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From Barbie to Creed III: the 2023 films Guardian writers are most excited about
The next 12 months offers a wide range of tantalising new movies. Here are the ones our critics are most intrigued about

Scott Tobias, Charles Bramesco, Adrian Horton, Veronica Esposito, Benjamin Lee, Jesse Hassenger, Guy Lodge, Radheyan Simonpillai, Andrew Lawrence, Lauren Mechling and Andrew Pulver

05, Jan, 2023 @7:08 AM

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Forget Batgirl, where’s Superman Lives? The inside stories of Hollywood’s biggest abandoned films
Eliot Ness hunts a killer, Nicolas Cage plays the Man of Steel and Marilyn Monroe is The Girl in Pink Tights in films that were never released. A writer, a producer and a film expert tell the movies’ hidden histories

Lizzy Dening

12, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Alien 3 at 30: David Fincher’s divisive threequel remains a fascinating failure
The first-time film-maker memorably disowned his grim and grimy Alien movie but a devoted fanbase insists it’s better than its bad reputation

Noah Gittell

22, May, 2022 @5:27 AM

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Fight Club author praises Chinese cut of film: ‘Super wonderful!’
Chuck Palahniuk described the plot change, which involves police foiling an anarchist conspiracy, as aligning more closely to his original novel than David Fincher’s film

Catherine Shoard

27, Jan, 2022 @2:50 PM

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David Fincher and Trent Reznor on Mank: 'People were like: Huh. This is very niche'
The director and the rock star composer have now collaborated on four films and discuss their work on the overwhelming Oscar favourite, plus why Bird Box made no sense and whether Fight Club could come to Broadway

Ryan Gilbey

25, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Comfort food: the Oscars nominations are not nearly as radical as they think they are
David Fincher’s frontrunner Mank is a brilliant but nostalgic choice, while there are no nominations for stunning sexual politics drama The Assistant

Peter Bradshaw

15, Mar, 2021 @4:19 PM

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The full list of 2021 Oscars nominations
From Mank to Judas and the Black Messiah, all the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards, which take place on 25 April

Guardian film

15, Mar, 2021 @1:11 PM

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Rocks on! The Baftas' diversity push has been brilliantly vindicated | Peter Bradshaw
A British coming-of-age drama about inner-city schoolgirls leads the lack of nominations and four female directors are shortlisted, meaning whatever Bafta has done behind the scenes has worked

Peter Bradshaw

09, Mar, 2021 @5:11 PM

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Ten female directors make 2021 Baftas shortlist
Of the 20 films in director category, half have a female director or co-director, but there’s little love for Da 5 Bloods or Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Catherine Shoard

04, Feb, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Death! Dancing! Drinking! The best movie moments of 2020
From an unusual first kiss to a horrifying shock death, Guardian writers pick their most impactful big screen bits of the year

Adrian Horton, Guy Lodge, Charles Bramesco, Beatrice Loayza, Steve Rose, Radheyan Simonpillai, Pamela Hutchinson, Jordan Hoffman, Benjamin Lee, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

24, Dec, 2020 @8:17 AM

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The 50 best films of 2020 in the UK: the full list
It’s number one time, and it’s a picture from the beginning of the year that nothing else has quite eclipsed for wit, thrills and sheer watchability

Andrew Pulver

18, Dec, 2020 @8:09 AM

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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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