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Joy; Sisters; Black Mountain Poets; Hitchcock/Truffaut; Krampus; Belgica – review
Jennifer Lawrence’s turn as the Magic Mop inventor deserves a second look, while Poehler and Fey are on good form as siblings, and Alice Lowe and Dolly Wells equally so as poetic impostors

Guy Lodge

24, Apr, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Oscars 2016: full list of Academy Award nominations
All the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards, which take place at the Dolby theatre in Hollywood on 28 FebruaryMore on Oscars 2016

Guardian film

28, Feb, 2016 @12:52 PM

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Might Charlotte Rampling pull off the biggest upset in Oscar history?
The actor was denounced for comments about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. But might her remarks – and subsequent vilification – have endeared her to beleaguered Academy voters?

Catherine Shoard

26, Feb, 2016 @5:49 PM

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Gone to the wall – why modern movie posters are dreadful
From The Third Man to Pulp Fiction, a good film poster can be as much a work of art as the movie it is selling. So why are so many modern posters drab and uninspiring?

Benjamin Lee

28, Jan, 2016 @5:26 PM

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The Hateful Eight shoots up UK box office despite standoff over screenings
Quentin Tarantino western opens with a muscular £2.78m, as Star Wars overtakes Skyfall to become UK’s all-time biggest hit

Charles Gant

12, Jan, 2016 @2:20 PM

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The Revenant's franchise-free DiCaprio is the ultimate A-list survivor
Staunch US opening for Leonardo DiCaprio’s The Revenant shows maturing star appeal in this week’s roundup of the global box-office scene

Phil Hoad

11, Jan, 2016 @6:08 PM

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All-conquering Star Wars can't deflect 5% year-on-year dip at UK box office
The Force Awakens sets light-speed pace with takings of £5.7m a day, but 2016 fails to match last year’s blockbuster-heavy opening session

Charles Gant

06, Jan, 2016 @10:45 AM

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The Force Awakens rings in new year with $88.3m at US box office
JJ Abrams’ sequel is set to challenge Avatar as the highest-grossing film in North America, while Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight climbs to No 3 at the weekend with $16.2m bounty

Ben Child

04, Jan, 2016 @9:41 AM

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Joy review – Jennifer Lawrence as QVC queen
The life story of QVC queen Joy Mangano has plenty of style, but doesn’t quite wash

Jonathan Romney

03, Jan, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Robert De Niro: five best moments
With a sparky new role in David O Russell’s Miracle Mop biopic Joy, here is a look back at the Oscar winner’s finest performances

Benjamin Lee

01, Jan, 2016 @10:00 AM

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David O Russell: ‘I relate to Joy – she manages a lot of commerce that is unforgiving and nasty’
The director talks about his third Jennifer Lawrence collaboration – their most exhilarating yet – and how ‘you have to bleed’ to succeed in film

Catherine Shoard

31, Dec, 2015 @5:01 PM

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Joy review – Jennifer Lawrence wipes the floor with all comers in mop boss biopic
Lawrence’s star power is at its peak in this true-life tale of the single mother who made a fortune with a self-wringing mop, but its surprising surrealist streak doesn’t always benefit the storytelling

Peter Bradshaw

31, Dec, 2015 @3:00 PM

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