Film

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Four Daughters review – emotionally wrenching look at why two Tunisian girls turned to fundamentalism
​Director Kaouther Ben Hania weaves a real family’s reminiscences with dramatic reconstructions in this compelling, Oscar-nominated documentary

Wendy Ide

02, Mar, 2024 @3:00 PM

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Sir Ben Kingsley: ‘Any door that leads the younger generation to me is wonderful’
The actor, 80, describes his roles in Iron Man 3 and Sexy Beast and wonders if his greatest work is still to come

Rich Pelley

02, Mar, 2024 @2:00 PM

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Combat Wombat: Double Trouble review – evil tech genius takes over pre-schoolers cartoon
An overly fast animation about a chameleon taking over the world with computer wizardry feels bizarrely inappropriate for children under five

Cath Clarke

02, Mar, 2024 @9:17 AM

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This Is Spinal Tap at 40: the note-perfect rock satire still goes up to 11
Christopher Guest and Rob Reiner made a 1984 classic that ingeniously straddles the ‘fine line between stupid and clever’

Charles Bramesco

02, Mar, 2024 @9:11 AM

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Oscars 2024: best picture nominees – reviews, awards and where to watch
The overall Academy Award nominations for each of the 10 best picture films, along with the Guardian’s reviews, interviews and notable prizes earned so far

Guardian film

01, Mar, 2024 @3:54 PM

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The Zone of Interest could land surprise best picture win, say anonymous Oscar voters
Interviews with ‘brutally honest’ voters reveal strong support for Holocaust drama, setting stage for a potential Oscars upset against bookies’ favourite Oppenheimer

Andrew Pulver

01, Mar, 2024 @2:54 PM

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Laapataa Ladies review – Shakespearean carry-on in Indian arranged-marriage comedy
If you can get with the larky premise, Kiran Rao’s tale of mixed-up newlyweds makes for a gently probing comedy of manners

Catherine Bray

01, Mar, 2024 @2:42 PM

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Roger Corman’s Fantastic Four movie is notoriously terrible – do we really want it resuscitated?
Calls are growing for the 1994 film to be freed from YouTube hell – but is it there because evil Hollywood execs tried to kill it, or is it just a really bad film?

Ben Child

01, Mar, 2024 @11:45 AM

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‘I’m a big believer in pain being an adhesive’: Jon Bernthal on ‘walking through fire’ for Ava DuVernay
The actor’s new film Origin sees him star as the husband of Pulitzer-winner Isabel Wilkerson. He reflects on the fight for social justice and avoiding the new film seeming like a ‘woke agenda’

Zoe Williams

01, Mar, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Why Killers of the Flower Moon should win the best picture Oscar
Martin Scorsese has made the ultimate western, showing the racism, greed and corruption on which America was really founded. It’s a world-changing work

Steve Rose

01, Mar, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Steve Coogan and makers of The Lost King sued by academic over his portrayal in the film
The former deputy registrar of the University of Leicester claims the 2022 movie presented him as ‘dismissive, patronising and misogynistic’

Catherine Shoard

29, Feb, 2024 @6:25 PM

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Stephen Fry: ‘I was never cute – I’ve got better looking as I’ve got older’
As Britain’s pre-eminent brainbox voices Leonardo da Vinci in new stopmotion film The Inventor, he answers readers’ questions on dinner parties, trivia quizzes and getting old

As told to Rich Pelley

29, Feb, 2024 @12:16 PM

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