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Last year’s race for best picture at the Oscars was the most unpredictable in half a century. We just didn’t know it was the most unpredictable until (...)

Pixar veteran Adrian Molina, who is of Mexican descent, co-wrote Coco’s songs with 'Frozen' duo Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Photograph: Disney/Pixar

Pre-teen Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) just wants to play guitar like his idol, the late Mexican superstar Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt). But his st(...)

Saoirse Ronan wins Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for ‘Lady Bird’. Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/Courtesy of NBC/Retuers

Saoirse Ronan, the most celebrated Irish actor of her generation, has won the award for best actress in a comedy or musical at the 75th Golden Globes.(...)

Saoirse Ronan: Golden Globe and Oscar contender, at the American Film Institute annual  Awards at Four Seasons Hotel in  Beverly Hills on Saturday. Photograph:  Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Ah, The Golden Globes. Once a year, we stop to ponder why this odd ceremony continues to attract such furious attention. Professional awards such as t(...)

Dame Angela Lansbury who has said women should not have to be prepared for the risk of sexual harassment when they make themselves “look attractive”. Photograph: PA

Murder She Wrote star Angela Lansbury has claimed that women’s efforts “since time immemorial” to make themselves look attractive have “backfired” and(...)

Annette Bening as Gloria Grahame and Jamie Bell as Peter Turner

The late Gloria Grahame, the bad girl of film noir, blazed up the screen as the local temptress in It’s a Wonderful Life, the girl who couldn’t say no(...)

Nobody knowingly raises a boy to become a rapist, just as nobody knowingly raises a girl to be a victim

He got away with it because the women he harassed didn’t want to make a fuss. Rumours trailed Harvey Weinstein for years, say the reports. They may (...)

“It’s just like a regular village but it’s a village of older women.” Above, still from I Am Not a Witch

I Am Not a Witch, the transfixing, audacious debut feature from the Zambian-born Welsh director Rungano Nyoni, opens as Zambian villagers surround a b(...)

Turn it up to Eleven! Chomp on that rental furniture, Winona!

The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson Netflix, October 6th This moving and timely documentary from David French, (the director of the incendiary, A(...)

Jaye Davidson and Stephen Rea in The Crying Game. “It’s amazing it happened at all,” says Rea. “When we made it, it was the only film in production in England or Ireland.”

It seems impossible now, but Neil Jordan’s low-budget thriller The Crying Game was a box-office flop when it was initially released in the UK and Irel(...)

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