Moonlight

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Barry Jenkins: ‘Maybe America has never been great’
The Moonlight director on how adapting Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad for TV compelled him to fully confront the history of slavery, as well as his own damaged childhood

Tim Adams

09, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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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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Why millennial stories are saving Hollywood
After decades of an older generation portraying the age-group inaccurately, a new wave of auteurs are shaking up the film industry

Steve Rose

20, Jul, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Culture’s race war: 'Blackness is something to consume but not engage with'
From Dave to Green Book, artists and the art they create are too often critiqued for being ‘too black’ or ‘not black enough’

Hannah J Davies

16, Mar, 2019 @6:59 AM

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The nine greatest best picture winners at the Oscars
As the awards celebrate their ninth decade, we look back on the times the Academy got it right when it came to the biggest prize

Wendy Ide

17, Feb, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Barry Jenkins: ‘When you climb the ladder, you send it back down’
It’s a thrilling time to be in movies, says the Oscar-winning director of If Beale Street Could Talk. He talks to playwright Roy Williams about his sky-high hopes for the next generation

Roy Williams

09, Feb, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Mahershala Ali: ‘I had to protect myself from people’s fear of me’
The Moonlight actor has followed his Oscar win with a Golden Globe for Green Book. He talks about fatherhood, being a Muslim in Trump’s America and years of typecasting

Tom Lamont

12, Jan, 2019 @12:00 PM

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David Oyelowo: ‘We don't give black and brown actors the chance to fail’
A new BBC documentary explores race and Hollywood in the wake of Moonlight’s Oscar win. The actor, along with other film-makers, asks whether that moment actually made a difference

Jack Seale

20, Oct, 2018 @6:00 AM

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The elusive L in LGBT: where to find the best lesbian films online
Women are not well served in LGBT cinema but two niche networks are attempting to redress the balance

Guy Lodge

10, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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The 'popular Oscar' U-turn is embarrassing. But it's better than the alternative
Hollywood’s 90-year-old dog-and-pony show wants new faces on screen and at the box office, but is worryingly muddled over how to do it

Guy Lodge

07, Sep, 2018 @1:12 PM

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Gong with the wind: the early Oscar contenders that fall by the wayside
From Bonfire of the Vanities to Downsizing, how did the highly touted turn into the long forgotten, and could A Star Is Born be next?

Guy Lodge

27, Aug, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Ashton Sanders: ‘Black artists still have to work 10 times harder’
The star of the Oscar-winning film Moonlight talks race relations in Hollywood, working with Denzel Washington, and his eclectic taste in movies

Guy Lodge

19, Aug, 2018 @10:00 AM

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