Bill Nighy

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All ears: here’s why Bill Nighy’s Oscars date was a small stained bunny
Was the star of Living making a covert protest on behalf of pygmy rabbits with his Sylvanian squeeze? Or referencing the Taiwanese gay community’s new icon? And what was that spattered over its forehead?

Stuart Heritage

14, Mar, 2023 @12:42 PM

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Peter Bradshaw’s Oscar predictions: who will win – and who should?
Will Everything Everywhere All at Once pick up everything, all at once? Is Cate Blanchett a shoo-in? Our critic weighs up who will leave the Dolby theatre with a statuette this weekend

Peter Bradshaw

10, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Oscar nominations 2023: the full list
From The Banshees of Inisherin to Everything Everywhere All at Once, all the nominations for the 95th Academy Awards, which take place on 12 March

Guardian film

24, Jan, 2023 @5:22 PM

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‘How do you have authority? Not by screaming’: Mary Nighy on misogyny, famous parents and channelling Mary Poppins
As the child of Bill Nighy and Diana Quick, she would be plonked in a rehearsal room after school – so it’s no surprise she’s stepping behind the camera. The film-maker talks about her extraordinary debut feature, Alice, Darling

Cath Clarke

20, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Will All Quiet on the Western Front really conquer all at the Baftas?
The German-language film has 14 nominations, and great resonance with the Ukraine war, but I suspect a good number of the gongs will go elsewhere

Peter Bradshaw

19, Jan, 2023 @1:22 PM

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Richard Curtis: lack of diversity in Love Actually makes me feel a bit stupid
In a TV special marking the festive romcom’s 20th anniversary the director says ‘some moments … feel out of date’

Catherine Shoard

30, Nov, 2022 @10:09 AM

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Living review – Kazuo Ishiguro elegantly adapts 1950s mortality tale
Bill Nighy and Aimee Lou Wood give deeply affecting performances in this melancholy, understated tale of mortality and lost youth based on Kurosawa’s classic film, Ikiru

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

06, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Living review – Bill Nighy tackles life and death in exquisitely sad drama
A gentle and poignant Kazuo Ishiguro-scripted remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 film Ikiru about a man dealing with a terminal diagnosis

Peter Bradshaw

02, Nov, 2022 @2:50 PM

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‘I think about death 35 times a day’: Bill Nighy on sex, social media – and still being able to manage the stairs
In his new film, Living, Nighy plays a civil servant who has six months to live – a part tailor-made for him by Kazuo Ishiguro. He talks about the power of nostalgia, keeping it minimal and his close brush with Instagram

Catherine Shoard

28, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Cate Blanchett and Harry Styles to head to Venice for 2022 edition of film festival
Competition slots for jailed Iranian director Jafar Panahi, Martin McDonagh and Darren Aronofsky, while actors on show range from past winner Blanchett to Bill Nighy and Harry Styles

Andrew Pulver

26, Jul, 2022 @1:44 PM

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From age-gap romances to a homemade Welsh robot: the best of Sundance 2022
Noomi Rapace as a Macedonian witch vies with Cooper Raiff’s latest gem and dapper Bill Nighy in this second virtual edition of the US indie festival

Wendy Ide

29, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Bill Nighy to narrate Terry Pratchett’s footnotes in new Discworld recordings
The actor will bring Pratchett’s ‘personal commentary’ to life in a star-studded re-recording of all 40 Discworld audiobooks, featuring narrators from Indira Varma to Andy Serkis

Alison Flood

16, Nov, 2021 @9:35 AM

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