An Idiot’s Guide To The Oscars

So, a friend and fellow blogger over at “this week in movies” has just put up a really great Oscar guide 🙂 His blogs are always great, you guys should totally check his page out!! As well as that, i’ll be doing a live stream thing on twitter reacting to all of the Oscar news. I’d love it if you joined in on the hashtag #ReelReviewOscars (or just follow me @ReelReviewDude) – it should be a lot of fun.


This Week In Movies: A Blog Written By James Stephenson

So…we made it. After one of the most wide-open, topsy-turvy races in history, we find ourselves on the verge of the 2016 Academy Awards, and the 88th running of this ceremony feels like its got a point to prove. While I don’t want to focus on the controversies surrounding this year’s awards, I feel like I have to address it now in order to get it out of the way – the diversity crisis that has engulfed the Oscars will undoubtedly overshadow this year’s ceremony. And in some ways, I don’t feel like that’s fair on the Academy – after all, all they do is pick the best performances out of the pool they’re given. I realized this when, days after the nominations were announced (hard to believe that was more than a month ago now), I tried to find room for an African-American nominee, and I admittedly struggled. The…

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Deadpool – Movie Review :)

Part gory action movie, part dark comedy and part romance film(ish); Deadpool stars Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson, a mercenary who gets given super powers by a shady organisation, run by the mysterious Ajax. As a result of this, Wade is turned into the loud-mouthed anti-hero Deadpool, an un-killable badass with a mutated face.  However, […]

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Room – Movie Review :)

With the Oscars rapidly approaching I figured it was probably about time for me to start watching some of the films that have been nominated for the various Oscars this year and giving you all my thoughts. I probably won’t get around to reviewing all of the films availed due to limited screenings and lack […]

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The Revenant – Movie review :)

The Revenant is the new film by Oscar winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, and Domhnall Gleeson, and is a film I’ve been excited about for some time. It’s really not every day a film wins 3 Golden Globes (best picture, best director and best actor) and is then nominated for […]

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