With awards season looming, actors, actresses, and directors all across tinsel town are busy buying ball gowns, dry-cleaning tuxedos, and practising the humblest of acceptance speeches. The hotly anticipated Golden Globes take place tomorrow, while Oscar nominations will be announced on Thursday. As two of the highest accolades associated with the movie industry, any film that makes the shortlist for either should be at the top of your must-watch list. To help you along,compiled our Magnificent Seven — a selection of films tipped for Golden Globes and Oscars glory
Sun, 10 Jan, 2016
Today marks two years since Ibrahim Halawa, an Irish teenager, was jailed in Egypt after he was caught up in a political protest. For two years, he has been due to stand trial for his alleged role in the violence that erupted during the protest. If convicted, he could face the death penalty. The details of Ibrahim’s detention and alleged torture are harrowing but, if he is indeed innocent, it wouldn’t be the first time someone has fallen foul of a justice system, writes.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015