Finnish film is not the most sought after by film fans in the world. Or is it that they are not so widely distributed? Yet finnish film appears every now and then and makes its headlines. Just like we remember from the last year Aki Kaurismäki's "The Other Side of Hope". It was … Continue reading Finnish national film awards Jussi 2018
The ceremony was held a few weeks back on the 4th of March in the Hollywood and Highland Center. There have been posts of all kinds to review the event and the winners. To avoid too many unnecessary repetitions and make it painless and quick, I will name only my favourite categories, excluding what I … Continue reading A quick look back at the 90th annual Academy Awards – Oscars 2018 – in pictures
On the 18th of February was the big night for the BAFTA awards in London. Harry J. Ford from England gives his view of things. Thank you, Harry J. Ford for sharing with us! 🙂
Last night (18th February), Hollywood and the British Film Industry’s finest gathered to celebrate the best films of the last year. That’s right, the 2018 BAFTAs have concluded, and honestly? It was a rather tame night. No huge upsets, no underdogs, no ground-breaking achievements. There were a couple of pleasant surprises in the smaller categories (the thrilling The Handmaiden defeating heavyweights Elle and The Salesman in the Best Foreign Language Film category, I Am Not a Witch triumphing over Lady Macbeth in the Outstanding British Debut award), but otherwise, this was about as predictable an awards show as we’ve seen in years.
To nobody’s surprise, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the night’s big winner. Despite the negative attention in the last few months, it’s still a brilliantly written and performed film that’s struck a nerve (both good and bad) with audiences and critics. That’s mostly down to Frances…
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