Film industry

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‘Wow, Samuel L Jackson is here!’ – how Yorkshire became Marvel’s go-to location
Why did the superhero franchise descend on the moors? What made Tom Cruise film Mission: Impossible nearby, and Shane Meadows follow suit? We report from new screen star hotspot Halifax – now being renamed Haliwood

Hollie Richardson

16, Nov, 2022 @5:14 PM

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Claydream review – claymation genius behind California Raisins tells own story
Animation geeks will enjoy following the twists and turns in the remarkable career of claymation expert Will Vinton

Leslie Felperin

15, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Juanita Moore: the Oscar nominee who fought stereotypes and racism
The Imitation of Life star was pigeonholed and undervalued by Hollywood but years later, she is finally receiving the recognition she deserves

Pamela Hutchinson

07, Nov, 2022 @6:04 AM

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‘My dad Roy Kinnear died filming a stunt. Why are lives still at risk?’
Decades after the star’s death, safety on set for cast and crew is not the priority it should be, says the award-winning actor Rory Kinnear

Dalya Alberge

06, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Hollywood: The Oral History by Jeanine Basinger and Sam Wasson review – dinner with the stars
From pancakes with Jack Nicholson to drinks with Billy Wilder – stories from the great and good of Tinseltown

Kathryn Hughes

05, Nov, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘Storytelling has become the art of world building’: Avatar and the rise of the paracosm
James Cameron’s sequel to his 2009 fantasy epic continues cinema’s love of imaginary worlds formed in childhood that have produced some of film’s most bankable blockbusters

Tom Shone

04, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Danny Boyle says the British may not be ‘great film-makers’
Speaking at the BFI Southbank, the director said the UK instead excelled at theatre and ‘extraordinary’ pop music

Andrew Pulver

03, Nov, 2022 @12:15 PM

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Disney introduces first plus-size heroine in animated short Reflect
Six-minute film about ballet dancer pitched as tale of overcoming body dysmorphia and self-doubt

Samantha Lock

28, Oct, 2022 @10:14 AM

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Kunle Afolayan on Aníkúlápó : ‘I said this movie would be bigger than Game of Thrones’
The Nigerian director explains how his film has become a huge Netflix hit and why he doesn’t care it’s been overlooked for an Oscar

Wale Oloworekende

28, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Ian Whittaker obituary
Set decorator who worked for Merchant Ivory productions, and with Ken Russell and Ridley Scott

Ryan Gilbey

26, Oct, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Andrea Riseborough: ‘I needed to shake off the studio system. You feel like a cog in a vast machine’
The chameleonic star excelled in everything from sci-fi to comedy, but felt her creative spark waning. She talks about finding it again – and coming to terms with the oddness of acting for a living

Fiona Sturges

15, Oct, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Martin Scorsese: obsession with box office takings is ‘repulsive’
Speaking at the New York film festival, the director said that cinema was ‘devalued, demeaned, belittled from all sides’

Andrew Pulver

13, Oct, 2022 @3:32 PM

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