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Gary Oldman won the Academy Award for best actor for his role as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. Photo: AFP

The political biopic moment

6 min read . 10 Mar 2018
Daniela Vega’s charged performance in Sebastián Lelio’s ‘A Fantastic Woman’ was a rare instance of a transgender character being played by a transgender actor.

Queer eye on the 90th Academy Awards

3 min read . 06 Mar 2018
Lupita Nyong’o (left) and Kumail Nanjiani made a sharp appeal on behalf of ’dreamers’ at the Oscars on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Oscars 2018: A semiotic analysis

3 min read . 06 Mar 2018
Three of Harvey Weinstein’s accusers, Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra and Salma Hayek, took to the stage to present a montage of “trailblazers” that included Kumail Nanjiani and Daniela Vega. Photo: AP

Oscars 2018: According to script

3 min read . 05 Mar 2018
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