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Phantom Thread

Our next big awards contender is Phantom Thread. The big clues to the awards aspirations here are Paul Thomas Anderson writing and directing, and Daniel Day Lewis starring in the main role. Both their names carry a lot of critical ...

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Nostalgic Impulse: The Lost Weekend

Five shocking days in the life of an alcoholic While Wilder’s 1945 Oscar winner, The Lost Weekend, was not the first big-screen look at alcoholism, it was one of the earliest to take such an honest and unrelenting approach. Though ...

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Awards Season 2016

The New Year has commenced so that means the awards buzz begins too. Within the space of a week we’ve seen the nomination announcements for the Oscars and the BAFTAs, and the Golden Globes have been duly dispensed. Let’s dig ...

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BAFTA 2015: The Dirge of Awards

Here in the UK, the BAFTAs just rolled around and it seems a fitting time to dissect the awards season. In some ways the British Academy Awards act as a prelude to the Oscars, alongside other non-American film ceremonies, and ...

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