In fair Los Angeles, where we lay our scene.. Cast your mind back to 2005. Critics and the media were sent into a tailspin at the 77th Academy Awards, when Crash was awarded the Best […]
Still reeling from the political turmoil following the Watergate Scandal and the repercussions of the Vietnam War, America in 1976 was suffering from a punctured and disenchanted spirit. The US desperately needed a hero. Against […]
It was always on Channel 4 at 7pm. That was the hour that Nickelodeon finished and the darkly humorous musings of adult cartoons occupied the usually squeaky clean channel by day. That’s when I’d flick […]
It was Bargain Wednesday at our local Odeon, we were soon reminded of this when we were greeted with hundreds queuing impatiently in the foyer. The five euro deal available only on Wednesdays, obliterating the […]