My reaction to the 2019 Oscar nominations: Timothee Chalamet, Sam Elliott, Vice, Buster Scruggs & more!

Timothee Chalamet in Call Me By Your Name

Here are my hot takes on today’s Oscar nominations.

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Film Review

I don’t love everything Joel and Ethan Coen make. They are extremely hit and miss with me, and that’s the perfect way to describe The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – an anthology western movie telling six tales which are wildly inconsistent in tone and entertainment value.

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What I saw at the 2018 Venice Film Festival

Unless you have been living in a cave, you will know that I attended the 2018 Venice Film Festival in Italy last week. Sadly, I couldn’t afford to do the whole thing so I am now back in the UK and have finally caught up with my reviews.

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Venice Film Review

I don’t love everything Joel and Ethan Coen make. They are extremely hit and miss with me, and that’s the perfect way to describe The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – an anthology western movie telling six tales which are wildly inconsistent in tone and entertainment value.

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