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John Boyega: ‘I’m very direct. I can’t lie’
He shook up Star Wars as its first black stormtrooper and hasn’t looked back since. John Boyega on facing down bullies and not being nicey-nice

Simon Hattenstone

10, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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And the winner isn't: the Oscar-aiming films that stumbled this year
While The Shape of Water, Dunkirk and Three Billboards might have impressed voters, other starry prospects haven’t been so lucky

Benjamin Lee

24, Jan, 2018 @3:00 PM

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'Invisible no longer': women in film on the female directors the Oscars must celebrate
We asked women working in film to tell us the standout films with female directors deserving of Oscar recognition this year

Guardian readers, Matthew Holmes and Rachel Obordo

23, Jan, 2018 @11:16 AM

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Academy of excellence… The Observer’s alternative Oscars
Ahead of the official Academy nominations on Tuesday, Observer critics pick their own shortlists

Mark Kermode, Wendy Ide, Simran Hans and Guy Lodge

21, Jan, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Cinema got woke in 2017, but it's only the beginning
Films such as The Florida Project and Get Out have led the charge in Hollywood – and while Trump may have killed off satire, next year political history looks set to take its place

Steve Rose

21, Dec, 2017 @2:00 PM

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the US: the full list
A heartrending coming-of-age love story tops our assessment of the best films on US screens over the past year, pipping a kid’s-eye view of Florida, political intrigue, dystopian futures and nightmarish presents

05, Dec, 2017 @12:00 PM

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the UK: the full list
A heartrending love story tops our list of the year’s best films, which also features a kids’-eye view of Florida, political horror, erotic thrills, sci-fi noir, ghosts, grief and communism

05, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Tom Cruise still flying high at UK box office with American Made
Doug Liman’s CIA thriller took less than £1m at the weekend yet still ended up on top, while indie God’s Own Country charmed British cinemagoers

Charles Gant

05, Sep, 2017 @11:47 AM

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God’s Own Country and Logan Lucky: this week’s best films in the UK
Repression and romance fuel Francis Lee’s outstanding Yorkshire-set drama, while Steven Soderbergh’s heist comedy is infectious fun

Steve Rose

01, Sep, 2017 @8:59 AM

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American Made puts Cruise in control at top of the UK box office
Doug Liman’s thriller delivers Tom Cruise a UK summer chart-topper, while Scarlett Johansson’s new comedy has a very Rough Night from the start

Charles Gant

30, Aug, 2017 @7:21 AM

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Detroit review – scenes from a riot revisited
Kathryn Bigelow directs John Boyega in a stunningly shot story of disturbing police brutality and civil unrest in 1960s Detroit

Mark Kermode

27, Aug, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Detroit and Hotel Salvation: this week’s best films in the UK
Kathryn Bigelow restages the city’s 1967 race riots with authenticity and urgency, while Shubhashish Bhutiani touches on death, modernity and Hindu philosophy

Steve Rose

25, Aug, 2017 @9:00 AM

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