The 93rd Annual Academy Awards: Head vs. Heart

We made it guys. We bloody MADE it. In a year that somehow managed to last more than a decade (or so it feels), the COVID-19 pandemic has not managed to curtail the Academy Awards in the same way that it laid waste to so many different ceremonies across 2020. In suck in just before…

The Father (2020)

When the time comes to make one’s way through the annual bunch of Oscar nominated films, I treat the task very much like Pokemon, I gotta catch ’em all! My task for this year is nearly complete, with one of the few ‘major category’ films still to check off the list being Florian Zeller’s The…

Noah (2014)

American filmmaker Darren Aronofsky¬†was responsible for one of my favourite films of the year back in the 2010 when Black Swan came out of nowhere to completely blow me away. Four years on and Aronofsky’s next feature film is an ambitious take on one of the most widely recognised stories known to man, the tale…

Film Questionnaire Time!

With only The Monuments Men taking my fancy in the form of a prospective review this week, it’s looking like a rather quiet few days over here at Oh! That Film Blog. In search of inspiration, I came across a film related survey/questionnaire type post on Cinemaniac Reviews, and never being one to turn down…

Hitchcock (2012)

In a severe case of bad timing, Hitchcock seems to have appeared with little fanfare and been unfairly compared (in the UK, at least) to the BBC’s Boxing Day drama The Girl, which detailed the making of Hitchcock’s avian horror The Birds and the unsavoury relationship that he had with its star Tippi Hedren. Whereas…