Casey Affleck

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Spacek and Redford: The dialogue is witty, but sparse. The editing is leisurely. This is why we need movie stars

We may as well begin by saying what The Old Man and the Gun is not. It’s not among that exhaustingly tedious genre of old-geezer crime films that has (...)

US producer Harvey Weinstein faces an avalanche of claims of sexual harassment, assault and rape. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The actor Rose McGowan has alleged that Harvey Weinstein raped her and that Amazon Studios ignored her complaints and dropped her show after she spoke(...)

Rooney Mara at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills in February. Photograph: by JB Lacroix.Wireimage

By her own admission, Rooney Mara has always been a rather serious young woman. As a youngster, between devouring the works of the Brontë sisters, she(...)

A  still from A Ghost Story by David Lowery. “I never conceived of A Ghost Story as a horror film. But I do love the genre.”  Photograph: Andrew Droz Palermo

Get ready to theorise and speculate. We may only be half way through 2017 but David Lowery’s fourth feature film, A Ghost Story, is unlikely to be sur(...)

Casey Affleck: Manchester by the Sea performance deserves the best actor Oscar. Photograph: Emily Andrews/The New York Times

Oscar weekend and here we go again: who will win versus who should win. Last year’s Academy Awards were dominated by the lack of recognition for (...)

Expect a “La La Land” sweep on the night, including best film, best director and best actress

Spoiler alert! La La Land is going to win best picture at this weekend’s Oscars. Roll up the red carpet. Shelve the champagne flutes. Send the televis(...)

Out of the Furnace 2:30

Responsible Russell Baze (Christian Bale) visits with local rogue Petty (Willem Dafoe), in order to settle a debt owed by Russell’s feckless younger b(...)

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Everything tastes a bit like Terrence Malick these days. (Unless it’s Upstream Colour, in which case it tastes like both Terrence Malick and Stanley K(...)