Many cinephiles were probably surprised at Green Book's Best Picture win - but given the Academy's track record, it shouldn't be that much of a shock.
In 91 years, only five women have been nominated as best director and only one has won the award.
In the film, the real tensions of gay life in the 1980s – from government apathy towards the AIDS crisis, to rampant anti-gay prejudice – don't get their due.
Audio description began as an accessibility aid but has developed into an art form.
While the film introduces viewers to women who were important political figures in British history, it doesn't quite capture just how much power and influence these women actually wielded.
Winner of the 2019 Oscar for best picture, Green Book highlights the history of racism in America and has lessons for today.
Numbers alone don't relay the importance of people seeing their own experiences and lives mirrored in popular culture.
Virginia Woolf's satire of readers who use easily accessible art to acquire class and culture might just reveal why certain films win awards like Oscars.
There has been a stream of bad publicity in the lead-up to the film industry's night of nights.
The stand-out film is a delirious parody of royalty with a stellar performance by Olivia Colman. BlacKkKlansman is another strong contender - but the critical darling Roma is over-rated.
No big political statements this year but plenty of strong roles for women as two films emerge as firm favourites for Oscar Best Picture honours.
The new film from Moonlight writer and director Barry Jenkins delivers on high expectations.
Film-makers need to be both careful and sensitive with their choice of subject matter.
Director Alfonso Cuarón's gamble on a non-professional has paid off. But how do amateur actors fare once the end credits have rolled?
The hit film about a lesbian Queen Anne is the latest in a wave of films, TV series and books which make woman on woman sexuality a central theme.