2016 Golden Globes Winners Led by The Revenant, The Martian, Mr. Robot & Mozart in the Jungle

2016 Golden Globes WinnersCarol may well have led the nominees on the film front with five across the board, but it was The Revenant that was the big hit when the 2016 Golden Globes winners were announced. Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s follow-up to Birdman came away with three big awards over the weekend: Best Drama, Best Actor in the Drama category for Leonardo DiCaprio, and Best Director for Iñárritu. And Todd Haynes’ Carol walked away empty-handed. Continue reading

2016 Golden Globes Nominations Led by Carol, The Big Short, Fargo, Transparent & Mr. Robot

2016 Golden Globes NominationsA month and a half after announcing Ricky Gervais’ return as host, the 2016 Golden Globes nominations have been announced, celebrating the finest in both film and television over the past year. Continue reading

2015 Emmy Nominations Led by American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Wolf Hall & Transparent

2015-Emmy-NominationsAs ever, the 2015 Emmy nominations included a handful of snubs and surprises. But for the most part, I think the voters did a very good job of recognising talent across the board, with some new series getting the recognition they very much deserved. Continue reading

New to Blu-ray & DVD (UK): Nightcrawler, Wolf Hall, Mr. Turner, Sons of Anarchy & Love, Rosie

UK-Blu-ray-DVD-Wolf-Hall-Nightcrawler-Sons-of-AnarchyFollowing on from last week’s new releases, topped by David Ayer’s Fury, we’ve got a handful of Oscar nominees arriving on Blu-ray and DVD here in the UK today, as well as one of the most celebrated new TV dramas in recent memory, Wolf Hall.

The BBC adapts the best-selling, Booker Prize-winning novels by Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. Mantel is due to complete the trilogy in the near future with The Mirror and the Light, and the expectation is for the BBC to adapt that as the conclusion to Thomas Cromwell’s story. Continue reading