Green Book

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From the outhouse to the arthouse: how Hollywood's kings of comedy got serious
Cinema’s former fart-gag maestros have recast themselves as social critics. Are they the ideal pundits for an age of obscenity?

Caspar Salmon

11, Nov, 2019 @10:30 AM

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Never mind the quality, feel the 'woke' – Green Book, The New Negro and white guilt
The best picture Oscar and the Pulitzer for biography have been bestowed on problematic and inferior works on race

Michael Henry Adams

11, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Captain Marvel flexes her superpowers at UK box office
Brie Larson vehicle overtakes lifetime total of many Marvel films, while Britcom Fisherman’s Friends sails into second place

Charles Gant

19, Mar, 2019 @1:26 PM

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Culture’s race war: 'Blackness is something to consume but not engage with'
From Dave to Green Book, artists and the art they create are too often critiqued for being ‘too black’ or ‘not black enough’

Hannah J Davies

16, Mar, 2019 @6:59 AM

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Fighting With My Family wrestles top spot from Lego Movie 2 at UK box office
Stephen Merchant’s knockabout comedy about a real-life WWE wannabe is the unlikely victor as Oscar winners reap rewards

Charles Gant

05, Mar, 2019 @4:09 PM

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Taking Green Book critics to task | Letters
Readers respond to the criticism of the Oscar-winning film Green Book


28, Feb, 2019 @6:25 PM

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Green Book producer sent angry emails to critics of the film
Charles B Wessler, one of the Oscar-winning film’s producers, wrote to journalists at NBC and Vanity Fair in response to critical articles

Andrew Pulver

26, Feb, 2019 @3:33 PM

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Lego Movie 2 keeps How to Train Your Dragon at bay at UK box office
Family-friendly releases draw strong half-term crowds, while Liam Neeson thriller Cold Pursuit receives a lukewarm reception

Charles Gant

26, Feb, 2019 @1:29 PM

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Oscars TV ratings improve for 'hostless' show
After 2018’s record low, viewing figures increased by 11.1% – despite the shortened broadcast being without comedy skits or a host

Andrew Pulver

26, Feb, 2019 @10:43 AM

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Green Book’s Oscar shows Hollywood still doesn’t get race | Joseph Harker
A best picture for this trite, nostalgic white-centred tale? The academy wants us to believe racism no longer exists, says Guardian columnist Joseph Harker

Joseph Harker

25, Feb, 2019 @7:10 PM

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New heroes and old history lessons: six key moments from the Oscars 2019
Spike Lee rallied, Olivia Colman beat her idol and the Cooper-Gaga theories grew on a night when politics bubbled in the background

Martin Belam

25, Feb, 2019 @7:24 AM

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'Mel Gibson said Wakanda forever': the best Oscars quotes and jokes
Olivia Colman’s self-deprecation, Lady Gaga’s tears and Spike Lee’s F-bomb … here is our roundup of the most memorable lines from the 91st Academy Awards

Guardian film

25, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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