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Weekend Watch: Hable con Ella

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Weekend Watch: Hable con Ella

by Harriet Marsden

This movie might stray from Pedro Almodóvar’s usual directorial style, but it’s still one of his best works.
The joys and limitations of today’s socially-conscious cinema

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The joys and limitations of today’s socially-conscious cinema

by James Oliver

We’ll be able to properly judge the merits of films like ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Black Panther’ after the age of Trump.
I know exactly why men fancy Mary Poppins

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I know exactly why men fancy Mary Poppins

by Nichi Hodgson

The practically perfect nanny’s return to the big screen isn’t just for children.
War, ideology and food fights: Czechoslovak cinema in the Sixties

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War, ideology and food fights: Czechoslovak cinema in the Sixties

by James Oliver

This was a true Golden Age of film, and it ought to inspire more Golden Ages in future.
The women behind the franchises

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The women behind the franchises

by Alexander Larman

JK Rowling, Kathleen Kennedy and Barbara Broccoli represent a new type of movie mogul.
Movie Advent #9: Three Godfathers

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Movie Advent #9: Three Godfathers

by Peter Hoskin

This story of death and family in the American West is actually more Christmassy than most other Christmas movies.
Say happy birthday to his little friend!

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Say happy birthday to his little friend!

by Matthew d'Ancona

It's been 35 years since the release of Brian De Palma's classic 'Scarface'.
Advent Movie #7: Nativity!

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Advent Movie #7: Nativity!

by Olive Pometsey

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a slightly naff but brilliant staging of the nativity story.
The Avengers trailer sets the tone for a grand finale to an 11-year adventure

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The Avengers trailer sets the tone for a grand finale to an 11-year adventure

by Matthew d'Ancona

Our first look at the latest Marvel film is poignant for a number of reasons.
Weekend Watch: Stories We Tell

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Weekend Watch: Stories We Tell

by Lucy Scholes

Our writer recommends Sarah Polley’s 2012 tour de force, a documentary about her own family.
Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host amid homophobia row

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Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host amid homophobia row

by Simon Doherty

Yeah, that's probably for the best.
The Golden Globes 2019 nominations are in

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The Golden Globes 2019 nominations are in

by Drugstore Culture

Here's the list in full.
Fairy tales, soap and blood: the power of snow in film

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Fairy tales, soap and blood: the power of snow in film

by Thomas McMullan

From ‘Fargo’ to ‘Kill Bill Vol 1’, frozen landscapes in films are more common than the real thing.
Weekend Watch: The Conformist

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Weekend Watch: The Conformist

by James Oliver

The Bertolucci film that brought the glamour of Fascism to the forefront.
‘Roma’ is Cuarõn’s tour de force

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‘Roma’ is Cuarõn’s tour de force

by Lucy Scholes

The Oscar-winning director's latest venture does not disappoint.
Bertolucci the film buff

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Bertolucci the film buff

by James Oliver

It was the great director’s passion for movies that set his work apart from the rest.
The Ryan Murphy and Olivia de Havilland dispute could change how real people are depicted on screen

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The Ryan Murphy and Olivia de Havilland dispute could change how real people are depicted on screen

by Lucy Scholes

The ‘Gone With The Wind’ star is filing a lawsuit against Murphy’s TV show ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’.
‘Workers!’: Destigmatising the sex industry through the arts

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‘Workers!’: Destigmatising the sex industry through the arts

by Zoe Whitfield

Offering a fresh perspective on its subjects, this film shows that sex workers deserve the same rights as everyone else.