Oscar films to watch #1

I am a big fan of the Oscars. My first memory is of the 70th Academy Awards in 1998, which I recorded because I was so excited to see if Titanic would win Best Picture (it did, of course). Sou uma grande fã dos Oscares. A minha primeira memória é da 70ª Cerimónia dos Prémios da Academia em 1998, que gravei porque estava ansiosa por saber se o Titanic ia ganhar Melhor Filme (ganhou, claro). Since then I’ve been following the ceremonies and watching it in full when I can, even if I do have to work the next day.…

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Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea is this year’s standout film, and probably of the biggest contenders for the Best Picture award at the Oscars. Manchester by the Sea é o filme sensação do ano e provavelmente um dos maiores concorrentes para o Oscar de Melhor Filme. I went to watch it last weekend, and came out of the theatre feeling mostly confused. The truth is, it took me a few minutes thinking about what I’d just seen (and a couple of messages to my friends going “I’m pretty sure I missed something”) for the film to sink in, and for me…

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