The first major post-awards-season release is out of the block, can Stephen Merchant’s wrestling movie win over the crowd or will it be left sprawling on the canvas?
It’s Oscars Day at last! All that’s left to do now until the ceremony late tonight is to wildly speculate on who will be heading home with a golden statuette. Though given the turbulent awards season so far, that’s probably easier said than done…
FULL POLITICAL DISCLOSURE: Because writing about these things always ends up with someone getting annoyed, I want to make it clear I’m as leftie as it comes without brandishing a hammer and sickle wherever I go. With that in mind, let’s talk about Vice.
Awards Season 2019 has begun in earnest, and Yorgos Lanthimos’ 18th Century tragicomedy is getting some major traction. But does it deserve the hype and plaudits?