Gabourey Sidibe

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Antebellum review – the horrors of slavery repackaged as entertainment
Janelle Monáe stars in a lushly shot thriller that fails to justify its subject matter with anything resembling social commentary

Ellen E Jones

01, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Come As You Are review – disability rights and sexual needs
Three young men head for a Montreal brothel in this uplifting, refreshingly non-judgmental road movie

Ellen E Jones

16, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Grim outlook for Grimsby as Sacha Baron Cohen sets comedy in town
Lincolnshire town – shown as litter strewn, dilapidated and full of beer-swilling children – fears it will suffer as Staines has

Hannah Ellis-Petersen and Ben Child

14, Jul, 2014 @5:48 PM

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Johnny Vegas and Gabourey Sidibe join Sacha Baron Cohen comedy Grimsby

The actors join Ian McShane and Mark Strong in Cohen's latest comedy film, a tale of a spy who has to team up with his football hooligan brother

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

10, Jun, 2014 @9:49 AM

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The bad review meets its match – welcome to the age of counter-criticism | Emma Brockes
Emma Brockes: From James Franco to Salman Rushdie, the internet is breathing new life into the battle of wits between celebrities and critics

Emma Brockes

18, Apr, 2014 @2:13 PM

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Is Lee Daniels' Empire a sign that TV is finally taking hip-hop seriously?
Blog: Gabourey Sidibe and Terrence Howard will star in the forthcoming Fox drama about a record label – and it’s about time rap stopped being the punchline

Kathy Iandoli

12, Mar, 2014 @3:53 PM

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Precious pair Lee Daniels and Gabourey Sidibe reunite for TV hip-hop drama

The actor Gabourey Sidibe, whose Oscar-nominated breakthrough came in Lee Daniels' film Precious, is to star in Empire, a TV series from the director, with Timbaland also on board

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, Mar, 2014 @10:44 AM

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White Bird in a Blizzard: Sundance 2014 – first look review

Gregg Araki's last film was a sci-fi sex romp. Now, he sends The Descendants' Shailene Woodley into thriller territory – but can't resist dwelling on the sexual side of the plot, writes Henry Barnes

Henry Barnes

23, Jan, 2014 @10:52 AM

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Tower Heist – review

Brett Ratner's caper about ripped-off NYC employees robbing their boss is not as much fun than it could be, writes Philip French

Philip French

06, Nov, 2011 @12:05 AM

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Soccer moms v Precious - the cultural battle at the heart of this year's Oscars
Right favours Sandra Bullock's role as rich philanthropist while liberals root for tale of teenager born into poverty

Vanessa Thorpe, arts and media correspondent

07, Mar, 2010 @12:05 AM

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Precious | Film review
Precious, which is underpinned by a towering performance by Gabourey Sidibe as the abused heroine, is a grim, yet ultimately affirmative movie, writes Philip French

Philip French

31, Jan, 2010 @12:06 AM

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Precious: Based on the Novel Push By Sapphire | Film review
It has been treated with too much reverence, but much praised drama about an abused teenager has a heartfelt lead performance by Gabourey Sidibe

Peter Bradshaw

28, Jan, 2010 @10:30 PM

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