Category Archives: Festival Coverage

Oscars 2019: ‘Green Book,’ ‘Roma,’ ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Win Big

The 91st Academy Awards

Peter Farrelly’s Green Book won best picture alongside gold for original screenplay and supporting actor at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony.

On the acting side, Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek and Olivia Colman (The Favourite) earned Sunday’s top honors. Alfonso Cuaron was named best director for his Netflix-backed Spanish-language drama Roma.

2019 Golden Globe Winners – Motion Picture

Annual Awards

Here are the movies that received awards.

Best Motion Picture, Drama:

“Bohemian Rhapsody”

Venice 2018: Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ Wins Golden Lion

The Golden Lion

Alfonso Cuaron’s deeply personal B&W drama Roma has taken home the Golden Lion at the 2018 Venice Film Festival yesterday, bringing Netflix its first major festival victory.

The jury prize went to Yorgos Lanthimos’ darkly comic period piece The Favourite; Olivia Colman won best actress for her role as England’s Queen Anne.

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘Shoplifters’ Wins Palme d’Or at the 71st Cannes Film Festival

71st Cannes Film Festival

The winners for the 71st Cannes Film Festival have been officially announced. Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters has won the Palme d’Or out of twenty-one films in competition. Spike Lee won the Grand Prix, the runner-up prize for BlacKkKlansman, while Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum won the Jury Prize — the bronze medal.

Oscars 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ Won Best Picture

90th Academy Awards - Show, Los Angeles, USA - 04 Mar 2018

The 90th Academy Awards aired Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Guillermo Del Toro’s period-movie pastiche The Shape of Water was the big winner on the evening, beating strong competitors like Dunkirk and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Provocative Docudrama ‘Touch Me Not’ Wins Berlin Golden Bear

Berlin Golden Bear

Romanian sex docudrama Touch Me Not won the top Golden Bear prize at the conclusion of the 2018 Berlin Film Festival that began on Feb. 15.

“Based around an English woman’s attempt to overcome her intimacy issues, and ranging across everything from disability to sex clubs, Touch Me Not blends fiction and documentary and is Adina Pintilie’s first feature film.”

2018 BAFTA Awards: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Wins Best Film

The 2018 BAFTA Awards

The 2018 BAFTA Awards – hosted this year by Joanna Lumley – are being awarded on Sunday evening at the Royal Albert Hall.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri dominated the biggest film awards outside of the U.S., claiming five prizes, including best film, best actress and best supporting actor.