Kenneth Branagh

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The best films of 2022 so far
Tilda Swinton aces Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dreamy fable, director Clio Barnard’s forbidden affair and Catherine Clinch in The Quiet Girl rank in the pick of this year’s films

Guardian film

09, Jun, 2022 @6:03 AM

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Kenneth Branagh as Boris Johnson revealed in This England teaser
Sky Atlantic series follows PM’s tumultuous first months in No 10 as he grapples with pandemic

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

18, May, 2022 @5:46 PM

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Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo: ‘I’ve never heard us described as an island of joy before!’
Radio’s odd couple take questions from actors, directors and Observer readers about optimism, the films they disagree on – and biscuits

Miranda Sawyer

01, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Streaming: The Souvenir Part II, Belfast and the best screen memoirs
Joanna Hogg and Kenneth Branagh join an eminent group of film-makers who have mined their youth for dramatic inspiration

Guy Lodge

23, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Kenneth Branagh wins first Oscar as Belfast takes best original screenplay
The writer-director has won his first Academy Award from eight nominations, and paid tribute to all those who ‘search for joy and hope in face of violence and fear’

Catherine Shoard

28, Mar, 2022 @2:27 AM

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‘The Troubles followed me’: Five people raised in Belfast reflect on the city they left
As Kenneth Branagh’s film vies for an award at this weekend’s Oscars, others who grew up near him share how leaving changed their lives

Jem Bartholomew

26, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Going for gold: where to stream the 2022 Oscar contenders
In the run-up to Sunday’s awards ceremony, here are the films, shorts and documentaries tipped for a statuette – most of which can be found online

Guy Lodge

26, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Why Belfast should win the best picture Oscar
Accusations of sentimentality aimed at Kenneth Branagh’s autobiographical film are wide of the mark – it is first and foremost about the tragedy of migration forced by political strife

Claire Armitstead

21, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Peter Bradshaw’s Bafta 2022 predictions – who will win and who should win?
Jane Campion, Kenneth Branagh, Benedict Cumberbatch … our critic weighs up who will leave Sunday’s ceremony with a gong

Peter Bradshaw

11, Mar, 2022 @1:32 PM

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Clapping fatigue, Covid smooches and sprayed canapés: inside the Oscar nominees luncheon
Will Smith spurns my advances, Kenneth Branagh makes new friends and Coppola chardonnay flows at this year’s socially distanced nominees lunch

Hadley Freeman

09, Mar, 2022 @3:58 PM

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Death on the Nile review – Branagh’s Poirot and co are all show
A starry cast of eccentric toffs meander downriver in this opulent but empty take on Agatha Christie’s 1937 classic

Wendy Ide

13, Feb, 2022 @11:30 AM

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‘I just cried’: film stirs memories on Belfast street Branagh left behind
As director’s movie is nominated for seven Oscars, residents of Mountcollyer Street recall when the Troubles started

Lisa O'Carroll in Belfast

11, Feb, 2022 @11:45 AM

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