Keira Knightley

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Sex scene coaches could stir up difficult memories for female actors
Intimacy coordinators are catching on in film and TV, but one says it’s female directors and actors who can be uneasy about the role

Alex Mistlin

02, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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'It was a misuse of power': how screen sex scenes have been forced to change
As Keira Knightley says she won’t shoot one with a male director, the use of intimacy coordinators means that actors can be more comfortable with what they are asked to do

Andrew Pulver

29, Jan, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Keira Knightley: I won't shoot any more sex scenes directed by men
The actor says she feels very uncomfortable trying to portray the male gaze and says she’s ‘too vain’ to shoot intimate scenes

Catherine Shoard

25, Jan, 2021 @12:19 PM

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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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