Oscars

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What links a 2001 murder to Donovan and Claire Danes?
With cult true-crime story The Staircase returning as a miniseries, take a dive down the rabbit hole with some British folk and an Oscar nod

Larry Ryan

07, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Jacques Perrin obituary
‘Adorable charmer’ of 1960s French film who worked with Jacques Demy and Costa-Gavras and later appeared in the Oscar-winning Cinema Paradiso

Ryan Gilbey

05, May, 2022 @2:49 PM

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Liza Minnelli was ‘sabotaged’ at Oscars and ‘forced’ to appear in wheelchair
Longtime collaborator Michael Feinstein has alleged that the manner of Minnelli’s appearance presenting best picture last month was largely against her wishes

Catherine Shoard

20, Apr, 2022 @11:15 AM

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Director Laura Wandel: ‘The brutality of the playground is conveyed through noise’
The schoolyard is a psychological minefield in Playground, Wandel’s stomach-churning debut. As the film is released in the UK, she reveals the secret to immersing the viewer in a child’s world

Ben Nicholson

20, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Amy Schumer: I received death threats after Oscars seat-filler joke
Actor says ‘the misogyny is unbelievable’ after the response to her pretending to mistake Kirsten Dunst for a placeholding stand-in

Catherine Shoard

14, Apr, 2022 @9:02 AM

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Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years after slapping Chris Rock
Academy bars actor from all its events, condemning ‘unacceptable and harmful behavior on stage’

Adrian Horton

08, Apr, 2022 @8:08 PM

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Will Smith: Academy to decide on sanctions against actor for Oscars slap
Ampas brings forward board meeting to discuss punishment but reports suggest rescinding his best actor award is unlikely

Andrew Pulver

08, Apr, 2022 @10:35 AM

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Prayers for the Stolen review – heart-rending tale of childhood blighted by drug cartels
Ana and her friends live in a Mexican village menaced by gangs and people traffickers in this complex and subtle story

Peter Bradshaw

06, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi faces plagiarism trial in Iranian court
Director and grand prix winner at last year’s Cannes festival for A Hero was sued by former student for using story from her documentary without credit

Andrew Pulver

05, Apr, 2022 @4:12 PM

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Oscars 2023: who might be in the running at next year’s ceremony?
With another awards season now over, a look ahead to the next 12 months shows a string of potentially worthy contenders

Benjamin Lee

04, Apr, 2022 @6:04 AM

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Hair loss can be traumatic for men too | Letter
Letter: It is right to promote greater awareness of the impact of alopecia, writes Will Trinkwon, but men can struggle with the condition as much as women

Letters

03, Apr, 2022 @3:36 PM

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Eat your heart out Will Smith – I certainly did | Stewart Lee
In landing a Legend of Comedy award, I eclipsed an Oscar winner – despite spilling mango chutney all down my shirt

Stewart Lee

03, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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