Film industry

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AT&T agrees deal to combine WarnerMedia with Discovery
New company aims to ‘compete with world’s largest streamers’ such as Netflix and Disney+

Mark Sweney

17, May, 2021 @12:56 PM

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From Black Widow to unseen Beatles footage: what films to see as cinemas reopen
The dazzling Nomadland leads the way with a medieval thriller, a Ben Wheatley chiller and Emma Stone’s Cruella hot on its heels

Peter Bradshaw

16, May, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Outrage as male voice actor dubs Laverne Cox in Italian-language Promising Young Woman
Cox’s character in the revenge thriller given deep voice of Roberto Pedicini, sparking backlash over European dubbing of trans actors

Stefania Sarrubba

12, May, 2021 @9:09 AM

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It’s not just racism and sexism. The Golden Globes have been sunk by sheer stupidity
The preposterous Hollywood Foreign Press Association gravy train might have chugged on for ever if its members had just swallowed their pride and done more for diversity

Peter Bradshaw

11, May, 2021 @3:20 PM

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Olivia Williams: ‘I’ve been close enough to stardom to see how horrifying it is’
As she prepares to star in The Nevers, an eerie TV drama about supernatural Victorian women, the actor talks about fame, cancer – and squaring up to Bruce Willis in The Sixth Sense

Zoe Williams

11, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Films shot on smartphones herald new age for cinema, say directors
London’s first international festival for movies made on mobiles will celebrate innovation, diversity and access

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

09, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Absent friends, ad-libs and awards: how Bruce Dern learned to behave
Part of a unique Hollywood household with three stars on the walk of fame, the much-loved character actor, currently starring in The Artist’s Wife, veers characteristically off-script to reflect on his storied 60-year career

Hadley Freeman

06, May, 2021 @1:57 PM

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I’m still picking up the pieces after being sexually harassed by a fellow actor | Anonymous
Actors and crew need better protection from abuse and bullying on set. Too many powerful people get away with it, says a TV and film actor

Anonymous

06, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The new Marvel megatrailer: just go limp and let it stomp all over you
Lockdown is lifting – to be replaced by mandatory MCU movies from now until eternity, from Black Panther 2 to Ant-Man 3, Guardians of the Galaxy 3 to Thor 4. And more …

Stuart Heritage

04, May, 2021 @11:18 AM

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Golden Globes body unveils plans to deal with crisis over diversity and ethics
HFPA’s roadmap includes proposal to add minimum 20 new members in 2021 with a ‘focus on recruiting Black members’

Andrew Pulver

04, May, 2021 @10:57 AM

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Historian fights to establish William Friese-Greene as true father of cinema
On the centenary of his death, admirers hope to win recognition for the Bristol photographer’s motion picture camera

Vanessa Thorpe

02, May, 2021 @6:30 AM

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DisneyMustPay: authors form task force to fight for missing payments
Coalition of author groups call for Disney to pay outstanding royalties owed to writers of novels and comics including Star Wars, Alien and Buffy the Vampire Slayer series it now owns

Alison Flood

28, Apr, 2021 @5:07 PM

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