Francis Lee

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Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly (left) in a study of sexual harassment at Fox News, with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie

What a cornucopia of delights are coming our way in 2020. We offer a few warnings. One or two of these may slide into 2021. On the upside, the odd exc(...)

The Girl In The Spider’s Web: Claire Foy. Photograph: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty

To the Rome Film Festival for the world premiere of The Girl in the Spider’s Web. You picture limousines jockeying for position on the Via Veneto. You(...)

Mark Stanley and Ruth Wilson as squabbling siblings in Dark River

There must be something in the ley lines. Following in the muddy footsteps of Hope Dickson Leach’s The Levelling and Francis Lee’s God’s Own Country, (...)

What a wash of light. What a draft of colour. What dammed reservoirs of emotion. Luca Guadagnino’s sun-dappled romance just about deserves the extrava(...)

God’s Own Country: Alec Secareanu and Josh O’Connor in Francis Lee’s film

Let us get the awkward question out of the way first. When Francis Lee conceived of God’s Own Country, a beautiful, raw love story set in rural Yorksh(...)

Explosive sexual tension: Josh O’Connor and Alec Secareanu in God’s Own Country

Johnny (Josh O’Connor) is an angry, taciturn young man working and stuck on the family farm. His friends, as exemplified by Robyn (Patsy Ferran), have(...)

Wayne Rooney scored a lat minute winner as Manchester United beat City 4-3 on aggregate in the 2010 League Cup semi-finals. Photograph: Getty

The perceived crises at the two Manchester clubs should give the EFL Cup tie at Old Trafford on Wednesday considerable edge. Even so, the game is unli(...)

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure in action with West Brom’s Craig Gardner. City look a different side when the midfielder is firing on all cylinders. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

As a declaration of presence, as a reminder of a forceful personality – even as a motto – Yaya Touré’s statement on Monday night following Manchester (...)