Another year, another Academy Awards ceremony, but sadly, no Canadian winners. Ben Proudfoot, a young Nova Scotian filmmaker, was the sole nominee this year in the category of Best Documentary Short Subject for his directorialContinue Reading
Strange times can breed strange behaviours. For proof, just think back to the beginning of this pandemic when people prioritised hoarding toilet paper above all else. Then, this morning, a little over a year sinceContinue Reading
The Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars, is the world’s most famous
ceremony to recognize artistic merit in the film industry. This article looks at Canada’s
relationship with this prestigious ceremony over time.
Normally, I would open an article on the Golden Globes nominations by proclaiming ‘it’s that time of the year again’, but these past twelve months have hardly been normal. Like much else in the filmContinue Reading
Back in June 2020, the Academy of Motions Pictures, Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) were forced to accept that hosting the 93rd Academy Awards in February 2021 would be untenable and that the sensible course ofContinue Reading
The 92nd Academy Awards is set to air to this Sunday, and this year is particularly light on Canadian nominees. Last year’s awards featured a laudable nine nominees in four different categories, with four ofContinue Reading