Published: Jul 15, 2022
A dialysis machine, inspired by orange juice dispensers, that allows kidney failure patients to treat themselves at home and relieve pressure on over-stretched health systems has won the UK’s most prestigious engineering award.
Published: Apr 27, 2021
Among the memorable portions of the 93rd Academy Awards was when Glenn Close, who earned her eighth Oscar nomination for playing Mamaw in the widely panned "Hillbilly Elegy," revealed an unexpected amount of knowledge about go-go music. That tells you quite a bit about the simultaneous chaos and uneventfulness of the Oscars this year.
Published: Mar 17, 2021
While "Parasite" winning best picture marked one of the final widely celebrated moments before we all went into lockdown, award season chatter has been (rightfully) overshadowed this year. And with inconsistent theatrical releases, the Oscar nominees announced Monday largely consist of titles that managed to emerge as front-runners from the glut of films on streaming services.
Published: Feb 05, 2020
(This story is part of a series evaluating the chances of all nine best picture nominees.) - - - Quentin Tarantino doesn't make traditional "Oscar movies." His nine films to date are filled with violence, cursing, politically incorrect observations, more violence, more cursing and a good deal of pulp. They tend to be angry, bloody affairs. Despite that, he's won two Academy Awards for best original screenplay. And this year presents his best chance to finally nab the top prize with his se
Published: Feb 05, 2020
(This story is part of a series evaluating the chances of all nine best picture nominees.) - - - From "The Hurt Locker" to "Platoon" to "Lawrence of Arabia," war movies have a history of winning best picture (along with a glut of other awards) at the Oscars. That bodes pretty well for "1917," the World War I epic directed by previous Oscar winner Sam Mendes and shot by cinematographer Roger Deakins, who is widely considered to be the best in the business. The two made the movie appear as i
Published: Jan 13, 2020
"Joker," the controversial drama about the mentally ill Batman villain that sparked backlash with its realistic depictions of extreme violence, triumphed at the 92nd annual Academy Awards nominations on Monday morning, earning 11 nods, the most of any film.