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"19.01.2017 09:58:04" www.theguardian.com Johnny Depp thanks fans for trust at People's Choice Awards The actor, who has recently finalised his divorce, enjoyed a podium finish alongside the likes of Tom Hanks, Blake Lively and Finding Dory – which was named best picture
"19.01.2017 00:04:34" www.theguardian.com XXX: The Return of Xander Cage review – Vin Diesel goes full throttle in action-movie silliness After being killed off, Diesel's lumbering lunkhead Xander Cage returns for another helping of goofy action that's rooted in the absurd 1990s mode
"19.01.2017 00:01:36" www.theguardian.com Lionel Richie to produce Sammy Davis Jr biopic Based on a memoir from 1965, the production will involve all of the late singer's heirs after years of legal disputes
"19.01.2017 00:01:35" www.theguardian.com Patrick Stewart to voice poo emoji in The Emoji Movie The acclaimed Shakespearean actor will take on the role of a pile of excrement in a new animated comedy
"18.01.2017 17:29:06" www.theguardian.com Al Gore's Inconvenient Sequel to open Sundance in acutely political year Politics looks set to overshadow Utah film festival's 2017 edition, with a march by women film-makers, a documentary on Donald Trump's presidential victory, and a slew of films on climate change. Then there's Jack Black's skit on polka
"18.01.2017 15:04:06" www.theguardian.com Francis Ford Coppola's wines to be only brand served at Oscars for three years The Oscar-winning film-maker and vineyard owner has struck a deal to exclusively supply the Academy Awards, following similar arrangement at Sundance
"18.01.2017 11:06:03" www.theguardian.com Saudi Arabia to continue ban on 'immoral, atheistic' cinema The head of the country's religious authority has said that legalising cinemas and concerts would 'open doors to evil'
"18.01.2017 00:00:45" www.theguardian.com Amy producer reportedly in talks to make Tony Blair film Representatives of the former primer minister are rumoured to have met with James Gay-Rees, producer of Amy, Senna and Supersonic
"18.01.2017 00:00:43" www.theguardian.com La La Land leapfrogs Star Wars in UK – but can't change Les Misérables's record The Golden Globe-winning musical has knocked Rogue One off the top of the UK box office, while awards rival Manchester By the Sea landed at No 6
"18.01.2017 00:00:42" www.theguardian.com La La Land: the ending, the songs, the jazzsplaining – discuss with spoilers It's won more Golden Globes than any other film, and took a projected £6m at the UK box office in its first weekend. Deservedly so? Here's your chance to discuss the film without blowing the plot for others
"18.01.2017 00:00:40" www.theguardian.com Montana anti-meth campaign casts Frozen's Elsa as jailbird addict The Montana Meth Project has taken a creative approach to intellectual property in a billboard campaign urging the princess – raddled and handcuffed – to let it go
"18.01.2017 00:00:37" www.theguardian.com No thanks for your time: the worst movie auditions from A-list stars La La Land reminds us of the brutality of the auditioning process – something that even Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts can remember
"18.01.2017 00:00:34" www.theguardian.com White Men Can't Jump remake in the works Kenya Barris, creator of hit TV show Black-ish, is teaming up with athletes Blake Griffin and Ryan Kalil to make new version of 1992 comedy
"17.01.2017 07:05:05" www.theguardian.com Breaking bad: Hollywood wakes up to the power of dark, dangerous women Forget the sobbing suffering beauty. From Rebecca Hall's unlikable newsreader to Jessica Chastain's ruthless lobbyist, this is the year of the unsympathetic, deeply flawed femme. Thank goodness for that
"16.01.2017 17:25:35" www.theguardian.com Rogue One's CGI resurrection tech: how 'ghosting' will change Hollywood Peter Cushing-style reappearances might soon be used to solve all kinds of problems, from Ben Affleck's discomfort in the Batsuit to Benedict Cumberbatch's busy schedule
"16.01.2017 15:17:07" www.theguardian.com Hidden Figures soars above La La Land to top the US box office Comfortably beating La La Land to the No 1 spot, the film about black female Nasa mathematicians retains dominance as Monster Trucks crashes and burns
"16.01.2017 14:18:35" www.theguardian.com Rogue One VFX head: 'We didn't do anything Peter Cushing would've objected to' The visual effects supervisor and co-writer of the Star Wars prequel, John Knoll, has addressed the ethics of digitally resurrecting dead actors
"16.01.2017 13:06:04" www.theguardian.com Dev Patel: 'I'm just this guy from Rayners Lane – how the hell did this happen?'
"16.01.2017 13:06:03" www.theguardian.com Viola Davis: 'I'm pretty fabulous' Her extraordinary performance in the upcoming Fences has seen Viola Davis tipped for an Oscar. But her success has taken a huge amount of self-belief. She tells Alex Clark why it is only through demanding respect that you get the parts you are due
"16.01.2017 12:12:39" www.theguardian.com The Founder review: Michael Keaton supersizes McDonald's and births Trump's US Fascinating, subtle film on the machinations of Ray Kroc, the man who made a burger stop an empire, sold out its originators and birthed Trump America
"16.01.2017 11:33:36" www.theguardian.com Tom Hardy fuels James Bond rumours The Taboo actor has said he's interested in the role and expressed enthusiasm about a further collaboration with director Christopher Nolan
"16.01.2017 10:06:02" www.theguardian.com Natalie Portman's Jackie: JFK's widow finally gets her own movie Pablo Larraín's film shows why the White House wives deserve their own biopics
"15.01.2017 08:21:34" www.theguardian.com La La Land review – worth making a song and dance about Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling lay on the charm in Whiplash director Damien Chazelle's magical love letter to the golden age of Hollywood
"15.01.2017 08:03:40" www.theguardian.com Irreplaceable review – a healthy prognosis for heartfelt drama A country doctor struggles to come to terms with his own illness in a bittersweet French drama
"15.01.2017 08:03:38" www.theguardian.com Live By Night review – too smooth by half Ben Affleck paints too rosy a portrait of the prohibition era in his return to the work of Dennis Lehane
"15.01.2017 08:03:37" www.theguardian.com The Young Offenders review – a crime bust into the big time Two hapless Irish teenagers fall victim to criminal ambition in a perfectly pitched comic-drama
"15.01.2017 08:03:35" www.theguardian.com Trainspotting review – still a cinematic drug of choice A rerelease of the 1996 box-office smash finds its tale of Edinburgh heroin addicts looking remarkably fresh faced despite the advancing years
"15.01.2017 08:03:33" www.theguardian.com Underworld: Blood Wars review – dead on arrival Yet another round of vampires v werewolves offers little new for even the franchise's biggest fans to get their teeth into
"15.01.2017 07:06:03" www.theguardian.com Kubo and the Two Strings; Anthropoid; Gimme Danger and more – review It looks stunning, but Kubo and the Two Strings is hard to love. Still, Jim Jarmusch's tribute to Iggy Pop rocks
"15.01.2017 00:10:03" www.theguardian.com 'Film-making lost its lustre': how Alan Parker found solace in art Two years ago the acclaimed director of Bugsy Malone swapped his camera for canvas
"15.01.2017 00:03:04" www.theguardian.com Sex and the middle-aged woman … a groundbreaking BBC drama tells it like it is Emily Watson tells why her role in Apple Tree Yard has been a delight
"14.01.2017 17:09:03" www.theguardian.com The Bye Bye Man review: farewell to charm in bloody, awful college horror Cressida Bonas is among luckless students who discover the devil in their digs in this lazy junk featuring expositional librarians and a search engine called 'Search'
"14.01.2017 16:34:34" www.theguardian.com Is hit Hollywood film La La Land about to become a stage show? Its fans disagree, but following its instant success, the award-winning modern-day Hollywood comedy looks bound for Broadway and the West End
"14.01.2017 09:33:33" www.theguardian.com Morris From America: another victim of the Sundance hype machine The film festival could once make or break a movie – but as this German-American drama proves, nowadays its endorsement seems increasingly meaningless
"14.01.2017 09:04:34" www.theguardian.com James McAvoy on X-Men, Split and not playing 'posh English dudes' anymore Whether he's a Marvel hero or a corrupt cop, the Scottish star likes to mix up his roles – but in the new M Night Shyamalan film, he's got 23 in one
"13.01.2017 13:19:35" www.theguardian.com Michael Keaton apologises for 'Hidden Fences' gaffe The actor, who conflated the titles of Hidden Figures and Fences while presenting a Golden Globe, denies that his slip was discriminatory
"13.01.2017 12:35:05" www.theguardian.com How to cope with a kidnapping, according to Hollywood Jamie Foxx hunts for his son in the new thriller Sleepless. If he hopes to find him, he might consider taking notes from his movie star peers
"13.01.2017 11:39:03" www.theguardian.com The usual suspects – and Nate Parker – up for Directors Guild of America awards The key Oscars barometer has La La Land, Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight present and correct in its main section, with The Birth of the Nation's Parker among contenders for debut director
"13.01.2017 10:51:36" www.theguardian.com Disney negotiating with Carrie Fisher's estate for rights to her digital image The actor had completed filming on Star Wars: Episode VIII, but Princess Leia is also supposed to have a significant role in Episode IX
"13.01.2017 10:04:34" www.theguardian.com La La Land and A Monster Calls: this week's best new films in the UK Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling strut their stuff, while Juan Antonio Bayona tackles childhood bereavement. Plus: Manchester By The Sea, Endless Poetry and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
"13.01.2017 08:06:03" www.theguardian.com Trump v Hollywood? Don't expect to see the culture war play out on screen Industry figures might march in protests or give critical speeches, but waging a crusade against the White House is not in the job description
"13.01.2017 00:03:38" www.theguardian.com Embrace review – Australian body-image doc takes hold of the issues Taryn Brumfitt fronts a worthy documentary about women's relationships with their bodies – but seems afraid to use the word 'feminism'
"13.01.2017 00:03:36" www.theguardian.com Irreplaceable review – good-natured country doctor drama Hints of All Creatures Great and Small suffuse this engaging tale of a rural medic forced to take on a younger female assistant after he is diagnosed with cancer
"13.01.2017 00:03:34" www.theguardian.com Trainspotting review – Danny Boyle's classic holds up terrifically well This supercharged 1996 story of drugs, violence and growing up has lost none of its edge ahead of the release of sequel T2
"12.01.2017 17:21:03" www.theguardian.com Make mine a Darth Vader burger! The weirdest edible movie tie-ins A Harry Potter-themed restaurant has opened in Brooklyn, following a grand tradition that includes the gut-busting Hobbit breakfast, Deadpool cocktails and a naked Daniel Craig ice lolly
"12.01.2017 16:09:05" www.theguardian.com From Split to Psycho: why cinema fails dissociative identity disorder M Night Shyamalan's new movie, Split, stars James McAvoy as a character with 23 different personalities. And, like most screen portrayals of the disorder, it it is seen as dangerous and violent. But what's the truth behind the stigma?
"12.01.2017 16:09:03" www.theguardian.com Nicole Kidman on Lion and adoption: 'It's about the simplicity of love' After her sublimely moving performance in her new film Lion, the actor explains through her tears why the role was a perfect fit for her – and how it led her to reflect on her own experience of adoption
"12.01.2017 15:58:34" www.theguardian.com Anna Kendrick to play female Santa Claus Disney casts the Pitch Perfect actor as Father Christmas's daughter, who takes over the family business after her dad's retirement
"12.01.2017 15:34:38" www.theguardian.com La La Land review – Gosling and Stone sparkle in a gorgeous musical romance Damien Chazelle's paean to Los Angeles is funny, romantic and utterly charming, with captivating performances from its two stars
"12.01.2017 15:34:36" www.theguardian.com Manchester By the Sea review – a minor-key masterpiece Casey Affleck is mesmerising as a Boston janitor who has to care for his dead brother's son, in Kenneth Lonergan's weighty study of grief and family ties
"12.01.2017 07:06:06" www.theguardian.com The sex files: a history of erotic films from slo-mo frolics to romping stags The British once took their titillation from heavily censored softcore films. Forty are now in the BFI's new erotic archive
"11.01.2017 16:54:03" www.theguardian.com Bafta race row: awards slammed for scarcity of BAME nominations Diversity debate rages as non-white actors and directors miss out while Bafta CEO points to stiff competition in strong year and defends British focus
"11.01.2017 16:33:05" www.theguardian.com La La Land and Hollywood's everlasting love affair with itself The LA-set musical is well set for Oscars glory after a record-breaking Golden Globes sweep but is it really proof that the film industry is self-obsessed?
"11.01.2017 16:33:03" www.theguardian.com Peta files complaint against leading Hollywood animal talent company Peta alleges mistreatment of animals by Birds and Animals Unlimited, a claim the talent company describes as 'fiction'
"11.01.2017 15:30:03" www.theguardian.com Fandom menace: the story threads Star Wars: Episode VIII can't afford to forget The Force Awakens left us with tons of unanswered questions. Director Rian Johnson should be look at what's left on the cutting room floor for the follow-up
"11.01.2017 14:27:36" www.theguardian.com Robert De Niro writes letter of support to Meryl Streep Actor joins Ben Affleck, Viola Davis and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in backing Streep, who strongly criticised the president-elect Donald Trump at the Golden Globes
"11.01.2017 11:08:04" www.theguardian.com Natalie Portman: Ashton Kutcher was paid three times more than me on No Strings Attached The actor reveals the salary disparity for a romcom released the same year she won an Oscar for Black Swan
"11.01.2017 01:45:34" www.theguardian.com Coen brothers turn to TV with western series The Ballad of Buster Scruggs The film-making brothers join the golden age of television with an anthology miniseries set in the old west that could have a theatrical release
"11.01.2017 00:01:05" www.theguardian.com La La Land, Moonlight and Manchester By the Sea up for PGA awards Three awards-season favourites emerge as strongest contenders for key Oscars indicator, while Finding Dory makes the animated film cut
"11.01.2017 00:01:03" www.theguardian.com Match the sweltering summer scene to the Australian film – quiz Red deserts, sweaty brows, scalding sand and swimsuits. Nowhere does summer quite like Australia – and nowhere is it captured better than on film. But how well do you know your classics?
"10.01.2017 16:30:03" www.theguardian.com Who thinks Meryl Streep is overrated? Trump, Clooney – and Streep herself The Fantastic Mr Fox star showed his support for his co-star after the president-elect went on the attack over her Golden Globes speech
"10.01.2017 15:21:34" www.theguardian.com Hugh Jackman's Logan claws out world premiere in Berlin film festival Jackman to make final roar as Wolverine in out-of-competition screening at festival, while sequel T2 Trainspotting to receive international premiere
"10.01.2017 12:03:03" www.theguardian.com Underworld: Blood Wars review: another kinky yet bloodless vampire punch-up Kate Beckinsale casts off the kudos of classy costume drama Love & Friendship to slip back into black leather for a fifth time
"10.01.2017 11:36:33" www.theguardian.com Bafta nominations 2017: snub for American Honey leaves a bad taste | Peter Bradshaw La La Land, Arrival and Nocturnal Animals are worthy multiple nominees but a single nod for Andrea Arnold's zeitgeist-surfing drama is disappointing
"10.01.2017 10:42:39" www.theguardian.com Donald Trump documentary added to Sundance lineup Trumped, a film revealing the inside story of the US president-elect's campaign victory, to screen at film festival this month
"10.01.2017 10:42:35" www.theguardian.com Satire site The Onion plans film industry 'takeover' The satirical news website has signed a three-movie development deal with Lionsgate films
"10.01.2017 10:15:03" www.theguardian.com Tom Hiddleston on Golden Globes speech: 'My words came out wrong' The Night Manager actor blames nerves after social media criticism of his tribute to the work of Médecins Sans Frontières in South Sudan
"10.01.2017 08:06:03" www.theguardian.com Why Baftas frontrunner I, Daniel Blake may betray its own cause Ken Loach's attack on the way welfare works undermines the principles on which the system depends
"10.01.2017 07:54:03" www.theguardian.com Bafta nominations 2017: La La Land dances on but Arrival and Nocturnal Animals hot on heels Damien Chazelle's movie musical tops Golden Globes dominance with 11 Bafta nominations, as Denis Villeneuve's Arrival and Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals trail with nine apiece
"10.01.2017 02:27:03" www.theguardian.com Kylie Minogue and Guy Pearce reunite – and nine other Australian films to watch in 2017 From a Babadook follow-up, to documentaries about Michael Hutchence and JonBenet Ramsey, here are the films we're most looking forward to
"10.01.2017 01:12:06" www.theguardian.com George Clooney voices support for Meryl Streep anti-Trump speech Speaking at event for documentary on volunteers in Syria, actor says US 'is a little unlucky' to have Trump as president-elect
"10.01.2017 00:02:10" www.theguardian.com From Marlon Brando to Leonardo DiCaprio: the art of the awards-ceremony protest Meryl Streep stunned the Golden Globes audience with her takedown of Donald Trump. Here are some other show-stopping political protests
"10.01.2017 00:02:07" www.theguardian.com They Live: John Carpenter's action flick needs to be saved from neo-Nazis Far-right antisemites have claimed Carpenter's anti-Reagan 80s action flick as an allegory for Jewish media control. That couldn't be further from the truth
"09.01.2017 17:06:34" www.theguardian.com Wrestling drama Dangal beats Bollywood box office records Film starring Indian actor Aamir Khan based on true story of two female champions earns £41.7m in three weeks
"09.01.2017 16:58:38" www.theguardian.com An American Studio Ghibli: Why Laika's Kubo and the Two Strings is Oscar-worthy The beautiful animated fantasy lost out to Disney's Zootopia at the Golden Globes, but that shouldn't determine its fate at the Academy Awards
"09.01.2017 16:34:07" www.theguardian.com Meryl Streep has hit on star-struck Trump's big weakness
"09.01.2017 12:16:05" www.theguardian.com Rogue One falls well short of Force Awakens opening in China Star Wars spin-off records considerably smaller box-office figures than its franchise predecessor on first weekend as Chinese audiences fail to flock
"09.01.2017 10:03:03" www.theguardian.com La La Land: why this magical musical will transport you from Trump-World The Oscars frontrunner is a love letter to the Los Angeles of your dreams
"09.01.2017 09:06:02" www.theguardian.com Manchester by the Sea: how Matt Damon and brutal honesty helped make 2017's most affecting film Indie director Kenneth Lonergan was in serious debt until a famous friend came along with the idea for a harrowing emotional drama. Now, it's an Oscars frontrunner
"09.01.2017 08:39:06" www.theguardian.com La La Land's landmark haul is lovely, but expect more drama at the Oscars | Peter Bradshaw The Golden Globes do things differently, which meant a chance for this richly lovable film to win big. Yet more space for superb dramas such as Nocturnal Animals and Moonlight could have been found
"09.01.2017 07:35:04" www.theguardian.com What we learned from the Golden Globes: Meryl Streep always wins and Ryan Gosling never fails
"09.01.2017 05:06:02" www.theguardian.com Golden Globes 2017: La La Land wins record seven awards as Moonlight takes best drama Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone win acting honors and Damien Chazelle earns best director but Meryl Streep steals show with searing critique of Donald Trump
"09.01.2017 04:05:09" www.theguardian.com Meryl Streep criticizes Trump at Golden Globes: 'Disrespect invites disrespect' During acceptance speech for Cecil B DeMille award, actor says president-elect's mocking of disabled reporter 'stunned me'
"09.01.2017 03:42:05" www.theguardian.com 'Hidden Fences'? Golden Globes slip-up combines nominated film titles Pre-show host Jenna Bush Hager and presenter Michael Keaton both mistakenly refer to Hidden Figures by fictitious combination of that film and Fences
"09.01.2017 03:06:03" www.theguardian.com The Present review: Cate Blanchett dares to find truth in Chekhov's trickiest play Andrew Upton's Platonov is set in 1990s Russia, a country between communism and oligarchy. Between them, its star and Richard Roxburgh bring it fully to life
"09.01.2017 01:24:05" www.theguardian.com Golden Globes 2017: full list of winners The 74th Golden Globes is led by nominations for La La Land, The Crown, Moonlight and Westworld, but who will come out on top?
"09.01.2017 00:02:05" www.theguardian.com Golden Globes 2017: the red carpet, the winners, the speeches – live Hollywood's star-studded ceremony rewards the best in both TV and film with La La Land, Moonlight, The Crown and Stranger Things all tipped for big prizes. We follow every moment as it happens
"08.01.2017 15:04:04" www.theguardian.com Live by Night: how the gangster film went from top of the world to sleeping with the fishes Mobster movies were once the pinnacle of film-making. Ben Affleck's homage to the classics could sound the genre's death knell
"08.01.2017 09:06:02" www.theguardian.com Manchester By the Sea review – tremendous heart and soul A tightly wound Casey Affleck struggles with his demons in Kenneth Lonergan's heartbreaking tale of love and regret in small-town America
"08.01.2017 08:04:41" www.theguardian.com A Monster Calls review – wrenchingly effective Lewis MacDougall is remarkable as a young boy dealing with grief in an excellent adaptation of the Patrick Ness novel
"08.01.2017 08:04:39" www.theguardian.com Assassin's Creed review – like a Dan Brown movie on steroids
"08.01.2017 08:04:38" www.theguardian.com Endless Poetry review – an assault on the senses Alejandro Jodorowsky revisits his wild youth in a film that's both indulgent and recklessly alive
"08.01.2017 08:04:36" www.theguardian.com Hell or High Water; Julieta; Chi-Raq; Black Orpheus; Miss Sharon Jones! – review David Mackenzie's heist thriller is comfortingly familiar, while Pedro Almodóvar and Spike Lee are both back on song
"08.01.2017 08:04:35" www.theguardian.com Zero Days review – warfare via the web Alex Gibney's documentary about the terrifying Stuxnet computer virus is enlightening but repetitive
"07.01.2017 15:03:03" www.theguardian.com Jackie: behind the creation of JFK, America's once and future king He was a playboy with links to the mob; so why is John F Kennedy remembered as the perfect president? New film Jackie may have the answer
"07.01.2017 10:04:04" www.theguardian.com Forty films to kick off 2017 in UK cinemas Matt Damon scales The Great Wall, Fifty Shades turns Darker, and we reacquaint ourselves with 20th Century Women … plus Lego Batman, King Arthur and a cyborg Scarlett Johansson
"07.01.2017 08:33:33" www.theguardian.com Remarkable tenderness: film reveals bond between Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Fisher's mother dragged her on stage, fell out with her, lived next door to her and even offered to oversee her lose her virginity. Theirs was no ordinary mother/daughter relationship
"07.01.2017 00:03:11" www.theguardian.com Arthouse films and tales beautifully told | Letters Letters: Reach for your inner childlike wonderment, Catherine – and avoid combining two highly disparate subjects
"07.01.2017 00:03:09" www.theguardian.com Letter: John Berger was generous with his knowledge Giles Oakley writes: John Berger encouraged young people
"07.01.2017 00:03:08" www.theguardian.com Ralph Fiennes and Hugh Laurie join Will Ferrell's Holmes and Watson The actors are to play as-yet-unspecified canonical roles in the comedy, which features Ferrell and John C Reilly in the leads
"07.01.2017 00:03:05" www.theguardian.com UK box office records its biggest-ever total in 2016 Buoyed by success of Rogue One and Fantastic Beasts, UK cinemas beat the previous best figures from the year before
"06.01.2017 17:00:03" www.theguardian.com Live By Night review: Ben Affleck's mob drama is nearly kiss of death Narcissism dogs Affleck's self-direction which is too forgiving of his dubious character and relegates its female stars to sacrificial roles
"06.01.2017 16:55:04" www.theguardian.com Golden Globes: youth and diversity the winners as La La Land and Moonlight set to shine
"06.01.2017 15:54:03" www.theguardian.com Disney's dilemma: digitally resurrect Carrie Fisher or write her out of Star Wars? Princess Leia was set to have a pivotal role in Episodes VIII and IX before Fisher's tragic death. Now the studio faces narrative, ethical and commercial quandaries
"06.01.2017 15:50:06" www.theguardian.com Don't call it a comeback: the actors set to return to the A-list in 2017 The next 12 months could see stars including Debra Winger, Michelle Pfeiffer and Val Kilmer return to the public eye
"06.01.2017 15:44:05" www.theguardian.com Om Puri obituary Film actor successful in Hollywood and Bollywood, best known in Britain for East Is East
"06.01.2017 15:35:04" www.theguardian.com Terrence Malick's Song to Song to world premiere at SXSW Austin's festival announces its programme, with Malick's film at the opening gala, plus episodes from the TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman's American Gods
"06.01.2017 14:36:34" www.theguardian.com Golden Globes 2017: who will win – and who should win – the film categories From Moonlight to Manchester By the Sea, Ryan Gosling to Amy Adams, we pick the movies and actors likely to triumph at Sunday's awards ceremony
"06.01.2017 14:30:38" www.theguardian.com Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds's deaths were tragic coincidence – but we're suckers for a story The poignancy of Fisher and Reynolds' passing is worthy of Hollywood melodrama. But after 100 years of vividly filmed plots, it's as if we are trapped in an endless fiction
"06.01.2017 14:02:05" www.theguardian.com Sexual harassment claims could have sunk Casey Affleck. Instead, he soared The treatment of Ben Affleck's artsy kid brother – now basking in praise for Manchester by the Sea – stands in striking contrast to other cases. Why?
"06.01.2017 13:04:35" www.theguardian.com Bright Lights review – a fitting tribute to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds The strong bond between the late actors is brought to life in this heartfelt and funny HBO documentary that offers many poignant moments
"06.01.2017 12:23:05" www.theguardian.com Cher to star in film about water crisis in Flint, Michigan The Oscar winner will reportedly play a woman whose family is affected by the contamination of the city's drinking water
"06.01.2017 12:08:04" www.theguardian.com Star Wars braintrust to plot life in Leia-less universe after Carrie Fisher's death Disney is said to be considering a number of narrative and tech options to continue the franchise following the death of the actor who played Princess Leia
"06.01.2017 11:43:35" www.theguardian.com Om Puri, celebrated Indian actor, dies at 66 Veteran of Bollywood, Hollywood and UK film industry dies in Mumbai, according to close friend
"06.01.2017 09:04:04" www.theguardian.com Endless Poetry and the rest of this week's best new films in the UK The second part of Alejandro Jodorowsky's autobiographical series, plus Zero Days, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Silence and A Monster Calls
"05.01.2017 21:03:03" www.theguardian.com Zero Days review – Alex Gibney's chilling cyberwar doc Cyber attacks, warns Gibney, are not just 'hacking' but a complete offensive capability – and a new form of geopolitical dysfunction
"05.01.2017 16:45:35" www.theguardian.com Does Moonlight prove that gay cinema has to be sexless to succeed? Barry Jenkins's coming-of-age drama is a major Oscar contender and proof that queer cinema is escaping its arthouse niche. But it's hard to imagine an equally accomplished yet more explicit film receiving the same acclaim
"05.01.2017 16:35:04" www.theguardian.com Will Hollywood ever end its love affair with guns? The Jessica Chastain gun-control thriller Miss Sloane bombed at the US box office. Unsurprising, since it flies in the face of the movies' enduring fascination with firearms
"05.01.2017 16:15:03" www.theguardian.com Deadpool up for Writers Guild of America award as Silence is snubbed Ryan Reynolds meta-superhero movie among nominees for next month's prizes, while Martin Scorsese religious drama is one of the notable omissions
"05.01.2017 14:44:05" www.theguardian.com New Spider-Man Tom Holland and Loving's Ruth Negga up for Bafta rising star award The actors will compete in a public vote with Anya Taylor-Joy, Lucas Hedges and Laia Costa for prestigious gong
"05.01.2017 13:55:35" www.theguardian.com Golden Globes 2017: who will win – and who should win – the TV categories Small-screen categories offer a mix of old and new, but can shows like Insecure, Westworld and Atlanta take on Transparent, Game of Thrones and Veep?
"05.01.2017 12:52:34" www.theguardian.com Deadly reality TV and sex robots: what can we learn from films set in 2017? From The Running Man to Cherry 2000, we're now living in a year that's been painted as a dystopian nightmare on screen
"04.01.2017 16:00:03" www.theguardian.com Rise of the apes: how Rogue One lays bare Hollywood's imagination drought The revelation that the Star Wars spin-off was mapped out using clips from existing movies is a reminder of the multiplex's resistance to breaking new ground. We must cherish the films that do
"04.01.2017 12:33:03" www.theguardian.com New York critics tip their hats to Moonlight and Manchester By the Sea Directors Barry Jenkins and Kenneth Lonergan take top awards at New York Film Critics Circle awards, while La La Land stays in the lead as an Oscar frontrunner
"04.01.2017 11:52:36" www.theguardian.com Sci-fi and superheroes in 2017: can Luke Skywalker save us from Hollywood's bleak year ahead? Ridley Scott's next Alien, new Blade Runner Ryan Gosling and a return of the Jedi are highlights in a year full of dark visions of the future
"04.01.2017 11:52:34" www.theguardian.com Turn it on! Future iPhones and iPads to have 'theatre mode' for use in cinemas Apple leaker says new icon will feature on next iOs update to reduce annoyance caused by smartphones during screenings
"04.01.2017 11:18:34" www.theguardian.com Dustin Lance Black: I have no respect for actors who hide their sexuality Oscar-winner says Hollywood agents, rather than studios, should take the most blame for 'stunting stars' ability to be honest' about their personal lives
"04.01.2017 10:57:02" www.theguardian.com Rogue One storms past Fantastic Beasts into 2016 top spot at UK box office The Harry Potter spinoff was knocked off course as the year's top-grossing film in the final days of 2016, as Moana enjoys slow-burn success after a shaky opening
"03.01.2017 18:43:34" www.theguardian.com Why a film celebrating McDonald's is the perfect start for Trump cinema The Founder, about the man who built McDonald's, is a fitting start to the new era. But Hollywood's love affair with Trump's kind of anarcho-capitalism began long ago
"03.01.2017 18:18:03" www.theguardian.com Lindsay Lohan's Mean Girls sequel: when stars take franchises in their own hands The once shining star has talked up a treatment she's written for Mean Girls 2, but what's happened before when actors have tried to take control of sequels?
"03.01.2017 13:49:05" www.theguardian.com Deadpool most pirated film of 2016 ahead of Batman v Superman Superhero movies dominate list of illegal downloads as box-office takings for Warcraft and Independence Day: Resurgence are dented
"03.01.2017 13:14:05" www.theguardian.com Fifty Shades Darker trailer review: fancy a lift? Anastasia and Christian make up and get it on in a lift in the second trailer and it all seems to be going so well – but don't expect a fairytale ending
"03.01.2017 12:58:35" www.theguardian.com Thinly disguised Marine Le Pen movie character arouses fury of Front National Party vice-president condemns new film about the far right as 'scandalous' and 'unacceptable' ahead of French presidential election
"03.01.2017 10:00:05" www.theguardian.com Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds: family pays tribute ahead of funeral Carrie Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd, and half-sister, Joely Fisher, have spoken publicly about the Star Wars actor and her mother, who both died last week
"02.01.2017 13:27:34" www.theguardian.com Fantasy rules supreme at the US box office – and dominates in UK The top 20 grossing films for 2016 include two non-fantasy titles in the US and four in the UK
"02.01.2017 13:00:03" www.theguardian.com Robin Williams rejected for Harry Potter role thanks to 'British-only' rule The late actor was keen to play Hagrid, but the part went to Robbie Coltrane because producers wouldn't waive rule banning non-Brits
"02.01.2017 12:22:34" www.theguardian.com Ridley Scott: superhero movies have no story Director reveals he has turned down several projects because of the 'non-reality of the situation of the superhero' and says 'cinema mainly is pretty bad'
"02.01.2017 11:18:36" www.theguardian.com Brexit: the movie seems imminent as Warner Bros set to option Ukip donor's memoirs Leave campaign likely to be turned into a film as studio considers adapting Ukip donor's book, The Bad Boys of Brexit
"02.01.2017 09:04:07" www.theguardian.com Fight the power: documentaries to unleash the activist in you Children in poverty, rape in the military, mass murderers at large … Oscar-nominated director Lucy Walker picks 10 powerful documentaries to galvanise you into action
"02.01.2017 09:04:04" www.theguardian.com Silence: Scorsese's new film is not worth making a noise about The legendary director's latest religious epic is striking-looking but boringly devout
"01.01.2017 18:06:03" www.theguardian.com From Groundhog Day to … Raging Bull? – films to inspire and uplift Supposedly 'inspirational' films tend to leave our critic reaching for the sick bag. He finds defeated boxers, desperate weathermen and boozy, cantankerous widowers far more uplifting
"01.01.2017 12:30:34" www.theguardian.com Silence review – Scorsese's grim pilgrimage This drama about two Christian priests' quest to find their mentor in 17th-century Japan is sometimes hard work, but is full of conviction
"01.01.2017 08:03:13" www.theguardian.com Ballerina review – city of light feet This charming animation sees two waifs seek their fortune in Paris… but Tchaikovsky would spin in his grave
"01.01.2017 08:03:12" www.theguardian.com Collateral Beauty review – mawkish drama
"01.01.2017 08:03:10" www.theguardian.com Crash and Burn review – ugly side of Formula One A documentary on Irish racing driver Tommy Byrne gives an insight into the sport but is strictly for fans
"01.01.2017 08:03:08" www.theguardian.com Ethel & Ernest; Little Men; Dog Eat Dog; London Town; The Man Between – review An adaptation of Raymond Briggs's Ethel & Ernest is a delicate portrayal of enduring love, while two teenagers battle the class divide in the gorgeous Little Men
"01.01.2017 08:03:07" www.theguardian.com Monster trucks review – a clueless family caper Gas-guzzling monsters are the heroes in an over-inflated action yarn that is full of inconsistencies
"01.01.2017 08:03:05" www.theguardian.com Reset review – dynamic portrait of a ballet master This gorgeously photographed documentary charts the takeover of Paris Opera Ballet by the charismatic Benjamin Millepied
"01.01.2017 08:03:03" www.theguardian.com Why Him? review – mortifyingly funny Strait-laced parents meet their daughter's hipster boyfriend in an enjoyable romp with whiplash comic timing
"31.12.2016 09:06:04" www.theguardian.com Assassin's Creed director Justin Kurzel: 'We went old school with it' Will Michael Fassbender's time-travelling action movie break the 'curse of the video game'?
"31.12.2016 09:06:03" www.theguardian.com What's up doc: Nick Fraser's taking on the big boys Can fledgling documentary platform Yaddo take on the streaming site giants?
"30.12.2016 14:50:04" www.theguardian.com Gold review – the priciest ore is a bore in Matthew McConaughey misfire An allegedly true story emerges as a lackluster riff on American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street with a scrappy turn from an overly disguised lead star
"30.12.2016 13:08:07" www.theguardian.com Five of the best new films in the UK Silence | Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | Creed | The Son Of Joseph | Why Him?
"30.12.2016 08:44:04" www.theguardian.com The most exciting film dramas of 2017 Concluding our 10-part series of the movies we are most looking forward to next year, we run through the ones that promise to pack plenty of emotional punch
"30.12.2016 08:05:06" www.theguardian.com Good grief: cinema's new mood of despair From Jackie and Manchester by the Sea to A Monster Calls, 2017's awards favourites are about loss. In turbulent times, is this the theme we need to tackle in order to make sense of a world in limbo?
"29.12.2016 21:22:34" www.theguardian.com Crash and Burn review – sex and drugs story of F1's bad boy Tommy Byrne was compared to Senna before his hot temper landed him in trouble. This fascinating film does justice to the legend that nearly was
"29.12.2016 21:07:35" www.theguardian.com A Monster Calls review – Liam Neeson stars in sweet, sad fantasy Neeson voices a monster who helps a bullied boy cope with his mother's terminal illness in a dramatic, affecting tale
"29.12.2016 17:02:34" www.theguardian.com Michelle Williams: 'When something is available, I'll risk any embarrassment to get it' With three Oscar nominations to her credit, the Manchester by the Sea star chases only the roles she really wants. She talks about her 'unmanageable life' in the wake of Heath Ledger's death - and the self-doubt that keeps her awake at night
"29.12.2016 16:53:34" www.theguardian.com Ken Grieve obituary Other lives: Film and television director who worked on a huge range of drama series
"29.12.2016 16:07:02" www.theguardian.com Hard men of God: a guide to cinema's most badass priests Martin Scorsese's new movie, Silence, features a pair of action-man Jesuits on a secret mission in 17th-century Japan. They join a select band of big-screen clerics who never walk away from a fight
"29.12.2016 07:49:33" www.theguardian.com The most exciting biopics of 2017 In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order). Today: biopics
"29.12.2016 02:16:33" www.theguardian.com Debbie Reynolds, the Hollywood aristocrat who was a vitamin boost for the heart | Peter Bradshaw Reynolds's signtaure turn in Singin' in the Rain was followed decades later by a kind of a second act, conferred by her daughter, Carrie Fisher
"29.12.2016 02:07:33" www.theguardian.com Debbie Reynolds obituary The Singin' in the Rain actor, who rose to fame with her youthful exuberance in 1950s musicals, had a prolific and ambitious career and resilience to match
"28.12.2016 23:28:34" www.theguardian.com Debbie Reynolds taken to hospital one day after death of daughter Carrie Fisher – report Hollywood legend, 84, taken ill in Beverly Hills; Oscar-nominated star's big break came in Singin' in the Rain in 1952
"28.12.2016 23:23:04" www.theguardian.com Debbie Reynolds taken to hospital one day after death of daughter Carrie Fisher – report Hollywood legend, 84, taken ill in Beverly Hills; Oscar-nominated star's big break came in Singin' in the Rain in 1952
"28.12.2016 13:00:05" www.theguardian.com 'Carrie Fisher taught me to be my own hero': readers' tributes to the late star Our readers have been among those sending messages and sharing stories about Carrie Fisher, the Star Wars actor who died on Tuesday
"28.12.2016 08:07:02" www.theguardian.com The most exciting thrillers and horror movies of 2017 In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order). Today: thrillers and horror films
"28.12.2016 03:50:36" www.theguardian.com 'They called me the antichrist': JT LeRoy, Laura Albert and the six-year literary hoax The subject of the film Author: The JT Leroy Story says she was attacked 'with the fury of wasps' after her deception was uncovered
"27.12.2016 21:38:38" theguardian.com Hollywood pays tribute to Carrie Fisher: 'Smart, talented and a hell of a fun time' Tributes from her Star Wars co-stars and Hollywood peers such as William Shatner and Whoopi Goldberg have been appearing on social media Steven Spielberg: “I have always stood in awe of Carrie. Her observations always made me laugh and gasp at the same time. She didn't need The Force. She was a force of nature, of loyalty and of friendship. I will miss her very much.”
"27.12.2016 18:42:08" theguardian.com Carrie Fisher, actor best known as Star Wars' Princess Leia, dies aged 60 Actor dies in Los Angeles four days after suffering heart attack on flight from London She once said: “Star Wars was and is my job. It can't fire me and I'll never be able to quit.”
"27.12.2016 17:55:03" www.theguardian.com Ricky Harris, Heat actor and comedian, dies aged 54 Def Comedy Jam regular who found fame in the 1990s draws tributes from Snoop Dogg and Cedric the Entertainer
"27.12.2016 08:05:34" www.theguardian.com The most exciting period and historical films of 2017 In the latest in our 10-part series on movie treats to look forward to, we run through the period dramas coming to screens next year
"26.12.2016 17:16:03" www.theguardian.com Billy Chapin obituary Child actor who memorably played the 12-year-old John Harper in the 1955 film The Night of the Hunter, starring Robert Mitchum
"26.12.2016 09:06:05" www.theguardian.com Liam Neeson: is the Silence star wasting his very particular set of skills? After a standard run of action fare, could the actor's festive trio signal a return to form?
"26.12.2016 07:49:03" www.theguardian.com The most exciting family films of 2017 We pick the family films we are most looking forward to next year
"26.12.2016 00:07:03" www.theguardian.com Monster Trucks review – slimy tentacles and hot wheels A gas-guzzling extraterrestrial lurks beneath the bonnet of a battered pick-up in this goofy comic-strip tale of aliens and petrolheads
"25.12.2016 10:03:09" www.theguardian.com The best films of 2016 ... that you probably didn't see Guardian staff compile a list of overlooked films of the past year, including Isabelle Huppert's overshadowed hit, the scariest horror film and a farting corpse
"25.12.2016 02:18:03" www.theguardian.com Red Dog: True Blue review – a splashy, sun-drenched slice of Australiana From its sweetly self-referential start, the Red Dog prequel offers a very rewarding journey – with plenty of dem feels
"23.12.2016 18:13:03" www.theguardian.com Alec Baldwin offers to play inauguration of Trump: 'I wanna sing Highway to Hell' The actor, who has clashed with Trump on social media over his Saturday Night Live impression, made a tongue-in-cheek offer to perform the AC/DC classic
"23.12.2016 15:05:04" www.theguardian.com Screen gods, guilt and glamour: actor Claire Bloom on her life in the limelight She was given her big break by Charlie Chaplin and worked with Richard Burton and Laurence Olivier. Claire Bloom talks about her rise to fame and reading her ex-husband Philip Roth's work
"23.12.2016 13:35:04" www.theguardian.com The year in film: women in cinema soared while Suicide Squad sank Hollywood has work to do with #Oscarssowhite and its woman problem, but there were promising signs on both counts. Meanwhile, we may have reached peak franchise
We began 2016 contending with #OscarSoWhite and cinema's gender imbalance, and if we haven't
"23.12.2016 13:04:35" www.theguardian.com La La Land, Hidden Figures and films that squeezed happiness out of 2016 A number of 2016's biggest blockbusters reflected the pessimism of our time – but luckily a few titles balanced it out with a generally upbeat outlook
As December draws to its tinselly close, few are looking back fondly at 2016, a year that saw the
"23.12.2016 13:04:34" www.theguardian.com Five of the best new films in the UK Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | Donnie Darko | Why Him? | The Eagle Huntress | Office Christmas Party Continue reading...
"23.12.2016 09:53:34" www.theguardian.com Michael Fassbender on Assassin's Creed: 'Genetic memory makes a lot of scientific sense to me' – video interview The star of the video game adaptation – alongside co-star Marion Cotillard and director Justin Kurzel – discusses the plausibility of past lives and inheriting the experiences of our ancestors. Fassbender also cautions against colonisation, while Kurzel
"23.12.2016 08:01:03" www.theguardian.com The most exciting science-fiction films of 2017 In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order). Today: science fiction
• Read more of our most anticipated films of 2017
Despite Ridley Scott being back at the reins,
"23.12.2016 03:41:04" www.theguardian.com Moana is a rare and wonderful celebration of the Pacific islands – this movie is us | Madeleine Chapman Disney's latest animated blockbuster stirs up a sense of proud familiarity, but it also educates the world on the beauty and troubles facing the south Pacific
My eyes welled up twice while watching Moana. Once was exactly when you'd expect in a Disney
"22.12.2016 23:26:36" www.theguardian.com 'How do wookiees breed?': the big Star Wars questions answered We search for science fact in the world's most popular science fiction
Obi-Wan Kenobi called it an “elegant weapon for a more civilised age”, but it's more like a humming glowstick that's also lethal. “Lightsabers appear to work like superheated swords,
"22.12.2016 22:50:33" www.theguardian.com Why Him? review – Bryan Cranston in disposable festive fun In this moderately entertaining Christmas comedy, Cranston plays a dad anxious about a tech billionaire's interest in his daughter
Bryan Cranston and Megan Mullaly supply some ballast to this silly, broad, moderately entertaining comedy on the Guess
"22.12.2016 22:31:34" www.theguardian.com Reset review – prosaic peek at Paris's plain-sailing ballet stars This documentary about a new director's tenure at the Paris Opera Ballet purports to tell all but offers no real insights
Not so much a documentary, more a sleek two-hour commercial for itself, Reset is a glossily produced non-look behind the scenes at
"22.12.2016 22:19:03" www.theguardian.com Operation Chromite review – clunky South Korean war thriller Liam Neeson's silly performance is a low point in a spy movie that mars a fascinating real-life story
Here's a really old-fashioned war film, a recent hit at the South Korean box office, but creaky and clunky, weirdly reminiscent of big-budget prestige
"22.12.2016 22:04:03" www.theguardian.com Donnie Darko review – pop classic of paranoia matures with age Richard Kelly's rereleased tale of suburban angst, starring a tremendous Jake Gyllenhaal, is a captivating triumph
In 2001, 27-year-old writer-director Richard Kelly created a pop classic of American suburban paranoia in Donnie Darko, now on rerelease –
"22.12.2016 21:34:35" www.theguardian.com Dangal review – crowdpleasing wrestling drama keeps its eye on the big picture Bollywood's drive to focus on daughters' issues continues with this real-life tale of familial struggles that uses its sports-movie framework expertly
Bollywood's three King Khans have adapted to changing times and mores by recasting themselves as
"22.12.2016 19:08:08" www.theguardian.com Red Dog: True Blue film-makers on what makes a dog a star: 'When you see it you just know' With Red Dog: True Blue, another film is added to the canon of classic Australian films – and another canine star is born
Do some dogs simply have the “it” factor?
In life's vast kennel of hopefuls and have-nots, can encountering certain canines be –
"22.12.2016 16:55:02" www.theguardian.com Jerry Lewis proves continued vitality with wildly difficult interview The 90-year-old comedian took part in the Hollywood Reporter's edition on nonagenarians still working in the industry with a withering seven-minute video
An interview with Jerry Lewis, the comedian best known for his collaborations with Dean Martin, has
"22.12.2016 16:22:35" www.theguardian.com La La Land review: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone shine in a sun-drenched musical masterpiece The director of Whiplash delivers a musical romance that rushes from first love to heartache via showtunes, love songs and free jazz. Propelled by charming performances from its leads, it's a sweet-natured drama that's full of bounce
The seasons of a
"22.12.2016 16:07:34" www.theguardian.com Look who's stalking: the new breed of creepy male film leads Passengers has been sold as a love story, but for the sake of dramatic tension films like it are often guilty of normalizing abuse
* Spoiler alert: plot points are included – do not read unless you have seen Passengers
I've long maintained a practice
"22.12.2016 15:34:05" www.theguardian.com Passengers review – Chris Pratt falls for Jennifer Lawrence in space Its two twinkling stars are perfectly matched in this appealing sci-fi romance set aboard a vast spaceship as it hurtles through the void
What a handsome couple: Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt. Hot, buff, toned, cute, an almost sibling coincidence of
"22.12.2016 15:03:06" www.theguardian.com Anti-Santa: the best alternative Christmas films on TV Sick of Yuletide specials and endless repeats on television? Then tuck into these movies for an non-cheesy festive film feast
Bah humbug to traditional Christmas movies. At the tail end of December, the last thing you want as small-screen respite from
"22.12.2016 14:04:05" www.theguardian.com Why him? The worst male suitors in cinematic history With this week's release of Why Him, starring James Franco as a nightmarish fiance-in-waiting, we pick the most terrible fellows to ever try for a lady's hand
For as long as there have been great heroines there have been terrible dudes trying to win
"22.12.2016 14:04:03" www.theguardian.com Make Will Smith great again! Charm, comedy, hit film after hit film – there was a point when the Hollywood star seemed to have it all. And then he lost his way. Can he recover it?
“I'm trying to fix my mind,” says Will Smith at one point in his new movie, Collateral Beauty. It's
"22.12.2016 13:19:03" www.theguardian.com Noel Clarke: 'I still make films they can't ignore' As the director finishes his Kidulthood trilogy with Brotherhood, he explains why he's still a provocateur film-maker fuelled by a working-class appetite for hard graft
Hi, Noel. Brotherhood is out on DVD. Do you get excited about things such as
"22.12.2016 12:52:06" www.theguardian.com Xavier Dolan snubs Cannes film festival over 'trolling and bullying' Acclaimed director says he's reluctant to offer his new film to the festival because it won't be ready – and because he dislikes the 'trolling' atmosphere
The Franco-Canadian director Xavier Dolan has issued a statement saying that he is reluctant to
"22.12.2016 12:17:06" www.theguardian.com Best films of the noughties No 1: There Will Be Blood | Peter Bradshaw Paul Thomas Anderson's strange and disquieting 2007 masterwork shows us the past, present and terrifying future of our dysfunctional dependence upon oil
Towards the end of the decade, director Paul Thomas Anderson unburdened himself of this strange and
"22.12.2016 11:34:34" www.theguardian.com Emma Stone: directors gave my improv jokes to male co-stars The star of La La Land has accused the film industry of sexism in blocking many of her ideas and giving lines she has come up with to other people
Emma Stone has spoken out against sexism in Hollywood, claiming directors have given lines she came up with
"22.12.2016 11:27:09" www.theguardian.com The most exciting films of 2017: returning auteurs In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through, in alphabetical order, the films we are most looking forward to next year by the world's most singular directors
Check back here for the full list
Now 83, Roman Polanski remains firmly in the public
"22.12.2016 11:27:08" www.theguardian.com A Bigger Splash review - Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes make waves in entertainingly oddball psychodrama The latest film from I Am Love director Luca Guadagnino is a four-way study of sex and jealousy that boasts outstanding performances from its two British stars
This film has nothing specifically to do with David Hockney, aside from the presence of
"22.12.2016 10:02:36" www.theguardian.com Doctor Strange review – Benedict Cumberbatch relishes an eyepoppingly freaky extravaganza Marvel's latest yarn features the Sherlock star as a surgeon who battles evil with the help of martial arts, knuckle dusters and a mysterious ancient guru
Like his near-namesake Strangelove, this is a character in touch with vast elemental powers – and
"22.12.2016 09:39:04" www.theguardian.com Tilda Swinton releases Margaret Cho emails about film role diversity White actor, cast as character in Doctor Strange originally written as Tibetan man, criticised by Asian-American comedian
The Hollywood actor Tilda Swinton has published the full text of an email exchange she shared with the American comedian Margaret
"22.12.2016 05:40:03" www.theguardian.com Jaws - the original Guardian review: archive, 22 Dec 1975 22 December 1975: The Guardian reviews Spielberg's shark film, a 'cracking good piece of entertainment'
“Don't mock it,” someone said to me of Jaws (Plaza, Boxing Day, A). “It's what the movie business is all about.” And I haven't the slightest intention
"22.12.2016 01:41:04" www.theguardian.com Arrival director Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct Dune reboot The Canadian director is the latest in talks to bring Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic to the big screen for the first time since 1984
Denis Villeneuve could be the next director who attempts to reboot Dune after he was approached to helm the project,
"21.12.2016 20:35:03" www.theguardian.com Railway Children actor Deddie Davies dies aged 78 TV and film star was also known for her role as Marj in the Sky1 comedy series Stella
The actor Deddie Davies has died aged 78, according to reports.
The TV and film star was known for her role as Nell Perks in the 1970 film The Railway Children, and in
"21.12.2016 18:14:08" www.theguardian.com Michèle Morgan obituary French actor and icon best known for her role in the 1930s film Le Quai des Brumes
One of the quintessential images of pre-war French cinema was the almond-eyed Michèle Morgan, dressed in trench coat and beret, trying to grab some happiness together with
"21.12.2016 17:49:06" www.theguardian.com Sylvester Stallone: the wacky people's champ who battled his own ego Leading the race for best supporting actor Oscar for his comeback in Creed, this self-made star's creative fortunes have been inseparably bound to his most famous creation, Rocky Balboa
Sylvester Stallone and the Oscars go way back. It was at the Academy
"21.12.2016 16:11:37" www.theguardian.com Wes Anderson's next film to be canine animation with Bill Murray and Yoko Ono The director will shoot Isle of Dogs in England with a cast also featuring Ed Norton, Scarlett Johansson, Jeff Goldblum and Tilda Swinton
Wes Anderson is to return to both animals and animation, eight years after his acclaimed Roald Dahl adaptation,
"21.12.2016 15:55:34" www.theguardian.com Rogue One star Felicity Jones gets photo in National Portrait Gallery London gallery commissions new portrait of actor, who also appeared in The Archers for 10 years
She has journeyed from Ambridge, which was rocked by her character's wild affairs with both the young Grundy brothers, to Hollywood, where she is one of the
"21.12.2016 14:02:35" www.theguardian.com Force of argument: why Jediism should be recognised as a religion The Charity Commission for England and Wales's lack of faith is disturbing. The Temple of the Jedi Order is as theologically coherent as Buddhism
The Force is not with them! The Charity Commission for England and Wales has stated that Jediism isn't a
"21.12.2016 13:11:06" www.theguardian.com Correcting Yellowface: Asian American blogger reworks film images – in pictures Blogger and DIY enthusiast Michelle 'Mimi' Villemaire is Asian American, and growing up she didn't see many faces like hers on TV or film. What's worse, Asian women were often played by white women. So she embarked on the Correcting Yellowface project,
"21.12.2016 13:05:06" www.theguardian.com Strain man: how a botched trailer reveals the true depths of Tom Cruise's talent A leaked trailer for The Mummy with sound effects removed lays bare its star's grunts, shrieks and yelps. His commitment to the cause should be treasured
It's been called the curse of The Mummy. On Tuesday afternoon, for the briefest of moments, the Imax
"21.12.2016 13:05:04" www.theguardian.com Here's every single thing that is wrong with Collateral Beauty Will Smith AKA the beloved box-office slugger has scored one of 2016's biggest turkeys. We get out the baster and try to figure out what went so wrong
* Spoiler alert! Major plot points in Collateral Beauty are revealed in this blog
"21.12.2016 11:35:06" www.theguardian.com Tataouine, town in Tunisia that inspired Star Wars, becomes Isis waypoint – reports The Tunisian town of Tataouine – modelled by George Lucas for the Star Wars planet Tatooine – is now being used as a base for Isis fighters to cross into Libya
Tataouine, the town in Tunisia that helped inspire the Star Wars planet of Tatooine, has
"21.12.2016 07:49:07" www.theguardian.com The most exciting film sequels of 2017 In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order!). Today: sequels
Check back here for the full list Continue reading...
"21.12.2016 00:28:33" www.theguardian.com Boxing Day films in Australia: our pick of the festive releases Is Disney's Moana worth forking out for in 3D? Does A United Kingdom deliver a grand romance? Should you check out Red Dog's origin story? All these questions answered and more
There are a variety of reasons you might find yourself at the cinema come 26
"20.12.2016 17:06:05" www.theguardian.com Rogue One opens well in the UK – but not quite as well as Fantastic Beasts Star Wars spin-off claims biggest four-day opening of the year as rereleased James Stewart classic It's a Wonderful Life crashes back into the festive chart
With a UK debut of £17.31m for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Disney was quick to trumpet the
"20.12.2016 16:19:03" www.theguardian.com Open door: who benefits most from Hollywood's courting of China? With US films increasingly targeting China's filmgoers, an industry is tilting and major players want in on the action. Here are 10 parties with big stakes in the shift
* The Great Wall review – Matt Damon epic delivers spectacle but not soul
"20.12.2016 14:54:08" www.theguardian.com Moonlight and Love & Friendship lead London Critics' Circle nominations Barry Jenkins's drama and Whit Stillman's Austen adaptation in front with seven nominations each, while German comedy Toni Erdmann picks up six
Moonlight, Barry Jenkins's drama about a young gay black man in Florida, continues to pick up momentum ahead
"20.12.2016 14:31:03" www.theguardian.com Moonlight trailer: Barry Jenkins's Oscar-tipped drama – video A young man in Miami struggles with his sexuality and his drug-addicted mother in Barry Jenkins's acclaimed drama. The film features three different actors playing the lead at various stages in his life, with supporting turns from Naomie Harris and
"20.12.2016 11:10:03" www.theguardian.com George Clooney to make movie about Syria's White Helmets The actor and director is developing a feature version of Netflix's documentary short The White Helmets about the first responders in Syria
George Clooney is to make a fictional film about the White Helmets – the Syria Civil Defence whose approximate
"20.12.2016 10:49:34" www.theguardian.com Dick Van Dyke confirms part in Mary Poppins sequel The actor has said he will act, sing and dance in Mary Poppins Returns, playing the son of his character in the original
Dick Van Dyke, the actor still best known for his dual turn as chimney sweep Bert and banker Mr Dawes in the 1964 classic Mary
"20.12.2016 10:22:05" www.theguardian.com Walt Disney sets $7bn box office record in 2016 Star Wars spin-off Rogue One helps studio break global sales record after litany of triumphs including Finding Dory, Zootopia, Jungle Book and Doctor Strange
Disney has become the first film studio to take $7bn (£5.7bn) in global ticket sales in a year,
"20.12.2016 08:08:04" www.theguardian.com The most exciting film adaptations of 2017 In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order!). Today: adaptations
Check back here for the full list
It's been a while – 2013's Bling Ring, to be exact – since we've had a
"20.12.2016 06:19:03" www.theguardian.com A wide-ranging interview with Red Dog star Phoenix – video Guardian Australia's film critic, Luke Buckmaster, sits down for the interview of his career with Phoenix, the star of Red Dog: True Blue, and a very good boy.
In the original film, the producer's own dog, Koko, starred as Red Dog, an urban legend of a
"20.12.2016 05:56:36" www.theguardian.com Shawn Levy unpicks the story of Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin They met as nobodies, became best friends and superstars, but ended up refusing to speak to each other. Now, in a new book, Jerry Lewis has come clean about his relationship with Dean Martin. Shawn Levy unpicks the story
I am not a superstitious sort. I
"19.12.2016 23:43:04" www.theguardian.com Rogue One: A Star Wars Story rounds off year with record opening Star Wars spinoff also achieves second-biggest opening weekend of all time in the UK – behind Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has had the biggest film opening of 2016 in the UK and Ireland, raking in an estimated
"19.12.2016 20:05:34" www.theguardian.com Assassin's Creed review – Michael Fassbender game movie achieves transcendental boredom This film adaptation of the successful videogame, in which Fassbender must battle Templars after the original apple from Eden, is an interminable, lifeless mess
“What the fuck is going on?” mutters Michael Fassbender's character through clenched teeth,
"19.12.2016 19:41:03" www.theguardian.com The 10 best Australian films of 2016 Guardian Australia's film critic counts down this year's best offerings from the silver screen
It looks as though Australians will receive a reasonable amount of attention on the international stage this awards season, with performances from Nicole
"19.12.2016 18:53:04" www.theguardian.com Zsa Zsa Gabor: oddly modern figure shaped contemporary celebrity Concept of being 'famous for being famous' and creating a personal brand were pioneered by socialite seven decades ago
Although she was born in the year of the Soviet revolution and her final claim to fame was longevity – she has died at the age of 99 –
"19.12.2016 18:02:04" www.theguardian.com Zsa Zsa Gabor: 'glorious, glamorous, glittering power' – a career in clips The actor, socialite and exercise guru has died at the age of 99. We look back over her life and career in clips
The second of Zsa Zsa Gabor's nine husbands was Conrad Hilton, founder of the hotel chain. Although the couple divorced in 1946, Gabor's
"19.12.2016 16:36:09" www.theguardian.com Blade Runner 2049: Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford star in sequel's first trailer The first look at the long-awaited sci-fi epic shows the return of Rick Deckard as he confronts a younger agent
Next year sees Harrison Ford returning to yet another of his many famous characters as he returns to play Rick Deckard in the much-anticipated
"19.12.2016 16:10:34" www.theguardian.com Lost in space: the Rogue One Disney didn't want us to see Rogue One's diverging trailers give some idea of how the Star Wars spinoff might have turned out before the widely reported reshoots
SPOILER ALERT: this article contains spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Misleading trailers are nothing new. Back
"19.12.2016 15:01:49" theguardian.com Prevenge: the first trailer for Alice Lowe's pregnancy comedy-horror – video Alice Lowe, co-writer of Ben Wheatley's Sightseers, has made her directorial debut with Prevenge, a darkly satirical slasher film in which she plays a pregnant woman who is convinced her foetus is ordering her to kill Alice Lowe, co-writer of Ben Wheatley's Sightseers, has made her directorial debut with Prevenge, a darkly satirical slasher film
"19.12.2016 14:55:03" www.theguardian.com 'It's all about perception': director and cast on Oscar contender Moonlight – video Moonlight is the surprise contender in this year's Oscar race; directed by Barry Jenkins, and adapted from a play by Tarell Alvin McCraney, it's the story of a black gay man at three different stages of his life. Jenkins and two of his male cast, Trevante
"19.12.2016 13:12:05" www.theguardian.com Prevenge: the first trailer for Alice Lowe's pregnancy comedy-horror – video Alice Lowe, co-writer of Ben Wheatley's Sightseers, has made her directorial debut with Prevenge, a darkly satirical slasher film in which she plays a pregnant woman who is convinced her foetus is ordering her to kill. It premiered at the Venice film
"19.12.2016 13:05:39" www.theguardian.com Zsa Zsa Gabor obituary Actor who epitomised Hollywood glamour, with her diamonds, nine marriages and witty quotable quips
The name of Zsa Zsa Gabor, who has died aged 99, is redolent of glamour, wealth, hedonism and campy elegance, but not much to do with acting. Although she
"19.12.2016 13:05:37" www.theguardian.com Observance review – low-budget horror that manages to stand its ground Made on a measly $11,000, Joseph Sims-Dennett's twitchy psychological thriller is poised on a knife edge between excellence and a cabin-fever B movie
For 11 days in January 2013, director Joseph Sims-Dennett holed up in an apartment in Rozelle, Sydney
"19.12.2016 09:02:06" www.theguardian.com Donnie Darko: the missing link between Spielberg, King and Stranger Things Fifteen years ago it marked Richard Kelly out as a great new director. So what went wrong?
Related: How we made Donnie Darko
I miss Richard Kelly. His much-loved directorial debut Donnie Darko (which is about to be re-released in cinemas) turned 15
"19.12.2016 08:07:03" www.theguardian.com The most exciting comedy films of 2017 In the first of a 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order!). First up: comedy
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Ansel Elgort plays a getaway driver called, yes, Baby (see what they did
"19.12.2016 03:07:10" www.theguardian.com Charmian Carr obituary Actor who radiated youthful charm as Liesl in The Sound of Music
The actor Charmian Carr, who has died from complications relating to dementia aged 73, was a supporting player who appeared in only one feature film. But that film was the perennially
"19.12.2016 01:52:02" www.theguardian.com She was the life of the party: Jozsef Gabor remembers his aunt Zsa Zsa – video The actor and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor, who has died age 99, is remembered fondly by her nephew Jozsef Gabor. 'I was completely amazed that at a dinner full of really prominent people Zsa Zsa was the main attraction,' he says. 'We didn't do anything
"19.12.2016 01:23:03" www.theguardian.com Charmian Carr – Liesl von Trapp in The Sound of Music – dies, aged 73 The actor, who performed Sixteen Going on Seventeen in the 1965 film, said people should consider singing the musical's songs 'like going to a therapist'
Charmian Carr, who played Liesl von Trapp in The Sound of Music, has died at the age of 73.
"19.12.2016 00:31:03" www.theguardian.com Zsa Zsa Gabor: her best and most memorable quotes The late actor had a unique way with words and was unafraid to speak frankly about men, love and marriage
Actor and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor was well known for her large personality and colourful take on love, marriage and romance.
Here are some of her
"19.12.2016 00:06:09" www.theguardian.com Zsa Zsa Gabor – a life in pictures Hollywood star, who attained cult figure status starring in 1950s B-movies and was married nine times, dies aged 99
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"19.12.2016 00:06:06" www.theguardian.com Zsa Zsa Gabor family feud over ailing star's care and finances Husband and daughter battle for control of Zsa Zsa Gabor's financial affairs
It is an unglamorous end to a life that symbolised exotic Hollywood celebrity, lavish living and sheer female bravado. For Zsa Zsa Gabor, the Hungarian-born actress who is
"18.12.2016 23:43:06" www.theguardian.com Why I wish I'd married Zsa Zsa Gabor | David Thomson In many ways, the Hungarian diva was my ideal woman – a trailblazer who always made time to marry, divorce and shop
I am devastated by the news of Zsa Zsa Gabor's passing because I had every intention of marrying her, even though I knew her running joke
"18.12.2016 23:26:03" www.theguardian.com Zsa Zsa Gabor, actor and socialite, dies aged 99 Nine-times married Hollywood star who attained cult figure status starring in 1950s B-movies has passed away at her home
The actor and celebrity Zsa Zsa Gabor has died aged 99.
The Hollywood star, arguably more famous for her larger than life
"18.12.2016 20:52:03" www.theguardian.com Rogue One stars in box office battle but loses December war to Force Awakens * Spin-off surges to second-highest December opening, behind episode VII
* $155m US box office haul eclipses Moana and Office Christmas Party
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story soared to the top of the weekend box office as expected, scoring the second-best
"18.12.2016 14:02:04" www.theguardian.com Mark Hamill: 'Part of the fun is escaping the drudgery of real life' Star Wars actor is not only a pop icon but a huge fan and collector of pop culture memorabilia, as his new web-based show reveals
Being the hero of a blockbuster entertainment franchise, you might expect Mark Hamill to be far removed from the sort of
"18.12.2016 09:41:34" www.theguardian.com The 50 funniest films… chosen by comedians For Sarah Millican it's the Coen brothers, while Stewart Lee laughs out loud at Festen. From the canonical to the controversial, and in no particular order, we asked 10 standups to pick 50 movies that make them giggle… Continue reading...
"18.12.2016 09:25:06" www.theguardian.com The Observer Christmas screen quiz 2016 What made Ben Affleck feel sad, and why did people get naked on national television? Test your knowledge of this year's film and TV with these questions
In a year heavy on sequels and remakes, which one stands as the UK's top grosser of 2016?
"18.12.2016 09:07:03" www.theguardian.com Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review – back to the retro future Felicity Jones fronts the resistance against the Empire in a convincing spin-off that blends nostalgia with cutting-edge CGI
The first of the new series of Star Wars spin-offs (or “anthology” films), this standalone instalment sits between the last of
"18.12.2016 08:17:06" www.theguardian.com Tom Hanks speaks of lonely childhood in emotional Desert Island Discs Actor recounts nomadic upbringing during interview on BBC Radio 4 show
Tom Hanks has described the loneliness of his “vagabond” childhood on the BBC Radio 4 show Desert Island Discs.
The American actor had to pause to collect himself as he discussed the
"18.12.2016 08:10:13" www.theguardian.com Through the Wall review – contrived romcom In a disappointing follow-up to the acclaimed Fill the Void, Rama Burshtein attempts an orthodox Jewish take on a too-familiar formula
Israeli-American director Rama Burshtein follows her impressive debut, Fill the Void – a drama about marriage set in
"18.12.2016 08:10:11" www.theguardian.com Passengers review – a missed opportunity Neither the rapport between Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt nor the impressive effects can quite redeem this shallow sci-fi
It might be easier to forgive the cursory plotting and the underdeveloped characters of this lightweight sci-fi if the whole
"18.12.2016 08:10:09" www.theguardian.com Rats review – Spurlock down the sewer The documentary director takes a gruesomely close look at the much-demonised rodents
The villains of this lurid horror movie are “very sophisticated and diabolically clever”. So says Ed Sheehan, cigar-chomping elder statesman of the extermination
"18.12.2016 08:10:08" www.theguardian.com The Eagle Huntress review – suspiciously uplifting The story of a young Mongolian girl who takes up a traditionally male role in her nomadic community is heartwarming, but perhaps too good to be true
The savage drama of the remote Altai mountains in central and east Asia makes for an arresting backdrop
"18.12.2016 08:10:06" www.theguardian.com Remember the Night; Brotherhood; The Purge: Election Year; War Dogs and more – review A neglected Preston Sturges Christmas classic is the highlight of a week of grim movies best left until after Boxing Day
Christmas, unbelievably, is almost upon us, and with it an annual playlist of endlessly watched, endlessly renewable films – an
"18.12.2016 08:10:04" www.theguardian.com Uncle Howard review – portrait of a film-maker by his nephew Aaron Brookner celebrates the his uncle's life and career, cut tragically short by Aids in the 80s
Aaron Brookner's heartfelt documentary about his uncle, film-maker Howard Brookner, is a personal odyssey that intertwines the present day with snapshots
"18.12.2016 08:02:33" www.theguardian.com The Son of Joseph review – arch family drama The story of a teenager's quest to find his father is marred by laboured performances
An impossibly mannered performance style, which sees characters declaim their lines flatly, and frequently straight to camera, is a bold directorial decision in the
"18.12.2016 04:52:03" www.theguardian.com 'And in the end …' Shia LaBeouf's latest performance art project asks the big question What you are left with, after this bizarre, almost boring experience, is perhaps what is most profound: your catalogue of thoughts that didn't make the cut
It's 10pm and I'm standing towards the front of a 60-person queue in the underpass at the entrance
"18.12.2016 02:07:05" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2015 in the US: the full list The Guardian film team's favourite movies released in the US in 2015, counting down to the best of the year Continue reading...
"18.12.2016 00:11:04" www.theguardian.com 'It's set in the trenches but it's not a war film' Producers of new version of Journey's End want audiences to see human side of conflict
When Journey's End, RC Sherriff's powerful play about the first world war, was first staged in 1928, huge numbers of women went to see it. The author once observed
"17.12.2016 19:28:06" www.theguardian.com The best films of 2015 in the UK: the full list The Guardian film team's favourite movies released in the UK in 2015, counting down to the best of the year. The top 10 will be revealed each weekday from 7 December Continue reading...
"17.12.2016 13:31:03" www.theguardian.com Watch Sherlock Holmes return in New Year's Day episode trailer – video New Year's Day sees the return of BBC's Sherlock for the start of its fourth series. The hit show created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Dr John Watson, will return for three
"17.12.2016 09:04:04" www.theguardian.com Fight for your right: the "war on Christmas" films nobody needs to see A dubious new genre is centred on characters “saving” the holiday and all its trimmings from scrooges – and the concept of cultural inclusivity
I can think of no more sacred winter tradition than the reigniting of the “war on Christmas”, in which
"17.12.2016 09:04:02" www.theguardian.com Sigourney Weaver: 'I'm asked to play awful people all the time' Her parents thought she was an unlikely star, but decades after Alien, Sigourney Weaver is still in the spotlight, with more monster-wrestling on the way
Sigourney Weaver has four films coming out between now and 2022 – three Avatars and an Alien sequel
"17.12.2016 08:08:04" www.theguardian.com Rogue One: Death Stars, plot holes and a darker side of Star Wars – discuss with spoilers Here's your chance – with spoilers – to discuss Gareth Edwards' bleak yet electrifying entry into the Star Wars universe – and the future of the franchise
Rogue One might be the perfect Christmas present for the Star Wars fan who has everything, or
"17.12.2016 05:45:06" www.theguardian.com Robin Williams' widow: 'It was not depression' that killed him Susan Williams gives first interview since her husband's death last year and reveals the actor had a debilitating brain disease called Lewy body dementia
When comedian Robin Williams hanged himself in his California home in August 2014, the news of his
"16.12.2016 21:41:34" www.theguardian.com Match the house to the classic Australian movie – quiz Think of yourself of as a film buff? How many of these abodes do you recognise?
Wolf Creek 2
He Died With A Felafel in His Hand
"16.12.2016 17:20:34" www.theguardian.com Unforgettable trailer: Katharine Heigl gives a one-dimensional masterclass in evil She vapes, she masturbates, she has poor social-media etiquette – no wonder Katharine Heigl gets ditched in favour of Rosario Dawson in this throwback thriller
Over the years, I've managed to compile a list of warning signs; a series of questions that
"16.12.2016 17:10:03" www.theguardian.com Rogue One: A Star Wars Story blasts off with $29m on opening night in US The sci-fi spin-off has opened to the biggest preview total of the year but is still tracking far behind The Force Awakens
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has opened to $29m in its first night on release in the US.
Related: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
"16.12.2016 15:28:03" www.theguardian.com Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig reteam for 'industrial musical' The pair will join the producer of La La Land on an original musical sending up the US phenomenon of corporate shows used to motivate workforces
After appearing together in spoof Lifetime movie A Deadly Adoption, Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig are to
"16.12.2016 15:17:05" www.theguardian.com Snatched trailer: Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn get kidnapped The comedian follows sleeper hit Trainwreck with role in a mother-daughter comedy about a holiday that goes wrong
Amy Schumer has teamed up with Goldie Hawn for a mother-daughter comedy called Snatched.
Related: Amy Schumer says trolls' backlash over
"16.12.2016 13:13:07" www.theguardian.com Elle and Julieta eliminated from foreign-language Oscar race in major snub Paul Verhoeven's and Pedro Almodóvar's big critical hits have fallen foul of a selection process supposedly designed to prevent embarrassing omissions
Pedro Almodóvar's Julieta and Elle, starring Isabelle Huppert, have already been knocked out of the
"16.12.2016 13:06:08" www.theguardian.com Elle trailer: Isabelle Huppert stars in Paul Verhoeven's noir thriller – exclusive video The first UK trailer for Elle, which stars Isabelle Huppert as the formidable CEO of a video games company who takes curious revenge on a sexual assailant. Based on the novel Oh... by Philippe Djian, the film won considerable acclaim at Cannes before
"16.12.2016 13:06:05" www.theguardian.com Five of the best new films in the UK Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | The Son Of Joseph | Office Christmas Party | The Eagle Huntress | Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
(12A) (Gareth Edwards, 2016, US) 134 mins Continue reading...
"16.12.2016 11:31:06" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the US: No 1 Moonlight In our countdown's top spot, Benjamin Lee salutes a poetic and poignant movie that depicted the life of a gay black man with heart-swelling humanity
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In an industry that still prefers a limited set of straight, white
"16.12.2016 11:31:04" www.theguardian.com The Great Wall review – Matt Damon epic delivers spectacle but not soul Zhang Yimou's artful flourishes are the highlights of this US-Chinese blockbuster, a monster movie with a muddled message – but plenty of sweeping swordplay
Long-awaited Chinese-Hollywood epic The Great Wall has finally hit screens in China, testing the
"16.12.2016 10:58:35" www.theguardian.com David Thewlis on Anomalisa: 'The world is enormously dangerous and scary' In Charlie Kaufman's acclaimed new puppet animation, David Thewlis plays a depressed motivational guru who suffers a breakdown. He talks about love, death and the importance of being honest
When David Thewlis records a voiceover – chirpy earthworm,
"16.12.2016 08:56:35" www.theguardian.com Rogue One: the CGI resurrection of Peter Cushing is thrilling – but is it right? The late Star Wars villain's return to the space franchise isn't the first time a star has been digitally brought back to life, but could represent a tipping point for Hollywood
“We want to scan you, all of you, your body, your face, your emotions, your
"16.12.2016 07:53:34" www.theguardian.com Charlie Kaufman: 'The world is terrifying and destructive and dehumanising and tragic' Anomalisa is our favourite film of the year. Its director shares his thoughts on road rage, Donald Trump and why we need to smile at each other more
Charlie Kaufman scripted and co-directed Anomalisa – his second film behind the camera after 2008's
"16.12.2016 07:39:08" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the UK: No 1 Anomalisa In our countdown's top spot, Peter Bradshaw pays tribute to a puppet movie that was among the most realistic and affectingly human movies of recent times
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Charlie Kaufman's stop-motion puppet movie Anomalisa is a satire
"15.12.2016 23:07:03" www.theguardian.com The Son of Joseph review – a droll teen drama with hints of Wes Anderson Eugène Green's The Portuguese Nun was a gentle comic gem and his new film about a lonely boy is lovable in exactly the same way
Eugène Green is an international treasure: an American-born French film-maker who, like Manoel De Oliveira, absorbs the
"15.12.2016 22:58:35" www.theguardian.com The Eagle Huntress review – feathery documentary needs sharper claws A great subject – a Kazakh teenager who wants to defy gender stereotypes and hunt with eagles – results in a heartwarming but unsurprising, risk-free film
The Eagle Huntress is a documentary that has won golden opinions on the festival circuit, about a
"15.12.2016 22:44:34" www.theguardian.com Through the Wall review – edge-of-the-seat wedding romcom Gentle comedy turns to high tension as a woman who is desperate to get married organises the ceremony without having a fiance
In her debut movie, Fill the Void (2012), the Israeli writer-director Rama Burshtein showed a connoisseur's eye for the way
"15.12.2016 22:25:03" www.theguardian.com Rats review – great whiskery snouts shoved right at the camera Morgan Spurlock's documentary about the ubiquitous rodents is superficial, and peppered with silly horror movie effects
Yuck. Yeecccch. Yikes. Yooowwww. Is there any other reaction to the subject of rats? Morgan Spurlock's documentary about the horrible
"15.12.2016 22:07:03" www.theguardian.com Uncle Howard review – an elegy to a lost generation and the New York art scene Aaron Brookner's melancholy doc about his dead uncle – an artistic collaborator of William Burroughs and Jim Jarmusch – recaptures a vanished era
There's a persistent melancholy tone to this study of New York film-maker Howard Brookner, made by his
"15.12.2016 21:52:36" www.theguardian.com Ballerina review – pleasantly pirouetting 'toon Our heroine, voiced by Elle Fanning, flees an orphanage to follow her dreams all the way to the Paris Opera, in this serviceable French-Canadian animation
Carefully positioned to catch youngsters who've seen Moana but can't get into Rogue One, this
"15.12.2016 20:43:06" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the UK: No 8 The Revenant As our countdown enters its final fortnight, Andrew Pulver goes on the march with Leonardo DiCaprio and Alejandro González Iñárritu for this epic frontier revenge western
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With The Revenant, Alejandro González Iñárritu
"15.12.2016 17:35:04" www.theguardian.com Kate Beckinsale: 'Austen's Lady Susan is like Emma on steroids' Her second collaboration with Walt Stillman in Love & Friendship has brought her the best reviews of her career
Kate Beckinsale has earned the best reviews of her career for Love & Friendship, an adaptation of Lady Susan, the remarkably wry and worldly
"15.12.2016 17:10:34" www.theguardian.com Woody Harrelson's Lost in London film to shoot and screen live Harrelson's directorial debut – a comedy starring Owen Wilson – will be filmed in a single take and broadcast live into cinemas
Woody Harrelson has revealed many of the details of his directorial debut Lost in London, with the project promising to a
"15.12.2016 16:14:27" theguardian.com Tilda Swinton: 'Our film started as sick satire – now it's a recognisable portrait' A Bigger Splash is our fourth-favourite film of the year. Its star explains what it taught her about human nature – and reveals if she really was channelling David Bowie "It is not inevitable that wealth necessarily makes for arseholic behaviour"
"15.12.2016 16:13:37" www.theguardian.com Tilda Swinton: 'Our film started as sick satire – now it's a recognisable portrait' A Bigger Splash is our fourth-favourite film of the year. Its star explains what it taught her about human nature – and reveals if she really was channelling David Bowie
Our No 4 film of the year is the third collaboration between Luca Guadagnino and
"15.12.2016 16:03:08" www.theguardian.com Study finds romcoms teach female filmgoers to tolerate 'stalking myths' University of Michigan report suggests women who watch movies such as High Fidelity and Love Actually are more accepting of aggressive male behaviour
If you ever felt a little uncomfortable watching Andrew Lincoln's cue-card delivered confession of
"15.12.2016 14:08:34" www.theguardian.com Richard Gere and Penélope Cruz films among first picked for Berlin festival Steve Coogan, Kristin Scott Thomas and Laura Linney also in the star lineup, alongside directors Sally Potter, Agnieszka Holland and Aki Kaurismaki
Richard Gere, Kristin Scott Thomas and Penélope Cruz will be heading for the Potsdamer Platz in February
"15.12.2016 14:02:34" www.theguardian.com Passengers review – spaceship romcom scuppered by cosmic creep Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence have plenty of chemistry but his cyber-stalker actions kill the romance and the space peril is hardly pulse-quickening
Quite a bit is expected of Passengers, the heavily promoted romcom-in-space starring two
"15.12.2016 12:44:04" www.theguardian.com Jimmy Kimmel reveals surprisingly low salary for hosting Oscars The late-night talk show host has said that he's being paid $15,000 to act as master of ceremonies on 26 February
Jimmy Kimmel, the late-night talk show host selected to present February's Academy Awards ceremony has revealed his salary for doing so. For
"15.12.2016 12:04:04" www.theguardian.com Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in-depth fan review: 'This is a movie made for fans' While its whole purpose is to tread water in a larger pool, I was ready to do cartwheels in the aisle by the end of this latest spin-off
SPOILER WARNING: There is discussion of the film's content in the following review, so proceed with caution
"15.12.2016 11:53:34" www.theguardian.com Five things we learned from the first trailer for Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk Cillian Murphy gets his long-sought lead role, Mark Rylance is an intrepid fisherman and Harry Styles succumbs to the English channel
There are very few Hollywood film-makers who could have made Dunkirk. The cinemagoing public is not crying out for an
"15.12.2016 11:47:36" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the US: No 2 La La Land As our countdown continues to joint second place, Andrew Pulver taps his foot to Damien Chazelle's magical reprise of the golden age of musicals
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Every so often – against all its better instincts – the film industry
"15.12.2016 11:47:34" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the US: No 2 Toni Erdmann As our countdown nears its conclusion, Catherine Shoard picks – in joint second place – a German comedy that pokes extravagant fun at work, life and imbalanced family ties
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Few people settle in for a three-hour German
"15.12.2016 10:20:35" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the US: No 6 Fire at Sea As our countdown continues, Peter Bradshaw gives a nod to a documentary portrait of the wartime-like life of migrants to Lampedusa
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Europe's response to the migrant question is the subject of this complex, mysterious,
"15.12.2016 08:01:33" www.theguardian.com Casting creche: meet the four-year-olds pitching ideas for blockbusters Hollywood thinks kids can come up with movies. So we sat seven in a room and gave their ideas – from laser monsters to polar bear witches – to a top producer and asked which one he'd pick
There are two things you should know about the upcoming movie
"15.12.2016 07:36:04" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the UK: No 2 Son of Saul As our countdown continues, Andrew Pulver looks back on a harrowing Holocaust drama from Hungarian director László Nemes
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The Holocaust is a subject so vast, so brutal and so uncompromisingly repulsive that it has
"15.12.2016 02:55:02" www.theguardian.com Michael Moore has a 'morning after to-do list' for how to save America The documentary film-maker offered distraught Americans a guide to solace that includes firing TV pundits and reiterating that Clinton won the popular vote
Documentary film-maker Michael Moore has issued a five point “morning after to-do list” for
"15.12.2016 01:34:05" www.theguardian.com Jasper Jones trailer: Toni Collette and Hugo Weaving star in film adaptation – video In Rachel Perkins' new adaptation of Craig Silvey's award-winning novel, a girl goes missing in an isolated and racially divided Australian town. Expecting to be blamed for her murder, 14-year-old Indigenous outcast Jasper Jones (Aaron McGrath) enlists
"15.12.2016 00:41:34" www.theguardian.com The Australian film industry is a sausage party. Here's what we can do about it Between 2009 and 2014, only 15% of film directors in Australia were women – that is too extreme not to address
The “sausage party” flash mob at the Aacta awards last week, protesting gender inequity in the Australian film industry, was a wake up call.
"15.12.2016 00:28:02" www.theguardian.com Same Kind of Different as Me: the year's most astonishing trailer so far, by far Renée Zellweger and Greg Kinnear's aggressive condecension; Djimon Hounsou's Jar Jar Binks accent; the set designer's antler fetish … this film does not look good
This is a real trailer for a real film. It isn't a spoof or a satire. Same Kind of
"15.12.2016 00:02:05" www.theguardian.com Aquaman movie to be filmed on Gold Coast after cash boost from government Film starring James Momoa also features Amber Heard in a return to Queensland
Aquaman, a blockbuster movie about the DC Comics character, will be filmed on the Australia's Gold Coast next year with subsidies from government.
The movie, starring Game of
"14.12.2016 18:17:05" www.theguardian.com Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger to be subject of biopic Film based on Ellen Feldman's novel about birth control pioneer to be masterminded by Jennifer Lawrence's production partner
A biopic of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger is in the works after Jennifer Lawrence's production partner Justine
"14.12.2016 17:37:03" www.theguardian.com Screen Actors Guild showers nominations on Manchester by the Sea Indie drama starring Casey Affleck leads SAG award nominations with four, while three TV shows tied on three nods apiece
The Screen Actors Guild has announced its award nominations, a key indicator of who will be in favour when the Oscars are awarded
"14.12.2016 16:49:34" www.theguardian.com Dunkirk trailer: Christopher Nolan's epic second world war film – video The Dark Knight director's first film since Interstellar is a depiction of the celebrated second world war evacuation from Dunkirk, when hundreds of thousands of troops were stranded on the northern French coast in 1940 after the rapid German invasion.
"14.12.2016 16:02:35" www.theguardian.com Michael Moore: Trump's ignorance will 'get a lot of innocent people killed' Documentary film-maker writes in Facebook post that 'tweeting about how unfair CNN is' rather than attending security briefings will lead to tragedy
Michael Moore has claimed that Donald Trump will get Americans killed in a new Facebook post.
"14.12.2016 15:27:08" www.theguardian.com National Film Registry picks Thelma & Louise and The Breakfast Club for preservation Ridley Scott's feminist thriller and John Hughes's 1985 teen flick deemed 'culturally, historically or aesthetically significant' by Library of Congress
Thelma & Louise, The Breakfast Club and The Birds are among the 25 films selected for preservation by
"14.12.2016 15:05:34" www.theguardian.com Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk: first full trailer released Epic war film about the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of troops from northern France stars Tom Hardy and Mark Rylance
After the 60-second teaser in August, the first full trailer for Christopher Nolan's new war film Dunkirk has been released onto
"14.12.2016 14:04:36" www.theguardian.com The Archers v Star Wars – which has the most hardcore fans? Actor Felicity Jones claims fans of the rural radio soap are more devoted than those of George Lucas's sprawling space opera – but the evidence is mixed
It's the age-old debate from a galaxy far, far away: which has the most hardcore fans – Star Wars or
"14.12.2016 13:41:04" www.theguardian.com Hidden presents: 10 Christmas movies you might not have seen From violent heist films to lo-fi indies, there's no need to rely on It's A Wonderful Life to get you in the festive mood
Christmas is a time of tradition for many families, but the word “tradition” can sometimes feel synonymous with routine and
"14.12.2016 12:37:03" www.theguardian.com Bafta changes rules to increase diversity in awards and membership Moves mean British film and outstanding debut nominees must show they have boosted opportunities for ethnic minority and socially disadvantaged film-makers
The British Film Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has announced a number of changes
"14.12.2016 11:52:35" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the US: No 3 Elle As our countdown continues, Benjamin Lee applauds, in joint third place, Paul Verhoeven's devious Elle, which gave full rein to a fearless Isabelle Huppert
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Before this year's Cannes film festival, the idea of a new
"14.12.2016 11:52:33" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the US: No 3 Arrival As our countdown continues, Catherine Shoard heralds, in joint third place, Denis Villeneuve's emotionally bruising sci-fi which saw aliens – almost – land on Earth
• More on the best culture of 2016
Of all the appalling injustices exacted by the Golden
"14.12.2016 07:31:33" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the UK: No 3 Arrival As our countdown continues, Catherine Shoard heralds Denis Villeneuve's emotionally bruising sci-fi which saw aliens – almost – land on Earth
• More on the best culture of 2016
Of all the appalling injustices exacted by the Golden Globe nominations
"14.12.2016 07:04:08" www.theguardian.com Collateral Beauty: how does Helen Mirren compare with film's great Grim Reapers? He's been camp, carried a scythe, played everything from Chess to Twister and even cracked jokes. Now she's Helen Mirren in a blue beret and boa. We explore the many lives of the Grim Reaper
When death was represented in the neolithic age, it took the
"13.12.2016 22:43:36" www.theguardian.com Suicide Squad director joins Margot Robbie for female DC villains movie The actor will reprise Harley Quinn for film-maker David Ayer in Gotham City Sirens, inspired by recent comic on murderous women from Batman's past
Margot Robbie is set to reprise her role of Harley Quinn for an all-female DC villains movie.
"13.12.2016 20:32:37" www.theguardian.com Shutter Island's ending explained | David Cox Forget Inception; Leonardo DiCaprio's previous film, Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island, confused just as many cinemagoers. David Cox investigates the curious history behind one of the more troubling conclusions in recent cinema
Warning: beyond this point,
"13.12.2016 20:01:03" www.theguardian.com Star Wars: Rogue One 'to resurrect Peter Cushing via CGI', despite slipper issues Late English actor's villainous Grand Moff Tarkin set to appear again in the spin-off, although actor's footwear habits mean no Star Wars footage exists of his feet
Peter Cushing will be brought back from the dead via CGI to play the iconic Star Wars
"13.12.2016 17:39:05" www.theguardian.com Nate Parker and The Birth of a Nation lands six nominations at NAACP Image awards Director of slave rebellion film shrugs off controversy to become joint leader – along with the Barry Jenkins-directed Moonlight – of the awards' film section
The controversy surrounding The Birth of a Nation director Nate Parker has not been enough to
"13.12.2016 17:04:36" www.theguardian.com Rogue One: A Star Wars Story review – sleek addition to the main fleet Felicity Jones's fugitive, hunting for the plans to the Death Star, is a tousled-but-game female lead – just one of many classic Star Wars motifs in Gareth Edwards' exhilarating spin-off
This latest exhilarating, good-natured and enjoyable adventure from
"13.12.2016 16:17:05" www.theguardian.com Fantastic Beasts holds UK box office spellbound, as Office Christmas Party gets a round in The Harry Potter spinoff looks on course for 2016's top spot after a fourth week at No 1, while Office Christmas Party outdances Bad Santa 2 in the cruel Yule movie stakes
For the fourth weekend in a row, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has
"13.12.2016 15:07:06" www.theguardian.com Collateral Beauty review: a Chernobyl of toxic sentimentality Will Smith stars in this horrifyingly cutesy Will Smith film in which bereavement is offset by soft-focus platitudes about wonder and compassion
There is a certain type of movie poster showing an array of actor faces – including that of Will Smith – in
"13.12.2016 15:00:05" www.theguardian.com Hollywood's obsession with biopics must be stopped before we get Madonna The Movie The annual list of the best unmade screenplays suggests we're in for another year filled with films based on real lives. Does anyone want to see the Trump and Madonna on the big screen?
There are 73 films on this year's Black List, the annual compendium
"13.12.2016 13:38:34" www.theguardian.com Rachel Weisz to play real-life gender-fluid Victorian doctor Star of The Lobster will take lead role in the first feature about Dr James Barry, a 19th-century surgeon who served in the colonies but was later identified as a woman
Rachel Weisz is to play Dr James Barry, the mysterious figure who was a
"13.12.2016 12:22:05" www.theguardian.com Madonna biopic voted best unproduced film script of 2016 Blond Ambition by Elyse Hollander tops the newly published Black List of favourite scripts voted on by Hollwood film executives
A biopic of Madonna, titled Blond Ambition, has been named the most admired unproduced film script currently in the Hollywood
"13.12.2016 12:22:03" www.theguardian.com The 50 best films of 2016 in the US: 50-4 A countdown of the Guardian film team's favourite movies released in the US this year. We'll be revealing the top 10 each weekday until 16 December
• See the UK cut of our list
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"04.12.2016 18:00:01" theguardian.com Office Christmas Party proves Hollywood is mild at heart Gross-out films used to feature raucous antics. But recent supposedly wild comedies have featured respectable professionals letting their hair down – before knuckling down to their careers. Where did it all go wrong? Office Christmas Party proves Hollywood is mild at heart
"04.12.2016 10:00:00" theguardian.com Jackie finally puts first ladies front and center on the big screen Pablo Larraín's film challenges how presidents' wives are perceived in the American public imagination – as supporting roles to their male counterparts Jackie finally puts first ladies front and center on the big screen
"03.12.2016 09:00:00" theguardian.com La La Land leads Critics' Choice nominations; Arrival and Moonlight in second place Damien Chazelle's movie musical picks up 12 nods from the US Broadcast Film Critics Association, as Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi and Barry Jenkins's drama get 10 apiece La La Land leads Critics' Choice nominations; Arrival and Moonlight in second place
"02.12.2016 19:00:01" theguardian.com Historical erotica becomes available at British Film Institute Online collection called The Pleasure Principle includes Victorian Lady in Her Boudoir, Britain's oldest erotic movie Historical erotica becomes available at British Film Institute
"02.12.2016 13:15:16" theguardian.com French film board again under fire after Sausage Party rated 12 Catholic and right-wing bodies decry move enabling pre-teens to see foul-mouthed Seth Rogen cartoon featuring a foodstuffs orgy scene French film board again under fire after Sausage Party rated 12
"02.12.2016 11:15:01" theguardian.com Sully review – pious hagiopic that even Tom Hanks can't save Clint Eastwood's film about the heroic pilot who landed his passenger jet on New York's Hudson river after both engines failed is a simplistic, anticlimactic treatment that avoids the bigger questions Sully review – pious hagiopic that even Tom Hanks can't save
"01.12.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com John Polson: Tropfest lost its way and I take some responsibility When he decided to 'postpone' the short film festival last year its founder didn't believe it would come back. Now, he says, 'We have to re-prove ourselves' John Polson: Tropfest lost its way and I take some responsibility
"01.12.2016 10:35:48" theguardian.com Nicolas Cage to star in climate change disaster movie The actor will take the lead in The Humanity Bureau, set in 2030 when global warming has destroyed much of the earth's hottest regions Nicolas Cage to star in climate change disaster movie
"30.11.2016 18:00:01" theguardian.com Martin Scorsese meets Pope Francis 30 years after Christ film row Pontiff receives Scorsese family at the Vatican a day after a screening of director's new film about Portuguese Jesuits in Japan Martin Scorsese meets Pope Francis 30 years after Christ film row
"30.11.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com For haters only: watching Steve Bannon's documentary films Before he became Donald Trump's most trusted adviser, the businessman labelled a white nationalist by critics had a career making rightwing movies For haters only: watching Steve Bannon's documentary films
"30.11.2016 16:00:36" theguardian.com ET and Back to the Future producer vows neither movie will be remade 'We're never touching those,' says Frank Marshall, who served as producer on both alongside Steven Spielberg ET and Back to the Future producer vows neither movie will be remade
"30.11.2016 15:00:01" theguardian.com Disney's Moana strikes at the heart of proto-Trump America | Lindy West Millions of Americans are falling in love with a brown-skinned, undeniably feminist heroine, destroying the premise that they rejected diversity in this election Disney's Moana strikes at the heart of proto-Trump America
"30.11.2016 13:00:01" theguardian.com The 50 best UK films of 2016: 50-41 A countdown of the Guardian film team's favourite movies released in the UK this year The Guardian film team have chosen their favourite movies released in the UK this year
"30.11.2016 12:15:00" theguardian.com Too many sequels, too much money: why did so many comedies flop in 2016? Studios trying to create franchises out of average originals, market tested laughs and a lack of originality made this year's biggest comedies stilted and boring Why did so many comedies flop in 2016?
"30.11.2016 11:29:46" theguardian.com Fantastic Beasts still No 1 in UK as A United Kingdom and Allied start strong JK Rowling's wizarding adventure is still topping the charts, with Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard managing to nab second place despite making just 15% of Beasts's total Fantastic Beasts still No 1 in UK as A United Kingdom and Allied start strong
"30.11.2016 11:19:43" Hello! Anyone know of a central flatshare in Cannes next year with a spare room for one? pls email firstname.lastname@example.org if so!
"29.11.2016 14:00:01" theguardian.com Moonlight sweeps Gotham awards, with acting honours for Isabelle Huppert and Casey Affleck Barry Jenkins's acclaimed drama dominated the first major ceremony this season, picking up best feature, screenplay, ensemble and audience prizes Moonlight sweeps Gotham awards, with acting honours for Isabelle Huppert and Casey Affleck
"29.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com Come Together review – Wes Anderson's H&M Christmas ad is short and sweet Adrien Brody channels George Clooney in The Grand Budapest Hotel director's festive new TV advert that's sentimental but full of tasty treats Wes Anderson's festive new TV advert is sentimental but full of tasty treats
"29.11.2016 11:27:14" theguardian.com Why Dumbledore must not be the token gay person in Fantastic Beasts There was a mixed reaction when JK Rowling revealed the Hogwarts headmaster's sexuality in 2007. Now she has a second chance to get this right There was a mixed reaction when JK Rowling revealed Dumbledore's sexuality in 2007. Now she has a second chance to get this right
"28.11.2016 21:00:00" theguardian.com Ronnie O'Sullivan biopic being cued up Lionsgate is reportedly keen to produce a film about the maverick snooker star, with Unbroken actor Jack O'Connell a contender for the lead role Ronnie O'Sullivan biopic being cued up
"28.11.2016 20:00:00" theguardian.com Selma is 100% historically accurate but Imitation Game just 41.4%, says study A scene-by-scene analysis of recent Oscar contenders by data site Information is Beautiful gives full marks for historical accuracy to Martin Luther King biopic Selma is 100% historically accurate but Imitation Game just 41.4%, says study
"28.11.2016 19:00:00" theguardian.com And the Braddie goes to … Peter Bradshaw's pick of the year in film The Guardian's film critic nominates his personal best of the year in cinema And the Braddie goes to … Peter Bradshaw's pick of the year in film
"28.11.2016 18:00:00" theguardian.com Bleed For This: Miles Teller's boxing movie is no knockout Despite some heavyweight performances, this pugilist biopic is overshadowed by some very distinguished forebears Bleed For This: Miles Teller's boxing movie is no knockout
"28.11.2016 17:00:03" theguardian.com Marion Cotillard on starring with Brad Pitt in Allied: 'Chemistry creates itself' – video interview The star of new wartime thriller Allied joins director Robert Zemeckis to talk about the crucial ingredients of on-screen chemistry Marion Cotillard on starring with Brad Pitt in Allied: 'Chemistry creates itself'
"28.11.2016 16:00:01" theguardian.com A United Kingdom review: Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo in fine romance A strange, shameful chapter of history is dusted off by Amma Assante to make this earnestly stirring Empire drama A United Kingdom review: Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo in fine romance
"28.11.2016 15:00:02" theguardian.com Chesley Sullenberger: an old-fashioned kind of hero Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger became a global hero when he landed an airliner on New York's Hudson river in 2009. Now played by Tom Hanks in a film by Clint Eastwood, he talks about how the experience changed him Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger became a global hero when he landed an airliner on New York's Hudson river in 2009. Now played by Tom Hanks in a film by Clint Eastwood, he talks about how the experience changed him
"28.11.2016 14:00:00" theguardian.com Moana almost as hot as Frozen but Beatty and Pitt allied in box office woe Disney animated misses Thanksgiving record but tops US box office while Rules Don't Apply and Allied flop as older audiences slow to warm up Moana almost as hot as Frozen but Beatty and Pitt allied in box office woe
"28.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com Cinema trains lens on role of nude scene: artistic, erotic or gratuitous? As Hollywood producers sue Amber Heard for refusing to perform naked, we examine the latest manoeuvres in the long battle between prurience, commerce and art Cinema trains lens on role of nude scene: artistic, erotic or gratuitous?
"28.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Emily Blunt's character written out of Sicario 2 Screenwriter says that leading actor won't return for sequel Soldado, but co-stars Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin have roles Emily Blunt's character written out of Sicario 2
"28.11.2016 10:54:44" theguardian.com Shah Rukh Khan: 'My success is all down to the women I've worked with' He's a Bollywood hero and the world's biggest movie star, and in his new film he plays a rumpled sage. He talks about his desire to make people happy, why he's got no friends, and what he tells his children about religion 'My success is all down to the women I've worked with'
"27.11.2016 09:00:00" theguardian.com Martin Scorsese's Silence to premiere at the Vatican Director will be joined by 400 priests for screening of film based on story of 17th-century Jesuit missionaries in Japan Martin Scorsese's Silence to premiere at the Vatican
"26.11.2016 17:00:02" theguardian.com Oscars 2017: 11 female performances too good to be overlooked In a year overflowing with exceptional performances, many are bound to fall by the wayside this awards season. Here are some worthy of a closer inspection Oscars 2017: 11 female performances too good to be overlooked
"26.11.2016 09:00:00" theguardian.com Jim Jarmusch: 'I shy away from sex in my films. It makes me nervous' After almost 40 years in cinema, the director remains the quintessential leftfield auteur. He discusses how his gentle new film Paterson offers a Zen alternative to blockbuster chaos Jim Jarmusch: 'I shy away from sex in my films. It makes me nervous'
"25.11.2016 18:00:01" theguardian.com Hell of a film-maker: the directors who make Clint Eastwood look soft Tom Hanks said Eastwood was 'intimidating as hell' on the set of Sully and treated his actors 'like horses'. He clearly hasn't worked with these directorial terrors Hell of a film-maker: the directors who make Clint Eastwood look soft
"25.11.2016 16:00:51" theguardian.com The Wailing review – Korean horror flick takes fear to the brink of an abyss Korean director Na Hong-jin delivers a supreme evocation of evil in this intense rural-horror The Wailing review – Korean horror flick takes fear to the brink of an abyss
"25.11.2016 15:00:01" theguardian.com Almost Christmas review – almost unbearable holiday heartwarmer At least Danny Glover brings some poise to this syrupy family comedy about a man preparing for his first Christmas since his wife's death 'Almost unbearable holiday heartwarmer'
"25.11.2016 14:00:02" theguardian.com Silence trailer: Martin Scorsese's Japan-set epic starring Andrew Garfield – video A passion project in the works since 1990, Silence is Martin Scorsese's adaptation of the 1966's novel by Shūsaku Endō Silence trailer: Martin Scorsese's Japan-set epic starring Andrew Garfield
"25.11.2016 14:00:01" theguardian.com Bad Santa 2 review – same old dirty tricks Billy Bob Thornton returns in a belated sequel that wrings occasional snickers from a patchy script 'Same old dirty tricks'
"25.11.2016 13:00:02" theguardian.com Paterson review – Adam Driver beguiling in miraculous tale of everyday goodness | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week Driver's delicate performance as a poetic bus driver in Jim Jarmusch's delightfully unironic film is far, far away from his Star Wars persona Adam Driver's delicate performance as a poetic bus driver in Jim Jarmusch's delightfully unironic film is far, far away from his Star Wars persona
"25.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Drama-free Thanksgiving: alternative movie marathons for every taste From Albert Brooks movies to films with actors who might have large heads, there's something for all family members trying to avoid political arguments Drama-free Thanksgiving: alternative movie marathons for every taste
"25.11.2016 10:49:32" theguardian.com The sizzling secrets of on-screen chemistry: from Dirty Dancing to La La Land Hollywood's got it down to a science. Audience demographics, judgment and projected fantasies can all help create that all-important spark. Just look at Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, says sex therapist and former actor Pamela Stephenson Connolly The sizzling secrets of on-screen chemistry: from Dirty Dancing to La La Land
"24.11.2016 23:00:00" theguardian.com How Tasmania became the gothic muse of Australian film and TV From The Kettering Incident to Rosehaven, the isolation and dark beauty of Australia's island state is bringing resounding success to the screen How Tasmania became the gothic muse of Australian film and TV
"24.11.2016 19:00:00" theguardian.com Aaron Eckhart: 'I'm 48. For 20 years I've made mistakes' The actor, who appears alongside Tom Hanks in Sully, admits he has fallen into traps during his career – and is determined to stop his Bleed for This co-star Miles Teller from doing the same Aaron Eckhart: 'I'm 48. For 20 years I've made mistakes'
"24.11.2016 18:00:02" theguardian.com Finnish feminist fantasy to be made into movie by Film4 Maria Turtschaninoff's novel Maresi, the first in the Red Abbey Chronicles series, has been optioned by the UK company Finnish feminist fantasy to be made into movie by Film4
"24.11.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com Moana may smash Frozen's Thanksgiving box office record this weekend Disney's story of a young girl who sets off on an epic sea voyage to help her family may beat same studio's 2013 musical hit about an icy princess Moana may smash Frozen's Thanksgiving box office record this weekend
"24.11.2016 16:00:00" theguardian.com Nick Cave documentary director Andrew Dominik: 'He hated a third of my movie' One More Time With Feeling depicts the singer coming to terms with the death of his son. Made to protect Cave from having to do interviews, it was the director's way of helping out, but 'terrifying' nonetheless Nick Cave documentary director Andrew Dominik: 'He hated a third of my movie'
"24.11.2016 15:00:02" theguardian.com Rosamund Pike: 'I'm happy being No 2. The guy's usually No 1' Things exploded for her after Gone Girl. So where are all the meaty lead roles? As A United Kingdom is released, Rosamund Pike talks nails, nans and nappies 'I'm happy being No 2. The guy's usually No 1'
"24.11.2016 10:48:11" theguardian.com David Oyelowo: 'There's resistance to films with black protagonists' – video interview David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike, the stars of Amma Asante's new film, A United Kingdom, discuss the project's origins David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike, the stars of Amma Asante's new film A United Kingdom, discuss the project's origins
"23.11.2016 18:00:01" theguardian.com First trailer released for Martin Scorsese's Oscar contender Silence Scorsese's study of Jesuit missionaries in 17th century Japan stars Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver alongside Liam Neeson First trailer released for Martin Scorsese's Oscar contender Silence
"23.11.2016 17:00:01" theguardian.com Santa, Teacher or Grandpa: which 'bad' movie is the baddest? The release of belated sequel Bad Santa 2 is the latest in a long line of nihilistic comedies (mis)using the B-word Santa, Teacher or Grandpa: which 'bad' movie is the baddest?
"23.11.2016 16:00:00" theguardian.com The Last Face trailer: first footage out of Sean Penn's notorious African romance Penn's love story about two conflict-zone doctors, played by Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem, went down badly at Cannes The Last Face trailer: first footage out of Sean Penn's notorious African romance
"23.11.2016 15:00:01" theguardian.com Network at 40: the flawed satire that predicted Trump and cable 'news porn' Prescient and powerful, the film foreshadowed the likes of Bill O'Reilly with its 'mad as hell' protagonists and the climate of American anger that birthed Trump Network at 40: the flawed satire that predicted Trump and cable 'news porn'
"23.11.2016 14:00:00" theguardian.com Fences review: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis set to convert Tonys to Oscars This long-awaited film adaptation of the August Wilson play remains stagy, but as a showcase for two towering performances it could hardly be improved 'What was a flawless if inessential piece of works turns into something of terrible force and portent'
"23.11.2016 13:00:01" theguardian.com Russian war film set to open amid controversy over accuracy of events Panfilov's 28 tells the story of a Russian division who fought to the death to defend Moscow, but some are questioning the story's validity Russian war film set to open amid controversy over accuracy of events
"23.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Moonlight and American Honey lead Film Independent Spirit awards nominations Barry Jenkins's coming of age drama and Andrea Arnold's first film set in the US lead the way at the flagship award ceremony for independent cinema Moonlight and American Honey lead Film Independent Spirit awards nominations
"23.11.2016 11:05:32" theguardian.com Marion Cotillard on global reaction to the US election: 'Fear is winning' Star of second world war thriller calls for artists to defend free speech, while her director Robert Zemeckis says the Trump years will be boon for TV and film industry Marion Cotillard on global reaction to the US election: 'Fear is winning'
"22.11.2016 20:00:01" theguardian.com Wedding Crashers 2 latest belated Hollywood sequel to enter production New Line confirms follow-up 11 years after the Owen Wilson/Vince Vaughn comedy was released Wedding Crashers 2 latest belated sequel in the works
"22.11.2016 19:00:00" theguardian.com Tom Hiddleston and Ben Wheatley to reunite for Frank Miller adaptation High-Rise actor and director to collaborate on big-screen version of Miller and Geof Darrow's comic Hard Boiled Tom Hiddleston and Ben Wheatley to reunite for Frank Miller adaptation
"22.11.2016 18:00:00" theguardian.com Liberation Day review – the hills are alive as North Korea embraces rock'n'roll This extraordinary documentary charts the antics of the first western band allowed into the country – to perform thunderous versions of songs from The Sound of Music Liberation Day review – the hills are alive as North Korea embraces rock'n'roll
"22.11.2016 16:30:00" theguardian.com Biggest movie flops: Sacha Baron Cohen and Tina Fey top 2016 list Matthew McConaughey, Zach Galifianakis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt also feature in the year's least profitable films, including Snowden, Max Steel and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Biggest movie flops: Sacha Baron Cohen and Tina Fey top 2016 list
"22.11.2016 15:00:01" theguardian.com Does Catwoman deserve a ninth life on the big screen? Sienna Miller wants to play the feline superhero in Ben Affleck's The Batman. But should she risk getting her claws into a character that almost killed Halle Berry's career? Does Catwoman deserve a ninth life on the big screen?
"22.11.2016 14:00:01" theguardian.com How we made In the Heat of the Night Norman Jewison: 'A black man had never slapped a white man back in an American film. We broke that taboo' How we made In the Heat of the Night
"22.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com Fantastic riches and where to find them: how to grow a $22bn franchise Fantastic Beasts is not just a new outpost for the Harry Potter empire. It is a pivotal moment in the creation of The Wizarding World of JK Rowling – and it could give the gold-gobbling niffler a run for its money. We go over the books Fantastic Beasts is not just a new outpost for the Harry Potter empire
"22.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com Hollywood's war on terror: why audiences prefer gung-ho Iraq films The dismal box office for Ang Lee's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk is the latest in a string of post-9/11 war flops – what can we learn about the lone exception? 'Light-hearted mystical adventure is more popular than deliberately slow-paced and banal anti-war drama. Who knew?'
"22.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words review – portrait of a musical revolutionary The rock star and provocateur is imperturbably articulate and droll in this entertaining documentary made of archive footage and interview clips Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words review – portrait of a musical revolutionary
"22.11.2016 10:58:22" theguardian.com Barry trailer: Netflix film examines Barack Obama's time as college student Netflix delves into the US president's time as a student at Columbia University in 1981 As the US president prepares to leave office on 20 January, Netflix has delved into his past for a biopic based around his life as a student at Columbia University
"21.11.2016 17:00:01" theguardian.com Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke joins Star Wars' Han Solo spin-off The British actor joins Alden Ehrenreich, who will play Solo, and Donald Glover, who was confirmed for the role of Lando Calrissian in the new film Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke joins Star Wars' Han Solo spin-off
"21.11.2016 16:00:01" theguardian.com Your Name review – a beautiful out-of-body experience With this dazzling body-swap romance, Makoto Shinkai confirms his reputation as Japan's new animation king 'A beautiful out-of-body experience'
"21.11.2016 15:00:01" theguardian.com Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them review – a winning spell Eddie Redmayne is a star turn in JK Rowling's wizarding world of 1920s New York 'A winning spell'
"21.11.2016 14:00:03" theguardian.com Emma Watson's Beauty and the Beast is a good start – we need more feminist fairytales Meryl Streep called Disney's vision of passive princesses and envious stepmothers 'gender bigotry'. Here we give five classic fairytales a reboot Emma Watson's Beauty and the Beast is a good start – we need more feminist fairytales
"21.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com Growing up with The Family: inside Anne Hamilton-Byrne's sinister cult Cruel and charismatic, Anne Hamilton-Byrne was the Australian leader of a doomsday cult who thought she was the Messiah. Abigail Haworth on the woman behind The Family Growing up with The Family: inside Anne Hamilton-Byrne's sinister cult
"21.11.2016 11:30:00" theguardian.com Allied review – Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard fail to find Blitz spirit Robert Zemeckis lacks his usual fizz in this tourist visit to a heritage-wartime past, in which Pitt and Cotillard look and act like strangers 'Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard look and act like strangers'
"21.11.2016 10:30:00" theguardian.com Christopher Lloyd: 'Donald Trump's a beast. He needs to be put in a cage' After three decades, the Back to the Future star is still happy to be known as zany scientist Doc Emmett Brown. He talks about the prescience of Biff Tannen's politics and why he's the only person alive to prefer the third film in the trilogy Christopher Lloyd: 'Donald Trump's a beast. He needs to be put in a cage'
"20.11.2016 17:00:01" theguardian.com First look at Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events for Netflix – video Based on the bestselling books, A Series of Unfortunate Events follows the Baudelaire orphans as they try to escape the clutches of their creepy guardian Count Olaf. The Burtonesque series starts on 13 January 2017 First look at Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events for Netflix – video
"20.11.2016 09:00:00" theguardian.com United States of Love review – liberation is desperation in a sick new world Four women living in Poland as the Soviet empire falls are oppressed by joyless sex and yearning in Tomasz Wasilewski's unnervingly sad and icy film United States of Love review – liberation is desperation in a sick new world
"19.11.2016 17:00:01" theguardian.com Gimme Danger review – Jim Jarmusch plugs into Iggy Pop's raw power This documentary portrait of a great musical maverick is a terrific, terrifying blast of unwholesome rock'n'roll excitement Gimme Danger review – Jim Jarmusch plugs into Iggy Pop's raw power
"19.11.2016 09:00:00" theguardian.com Allied: history repeats itself in Brad Pitt's second world war thriller The actual events of the war may be receding into the vagueness of folk memory, but we still can't get enough of them on screen Allied: history repeats itself in Brad Pitt's second world war thriller
"18.11.2016 21:00:01" theguardian.com Drips, pop and Dollars: the music that made Ennio Morricone At 88, Morricone is a towering presence in film history. As he celebrates 60 years in music, the Italian composer talks shoots, scores and the masterpieces we missed Drips, pop and Dollars: the music that made Ennio Morricone
"18.11.2016 17:00:01" theguardian.com Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee review – proto-Trump figure chills the blood This documentary about the software whizz who fled to Central America before running for president is a timely tale of ego, malevolence and fanatacism Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee review – proto-Trump figure chills the blood
"18.11.2016 13:00:01" theguardian.com Teyonah Parris on starring in Chi-Raq, Mad Men and working with Spike Lee After a breakout role as Don Draper's secretary Dawn in Mad Men and the Sundance hit Dear White People, Parris is fronting Lee's brash, controversial film on sexual politics in Chicago Teyonah Parris on starring in Chi-Raq, Mad Men and working with Spike Lee
"18.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Punch the keys now! Why cinema keeps churning out films about writers Jim Jarmusch's new film may have benefited from a little less contentment. But portraying writers in film presents a unique set of challenges Punch the keys now! Why cinema keeps churning out films about writers
"18.11.2016 10:45:00" theguardian.com Patriots Day review: Boston marathon bombing movie is tense yet respectful The latest collaboration between Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg is a moving and compelling homage to a city and its spirit, as well as a gripping procedural Boston marathon bombing movie is tense yet respectful
"17.11.2016 18:00:00" theguardian.com Steve Coogan's Baby Cow to film Zadie Smith's Swing Time Project is first major announcement for company since it hired former BBC Films head Christine Langan as CEO Steve Coogan's Baby Cow to film Zadie Smith's Swing Time
"17.11.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com Boyhood, Moonlight and beyond: the best coming-of-age movies As Edge of Seventeen adds another film to the coming-to-age canon we look back at the best there has ever been, from Carrie and Clueless to Mud and Moonlight Boyhood, Moonlight and beyond: the best coming-of-age movies
"17.11.2016 15:30:01" theguardian.com Is Fantastic Beasts the antidote to our alpha-male superhero addiction? In this Trumpian age, JK Rowling's return to the wizarding world of Harry Potter magicks up a gentler, less ostentatious heroic template Is Fantastic Beasts the antidote to our alpha-male superhero addiction?
"17.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com Fantastic Beasts cast: 'A bunch of squirrels together ... that's pretty fantastic' – video interview The stars and director of Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them discuss the film's relevance post-Trump 'A bunch of squirrels together ... that's pretty fantastic'
"17.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com The making of Wake in Fright: 'I wanted people to watch the film and be sweating' From actors downing 30 pints of beer a day to the quandary of filming a kangaroo shooting scene while vegan, veteran director Ted Kotcheff goes back behind the scenes of the Australian thriller The making of Wake in Fright: 'I wanted people to watch the film and be sweating'
"17.11.2016 11:15:01" theguardian.com Tom Hanks on the election result: 'America has been in worse places' The actor spoke about the troubled state of the US after the decision to elect Donald Trump, saying: 'We are going to be all right' Tom Hanks on the election result: 'America has been in worse places'
"16.11.2016 19:22:20" theguardian.com Steve Carell set to star in Minecraft film The actor, most recently seen in Café Society, is in talks to play the lead in Warner Bros's adaptation of the hugely popular video game Steve Carell set to star in Minecraft film
"16.11.2016 18:04:03" theguardian.com Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford: does it matter if movie romances are real? The Star Wars actor has claimed her and her co-star's affair continued after the cameras had stopped filming. But caring about such on-set shenanigans does viewers no favours Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford: does it matter if movie romances are real?
"16.11.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com Poop, peepee and creepy rabbits: kids' books that should never become movies Not all children's books are heartwarming, inspirational stories; some are disturbing, traumatising or just plain weird. Here are five that ought never to get near a film camera Not all children's books are heartwarming and inspirational – some are disturbing, traumatising or just plain weird. Here are five that ought never to get near a film camera
"16.11.2016 16:00:01" theguardian.com The Green Hornet reboot in works after underwhelming Seth Rogen comedy The crime-fighting character, originally debuted on 1930s radio, will be brought to the screen yet again from the Accountant director Gavin O'Connor The Green Hornet reboot in works after underwhelming Seth Rogen comedy
"16.11.2016 15:00:02" theguardian.com Arrival lands in top spot at UK box office, but no space for American Pastoral Denis Villeneuve's smart sci-fi epic starring Amy Adams soars, as Ewan McGregor's Philip Roth adaptation stumbles Arrival lands in top spot at UK box office, but no space for American Pastoral
"16.11.2016 14:00:01" theguardian.com Star Wars Identities probes the space saga's parts that Disney cannot reach The new exhibition dedicated to the characters developed by George Lucas focuses its attention on the first six films, and helps you to put the 'I' in Jedi... Star Wars Identities probes the space saga's parts that Disney cannot reach
"16.11.2016 13:00:01" theguardian.com Beauty and the Beast trailer beats Fifty Shades as most viewed in 24 hours The second trailer for forthcoming Emma Watson live-action adaptation has set a new record with 127.6m views in its first 24 hours, trumping recent trailers for Fifty Shades and Star Wars Beauty and the Beast trailer beats Fifty Shades as most viewed in 24 hours
"16.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Space Jam at 20: 'The perfect movie' or one of modern cinema's biggest follies? The odd combination of Looney Tunes, basketball, aliens and Michael Jordan remains a cult favorite with fans still calling for a sequel Space Jam at 20: 'The perfect movie' or one of modern cinema's biggest follies?
"16.11.2016 10:32:34" theguardian.com JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts is step into unknown The European film premiere represents a departure in the sense that the movie's plot is unknown by Rowling's fans Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: a step into the magical unknown
"15.11.2016 22:00:00" theguardian.com Is Mad Max: Fury Road even better in black and white? Director George Miller has recut the post-apocalyptic epic without colour. It provides an illuminating counterpoint to the original Is Mad Max: Fury Road even better in black and white?
"15.11.2016 21:00:00" theguardian.com Worse than a whitewash: has Ghost in the Shell been Hollywoodised? Mamoru Oshii's seminal anime looked ahead to a future where man and machine are one. Rupert Sanders' remake, starring Scarlett Johansson, appears to be looking backwards – to RoboCop, The Matrix and Bourne Worse than a whitewash: has Ghost in the Shell been Hollywoodised?
"15.11.2016 20:00:00" theguardian.com Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki to return to features with caterpillar movie The Japanese animator has come out of retirement to work on a full length version of Kemushi no Boro, about 'a tiny, hairy caterpillar' due to be completed in 2019 Studio Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki to return to features with caterpillar movie
"15.11.2016 17:00:01" theguardian.com Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons to play lead in BuzzFeed's Brother Orange Media website's first feature film will recount the real-life story of an editor who became a social media star in China after his mobile phone was stolen Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons to play lead in BuzzFeed's Brother Orange
"15.11.2016 16:00:00" theguardian.com Yours for just $50,000: Marilyn Monroe's grave marker As one of the largest sales of Monroe memorabilia - including that dress – takes place in Los Angeles, a rival auction house is offering the star's bronze crypt label Yours for just $50,000: Marilyn Monroe's grave marker
"15.11.2016 15:00:01" theguardian.com Nocturnal Animals caps off Hollywood's year of toxic masculinity Tom Ford's vicious thriller, box office hit The Girl on the Train and Paul Verhoeven's Elle align with 2016's rise of misogyny and sexual aggression Nocturnal Animals caps off Hollywood's year of toxic masculinity
"15.11.2016 14:00:00" theguardian.com Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly: 'Sometimes films need time to marinate' The director of the cult favorite Donnie Darko was once hailed as the next David Lynch. Now, as fans rediscover his 2007 flop Southland Tales, he explains why patience is still a virtue and Trump's victory was a 'grotesque inevitability' 'Sometimes films need time to marinate'
"15.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com Documentary special: the experts choose some of their favourites From psychodrama to sushi, specialists in the non-fiction form reveal the films that shocked and enthralled them Louis Theroux and other directors on their favourite documentary
"15.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Adam Curtis: why South Park is the best documentary of them all The HyperNormalisation director believes that the traditional documentary has failed to explain truths about the real world. Instead, we should look to fiction for answers Adam Curtis: why South Park is the best documentary of them all
"14.11.2016 23:00:00" theguardian.com Beauty and the Beast trailer: Emma Watson in Disney's live-action remake The first full-length trailer for the re-imagining of the classic animation – in cinemas on 17 March 2017 – has been released Beauty and the Beast trailer: Emma Watson in Disney's live-action remake
"14.11.2016 22:00:00" theguardian.com Michael Moore: Oprah Winfrey or Tom Hanks for US president in 2020 In the wake of Donald Trump's success, the film-maker says the Democratic party should choose 'beloved' celebrities as presidential candidates Michael Moore: Oprah Winfrey or Tom Hanks for US president in 2020
"14.11.2016 21:00:01" theguardian.com After 56 years, 200 films and innumerable injuries, Jackie Chan wins an Oscar The kung-fu star was one of four industry veterans who received honorary Oscars for their career achievements at the Governors awards in Los Angeles After 56 years, 200 films and innumerable injuries, Jackie Chan wins an Oscar
"14.11.2016 20:00:00" theguardian.com The best films of Christmas 2016 – from The Nutcracker to Passengers and Office Christmas Party | Catherine Shoard Escape the sofa and head out to the big screen for new Star Wars episodes, live screenings of classic ballets and Jennifers Lawrence and Aniston in Christmas blockbusters The best films of Christmas 2016 – from The Nutcracker to Passengers and Office Christmas Party
"14.11.2016 19:00:02" theguardian.com Box office superhero Doctor Strange unencumbered by batch of new releases Sci-fi hit Arrival can't catch Marvel's latest, which hits $500m worldwide as nimated musical Trolls stays strong with Almost Christmas fourth Box office superhero Doctor Strange unencumbered by batch of new releases
"14.11.2016 18:00:01" theguardian.com Too big? Too loud? Too real? Billy Lynn and other failed cinematic innovations Long Halftime Walk is cloaked in shiny new tech, but dismal reviews suggest it'll soon join the scrapheap of big-screen inventions that didn't take off Too big? Too loud? Too real? Billy Lynn and other failed cinematic innovations
"14.11.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com Dog Eat Dog: is Paul Schrader the world's best bad director? The Nic Cage-starring thriller is a complete mess, but has moments of audacious brilliance. It shows that, at 70, Schrader is still taking creative risks Dog Eat Dog: is Paul Schrader the world's best bad director?
"14.11.2016 16:00:01" theguardian.com From Weiner to Making A Murderer: this is the golden age of documentaries Documentary films have are more diverse, experimental and popular than ever before. Here we consider why, and survey the genre's game-changers From Weiner to Making A Murderer: this is the golden age of documentaries
"14.11.2016 14:00:01" theguardian.com Role reversals: the classic movie parts that almost went to someone else An American 007? Jack Nicholson as Michael Corleone? With Eddie Redmayne admitting he narrrowly missed out on a role in last year's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we look back on other Sliding Doors moments from Hollywood history Role reversals: the classic movie parts that almost went to someone else
"14.11.2016 13:00:02" theguardian.com Never mind the baubles: why the best Christmas films are darker than December Festive tales about the comforts of family don't work unless the joy is spiked with pain – from Dickens to Elf and It's a Wonderful Life Never mind the baubles: why the best Christmas films are darker than December
"14.11.2016 11:30:00" theguardian.com Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them review – JK Rowling goes steampunk The latest film from Harry Potter author Rowling's wizarding world is a wonderfully enjoyable adventure featuring Eddie Redmayne as a “magizoologist” who stumbles into a dark magic adventure in New York Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them review – JK Rowling goes steampunk
"14.11.2016 10:45:01" theguardian.com Danny Dyer discovers he is related to two kings and Thomas Cromwell EastEnders actor finds out on BBC lineage show ancestors include Henry VIII's fixer, William the Conqueror and Edward III Danny Dyer discovers he is related to two kings and Thomas Cromwell
"13.11.2016 12:00:01" theguardian.com Collateral Beauty trailer: just when you thought 2016 couldn't get any worse Will Smith plays a troubled man stalked by abstract concepts in a film that packs in Keira Knightley, Kate Winslet and a whole load of sledgehammer symbolism Collateral Beauty trailer: just when you thought 2016 couldn't get any worse
"12.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Officer and a gentleman: how Sidney Poitier united a divided America As Poitier's 1967 film In the Heat of the Night is re-released in UK cinemas, it's time to celebrate an actor whose dignity and restraint brought people together at a time of deep racial divisions Officer and a gentleman: how Sidney Poitier united a divided America
"11.11.2016 20:00:01" theguardian.com IMDb sues California to overturn law forcing them to remove actors' ages Film database website was told in September that actors could demand to have their ages removed in an attempt to combat age discrimination in the industry IMDb sues California to overturn law forcing them to remove actors' ages
"11.11.2016 19:00:00" theguardian.com The Asperger's comedy troupe: 'We want people to like us because we're funny' The subjects of a new Netflix documentary, Asperger's Are Us talk about guilt bookings, why they hate The Big Bang Theory and the source of their comedy The Asperger's comedy troupe: 'We want people to like us because we're funny'
"11.11.2016 18:00:00" theguardian.com Jennifer Lawrence on election result protests: 'Don't be afraid, be loud!' The Oscar winner has penned an essay detailing how to process Donald Trump's win in the US election and the importance of turning anger into hope Jennifer Lawrence on election result protests: 'Don't be afraid, be loud!'
"11.11.2016 17:00:02" theguardian.com MGM reports $47.8m loss from Ben-Hur box-office flop The wheels came off the biblical remake, which took just $26m in the US despite a production budget of $100m MGM reports $47.8m loss from Ben-Hur box-office flop
"11.11.2016 16:00:00" theguardian.com Divines review – exhilarating urban thriller froths with joie de vivre Houda Benyamina's Paris-set drama about the intense friendship between two young women with dreams of better lives is consistently enjoyable Divines review – exhilarating urban thriller froths with joie de vivre
"11.11.2016 14:00:01" theguardian.com Robert Redford says he will retire from acting after two more films Film star reveals in interview with his grandson that he will complete the projects he is working on and then focus on directing Robert Redford says he will retire from acting after two more films
"11.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com First trailer for Luc Besson's Valerian released Cara Delevingne, Dane DeHaan and Ethan Hawke star in time-travelling science fiction film based on French comic strip from the 1960s First trailer for Luc Besson's Valerian released
"11.11.2016 12:00:02" theguardian.com Can Mel Gibson ever be rehabilitated? Gibson was finished after a run of racist and antisemitic outbursts. But will the second world war drama Hacksaw Ridge prove that there are second acts in Hollywood lives? Can Mel Gibson ever be rehabilitated?
"10.11.2016 22:00:01" theguardian.com French cinematographer Raoul Coutard – a life in pictures The renowned cinematographer who was a key figure in the French New Wave, has died. We look back at his most celebrated collaborations with Truffaut, Godard, and more Remembering French cinematographer Raoul Coutard
"10.11.2016 20:00:01" theguardian.com Winda festival celebrates Indigenous filmmakers from around the world Sydney event to show 33 works over three days with themes of 'spirituality culture, and the importance of family and traditional ways' Winda festival celebrates Indigenous filmmakers from around the world
"10.11.2016 19:08:06" theguardian.com Sesame Street movie is in the works Shawn Levy, who produced sci-fi film Arrival and Netflix TV show Stranger Things, is working on 'imaginative and entertaining' adaptation Shawn Levy, who produced sci-fi film Arrival and Netflix TV show Stranger Things, is working on 'imaginative and entertaining' Sesame Street adaptation
"10.11.2016 18:00:00" theguardian.com Robert De Niro on Donald Trump: 'I can't punch him now he's president' Actor expresses disappointment at Republican's election victory and jokes he may have to move to Italy, but says he has to respect Trump's position 'I just have to see what he's going to do'
"10.11.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com Arrival review – Amy Adams has a sublime word with alien visitors Denis Villeneuve's thrilling sci-fi epic, in which a linguistics expert is called on to speak for the human race, is daring, clever and touched with skin-crawling strangeness Arrival review – Amy Adams has a sublime word with alien visitors
"09.11.2016 22:00:01" theguardian.com China passes law to ensure films 'serve the people and socialism' First law governing the country's film industry targets box-office fraud and says film-makers must have excellent moral integrity China passes law to ensure films 'serve the people and socialism'
"09.11.2016 18:00:00" theguardian.com The great lost London beat thriller: why to watch The Small World of Sammy Lee Ken Hughes' beat-influenced portrait of 1960s London life was forgotten for years, but has just been restored. Full of weaselly charm, low-rent hipness and rare depictions of Jewish family life, it is well worth rediscovering The great lost London beat thriller: why to watch The Small World of Sammy Lee
"09.11.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com The New Man review – funny, fearful fatherhood In a painfully honest documentary, film-maker Josh Appignanesi turns the camera on himself as his partner's pregnancy causes him severe existential angst The New Man review – funny, fearful fatherhood
"09.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com Makoto Shinkai: could the anime director be cinema's 'new Miyazaki'? Body-swap drama Your Name has became Japan's first post-Studio Ghibli smash, its themes resonating with a nation still affected by the 2011 earthquake. 'I want to make people happy', its director says Makoto Shinkai: could the anime director be cinema's 'new Miyazaki'?
"09.11.2016 12:30:01" theguardian.com Raoul Coutard, French New Wave cinematographer, dies at 92 Coutard, who shot more than 75 films, was best known for his work with directors such as Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut and Jacques Demy Raoul Coutard, French New Wave cinematographer, dies at 92
"09.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Indian child star of new movie Lion 'denied US visa to attend premiere' Eight-year-old Sunny Pawar plays a key role in film but has reportedly not been given a visa to attend Los Angeles and New York screenings of the movie Indian child star of new movie Lion 'denied US visa to attend premiere'
"08.11.2016 20:00:01" theguardian.com The Accountant adds up to a big deal at the UK box office Ben Affleck action thriller tames A Street Cat Named Bob and Nocturnal Animals as Doctor Strange hangs on to the top spot The Accountant adds up to a big deal at the UK box office
"08.11.2016 18:00:01" theguardian.com Allied: what happens when a film gets eclipsed by gossip Will Allied be remembered as a war classic – or for the feverish speculation about the relationship between Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard? From Burton and Taylor to Titanic, here's what happens when Hollywood loses control What happens when a film gets eclipsed by gossip?
"08.11.2016 14:00:00" theguardian.com Moana review – Disney's Polynesian princess movie can't help itself Culturally accurate and with a pleasing 'know who you are' message, this South Pacific adventure tale nevertheless settles into empowerment cliches Disney's Polynesian princess movie can't help itself
"08.11.2016 13:00:01" theguardian.com How we made Independence Day 'I said there were too many flags. And when it came out, everyone thought I was Mr Superpatriot' 'The question of whether we're alone in the universe has been answered'
"08.11.2016 12:00:02" theguardian.com An American Werewolf in London to be remade by original director's son Max Landis, son of John, will write and direct modern version of 1981 comedy-horror film about two backpackers who are attacked by a werewolf An American Werewolf in London to be remade by original director's son
"07.11.2016 22:00:01" theguardian.com American Pastoral: why can't cinema get Philip Roth right? Ewan McGregor's directorial debut continues a tradition of weak adaptations of the novelist's work. Perhaps film should look at Roth's own life instead American Pastoral: why can't cinema get Philip Roth right?
"07.11.2016 20:00:45" theguardian.com The Lego Batman Movie: five things we learned from new trailer From an incredibly irritating Robin to a lovesick Joker, this extended look at the much-anticipated spin-off suggests a worthy new franchise From an incredibly irritating Robin to a lovesick Joker, this extended look at the much-anticipated spin-off suggests a worthy new franchise
"07.11.2016 19:00:00" theguardian.com Sandman: is Neil Gaiman's comic masterpiece unfilmable? The adaptation of the author's classic work has been shedding writers, directors and has left some people wondering if the project is cursed Sandman: is Neil Gaiman's comic masterpiece unfilmable?
"07.11.2016 17:00:02" theguardian.com Eddie Redmayne: 'I loved Harry Potter, so I don't want to screw up' He suffers for his art, whether it's curling his spine into Stephen Hawking's wheelchair or acting opposite imaginary animals in Fantastic Beasts. But in life, finds Tim Lewis, he's the easiest, wittiest company Eddie Redmayne: 'I loved Harry Potter, so I don't want to screw up'
"07.11.2016 15:00:02" theguardian.com Marvel's Doctor Strange cures struggling US box office as Trolls cast spell Mel Gibson's second world war film Hacksaw Ridge takes third place in a weekend that sees moviegoers flock to cinemas Marvel's Doctor Strange cures struggling US box office as Trolls cast spell
"07.11.2016 13:00:00" theguardian.com Amy Adams: 'I thought, if I can't figure this out, I can't work any more' The Oscar-nominated actor talks about industry sexism, why she cried on set and the pitfalls of a Hollywood marriage Amy Adams: 'I thought, if I can't figure this out, I can't work any more'
"07.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Bryan Singer to direct Freddie Mercury biopic Director of The Usual Suspects and X-Men is latest choice to helm story of Queen frontman, which has been in development for eight years Bryan Singer to direct Freddie Mercury biopic
"06.11.2016 21:00:00" theguardian.com 'Happy Birthday, Mr President': the story of Marilyn Monroe and that dress The Jean Louis dress that Monroe wore to sing Happy Birthday to JFK is up for auction, a glittering memento of her tragic last days 'Happy Birthday, Mr President': the story of Marilyn Monroe and that dress
"06.11.2016 12:00:02" theguardian.com Steven Seagal: a timeline from film star to Russian citizenship – gallery Martial-arts actor and blues guitarist Steven Seagal has been given Russian citizenship by Vladimir Putin – but how did he get here? We trace Seagal's evolution in pictures Steven Seagal: a timeline from film star to Russian citizenship – in pictures
"06.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Carrie at 40: why the horror genre remains important for women Brian De Palma's adaptation of Stephen King's tale of a bullied girl taking revenge was both empowering and troubling, with nearly all female main characters Carrie at 40: why the horror genre remains important for women
"06.11.2016 10:00:00" theguardian.com You've Been Trumped Too review – this is what a Trump win would look like A documentary about Donald Trump's battle with Aberdeenshire residents over a golf course reveals the corporate, sociopathic nature of his political vision The polls tighten. The fear rises. And there could hardly be a more urgent or relevant film than this
"05.11.2016 12:00:00" theguardian.com Starship Troopers reboot on the way as Hollywood's 90s nostalgia train rolls on The satirical Paul Verhoeven sci-fi adventure is being made again with a script from the duo behind the upcoming Baywatch movie The satirical Paul Verhoeven sci-fi adventure is being made again with a script from the duo behind the upcoming Baywatch movie
"05.11.2016 10:00:01" theguardian.com Woofering Heights and Peer Window: putting films for pets to the test David Tennant's tender narration murmurs over this double-bill aimed at animals – but Eliot the cat just prowls off to wee on a laundry basket More Than insurance, in conjunction with animal behaviourists, has created a duo of films designed for nervous cats and dogs
"04.11.2016 18:00:01" theguardian.com Khalid Abdalla: 'I didn't have the right to play Arab roles unless I had lived the struggle' The Kite Runner actor is also an activist involved in documenting Egypt's uprising and subsequent collapse. So why has the Cairo premiere of his new film been called off? Khalid Abdalla: 'I didn't have the right to play Arab roles unless I had lived the struggle'
"04.11.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com Wonder Woman trailer shows her deflecting bullets and vowing to save the world Gal Gadot's character shows off her superhuman reflexes and indestructible shield in the latest look at the Warner Brothers film based on the DC comic “I used to want to save the world, this beautiful place”