“You experience John’s poetry not in your eye but in your mouth, your breath and therefore your heart. You read it with your heart”Frank Cottrell-Boyce
This week, John Agard became the first poet to win the BookTrust lifetime achievement award.
The Oggscars 2017
Richard aKa Toby Kell-Ogg, Emerson Forde and Simone aka Jammie take a look at the 89th Academy Awards – The Oscars 2017.
Talking about the 2017 Oscars with Emerson Forde, Simone aka Jammie, and Richard Phillips aka Toby Kell-Ogg – Recorded: Friday 24th February 2017
See all of the Award Winners on the Academy website.
Discussing nominations in two parts:
Part 1: Leading and Supporting Actors and Actresses, and Director Awards – Actor in a leading role; Actress in a leading role; Actor in a supporting role; Actress in a supporting role; Director.
00:00 Intro to the Oggscars with: Richard aKa Toby Kell-Ogg, Emerson C Forde, Simone aKa ‘Jammie’. and to the 89th Academy Awards – The Oscars
02:00 ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
14:59 ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
30:21 ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
42:12 ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Part 2: Best Picture Award, and our scoring and selection of top film – Best picture, and our scores for the films. The film with the lowest score is who we think should get the best picture award.
00:00 BEST PICTURE
00:24 #OscarsSoWhite – are some of these films in the list as a result of #OscarsSoWhite
12:13 Hacksaw Ridge
12:50 Hell of High Water
15:11 La La Land
16:20 Hidden Figures
24:05 Film Hype: influencing the viewer – Manchester By The Sea/Moonlight
34:25 Xavier Dolan / Krishna
36:57 Best Film List selection – how can you compare
38:39 Our scores – The higher weight, the lower down the list
39:30 Manchester By The Sea comes out on top for the OGGSCARS
40:00 Watching the Oscars in the UK
The discussion includes the following films shown at #LFF #BFI London Film Festivals: