Keira Knightley

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It gets … worse: what can we learn from movies set in 2021?
A look ahead, courtesy of movies set in the next 12 months, suggests we should expect natural disasters, all-consuming tech and a super swine flu

Charles Bramesco

04, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Damn right Tom Cruise is angry, but he’s not alone | Rebecca Nicholson
But was he right to let rip at his crew on Mission: Impossible for not social distancing?

Rebecca Nicholson

19, Dec, 2020 @5:30 PM

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The best films of 2020 so far
Adam Sandler is a gem of jewellery dealer, Dev Patel is inspired casting as David Copperfield, while Keira Knightley disrupts the 1970 Miss World contest in these top picks – listed in date order – from the UK release schedule this year

Guardian film

12, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Misbehaviour review – likable comedy of bizarre and farcical 1970 Miss World
Keira Knightley and Jessie Buckley star in this funny, charming film as the feminist protesters who disrupted the beauty pageant

Peter Bradshaw

10, Mar, 2020 @8:00 AM

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No whistleblower film screening here please: we’re GCHQ
Producers of Official Secrets proposed a special screening near Cheltenham spy centre, only to be told it wouldn’t go down well

Dan Sabbagh

08, Dec, 2019 @10:15 AM

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Why 2019 has been a big year for the big-screen whistleblower
From The Report to Charlie’s Angels, Hollywood has shown us a string of heroes calling out corruption this year

Charles Bramesco

21, Nov, 2019 @6:20 AM

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Official Secrets review – Keira Knightley excels in Iraq war whistleblower drama
Knightley stars as the GCHQ translator who leaked a classified memo to the Observer exposing the US plot to spy on the UN in 2003

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

20, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Official Secrets review – Keira Knightley shines as a very British whistleblower
Knightley gives a sympathetic performance as Iraq war whistleblower Katharine Gun in this shrewd and relevant spy drama

Peter Bradshaw

18, Oct, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Keira Knightley has bagsied Coleen Rooney – who else should be cast in the Wag Wars movie?
The public fallout was a slow-burn psychodrama of deceit and betrayal, ideal for the big screen – as Knightley has confirmed. So who should tackle Danielle Lloyd?

Stuart Heritage

11, Oct, 2019 @11:34 AM

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Keira Knightley: ‘Iraq was the first time I’d been politically engaged’
The actor talks about Official Secrets, in which she plays Katharine Gun, the whistleblower who tried to stop the Iraq war

Tim Adams

22, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Iraq war whistleblower’s trial ‘was halted due to national security threat’
Ahead of a new film about Katharine Gun, the director of public prosecutions explains for the first time why he felt a court case would be too risky

Mark Townsend

01, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM

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'You've caused an international incident': how my work mistake came back to haunt me
It was the Observer’s big scoop of 2003, and as a young journalist, I was asked to type up a top-secret memo. Now my mess-up has made it to the big screen

Nicole Mowbray

27, Jul, 2019 @10:00 AM

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