The Artist

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The Oscars' love affair with monochrome is not black and white
If Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma lifts the best picture award, it will follow in the footsteps of The Artist, Schindler’s List and others, but black-and-white films are not always what they seem

Anne Billson

15, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Jean-Luc Godard nostalgia: is it time to stop pining for the great director’s past?
Redoubtable is a new biopic which focuses on the French-Swiss auteur’s early career. But in obsessing over the old Godard, it obscures the fact that he’s still making radical films

Steve Rose

23, Apr, 2018 @8:59 AM

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50 Shades of Grey to Brokeback Mountain: are these really the most boring films ever?
Showgirls? The Blair Witch Project? And not a Bertolucci film in sight!? The public’s judgment has hit a new low with this list of cinematic sedatives

Stuart Heritage

07, Dec, 2017 @8:57 AM

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Watch the fur fly: why cat films are better than dog films
Films with cats are cool and mysterious. Mutt movies are a soppy wet lick to the face. No surprise then which Hollywood favours

Ellen E Jones

28, Jun, 2017 @9:43 AM

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La La Land and Hollywood's everlasting love affair with itself
The LA-set musical is well set for Oscars glory after a record-breaking Golden Globes sweep but is it really proof that the film industry is self-obsessed?

Guy Lodge

11, Jan, 2017 @4:30 PM

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Golden Globes 2017: La La Land leads pack with seven nominations
Damien Chazelle’s movie musical gets another pre-Oscars boost, as Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight chases its tail. Plus: good news for Deadpool and Florence Foster Jenkins – and snubs for Silence and Sully

Catherine Shoard

13, Dec, 2016 @9:41 AM

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Why Hollywood musical La La Land will follow Argo and The Artist to the Oscars
Whiplash director Damien Chazelle’s meta musical has won the Toronto film festival but its red carpet to the Academy Awards was already secure: Hollywood loves nothing more than a movie about how magical it is

Benjamin Lee

18, Sep, 2016 @7:14 PM

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Bérénice Bejo: ‘We cannot live with fear in our bodies’
The Artist star tasted runaway success and then crashed to earth. Back with new film The Childhood of a Leader, she talks about France’s year of terror and why she married the ‘closest thing’ to her father

Ryan Gilbey

11, Aug, 2016 @4:02 PM

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Jean-Luc Godard biopic in works from director of The Artist
Pioneering new wave film-maker to be the subject of a love story from Oscar-winner Michel Hazanavicius, with Louis Garrel and Stacy Martin set to star

Nigel M Smith

03, May, 2016 @4:18 PM

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The Artist director Michel Hazanavicius writes sexually explicit rebuke to Isis
In an open letter posted on Facebook, the French film-maker declares that his nation will keep on enjoying food, drink and sex, and that they might name a square after Monica Lewinsky

Catherine Shoard

19, Nov, 2015 @11:15 AM

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Readers recommend: songs about dogs | Peter Kimpton
Wild wolves to whippets, fleet foxes to patient pointers, fluffy, ferocious or faithful, give your canon of canine songs a walk - it’s time they had their day

Peter Kimpton

03, Sep, 2015 @7:01 PM

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Uggie the dog, star of The Artist, dies aged 13
The Jack Russell terrier, who narrowly avoided a life in the dog pound to be raised for show business, has been put down after a prostate illness

Nancy Groves

12, Aug, 2015 @7:57 AM

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