The Oscars

History in the making: here are all the winners from The 90th Academy Awards

March 5, 2018

Earlier today, The 90th Academy Awards in Hollywood celebrated not only 90 years of the most prestigious and recognised achievement in film, but an era of diversity, ultimately proving that power of film knows no boundaries. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water¬†had entered the ceremony as the overwhelming favourites with a whopping 13 nominations, […]

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Moonlight upsets with a Best Picture win as La La Land takes home six Oscars

February 27, 2017

In a moment that is sure to go down as one of the more embarrassing in Oscar History, the wrong winner was announced for Best Picture at the 89th Annual Academy Awards today, as Bonnie and Clyde’s¬†Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway revealed the winner as La La Land, before Moonlight eventually accepted the prize. The […]

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La La Land leads diverse Oscar nominations while Lion, Tanna & Hacksaw Ridge reward Aussies

January 24, 2017

This morning, the Oscar nominees were announced online through a live stream – breaking tradition from the annual early morning news conference that the film world had become accustomed to tuning into. Over about 20 minutes, past nominees reflected on their Oscar experiences as they revealed the nominees for the 89th Annual Academy Awards. What […]

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Australia receives its first ever Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

January 24, 2017

Amongst a slew of nominations for two of Australia’s biggest films of the last year – Lion and Hacksaw Ridge – comes a lesser known film called Tanna, directed by Bentley Dean and Martin Butler. The film, which is shot in the Navhal and Nafe languages of Vanuatu, premiered at the Venice Film Festival, where […]

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Spotlight, Mad Max and Leonardo Dicaprio the big winners of 2016 Oscars

February 29, 2016

The verdict is in and this year’s Oscar Awards had plenty of big moments from Ex Machina‘s surprise win in VFX to¬†Leonardo Dicaprio’s long anticipated-Oscar victory for Best Actor. Check out Leo’s brilliant acceptance speech below: While Spotlight may have won Best Picture and Alejandro G. I√Ī√°rritu¬†taken¬†Best Director (for the¬†second year in a row),¬†it was […]

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Help Leo attain his prized Oscar in new flash game

February 17, 2016

With his Oscar hopes recently bolstered by The Revenant win at the WGAs, you can now help Leonardo DiCaprio achieve his goal in a new browser game. Called Red Carpet Rampage, it’s a charming 2D sidescrolling-brawler that pokes fun at everything from DiCaprio’s fellow Oscar forerunners Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender and Eddie Redmayne to the […]

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Does Being Snubbed by an Oscar Really Matter?

February 20, 2015

The snubbing of Selma in the Best Director category has brought outrage to black and feminist communities around the world, reigniting the idea that these minorities are still under constant scrutiny from the world of film. Still, it stands that no black woman has ever been nominated for a Best Director Oscar, a fact that […]

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