Screen Watch Film of the Year – The Way Way Back

You voted, and the results are in – congratulations to The Way Way Back for becoming the Screen Watch film of the year! The magnificent script by The Descendants writers Faxon and Rash portrays the “awkward stage” of adolescence in all its confusing glory, without being too whiny and angsty. Sam Rockwell is the king…

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Oscars 2014 – The Winners

And…the winners are in. Are there any surprises? No, not really. 12 Years a Slave takes away three awards: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay. McQueen will have to wait some more for his directing Oscar, but the nomination alone has drummed up some great conversation about black directors and America’s history,…

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Screen Watch Film of the Year – Vote Now!

With the Academy Awards just round the corner (tonight to be precise), we thought it a good time to lend Screen Watch’s voice to the masses and talk about our favourite films of last year. But we can’t do it alone. Kenny and I have each shortlisted our three favourite films of 2013, but we’re…

BAFTA 2014 – The Winners

It was over almost as fast as it begun. Host Stephen Fry wasted little time on 16th February as he proceeded to keep the cheesy jokes brief and the awards rolling steadily throughout the televised broadcast. A lot of hype surrounded the big contenders of Gravity, 12 Years A Slave and American Hustle, as we…

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Oscar Nominations 2014

Hot on the heels of the BAFTA nominations come the nods for the Academy Awards. Are there any surprises? Not really – but there are a few notable absences. Tom Hanks is nowhere to be seen, despite strong performances in both Captain Phillips and Saving Mr. Banks. Screenwriter favourite Kelly Marcel also misses out this…

BAFTA Nominations 2014

It’s that time once again, oh yes indeed. While the UK still looks hungover from New Years in the midst of endless bad weather, with Hell literally freezing over in America, we are offered a small distraction and a reason to get giddy and excited for several more weeks. Here’s some of the highlights from this…

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A 2014 Announcement

An apology is owed to all you guys for the distinct lack of posts and communication recently. I have been planning a journey around Australia and set off just after Christmas, and with no laptop or regular wi-fi have been unable to regularly update the site. I’ll be travelling for a good part of 2014,…

Movie News | May 2013

Trailers, casting and production news galore! Don’t forget to regularly check my news site Movie-Moron for the latest news. Check out the links to read the full stories. — Michael Caine joins Chris Nolan’s Interstellar – the Nolan regular becomes…regularer…? as he joins the cast of the Batman director’s latest sci-fi movie. — Peter Jackson begins filming The…

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Steven Spielberg To Produce Halo TV Series

The video games world was buzzing after Microsoft’s brand new console reveal last night with the Xbox One. Over at Write Click Play, Matt gives the lowdown on the brand new features and announcements from the event, and it was no surprise that Xbox’s big hitter Halo would be featuring heavily. What was unexpected, however, was the…

Movie News | April 2013

April was a good month for trailers and casting announcements – but desperately sad as we bade farewell to a hero of the industry. Cinema has lost a champion with the passing of film critic Roger Ebert, but there was plenty of exciting news to keep us going. Check out the links to read the…