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Midsommar May Queen costume among movie props on sale in coronavirus auction
Necklace from Uncut Gems and wooden mermaid from The Lighthouse also on sale as distributors A24 put on fundraiser

Andrew Pulver

22, Apr, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Crying! Pole-Dancing! Heroin! The best movie moments of 2019
From an awkward scene with a knife to an A-lister’s comeback with the sounds of Fiona Apple, Guardian writers pick their favourite big screen bits of the year

Jordan Hoffman, Pamela Hutchinson, Charles Bramesco, Benjamin Lee, Adrian Horton, Guy Lodge, Gretchen Smail, André Wheeler, Catherine Shoard, Steve Rose, Andrew Pulver and Peter Bradshaw

23, Dec, 2019 @7:20 AM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the US: the full list
Our pick of the top films released in the US this year brings a shocking class war, tearjerking breakups, war, glamour, horror and everything in between. Tell us your favourites too

20, Dec, 2019 @1:50 PM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the UK: the full list
Our pick of the year’s top movies released in the UK reveals the end of an era, painful breakups, festive families, horrors both real and imagined, and heroes of many kinds

20, Dec, 2019 @9:36 AM

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Battle of the sexes: why this year's Oscars will be a gender war
From Little Women and Bombshell on one side and The Irishman and The Two Popes on the other, the Academy will have to tread a careful line picking this year’s nominations

Steve Rose

31, Oct, 2019 @4:44 PM

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Devils and debauchery: why we love to be scared by folk horror
After films like The Wicker Man and Midsommar, grisly visions of the countryside have made the leap from screen to page, writes horror author Andrew Michael Hurley

Andrew Michael Hurley

28, Oct, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Midsommar: Director’s Cut review – extended folk-horror tale is a survivor
The flaws in this longer version of Ari Aster’s bucolic horror-comedy underline the strengths of the audacious original

Ryan Gilbey

09, Sep, 2019 @2:22 PM

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So extra: how the director's cut became Hollywood's best ruse to milk fans dry
They used to come out years after the original – and be quite different. Now films such as Avengers: Endgame are released in ‘new’ versions weeks after the original – and fans are lapping them up

Stuart Heritage

29, Aug, 2019 @2:03 PM

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Myth-busting Midsommar: why today's shockers need to do more with folk horror
Directors are once more turning to pagan rituals for frighteners, but cleverly researched storylines don’t make for effective horror

Noah Martin

19, Jul, 2019 @2:37 PM

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How did horror become a year-long box office slayer?
Once reserved for Halloween, films such as Midsommar and Gwen prove the genre’s popularity. Let’s hope ubiquity doesn’t affect its scariness

Steve Rose

15, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Jaws to Garbage, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

12, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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From Midsommar to martial arts: how movie cults got real
In a spate of new releases, big screen cults have found the human element among the madness and mayhem

Charles Bramesco

11, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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