Kenneth Lonergan

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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The directors’ cut: film-makers choose the best movies of the century so far
From Mike Leigh to Richard Linklater, Joanna Hogg and Michael Winterbottom, here are some of the century’s greatest films, chosen by some of the directors whose own films feature in our top 100

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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The Starry Messenger review – Broderick and McGovern face up to cosmic failures
Kenneth Lonergan’s tale of astronomy and midlife misery makes fine use of an A-list cast but never truly explodes into life

Michael Billington

29, May, 2019 @10:00 PM

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The Waverly Gallery review – Elaine May dazzles in devastating dementia drama
Kenneth Lonergan’s personal play about a gallery owner losing her memory is a beautifully acted, quietly crushing tragedy

Alexis Soloski

26, Oct, 2018 @2:00 AM

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Lobby Hero review – Chris Evans hits Broadway in tight, timely drama
A stylish production of Kenneth Lonergan’s 2001 play is brimming with smart dialogue and fine performances

Alexis Soloski

27, Mar, 2018 @2:00 AM

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The best films of 2017 so far
La La Land and The Love Witch wove magic, Moonlight and Lion wrung out tears, while Get Out and Lady Macbeth got nasty. Plus, there were striking debuts, returns to form by seasoned directors and reunions for the Trainspotting rogues

Gwilym Mumford and Andrew Pulver

07, Feb, 2018 @12:35 PM

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Oscar winner Kenneth Lonergan on director's cuts, Scorsese and studio battles
The writer-director behind Manchester by the Sea and You Can Count On Me talks about his struggles with the much-delayed 2011 drama Margaret

Interview by Jake Nevins

16, Jan, 2018 @11:00 AM

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the UK: No 10 Manchester by the Sea
As our countdown enters the final stages, Cath Clarke champions a harrowing, beautifully acted film where tragedy has no easy resolution

Cath Clarke

11, Dec, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Manchester by the Sea director defends Casey Affleck over sexual harassment allegations
Kenneth Lonergan, who won best original screenplay Oscar for the film, has accused a student newspaper of ‘flat-out slander’ over claims against the actor

Gwilym Mumford

06, Mar, 2017 @1:49 PM

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Oscar winners 2017: the full list
All the winners from the 89th Academy Awards

Guardian film

28, Feb, 2017 @7:15 AM

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The best quotes from the 2017 Oscars
From Viola Davis’s lyrical paean to art, to the barbs Jimmy Kimmel aimed at Trump, here are the highlights from the acceptance speeches and award presentationsrs

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

27, Feb, 2017 @7:49 AM

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'And the Oscar will go to' … who shall win the 2017 Academy Awards, and why
Make room for Denzel Washington in the three-timer club and Emma Stone on the podium: our awards expert tells you where to put your money

Guy Lodge

23, Feb, 2017 @9:21 AM

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