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Renee Zellweger in What/If. Photograph: Netflix

Knock Down the House From May 1st US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Knock Down the House. Photograph: Netflix An exhilara(...)

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and chief executive of Theranos,  was once estimated by Forbes to have a personal net worth of $4.5 billion.  Photograph: Lisa Lake/ Getty Images

The recent HBO documentary The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley tells the story of failed blood-testing start-up Theranos and its chief execu(...)

 Olivia Colman in ‘The Favourite’. Photograph: Atsushi Nishijima/Fox Searchlight Films/AP

Every year, at awards season, we get arguments about the fidelity of films supposedly based on true stories. No such movie has ever stuck rigidly to l(...)

Christian Bale as Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s ‘Vice’

Three years ago, Adam McKay, hitherto known for spit-out-your-Fanta comedies such as Step Brothers and Anchorman, devised an ingenious new class of st(...)

Photograph: Damian Dovarganes/AP

Best picture Black Panther BlacKkKlansman Bohemian Rhapsody The Favourite Green Book Roma A Star is Born Vice Best director A(...)

Oscars 2019: A Star is Born seems likely to score nominations in most major categories. Photograh: Warner Bros.

For a few weeks late last summer it looked as if the coming year’s Academy Awards would be much taken up with speculation about the “Academy Award for(...)

Jim Beach, Roger Taylor and Brian May of Queen, Rami Malek, Graham King pose with their awards for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in the press room during the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, California. Photograph: Mike Nelson/ EPA

Best actor in a TV series - musical or comedy Sacha Baron Cohen - Who Is America? Jim Carrey - Kidding WINNER: Michael Douglas - The Kominsky (...)

Best drama actor, Remi Malek: ‘Thank you to Freddie Mercury, for giving me the joy of a lifetime.’ Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/AP

There was a genuine shock at the Golden Globes on Sunday night when Bohemian Rhapsody, biopic of Queen front-man Freddie Mercury, beat runaway favouri(...)

Vice: Christian Bale as Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s biopic of the former US vice-president

Christian Bale’s latest Oscar-baiting dramatic physical transformation has been unveiled in the first trailer for Vice, Adam McKay’s biopic of the for(...)

You haven’t escaped yet. Before awards season closes down for a month or two – it’s now almost as long as the football season – we beg your indulgence(...)

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