Gravity

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From Fight Club to Brief Encounter: how self-isolation would change classic films
It’s now difficult to watch movies without worrying about the two-metre rule – here are the retrospective plot changes required to mean old movies pass muster

Stuart Heritage

24, Mar, 2020 @4:16 PM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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From Boyhood to Get Out – why the 2010s is my favourite film decade
The last seven years has given us career bests from visionary veterans and a horde of hungry up-and-comers ready to drag Hollywood into modernity. The death of cinema? We’ve never had it so good

Cath Clarke

29, Mar, 2018 @5:30 AM

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All by myself: how the greatest solo film performances worked their magic
With Anne Hathaway set to star in a film that she will carry on her own, we ask: what can she learn from previous high points of single-actor shows

Graeme Virtue

24, Jul, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Cosmic emotions: why Arrival and Passengers feel like a new wave of sci-fi
Human relationships are usually an alien concept in sci-fi films. But two new movies show the genre is journeying into the realms of feelings, romance – and even sex

Steve Rose

03, Nov, 2016 @4:55 PM

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What do astronauts watch in space? You don't want to know
From a sci-fi horror masterpiece to an intergalactic disaster flick, movies shown to astronauts on the International Space Station may surprise you

Andrew Pulver

07, Jul, 2016 @1:46 PM

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In a year of #OscarsSoWhite, a Mexican film-maker quietly dominates the Academy Awards
With The Revenant’s Alejandro González Iñárritu aiming to make it two Oscars in a row, he is leading a small but successful group of Latino film-makers in Hollywood

Andrew Pulver

26, Feb, 2016 @3:08 PM

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Chris Hadfield meets Randall Munroe: ‘Are we alone in the universe?'
The spaceman and the cartoonist

Chris Hadfield and Randall Munroe

28, Nov, 2015 @8:00 AM

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The Martian on course for a Gravity-defying record at US box office
Ridley Scott’s film eyeing all-time October box-office opening mark set by Alfonso Cuarón’s 2013 Oscar-winner, but Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk stumbles on Imax-focused limited release

Ben Child

05, Oct, 2015 @10:37 AM

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Alejandro González Iñárritu wins best director Oscar for Birdman
Iñárritu defeats much-fancied Boyhood director Linklater to become second Mexican in a row to take top directing prize

Andrew Pulver

23, Feb, 2015 @4:42 AM

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Judge downs Gravity lawsuit from bestselling author Tess Gerritsen
Gerritsen alleges that Warner Bros owe her damages after adapting Gravity from her book of the same name, but a judge states that there is not enough proof

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Feb, 2015 @9:33 AM

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Settling a score: movie soundtracks that should be removed
The producers of Gravity have released a version with no music at all. It could help. Which films do you think need better soundscapes, asks Stuart Heritage

Stuart Heritage

12, Nov, 2014 @3:34 PM

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