Oscars…the end?

Years ago, after a barbie, we would sit around with a drink or two and discuss what film we would chose as the best film we had ever seen. There were tremendous films with wonderful stars the choices were endless. I recently watched the SAG awards. What a let down the films selected would not … [Read the full story]

Movies – they’re getting worse

Do you remember when a movie won an Oscar it was considered a classic? Remember Ben Hur, Lawrence Of Arabia, On The Waterfront, Some Like It Hot and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest…wait…there’s more…Casablanca, Gone With The Wind, The God Father and The Deer Hunter. Can you name the Best Picture Oscar winner for … [Read the full story]

The Oscars are nearly upon us – a quick preview

I know I am a little early for the big show…but who cares. This has been one of the best years for movies since Ben Hur, or even Robin Hood (with Errol Flynn). The American film industry and the big studios, who put in mega bucks to make films, will expect to gain some reward … [Read the full story]

The final Harry Potter – film review

You must go and see the latest Harry Potter film. I thought the first in the series was the best, in terms of imagination and great visual effects. Talking pictures and the quidditch game, the wonderful platform scenes and express train and owls and living under the stairs. But the final film, Harry Potter and … [Read the full story]

Now for the Oscars

by Helena Bryanlith our Ozzie News film critic I hope you enjoyed my informed hints as to who would be the winners of the Oscars this year in my previous outing as the Ozzie News film critic of 2011. I stand by my original thesis that this years films are possibly less dynamic than say … [Read the full story]