Amanda Seyfried

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Same old true story: why have TV shows turned into Wikipedia entries?
An overstuffed season of fact-based dramas, from Winning Time to Under the Banner of Heaven to The Staircase, has been more miss than hit

Adrian Horton

31, May, 2022 @6:06 AM

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Hustle harder: how TV became obsessed with stories of workism
Shows such as WeCrashed, Super Pumped and The Dropout all retell recent stories of millennial work-life balance going wrong

Adrian Horton

31, Mar, 2022 @7:53 PM

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‘Good times? I was out of it’: The Dropout’s Naveen Andrews on booze, drugs and baffling the world in Lost
He found fame in The English Patient before becoming a huge TV star. Now he is tackling the Theranos fraud scandal. But addiction in the 90s nearly cost him everything

Steve Rose

07, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Dropout: this true-crime story aims for Wolf of Wall Street energy – and misses
Amanda Seyfried is surprisingly passive as convicted con artist Elizabeth Holmes in an adaptation that’s not daring enough to be a thriller and can’t decide how camp it wants to be

Rebecca Nicholson

26, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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A Mouthful of Air review – postnatal depression drama is walking on eggshells
Amy Koppelman’s adaptation floats in a haze of ethereal lite-tragedy towards its end and lacks explicit storytelling passion

Peter Bradshaw

08, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Things Heard and Seen review – moody Netflix ghost story fails to haunt
Amanda Seyfried is a woman coming undone, thanks to a supernatural entity and a toxic husband, in a strangely inert combination of horror and drama

Charles Bramesco

29, Apr, 2021 @2:18 PM

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And the winner should be … Peter Bradshaw’s predictions for the 2021 Oscars
Will Nomadland clean up this year? Will Anthony Hopkins get best actor? Our film critic gives the low down on the contenders for the Academy Awards

Peter Bradshaw

23, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Golden Globes 2021: who will win and who should win the film awards?
Will Nomadland or Promising Young Woman scoop best drama? And will Viola Davis best Vanessa Kirby to best actress? Peter Bradshaw offers his predictions and preferences

Peter Bradshaw

26, Feb, 2021 @2:05 PM

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Golden Globes 2021: full list of nominations
All the nominees for the first big event of this pandemic-affected awards season, in film and TV categories

Guardian film

03, Feb, 2021 @2:55 PM

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The 50 best films of 2020 in the US: No 8 – Mank
David Fincher’s first film for Netflix was a visually breathtaking look at boozehound screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz

Andrew Pulver

09, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Mank review: David Fincher's sumptuous ode to old Hollywood
Gary Oldman plays Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz in Fincher’s stagey, method-style drama

Wendy Ide

05, Dec, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Mank review – David Fincher swooningly revisits myth of Citizen Kane | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Gary Oldman plays cynical screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz in a gorgeously shot film that both revels in Hollywood’s golden age and exposes its corruption

Peter Bradshaw

06, Nov, 2020 @5:00 PM

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