When, on the night of Tuesday 14th May, the results came in for the 2013 election in British Columbia in Canada, it marked the end of what seemed like a very long journey for me.
Betting firm Paddy Power have reported strong support for ‘The Tree of Life’ to win this year’s Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
Surprise! David Fincher didn't win the Best Director award. But King Colin (pictured above, arriving with Livia Giuggioli for the Oscars ceremony) did exactly as everyone predicted, winning the Best Actor award.
Last year I did pretty well with my Oscar predictions when not deviating too far from the bookies' favourites. You know they do their homework. Longshots very rarely make it.
Love 'em or hate 'em, millions around the world tune in each year for the melodrama, the tears, the frocks, the excruciating speeches, and the occasional faux pas.