Colin Firth

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Mothering Sunday review – Josh O’Connor doomed romance overdoes the ennui
This adaptation of the Graham Swift novel look and sounds lush, but the pace is so languorous your emotions never have a chance to get going

Peter Bradshaw

10, Jul, 2021 @7:53 AM

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Supernova review – a touching long goodbye from Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci
Firth and Tucci trade barbs as a couple on a nostalgic last-chance road trip in this enjoyably bittersweet dementia drama

Mark Kermode Observer film critic

27, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Supernova review – Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci dazzle as a couple facing their fears
The veteran pair are on magnificent form in a marriage drama all the more powerful for its restraint

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jun, 2021 @8:26 AM

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Bill and Melinda Gates divorce: why the over-60s are ‘silver splitters’
Divorce rates may be falling but there is one demographic that bucks this trend … older couples

Andrew Anthony

09, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Bridget Jones’s Diary at 20: a gloriously messy ode to imperfection
While elements of the hit British comedy have aged quite notably, the charm remains as strong as ever as does Renee Zellweger’s Oscar-nominated turn

Rebecca Nicholson

13, Apr, 2021 @6:17 AM

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The Secret Garden review – classic kids' tale gets lost in the undergrowth | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Frances Hodgson Burnett’s story of an adventurous young girl is overwhelmed by the abundant shrubbery of a garden the size of the Amazon rainforest

Peter Bradshaw

23, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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My favourite film aged 12: Bridget Jones's Diary
Garrulous and inappropriate, Renée Zellweger’s heroine drove home the farce of impossible, gendered standards. I couldn’t have had a better guide for my teen years

Laura Snapes

24, Jun, 2020 @6:46 AM

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The curse of Mr Darcy: did Colin Firth's beloved performance really damage his career?
The actor has claimed that his famous role in Pride and Prejudice 25 years ago left him typecast and narrowed his acting horizons

29, Apr, 2020 @1:29 PM

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Colin Firth's film firm moves into TV amid streaming boom
Raindog Films helped by BFI-supported fund over drama plan

Mark Sweney

09, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Why 1917 should win the best picture Oscar
We start our annual series with the frontrunner: Sam Mendes’s cinematic groundbreaker, which immerses us in the horror of war as never before

David Cox

28, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Was Mark Darcy based on Keir Starmer? Here’s the definitive answer
The clean-cut candidate for Labour-leader may suit the part of the Bridget Jones character, but is it a truth universally acknowledged?

Zoe Williams

13, Jan, 2020 @1:46 PM

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'The stupidest thing humanity ever did to itself': Sam Mendes and Colin Firth on 1917
The director has turned his grandfather’s horrific memories of the war into a rollercoaster of fear and sacrifice – an antidote to the ‘chaos’ of directing Bond films

Catherine Shoard

03, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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