BILLY SUTER reports on the 90th Academy Awards, on March 5 in Los Angeles (3am South African time). Here are all nominees, plus news of presenters and performers. Trivia too. … More And the Oscar goes to…?
BILLY SUTER reports on “Darkest Hour”, a film portrait of Winston Churchill, offering a fictionalised account of his early days as the British Prime Minister. It now stands to win six Oscars. … More Gary Oldman’s finest hour?
BILLY SUTER reports that DStv has a special treat lined up for film fans – an M-Net Movies Oscars pop-up channel (channel 109) in February that will screen 115 Academy Award-winning films. … More DStv channel for Oscar movies
BILLY SUTER reports that local films are in line for more international awards – and one of them, an animated short movie inspired by a book of fairytales, is a contender for an Oscar. … More SA animated short up for an Oscar
BILLY SUTER reports that actor Doug Jones is used to appearing on screen in creature suits. But in “The Shape of Water” he gets his first role, in costume, as a romantic lead. … More Water creature as leading man
BILLY SUTER reports on nominations for the 90th Academy Awards ceremony which, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, on March 4. … More All the 2018 Oscar nominations
BILLY SUTER reports that “The Greatest Showman” soundtrack is topping US and UK album charts. The film is the 12th most profitable original film musical since the ’70s. … More Greatest Showman tops charts
BILLY SUTER discusses “Lion”, the six-time Oscar-nominated film which, based on a true story of hope and discovery, is to be shown on M-Net at 8pm on Christmas Eve. … More Superb drama for Christmas Eve
BILLY SUTER reports that the Durban Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is back on track… and “Inxeba (The Wound)”, South Africa’s entry for the Oscars, is set for screenings. … More Gay film festival back on track
BILLY SUTER reports that whispers are all over the internet that British diva Adele, now 29, might be playing Nancy in a film remake of Lionel Bart’s musical success, “Oliver!” … More Adele as Nancy in ‘Oliver’ remake?