Up All Night to Get Lucky

I’ve had a couple of sleepless nights this week. One was planned to be that way, I was up all night on Sunday until 0500 Monday in order to watch the Oscars. Since film is one of my specialist subjects and right up there in my top five hobbies, possibly in my top two, I always prioritise this day every year and plan to take at least the Monday morning off, just like Jack Reacher Day (5th November 2018 – fireworks!). My Oscars were very satisfactory in as much as those I really wanted to win did get their hands […]

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Oscars 2018: My Annual Film Marathon

My annual film marathon is underway, with the intention of seeing all the important ones before the Oscars 2018 on 4th March. Here’s my film wishlist and how I’m doing so far: Call Me By Your Name – Lovely. Lush. Love. Where on earth have I been? This is an impossibly beautiful film, a feast for the senses, to look at, to listen to, to feel, to remember. And that Timothée Chalamet is awesome. How old is he? He was also in Lady Bird, see below. TC is my current winner for the Oscar but then, I  haven’t yet seen Phantom […]

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