John Boyega

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John Boyega tells of ‘life-changing’ friendship with Damilola Taylor
Actor speaks about how 10-year-old’s death in 2000 spurred him and others to ‘aim further’

Emily Dugan

29, Mar, 2024 @10:10 AM

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They Cloned Tyrone review – powerhouse Jamie Foxx in satire turned goofy caper
Starting out gritty, this likable film turns into a mystery-comedy thriller and boasts excellent performances from Foxx, John Boyega and Teyonah Parris

Peter Bradshaw

14, Jul, 2023 @1:00 AM

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‘I make dreams come true’ – the star-maker who shot Letitia Wright, John Boyega and more to glory
As Wright pulls on the Black Panther catsuit, we meet Femi Oguns, whose acting school for black Brits – started two decades ago with a handful of flyers – is now Hollywood’s go-to talent hotspot

Steve Rose

09, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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The Woman King review – Viola Davis leads the line in stirring warrior tale
Davis is the general of an elite team of female fighters, based on the Agojie of 19th-century west Africa, as colonialists seek to exploit tribal conflict

Peter Bradshaw

04, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The Woman King review – a thunderously cinematic good time
Magnificent Viola Davis heads Gina Prince-Bythewood’s ass-kicking, thought-provoking epic inspired by a real-life all-female army

Wendy Ide

01, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Darling, you were dreadful! The best and worst big-screen performances of all time
What makes cinema acting great – or awful? As Harry Styles raises eyebrows in two new films, our film critics name the portrayals that really blew them away

Guardian film critics

23, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Woman King review – Viola Davis rules over rousing action epic
Toronto film festival: The Oscar winner leads a strong ensemble of Black women in a robustly entertaining drama about 19th century female warriors

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

10, Sep, 2022 @5:55 PM

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Breaking (aka 892) review – John Boyega holds together by-the-book hostage drama
A sensitive lead performance helps lift an empathetic yet often cliched retelling of a troubled veteran who holds up a bank in a dire moment of need

Peter Bradshaw

21, Jan, 2022 @8:25 PM

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Naked Singularity review – John Boyega offers fig leaf for bizarre legal drama
The actor toils as a crusading lawyer but not even the looming apocalypse can inject this strange film with excitement

Cath Clarke

29, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Sundance 2022: Lena Dunham, John Boyega and Emma Thompson lead lineup
A return to in-person screenings for the Utah festival brings a much-anticipated mixture of dramatic and documentary features

Benjamin Lee

09, Dec, 2021 @8:00 PM

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John Boyega exits Netflix movie mid-shoot for ‘family reasons’
The actor has left thriller Rebel Ridge halfway through production, which is now being paused so his role can be recast

Benjamin Lee

03, Jun, 2021 @7:04 PM

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TV stars and fans to appear as holograms at Bafta awards
Public can sign up for the chance to line the red carpet and meet their favourite actors

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

30, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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