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Quentin Tarantino: The Social Network is 'hands down' the best film of 2010s
After naming Dunkirk runner-up in January, the director has revealed his top pick from the last decade as David Fincher’s Facebook drama, which ‘crushes all the competition’

Catherine Shoard

29, May, 2020 @3:20 PM

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From Fight Club to Brief Encounter: how self-isolation would change classic films
It’s now difficult to watch movies without worrying about the two-metre rule – here are the retrospective plot changes required to mean old movies pass muster

Stuart Heritage

24, Mar, 2020 @4:16 PM

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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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Sexy hardback: what will the Justin Timberlake autobiography be like?
With the pop star’s new book, Hindsight & All the Things I Can’t See in Front of Me, on its way, here are some (imagined) extracts

Sam Wolfson

12, Oct, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Why a film celebrating McDonald's is the perfect start for Trump cinema
The Founder, about the man who built McDonald’s, is a fitting start to the new era. But Hollywood’s love affair with Trump’s kind of anarcho-capitalism began long ago

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jan, 2017 @6:39 PM

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Selma is 100% historically accurate but Imitation Game just 41.4%, says study
A scene-by-scene analysis of recent Oscar contenders by data site Information is Beautiful gives full marks for historical accuracy to Martin Luther King biopic

Catherine Shoard

28, Nov, 2016 @1:09 PM

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Jesse Eisenberg: ‘Do you look at me and think, God! What an indulgent prick?’
He writes, he acts – but the star of The Social Network isn’t comfortable with the fame that followed. How will he handle a gang of fans in a London park?

Tom Lamont

25, Jun, 2016 @11:00 AM

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The 10 best Oscars snubs
Ahead of this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, we look at the most infamous Oscars oversights

Guy Lodge

26, Feb, 2016 @12:00 PM

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Steve Jobs review – decoding a complex character
Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and Michael Fassbender in the title role provide the real insights in Danny Boyle’s fine biopic of the Apple founder

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

15, Nov, 2015 @9:00 AM

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Aaron Sorkin on the cult of Steve Jobs: ‘I hadn't seen anything like it since John Lennon was killed’
How to get into the mind of a man loved by millions? For the writer of a new Jobs biopic, it was a case of finding the human flaws behind the perfectionist

Alex Godfrey

11, Nov, 2015 @9:00 AM

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The great poster riddle: why the Lance Armstrong movie promo looks familiar
When inspired movie-poster art like The Social Network is created, copycats like The Program, The Kings speech and many others inevitably follow

Jason Ward

14, Aug, 2015 @4:51 PM

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The good, the bad and the ugly: technology immortalised in film
From the story of Facebook’s beginnings and the dangers of selfies, to action-packed hacking narratives and robot intelligence, we explore technology imagined on the big screen

Hannah Jane Parkinson

07, Jan, 2015 @11:31 AM

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