Dev Patel

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The Green Knight review – a rich and wild fantasy
Dev Patel works his subtle magic in David Lowery’s enthralling take on the medieval tale of the questing Gawain

Mark Kermode Observer film critic

26, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Green Knight review – Dev Patel rides high on sublimely beautiful quest
Director David Lowery conjures up visual wonders and metaphysical mysteries from the anonymously authored 14th-century chivalric poem

Peter Bradshaw

24, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Dev Patel: ‘The allure of the job is to change’
From Slumdog’s quick-witted hero to a medieval warrior in The Green Knight, Dev Patel has always sought to be an everyman. He talks to Alex Moshakis

Alex Moshakis

08, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Green Knight review – Dev Patel takes a magical and masterly quest
David Lowery’s complex, visually sumptuous and uncommercial tale of Arthurian legend revels in upending expectations

Charles Bramesco

26, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Hear me out: why Chappie isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers sticking up for maligned films is a defence of Neill Blomkamp’s unusual robot adventure

Alex Godfrey

21, May, 2021 @6:57 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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'It's dangerous not to see race': is colour-blind casting all it's cracked up to be?
Casting actors regardless of their heritage may seem to allow for more diversity on screen and in theatre. However, a growing number of critics believe we should be considering race rather than ignoring it

Micha Frazer-Carroll

11, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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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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The Personal History of David Copperfield review – Iannucci makes Dickens his own
Armando Iannucci’s absurdist adaptation is full to bursting with fantastic comic performances

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

26, Jan, 2020 @8:00 AM

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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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I Lost My Body review – severed-hand animation is tenderly brilliant
The amputated appendage tries to find its beloved owner in Jérémy Clapin’s wonderful, tender movie, the most daring animation of 2019

Cath Clarke

21, Nov, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Armando Iannucci's David Copperfield leads Bifa nominations
The Dickens adaptation starring Dev Patel emerges as the front runner for the British independent film awards with 11 nominations

Andrew Pulver

30, Oct, 2019 @2:23 PM

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