Lakeith Stanfield

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My streaming gem: why you should watch The Incredible Jessica James
The latest in our series of writers highlighting lesser known movies is a recommendation for a witty 2017 comedy about arrested development

Andrew Lawrence

26, Apr, 2022 @6:19 AM

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‘They’re not cookie-cutter’: dressing the black cowboys of The Harder They Fall
The costume designer Antoinette Messam explains how historical figures informed the looks of Regina King, Idris Elba and Lakeith Stanfield in the new western

Lauren Cochrane

02, Nov, 2021 @10:35 AM

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The Harder They Fall review – Idris Elba rides into trouble in garishly violent western
Jeymes Samuel’s gonzo revenge western, with a cast including Elba, Regina King, and Zazie Beetz is enjoyable, if face-splatteringly brutal

Peter Bradshaw

06, Oct, 2021 @8:32 PM

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Comfort food: the Oscars nominations are not nearly as radical as they think they are
David Fincher’s frontrunner Mank is a brilliant but nostalgic choice, while there are no nominations for stunning sexual politics drama The Assistant

Peter Bradshaw

15, Mar, 2021 @4:19 PM

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The full list of 2021 Oscars nominations
From Mank to Judas and the Black Messiah, all the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards, which take place on 25 April

Guardian film

15, Mar, 2021 @1:11 PM

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Judas and the Black Messiah review – truly gripping Black Panther drama
Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield give award-worthy performances as party leader Fred Hampton and the man who betrayed him

Mark Kermode Observer film critic

14, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Judas and the Black Messiah review – electric Black Panthers drama
The true story of assassinated activist Fred Hampton is brought to vibrant life with never-better performances from Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield

Peter Bradshaw

12, Mar, 2021 @6:39 AM

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Lakeith Stanfield: ‘I don’t hold anything back’
Imagination, energy and a surrealist streak have made Lakeith Stanfield one of Hollywood’s most unusual – and sought-after – stars. Here, he talks about his toughest role yet

Tim Lewis

28, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Fred Hampton was a radical revolutionary. Judas and the Black Messiah ignores that | Akin Olla
The film is a laudable portrayal of Hampton, the activist killed by police in 1969. But it largely ignores his Marxist, anti-capitalist politics

Akin Olla

25, Feb, 2021 @11:16 AM

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The Photograph review – a shimmering romance
Sparks fly in love stories from the past and present beautifully woven together

Wendy Ide

08, Mar, 2020 @10:30 AM

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Someone Great review - another run-of-the-mill romcom from Netflix
Despite fine performances from Gina Rodriguez and Lakeith Stanfield, the debut film from Jennifer Kaytin Robinson never strays from the genre’s cliches

Jake Nevins

18, Apr, 2019 @1:00 PM

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And the winner probably isn't: this season's 11 overlooked film performances
From Maggie Gyllenhaal’s anxiety-inducing teacher to Steven Yeun’s chilling villain, there’s a wealth of great acting that isn’t being recognised by voters

Jake Nevins

09, Jan, 2019 @9:00 AM

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