Is the Oscar Statue a Joke?
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Is the Oscar Statue a Joke?

It’s January, and that means one thing in movie world – Oscar nomination day. Always an exciting day in the industry, its the time when journalists around the glove list their predictions before questioning the incoming nominations. There are always certain dead-sets – this year, probably The Grand Budapest Hotel, Gone Girl, Birdman – and sometimes, … Continue reading

Ranking the Harry Potter Movies: From Worst to Best
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Ranking the Harry Potter Movies: From Worst to Best

Though not really related to Christmas at all, there’s something very festive about the Harry Potter movies, which explains why ITV are showing every single one this December. Maybe it’s something to do with the series’ sense of childlike wonder and magic, its lazy Sunday afternoon vibe, or even, like Bond, its quintessential Britishness – there’s … Continue reading

Top 10 Movie Opening Sequences
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Top 10 Movie Opening Sequences

Openings in movies are important. A great opening sequence can generate atmosphere and mood, and gets the audience excited for what’s to come. Essentially, a film’s first scene or title sequence goes a long way towards confirming, and keeping, the audience’s attention, and there have been countless movies which have personally hooked me within the … Continue reading