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2016 Oscars: The Complete List of Winners

    Below is a full list of the 2016 nominees, with the winners in blue: Best motion picture of the year “The Big Short” “Bridge of Spies” “Brooklyn” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “The Martian” “The Revenant” “Room” “Spotlight” Original screenplay “Bridge of Spies” by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen “Ex Machina” by Alex Garland “Inside Out” by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh…

Our 2016 Oscar predictions are in!

    Oscar predictions (for the main categories) by Paul Stathakis | February 28, 2016   Best Picture: “Spotlight” Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu, “The Revenant” Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant” Best Actress: Brie Larson, “Room” Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone, “Creed” Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl” Best Animated Feature: “Inside Out” Best Documentary: “The Look of Silence” Best Foreign Language…

The 10 Films of 2015

      Selected by Paul Stathakis | February 26, 2016     No other film in 2015 was as bold as “Spotlight.” It features wondrous performances from its all-star cast which includes Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery, Liev Schreiber, and Stanley Tucci. Based on the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize winning investigation that exposed child abuse within the Catholic Church. The subject…

Paulzeye interviews CBC film critic Eli Glasner

Interview by Paul Stathakis | September 7, 2014   Paulzeye: Talk to us a little about yourself. What persuaded you to become an arts reporter and film critic?   Eli Glasner: Well essentially I was a behind-the-scenes chase producer at CBC Radio when one of our film columnists moved on.  I had studied film, in particular screenwriting at York University, it was my first love….