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It’s a wrap! Why Jeremy Strong shaved his head – and Werner Herzog jumped into a cactus patch
Actors and directors all have their own ways of finding closure once a production ends. Some are much more brutal than others

Stuart Heritage

30, May, 2023 @5:12 PM

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How philistine of David Starkey to limit western civilisation to whiteness | Tomiwa Owolade
I refuse to accept the historian’s equations of skin colour and culture

Tomiwa Owolade

20, May, 2023 @4:32 PM

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The Tom Cruise cake: Brooke Shields fell off the actor’s Christmas list. I know how to fix this
As a recipient of Cruise cakes myself, I can only imagine the pain of going without one. But perhaps there is a way to keep the gifts going ...

Stuart Heritage

05, Apr, 2023 @2:30 PM

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Mission: Impossible for Tom Cruise as Svalbard blocks helicopter landings
Film producers drop attempt to obtain permission for dozens of flights on Norwegian archipelago

Jon Henley and Sam Jones

17, Mar, 2023 @3:30 PM

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Why Top Gun: Maverick should win the best picture Oscar
The film that even Steven Spielberg has called ‘the saviour of cinema’ deserves credit for reviving the industry – but more than that, it’s a genuinely great blockbuster that truly hits deep

Gwilym Mumford

10, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Digested week: US’s ‘spy balloon’ explanation enough to spark panic
Plus, New Yorkers gawp at an owl living the high life and actors seeking the Oscars spotlight

Emma Brockes

17, Feb, 2023 @6:07 PM

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Tom Cruise goes maverick and Riseborough goes awol at the Oscars nominees luncheon
Dominating the situation with starry generosity, Cruise took the Academy Award for best hugger – while Andrea Riseborough was nowhere to be seen

Amy Nicholson

14, Feb, 2023 @12:25 PM

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Mavericks, multiverses and martial arts: can the geeksphere pull off an Oscar triumph?
The Academy rarely rewards crowdpleasing blockbusters. But as prestige dramas bomb at the box office, will it have any other choice?

Ben Child

20, Jan, 2023 @11:28 AM

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Can Tom Cruise use his maverick magic to save Tár from box-office oblivion?
It wouldn’t be the first time he’s saved director Todd Field, we learned this week, and the Top Gun star knows a thing or two about shifting tickets

Stuart Heritage

17, Jan, 2023 @2:49 PM

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The 50 best movies of 2022 in the US
The No 1 film is a stunning directorial debut, one of the finest cinematic moments of any year – see which other movies you may have missed

23, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Top Gun: Maverick director Joseph Kosinski: ‘Of all Tom Cruise’s characters, Maverick might be closest to his real personality’
The belated sequel to Top Gun is easily the highest-grossing film of 2022 – as well as Tom Cruise’s most successful movie ever. Its director explains how hard it was to make the film and why its star never, ever gives up

Catherine Shoard

22, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Top bundt: how I made Tom Cruise’s Christmas cake list for the second year running
Two more deluxe coconut gateaux winged their way to me this year, without any begging. Evidence if ever it was needed of Cruise’s very hectic year

Stuart Heritage

13, Dec, 2022 @10:38 AM

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