Tag Archive: 12 Years A Slave

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #6 In Cold Blood

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #3 12 Years a Slave

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

The Oscars- Who’s going to Win?

After spending the last week frantically watching the remaining Oscar nominees I’m finally in the position to cast judgement on who’s going to be blubbering over a little gold man at Sunday’s 86th… Continue reading

The Latest Picture Show’s Top 10 of 2013

As tedious and overused end of year lists are they are undoubtedly popular, despite the limited choices and inevitable overlap. Seeing as I’ve probably reviewed all my choices on here already I’ll just… Continue reading

‘Based on a True Story’- The Alternative Realities of Cinema

“Based on a true story”, the five immortal words ushered on to cinema screens that act as a subconscious stamp of authenticity and quality for the oncoming story, innocently accepted with the utmost… Continue reading

12 Years A Slave Review

Last week’s Golden Globes kicked off the tense award season with the much backed 12 Years a Slave picking up the gong for Best Motion Picture (Drama), the only surprise being that it… Continue reading