Demetrios Matheou

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Demetrios Matheou

Academy Awards


Friday, February 22nd, 2013

The Oscars: casting a vote for political films

An Oscar nomination for a political film is like a spoilt ballot paper – redundant. Can 2013 buck the trend? AN intriguing aspect of this year’s battle for Oscar has been the early assurance with which pundits placed Lincoln as their favourite for best film. Steven Spielberg’s frontrunner merits recognition; what surprises is that no