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Oscar nominations 2018: a cautious, comfort-food list in Trumpian times

The Shape of Water leads a nominations list that offers up exotic fantasy and imagined past, but is missing something ferocious and polarising Oscar nominations 2018: a cautious, comfort-food list in Trumpian times The Shape of Water leads a nominations list that offers up exotic fantasy and imagined past, but is missing something truly ferocious Read more »

Summer 2017’s best movies: from Scarlett Johansson’s hen night to Morrissey’s teen years

Pops great miserablist gets a biopic, Scarlett Johansson has stripper trouble, Charlize Theron explodes into ultraviolence, and Union deserter Colin Farrell shakes up a girls school during the US civil war Churchill The first of the years two biopics about Sir Winston. The autumn will see Gary Oldman offering blood, sweat, tears and toil in Read more »

Brexit is our generations Dunkirk, but this time there will be no salvation | Will Hutton

A new film captures a time when industrial power and innovation were key to our survival. Oh, for that spirit today All countries and societies have their myths and film Dunkirk, released this week, is the compelling blockbuster account of those dark weeks seen through the eyes of the participants and will give the myth Read more »

Summer 2017’s best movies: from Scarlett Johansson’s hen night to Morrissey’s teen years

Pops great miserablist gets a biopic, Scarlett Johansson has stripper trouble, Charlize Theron explodes into ultraviolence, and Union deserter Colin Farrell shakes up a girls school during the US civil war Churchill The first of the years two biopics about Sir Winston. The autumn will see Gary Oldman offering blood, sweat, tears and toil in Read more »