Jessie Buckley

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Dolittle: This nothingness doesn’t even have the good grace to be a bad movie

Spare a thought for the executives at Universal Pictures. You spend your Christmas weathering the ill-effects of Cats and head into a new year with – (...)

US actress Renee Zellweger poses with the award for a Leading Actress for her work on the film ‘Judy’ at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards. Photograph: by Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

To no great astonishment, Sam Mendes’s 1917 won best film at the British Film and Television Academy Awards (Baftas) on Sunday night. Detailing a sold(...)

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(...)

Saoirse Ronan has been nominated for a Bafta. Photograph: David M Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage

Saoirse Ronan has been nominated for a British Academy of Film and Television award (Bafta) for best actress, for her portrayal of Jo in Little Women.(...)

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(...)

Donal Dineen: My album of the year is Sentinel by Jape. Photograph: Bríd O’Donovan
Donal Dineen: On My Culture Radar

Current favourite book Kevin Barry’s Night Boat to Tangier is a comic masterpiece. It’s based around two aging drug dealers who travel to Spain (...)

Midsommar, directed by Ari Aster, takes third place

Oh look, it’s that person again. “I haven’t been to the cinema for years as there’s never anything good on.” “Really? Did you not enjoy Marriage Story(...)

Chernobyl: in the 30km off-limit zone, liquidators measure radiation levels in the aftermath of the disaster. Photograph: Getty

A new TV drama revisits the Soviet nuclear meltdown of 1986, when fallout and fake news threatened to poison Europe Sinking through the screen int(...)

Chernobyl drama: Irish actor Jessie Buckley portrays Lyudmilla Ignatenko, whose husband Vasily was one of the first firefighters on the scene of the 1986 disaster

A new five-part miniseries dramatising the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion will bring “fresh eyes” to the disaster and its subsequent cover-up, Chern(...)

Wild Rose: To strain a musical analogy, the verse and choruses are strong, but the middle eight hits too many of the wrong notes.

Some films build themselves so determinedly around a central performance that you can’t imagine them existing without their star. Wild Rose is such an(...)

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