First Man

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Fly men to the moon: Ad Astra and the toxic masculinity of space films
Brad Pitt’s saga is the latest sci-fi film to fall back on stereotypes of heroic men and emotional women

Steve Rose

16, Sep, 2019 @8:01 AM

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Full list of nominations for the 2019 Oscars
All the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, which take place on 24 February at the Dolby theatre in Hollywood

Guardian film

24, Feb, 2019 @3:13 PM

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Oscar nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite deserve acclaim, but no female directors is woeful
The Academy consensus has produced two blue chip frontrunners, but passed over some exceptional films directed by women in the process

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jan, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Oscars 2019: Roma and The Favourite vie for glory with 10 nominations each
Alfonso Cuarón’s 70s-set drama and the Olivia Colman period comedy head list of nominees, with A Star Is Born and Vice each on eight

Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

22, Jan, 2019 @1:48 PM

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My Oscar goes to... Our film critics reveal their personal shortlists
Ahead of the official Academy nominations, the Observer’s critics pick their own winners

Mark Kermode, Wendy Ide, Simran Hans and Guy Lodge

20, Jan, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Best supportive wife: how female characters fare at the Oscars
This year, Amy Adams is set to face off against Claire Foy for their roles as wives of important men from history, a long-running Academy tradition

Guy Lodge

18, Jan, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Bafta nominations 2019: fascinating Favourite continues its journey in the awards season sun | Peter Bradshaw
The black-comic satire set at the court of Queen Anne takes a deserved lead on home ground, with moonshot drama First Man re-emerging in the awards race

Peter Bradshaw

09, Jan, 2019 @9:51 AM

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Mutant bears, flying heads and chainsaw duels: the best movie moments of 2018
Guardian writers pick their favourite bits of cinema from the year all the way from a vomiting Oscar Wilde in The Happy Prince to a terrifying accident in Hereditary

Jordan Hoffman, Jake Nevins, Zach Vasquez, Pamela Hutchinson, Steve Rose, Benjamin Lee, Catherine Shoard, Amy Nicholson, Gwilym Mumford, Andrew Pulver, Peter Bradshaw, Charles Bramesco, Wendy Ide and Guy Lodge

14, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Boys on film: what we can learn about masculinity from Hollywood
In a range of new films from First Man to Beautiful Boy, male characters are representing two different types of masculinity: unblemished and toxic

Jake Nevins

26, Nov, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Bohemian Rhapsody champion of UK box office as A Star Is Born rocked off top spot
The biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury sweeps Lady Gaga aside while YA drama The Hate U Give wins a lot of love

Charles Gant

30, Oct, 2018 @1:11 PM

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A Star Is Born hexes Halloween at UK box office
It’s another week at the top for Bradley Cooper’s music-world drama, which sees off Jamie Lee Curtis’s return

Charles Gant

23, Oct, 2018 @11:14 AM

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A Star Is Born outshines Venom and Johnny English at UK box office
The acclaimed romance starring Lady Gaga takes a late leap to the top spot as Neil Armstrong biopic First Man steps in at No 4

Charles Gant

16, Oct, 2018 @11:00 AM

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