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Can a blockbuster still win big at the Oscars?
Sony’s bullish FYC campaign for smash hit Spider-Man: No Way Home has reignited a debate over what kind of film the Academy should be rewarding

Guy Lodge

19, Jan, 2022 @7:11 AM

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Streaming: The Tragedy of Macbeth and the best Shakespeare on film
Joel Coen’s noirish take on the Scottish play, now on Apple TV+, is up against Shakespeare screen classics from luminaries including Kurosawa, Olivier and Baz Luhrmann

Guy Lodge

15, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Missing in action: this season’s most overlooked movie performances
As awards season heats up, there are a number of deserving performers who haven’t been making the cut

Guy Lodge

04, Jan, 2022 @7:26 AM

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New year arts: Observer critics pick the culture to get us through to spring
From live music to glass sculpture, game-changing performances to fitness podcasts… our writers on cultural treats to light up the months ahead

02, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Streaming: Mubi’s First Films season and other essential director debuts
Red Road, Citizen Kane, Reservoir Dogs… some debut features feel like anything but

Guy Lodge

01, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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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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Nourish your mind: the 31-day short film diet for January
Brighten up the dark days of winter with this collection of compelling one-a-day shorts – from big-name directors such as Jane Campion to Beyoncé and Chris Ware

Guy Lodge

26, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Aqua aerobics! Awkward sex! Justin Bieber! The best movie moments of 2021
Guardian writers discuss their favourite bits from some of the year’s finest films, from In the Heights to The Power of the Dog to Licorice Pizza

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

24, Dec, 2021 @8:02 AM

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Fellowship of the Ring at 20: the film that revitalised and ruined Hollywood
Peter Jackson’s first Lord of the Rings film was a stunning achievement but it introduced a new world of delayed and extended gratification

Guy Lodge

19, Dec, 2021 @6:27 AM

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‘A cold-souled Brokeback’: queerness and desire in The Power of the Dog
Jane Campion’s Oscar-tipped Netflix period drama pits two opposed men against each other with thrilling, and surprising, results

Guy Lodge

02, Dec, 2021 @7:28 AM

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Streaming: James Bond in No Time to Die and other great action antiheroes
As Daniel Craig’s final Bond film hits small screens, investigate cinema’s other brilliantly aloof spies and private eyes, from Sam Spade to Jason Bourne

Guy Lodge

27, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Meg Ryan films – ranked!
As the great romcom queen turns 60, we select her best roles from the low-budget indies to the Tom Hanks big-hitters

Guy Lodge

18, Nov, 2021 @12:36 PM

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