All posts tagged Oscars

Oscars 2019: Who Wore What?

At the end of last month, the 91st Academy Awards were held bringing this year’s awards season to a close. Hollywood did not disappoint this year, dressing for a truly […]

From Grammy’s to Oscars and the other way around

If anything, A Star is Born proves the versatility of Hollywood actors. Christina Aguilera played a comparable role in Burlesque, with a voice that is just as insane as Gaga’s, […]

The Rise of Christian Siriano

After becoming the youngest winner of Project Runway in the show’s fourth season, Christian Siriano has risen as a force of good in fashion; a rarity who sees no limitations […]

The Oscars, Bathed in Moonlight – Is the Academy Heading in the Right, Representative Direction?

The Oscars are perhaps the most celebrated film awards ceremony. They are supposed to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements, judged by the Academy’s voting membership. However, they are historically problematic […]

ALBUM REVIEW: JONNY GREENWOOD’S ‘PHANTOM THREAD’

★★★★★ “It oozes spellbinding beauty.” Jonny Greenwood’s soundtrack to Phantom Thread marks his fourth collaboration with the director Paul Thomas Anderson. And what a pair these two make. Both are […]

A Different Look at ‘La La Land’

Plato says “in metre and harmony and rhythm, [they] speak very well–such is the sweet influence which melody and rhythm by nature have… music puts upon colours”. Plato argues against […]

Why do we continue to support artists who have been accused of sexual violence?

Amongst all the drama at this year’s Oscars, one moment stood out for all the right reasons: Brie Larson’s refusal to applaud Casey Affleck. Her silent protest raised an important […]

Moonlight Review – Barry Jenkins’ Elegiac Visual Poetry Shines Bright in this Masterpiece

As it’s Oscar season, there are plenty of high quality films being released weekly. From the uplifting La La Land, to the low-key yet devastatingly powerful Manchester by the Sea, […]

Triple Time on La La Land – Review 1 by Robert Salusbury

This week, CUB Magazine has gone gaga for La La Land, the sumptuous and nostalgic musical romance which swept the Golden Globes last week and is hotly tipped for Oscar glory. Already verging […]