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Gugu Mbatha-Raw: ‘It’s a misconception that people act to get attention’
Shaped by her father’s early life in apartheid South Africa, the actor brings political awareness to all of her roles, from Black Mirror and The Morning Show to the new BBC thriller The Girl Before

Emine Saner

18, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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'You are a trophy': ex-beauty queens judge Misbehaviour
An author, actor and doctor look back on their experiences as beauty contestants. What does the film about the flour-bombing feminist protests at 1970’s Miss World get right, and wrong?

Emine Saner

20, Mar, 2020 @3:01 PM

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'Over one hour everything was cancelled' – how coronavirus devastated the film industry
From directors to independent cinema owners, freelancers to company owners: people in the film business on their struggles in a time of crisis

Interviews, where appropriate, by Catherine Shoard

20, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Misbehaviour review – well-mannered Miss World drama
Jessie Buckley and Gugu Mbatha-Raw star this feelgood 70s protest story

Simran Hans

14, Mar, 2020 @3:00 PM

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The real-life heroes of Misbehaviour inspired my feminism | Julie Bindel
This film is a timely reminder of the power of public protest, says Julie Bindel, founder of Justice for Women

Julie Bindel

14, Mar, 2020 @8:00 AM

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

Andrew Pulver, Sophie Harris, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

13, Mar, 2020 @9:00 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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Misbehaviour: how far have we really come since 1970s sexism?
Beauty pageants are no longer an overt part of the casting process, but Hollywood still has a troubling relationship with ‘beautiful people’

Steve Rose

09, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Greg Kinnear on Misbehaviour and #MeToo: ‘Where were human resources in the 1990s?’
The actor is America’s Mr Nice Guy. So what drew him to play an out-of-touch Bob Hope in the Miss World protest movie?

Ryan Gilbey

06, Mar, 2020 @8:00 AM

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‘I heard the signal – and threw my flour bombs’: why the 1970 Miss World protest is still making waves
It was the year feminists wreaked havoc on the beauty contest. Now their story has been made into a film starring Keira Knightley. They look back at that dramatic moment

Joanna Moorhead

26, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Feminism, flour bombs and the first black Miss World
Millions watched as protesters took over the 1970 Miss World contest. Now, as a film recounts the story, Jennifer Hosten tells of winning the crown and her own battle with racism

Rob Walker

09, Feb, 2020 @7:55 AM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – comedy
Bill and Ted roll back the years, Ryan Murphy stages prom night and a Lebowski spin-off comes bowling into cinemas

Guardian film

03, Jan, 2020 @2:52 PM

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