Ridley Scott

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Paul Mescal set to star in Ridley Scott’s Gladiator sequel
The Normal People and Aftersun actor is in talks to play the son of Connie Nielsen’s character in a follow-up to the Oscar-winning hit

Benjamin Lee

06, Jan, 2023 @8:10 PM

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The top 100 films… and what they say about our changing society
Offbeat British directors defying realist expectations fare well in poll, but Hitchcock dominates

Vanessa Thorpe

03, Dec, 2022 @6:39 PM

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If the Alien rumours are true, please, no more yucky high-concept posturing
There hasn’t been a good Alien film since 1986. Is Fede Alvarez the right director to bring the monster franchise back to life?

Ben Child

18, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Blade Runner 2099: ‘provocative’ TV sequel greenlit by Amazon
With Ridley Scott as executive producer, Amazon promises the TV show ‘will uphold the intellect, themes and spirit of its film predecessors’

Sian Cain

16, Sep, 2022 @1:05 AM

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The Batgirl you’ll never see: why some films disappear for ever
She cost a cool $90m but the comic book heroine won’t even be streamed. Why do some productions deserve such an extreme fate?

Guy Lodge

06, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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TV tonight: Stacey Dooley goes on a genetic quest
The ubiquitous presenter is back, helping people track down long-lost relatives using DNA technology. Plus: The Great British Sewing Bee gets summery. Here’s what’s to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Henry Wong, Ali Catterall, Hannah Verdier and Simon Wardell

10, May, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Romance, 14th-century style: why cinema has fallen for courtly love
From Cyrano to The Last Duel, the world of medieval chivalry is big on screen – and its preoccupation with appearances isn’t so far from our own

Phil Hoad

14, Feb, 2022 @12:02 PM

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Blade Runner 2099: Ridley Scott to bring sequel TV series to Amazon
The follow-up to Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 will be a live-action series that is reportedly a priority for the company

Benjamin Lee

11, Feb, 2022 @5:45 PM

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Douglas Trumbull obituary
Visual effects artist and director known for his innovative work on 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Blade Runner

Ryan Gilbey

11, Feb, 2022 @12:27 PM

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And the winners aren’t: this year’s Oscarbait films the Academy shunned
While The Power of the Dog and Dune lead the pack, a host of once-hyped star-led projects failed to resonate with voters

Benjamin Lee

09, Feb, 2022 @7:10 AM

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What happens when your star is cancelled but you can’t cancel the film?
Scandals affecting Armie Hammer, Kevin Spacey and Johnny Depp have all hit their movies. We look at how film companies cope when leading players’ box-office stock crashes

Ryan Gilbey

20, Jan, 2022 @2:43 PM

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The best movies of 2021 … that you didn’t see
Guardian writers pick their favourite hidden gems from the year including a jumpy supernatural thriller and a tender queer romance

Simran Hans, Jordan Hoffman, Radheyan Simonpillai, Adrian Horton, Steve Rose, Pamela Hutchinson, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Benjamin Lee, Peter Bradshaw , Andrew Pulver, Guy Lodge and Charles Bramesco

30, Dec, 2021 @7:04 AM

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