The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards ceremony were announced yesterday with five Bournemouth University graduates receiving a nomination, all for the same category, Visual Effects. The BU nominations are spread out between the five films nominated: Star Wars: The Last Jedi; Kong: Skull Island; War for the Planet of the Apes; Blade Runner 2049 […]
Every January when the nominations are released, it is with certainty that Bournemouth University graduates will have worked on some of them
By Amelia Jones and Myah Guild A hotel in Bournemouth is celebrating its links with the iconic golden age film Casablanca. Hotel Celebrity in Gervis Road (left) was the site where the first draft of the play, which inspired the film, was written. Murray Burnett, an English teacher from America, began writing the play in 1939 after […]
Last night it was trending on twitter, it was the hot topic of Facebook status updates and this morning, it’s dominating entertainment homepages everywhere. But are the Baftas all they’re made out to be? Or are they just an introduction to their bigger, better, but not British counterpart – the Oscars?
Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan is tipped to win the Oscars on February 27th for Best Film and Best Actress for Natalie Portman’s portrayal of a mentally ill prima-ballerina. This timeline looks at the dance movie genre which is seen a resurgence in the past 50 years.
Buzz casts a critical eye over some of the snubs The Academy Awards has made in it’s 83 year history.
Anne Hathaway and James Franco host this years 83rd Oscar Ceremony, on Sunday 27th February at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Founded in the late 20s, here is a timeline of where it all started. 1927: Better known as the Oscars, the event was primarily called, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences when it […]