Oscars predictions 2017

It’s that time of the year again! Movie buffs, film fanatics, showbiz people and those who are enamoured by the pageantry of it all will find this to be like the superbowl of film. La La Land’s clearly on a sweep, but I’m still hopelessly holding on the hope that Moonlight punches above its weight.And…

Best films of 2016

This is going to be a long post but I hope you enjoy it 🙂 So once again, here we are. 2016 has been a crazy year to say the least. This year’s movies have been a reflection of a sentiment that our individual voices are important, and that different parts and groups of society…

Best Cinematography of 2016; My Picks

Best Cinematographer Bojan Bazelli, Pete’s Dragon Bradford Young, Arrival Linus Sandgren, La La Land James Laxton, Moonlight Robbie Ryan, American Honey Sturla Brandth Grøvlen, Victoria (header picture) Bojan Bazelli Bazelli’s Pete’s Dragon is breath-taking. It has the wonder of a child, hues and lights seem to come in warm, washed out tones similar to how…

Best Director of 2016; My Picks

Best Director Andrea Arnold, American Honey Barry Jenkins, Moonlight Denis Villeneuve, Arrival Park Chan Wook, The Handmaiden Robert Eggers, The Witch Sebastian Schipper, Victoria  Most of these directors have directed films that were so awesome,they made my top 10 list of best movies par one. And it’s no surprise. It’s not even a conscious effort…

Best Supporting Actress of 2016; My Picks

This is the fourth category after Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor. As usual, there’s some really great performances this year; These are my picks. Winner is revealed at the end of the post 🙂 Nominees for Best Supporting Actress Greta Gerwig (20th Century Women) Michelle Williams (Manchester By The Sea) Naomie Harris…

Best Supporting Actor of 2016; My Picks

This is the third category in FANA (Film And Nuance Awards) 2016. Check out my nominations and winner for Best Actor and Best Actress!! And tell me what ya think! Winner for supporting actor is revealed at the end of the post 🙂 Nominees for Best Supporting Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Swiss-Army Man) Dev Patel (Lion)…

Best Actress of 2016; My Picks

This is the second category of FANA (Film and Nuance Awards) 2016 after Best Actor. Who will get the FANA for best actress this year? Read on to find out who I thought gave the best performances of the year. The winner is revealed at the end of the post. Nominees for Best Actress Amy…

Best Actor of 2016; My Picks

The first category of FANA (Film And Nuance Awards) is here. These may just be the musings of a self-proclaimed blogger-critic who thinks FANA is an important awards season event 😉 Anyhow, stick around if you’re interested to see my nominees for each category and the respective winner. I’ll be posting one everyday (tomorrow will…

Fences; Brute literary force and the failed American dream.

Denzel Washington quotes playwright August Wilson among giants of American literature as he went up to snag his award for best actor at the Screen Actors Guild awards. As a lover of literature, I was naturally excited when I found out that Denzel Washington and Viola Davis had performed the real play before they adapted…

Weekend Music Jams; Moonlight soundtrack

If you haven’t seen the film Moonlight, you might…or actually might not want to hear the soundtrack. We always say trailers spoil the movie (which I fully agree), but can a soundtrack spoil a film??! For me, Moonlight’s soundtrack, like The Handmaiden, Nocturnal Animals, Arrival and Lion’s soundtrack all really moved me in a special…