Academy Awards 2012: Nominations

The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards were announced earlier today by Academy president Tom Sherak and Winter’s Bone actress, and previous Best Actress nominee, Jennifer Lawrence.

Leading the way is Hugo with eleven nominations, closely followed by The Artist, which nabbed an equally impressive ten.

As well as the aforementioned two, Moneyball, Midnight In Paris, The Help, Continue reading “Academy Awards 2012: Nominations”

Review: A Cat In Paris (2010)

A Cat In Paris kicked off this year’s Discovery Film Festival, a local film festival initiated by DCA Dundee aimed squarely at introducing children to world cinema. A deliberately old-fashioned animation, A Cat In Paris proves to be the perfect remedy to the mass-produced CGI that’s become the norm over the past two decades.

Propelled into silence after the death of her father to crook Victor Costa (Jean Benguigui), Zoé (Oriane Zani) leads a quiet life with her cat, Dino. With Continue reading “Review: A Cat In Paris (2010)”