Downsizing

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Gong with the wind: the early Oscar contenders that fall by the wayside
From Bonfire of the Vanities to Downsizing, how did the highly touted turn into the long forgotten, and could A Star Is Born be next?

Guy Lodge

27, Aug, 2018 @9:00 AM

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From Infinity War to Okja: why overpopulation is cinema's crisis du jour
The vexed issue of rising population is inspiring morally complex Marvel storylines and plots for movies such as Ready Player One and Downsizing

Nick Hilton

15, May, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Darkest Hour fights way back to top of UK box office after Oscar nomination boost
Gary Oldman’s Churchill biopic reclaims top spot with Coco, as Maze Runner: The Death Cure and Aardman’s Early Man posted promising debuts

Charles Gant

30, Jan, 2018 @12:26 PM

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Downsizing review – little point
Matt Damon and director Alexander Payne squander the comic potential of this unwieldy high-concept satire

Wendy Ide

28, Jan, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Downsizing review – Matt Damon micro-utopia fantasy is only a small victory
Alexander Payne takes us down the rabbit hole of miniaturisation for a blisteringly brilliant film overwhelmed by its own implications

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jan, 2018 @3:30 PM

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Alexander Payne on Downsizing: ‘The film isn’t a major statement – it’s a metaphor’
The director best known for character comedies such as Sideways and Nebraska on why he’s made a sci-fi dystopia about tiny humans

Jonathan Romney

07, Jan, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Prowling panthers, paranormal spies and vengeful ice-skaters: must-see movies of 2018
The Black Panther roars, Matt Damon shrinks, Aardman go stone age and Jennifer Lawrence takes spying into a new dimension – we preview the best cinema of the new year

Peter Bradshaw

02, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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High-concept satire Downsizing is dwarfed by its white saviour narrative
Alexander Payne’s ambitious new comic fantasy has ideas to spare but a condescending tone and a disastrous racial caricature leave a bitter taste in the mouth

Guy Lodge

18, Dec, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Three Billboards leads Screen Actors Guild nominations as The Post is snubbed
Dark comedy-drama picks up four nominations, but there’s no room for Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Paul Thomas-Anderson

Gwilym Mumford

13, Dec, 2017 @4:19 PM

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The full list of nominations for the Golden Globes 2018
All the nominees for the 75th Golden Globe awards in both film and TV categories, from The Shape of Water to Big Little Lies

Guardian film

11, Dec, 2017 @2:41 PM

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Is climate change Hollywood's new supervillain?
Eco-thriller Geostorm, with Gerard Butler as a weather-busting scientist, is the latest movie to battle the environment. From Blade Runner 2049 to Alexander Payne’s Downsizing, film are turning up the heat on the big screen

Graeme Virtue

19, Oct, 2017 @11:18 AM

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The state of the Oscars race: who's in the lead after the big film festivals?
With Venice and Toronto out of the way, there’s an ultra-competitive best actress race shaping up – but a lack of major best picture contenders

Benjamin Lee

19, Sep, 2017 @10:00 AM

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