Mahler’s inventive modernism and highly expressive writing communicated emotions shaped by his fascinating late-19th century life.
A tension between cult, critical and popular appeal is part of Norman Jewison’s most prominent legacy.
‘Past Lives’ is a beautiful story of childhood crushes, and the sorrow and agony that ensues when one party sends another party away to move to another stage of his or her life.
Jewison had a trailblazing commitment to the development of film in Canada, seen both in his founding of the Canadian Film Centre and when he visited us at the Windsor International Film Festival.
Saltburn’s soundtrack showcases an infectious iPod-shuffle of pot-luck noughties pop.
With meticulous attention to food and how it is prepared, the film’s plot embraces simplicity.
Adult actors in ‘The Whale’ won Oscars for best lead and supporting acting in 2023, but if you catch up with awarded movies this holiday, the film’s depiction of teens warrants scrutiny.
When the film premiered, theatergoers fainted and vomited. It went on to inspire a series of copycat films – while fomenting a cultural panic about the demons in our midst.
A focus on financial compensation for subjects of ‘The Elephant Whisperers’ overshadowed the need to examine storytelling conventions and creative practices in contemporary documentary filmmaking.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is the kind of popular cinema that the academy is currently primed to take more seriously.
During the only major performance she gave in her home country, Gilberto was booed.
Everything, Everywhere, All at Once invokes Daoism, the Chinese school of thought that pursues balance and harmony.
Both Babylon and The Fabelman’s were nominated for Academy Awards for best score – and both take opposing but equally successful approaches evoking nostalgia.
Del Toro’s Pinocchio stands out because it couples existential issues with real-world historical catastrophes.
The Oscars 2023 was a less scandalous affair than last year, and was defined by huge wins by crowd-favourite films.
The synth and strings signature of Oliver Coates’ score are combined with the isolated vocals of David Bowie and Freddie Mercury to haunting effect.
Of the ten films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, six are really good.
Awards aren’t just about improving chances in the eyes of funders – the recognition of an award can mean the difference between stopping and continuing.
How tax breaks, financial investment and Pierce Brosnan contributed to Ireland’s domination of the 2023 Academy Award nominations.
Pop composer Burt Bacharach died on Feb. 8, 2023, at the age of 94. He left a legacy of classic songs beloved by generations.