Another year. Another Oscars. Another controversy. Ratings for the Academy Awards have been flailing in recent years, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have tried to address this by actively dispelling itsContinue Reading
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.
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
So the 2017 Oscars have come and gone, in what was one of the more predictable ceremonies in recent years, for the most part. The biggest upset of the night was not necessarily a caseContinue Reading