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Alex Honnold: ‘My new film is almost too much for some people’
The star of Free Solo is back with a new series featuring terrifying climbs – this time using virtual reality

Tom Kludt

12, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Dierdre Wolownick, mother of Alex Honnold, makes history with El Capitan climb
This is the second time the 70-year-old made the journey, this time breaking her previous record in honor of her birthday

Dani Anguiano

28, Oct, 2021 @7:40 PM

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Free Solo star Alex Honnold falls off a mountain: Keith Ladzinski's best photo
‘Alex was on vacation in Greece – but even on vacation, he still climbs. Fortunately, unlike in the film Free Solo, he’s on a rope here’

Interview by Andrew Gilchrist

27, Feb, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Sunday's best TV: Free Solo; Call the Midwife; Traitors
Catch the Oscar-winning documentary about the man who scales rock-faces with no rope. Plus: the sisters of Poplar bid farewell for another series – and tension piles up in the ace spy thriller

Ali Catterall, Mike Bradley, Hannah Verdier, David Stubbs and Paul Howlett

03, Mar, 2019 @5:45 AM

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‘It's sort of the extreme’: Free Solo’s Alex Honnold on rock-climbing without ropes
He is the only person to have scaled El Capitan without protective equipment, and the film about his feat has just won an Oscar. What drives someone to take the ultimate risk?

Sam Wollaston

26, Feb, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Oscar winners 2019: complete list
All the winners from the 91st Academy Awards updated as it happens

Guardian film

25, Feb, 2019 @1:14 PM

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Oscars 2019 verdict: lovely surprises can't compensate for shock horrors
The Academy voters got it right with gongs for Olivia Colman and Alfonso Cuarón, but Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book have been sorely overrated

Peter Bradshaw

25, Feb, 2019 @6:31 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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The full list of winners at the 2019 Bafta film awards
The Favourite won the most Baftas, but Roma carried off the big prizes, including best film and best director

Guardian film

10, Feb, 2019 @9:18 PM

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Baftas 2019: what should win – and what will win | Peter Bradshaw
Controversy surrounds Bohemian Rhapsody and the dearth of female directors but Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma, Paweł Pawlikowski’s Cold War and the likely coronation of The Favourite’s Olivia Colman offer plenty to be excited about

Peter Bradshaw

08, Feb, 2019 @1:42 PM

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Alex Honnold, free climber: ‘There are many places where you can fall to your death’
The US rock climber on making the Oscar-nominated documentary Free Solo, a dizzying account of his unaided ascent of El Capitan in 2017

Killian Fox

26, Jan, 2019 @3:00 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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