Michelle Rodriguez

In any other film franchise, the penultimate stunt here would cause critics to make mention of vehicles vaulting cartilaginous marine carnivores. In t(...)

Carolina Reaper peppers: ‘You can effectively map your GI tract by feeling how it moves.’ Photograph: iStock/Getty

Behind his calm, methodical approach to every hot-chilli-eating and superspicy-food challenge, Dustin “Atomik Menace” Johnson is enduring a kind of ph(...)

A large cast of 26 women singing with a reclining piano player, Hollywood, California, circa 1922. Photograph: Underwood Archives/ Getty
Female films: Where did the women go?
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  • February 20, 2021, 06:00

In 1917, eight female directors made films for Universal Studios. In 2017, the same studio produced just one film directed by a woman – Pitch Perfect (...)

Hollywood stars: Olivia de Havilland, Charlize Theron and Meryl Streep

Anyone who gives a heck about Hollywood was moved by the death of Olivia de Havilland at the weekend. The last surviving star of Hollywood’s golden er(...)

Charlize Theron in The Old Guard

THE OLD GUARD ★★★☆☆ Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Starring Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli(...)

The Warior Nun: Adapted from a comic book of the same nam

Unsolved Mysteries July 1st Who else but the producers of Stranger Things would dare drag the 1980s cult-classic series Unsolved Mysteries into the 2(...)

Actor Dawn Dunning testified that Weinstein said to her: ‘Here’s contracts for my next three films. I’ll sign them today if you have a threesome with me and my assistant.’ Photograph: Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times/File

A witness at the Harvey Weinstein rape trial in New York described on Wednesday the moment the movie mogul allegedly screamed at her that she would ne(...)

Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie in Bombshell

Appropriately for a film set within the Murdoch empire, the title has a sticky double-meaning that would have appealed to Kelvin MacKenzie, former edi(...)

The 2020 Oscars will held on February 9th. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images

Best Picture Joaquin Phoenix in Joker 1917 (Universal) Ford v Ferrari (Fox) The Irishman (Netflix) Jojo Rabbit (Fox Searchli(...)

This year’s Bafta film nominations have been announced, with Joker leading the way after scoring 11 nominations and Saoirse Ronan picking up a nominat(...)

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