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From the outhouse to the arthouse: how Hollywood's kings of comedy got serious
Cinema’s former fart-gag maestros have recast themselves as social critics. Are they the ideal pundits for an age of obscenity?

Caspar Salmon

11, Nov, 2019 @10:30 AM

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Full list of nominations for the 2019 Oscars
All the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, which take place on 24 February at the Dolby theatre in Hollywood

Guardian film

24, Feb, 2019 @3:13 PM

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Why Vice should win the best picture Oscar
Best film of the year – or worst? Opinion is deeply divided, but the Dick Cheney biopic, starring a chunky Christian Bale, is as hilarious as it is grotesque

Gwilym Mumford

18, Feb, 2019 @10:50 AM

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No such thing as bad publicity: five ways to win an Oscar in 2019
The endless party-going and hoop-jumping tactics involved in Academy success

Steve Rose

16, Feb, 2019 @10:00 AM

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How to Train Your Dragon soars over Green Book at UK box office
Escape Room breaks into Top 10 ahead of Oscar hopefuls Melissa McCarthy and Richard E Grant in Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Charles Gant

05, Feb, 2019 @2:50 PM

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Mary Queen of Scots fails to smash Glass ceiling at UK box office
M Night Shyamalan’s superhero caper holds off competition from Saoirse Ronan’s royal, while bad cop Nicole Kidman can’t get arrested

Charles Gant

29, Jan, 2019 @1:14 PM

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Vice review – ambitious, amusing, but confused portrait of Dick Cheney
Despite a wickedly deft performance from Christian Bale, Adam McKay’s film can’t settle on a consistent tone

Wendy Ide

26, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Fake-history films like Vice and The Uncivil War are the new threat to truth | Simon Jenkins
The new biopic about Dick Cheney is part of a disturbing fashion for film-makers to play fast and loose with historical facts, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

26, Jan, 2019 @6:00 AM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Vice to John Ruskin, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Miriam Gillinson and Lyndsey Winship

25, Jan, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Oscar nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite deserve acclaim, but no female directors is woeful
The Academy consensus has produced two blue chip frontrunners, but passed over some exceptional films directed by women in the process

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jan, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Eddie Marsan: ‘My wife says Twitter is my midlife crisis’
The British actor, who stars alongside Christian Bale in the forthcoming Vice, talks about politics, playing baddies, and doing the kids’ homework

Killian Fox

19, Jan, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Best supportive wife: how female characters fare at the Oscars
This year, Amy Adams is set to face off against Claire Foy for their roles as wives of important men from history, a long-running Academy tradition

Guy Lodge

18, Jan, 2019 @9:00 AM

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