A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

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Marielle Heller: 'I don't think we have to be jerks to make good art'
The writer-director, currently starring in The Queen’s Gambit, has no truck with the idea of tortured genius

Claire Armitstead

08, Nov, 2020 @12:00 PM

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The best films of 2020 so far
Adam Sandler is a gem of jewellery dealer, Dev Patel is inspired casting as David Copperfield, while Keira Knightley disrupts the 1970 Miss World contest in these top picks – listed in date order – from the UK release schedule this year

Guardian film

12, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood – touching tribute to a US TV hero
Tom Hanks is wholesomeness itself in Marielle Heller’s tribute to US children’s TV star Mister Rogers

Simran Hans

01, Feb, 2020 @3:00 PM

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'Everyone said: Don't ruin my childhood': director Marielle Heller on how her Mr Rogers film finally got made
The director on how Tom Hanks faced the challenges of portraying such a beloved national treasure in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – and why its audiences will come away changed

Tim Dowling

23, Jan, 2020 @3:22 PM

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War epics, airmen and young Sopranos: essential films for 2020
Daniel Craig bows out as Bond, the original Ghostbusters make a slimy return and Dickens gets a razor-sharp reboot – our preview of movie highlights this year

Peter Bradshaw

01, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the US: the full list
Our pick of the top films released in the US this year brings a shocking class war, tearjerking breakups, war, glamour, horror and everything in between. Tell us your favourites too

20, Dec, 2019 @1:50 PM

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The great escape: why alternate-reality movies are making a comeback
A new wave of ‘rubber reality’ cinema, from La Belle Époque to the new Jumanji sequel, is coinciding with social anxiety, political populism and a loss of faith in facts

Anne Billson

05, Dec, 2019 @10:06 AM

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Battle of the sexes: why this year's Oscars will be a gender war
From Little Women and Bombshell on one side and The Irishman and The Two Popes on the other, the Academy will have to tread a careful line picking this year’s nominations

Steve Rose

31, Oct, 2019 @4:44 PM

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Toronto film festival 2019: cinema’s lesser lights give the stars a run for their money
While Hollywood was out in force some of the biggest treats were smaller titles

Wendy Ide

14, Sep, 2019 @2:01 PM

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood review – Tom Hanks charms as Mister Rogers
The star takes on the beloved children’s TV figure in a moving and engrossing departure from a traditional biopic

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

08, Sep, 2019 @10:26 PM

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Cats! Jokers! Kanye! The 50 best things to see this autumn
Introducing this season’s best culture, from Steve McQueen going back to school to Cher being ... Cher

Alex Godfrey, Ellen E Jones, Michael Cragg, Hannah J Davies, Harriet Gibsone, Miriam Gillinson, Jonathan Jones and Lyndsey Winship

07, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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White men still make the decisions in film, says BFI festival boss
Announcing details of London film festival, Tricia Tuttle says glass ceiling remains in place

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

29, Aug, 2019 @10:15 AM

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