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Robert De Niro as Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull: An irreparably depraved, crouching brawler of a boxer who arrives on screen a ready-made ball of threat and jealousy

It is 1964. Shirt buttons straining around his midriff, Robert De Niro’s overweight character Jake LaMotta, the troubled and troubling former middlewe(...)

 Director Martin Scorsese  on the red carpet during a  photocall for the premiere of  The Irishman at la Cinematheque in Paris on October 17th, 2019. Photograph:   Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images

Ballots for the coming Academy Awards are still being tabulated but it already seems clear – this will not be Netflix’s year. The streaming giant wil(...)

Ian-Lloyd Anderson: ‘I’m watching The Sopranos for the first time, and I’m enamoured by Edie Falco, who plays Tony Soprano’s wife.’ Photograph: Szymon Lazewski

Current favourite book?  I recently decided to read as many plays as I could over a six-month period to broaden my horizons – it’s easy to think (...)

 Renee Zellweger accepts the Screen Actors Guild award for best female actor in a  leading role for Judy. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

South Korean thriller Parasite was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were (...)

‘The problem is, time is limited and energy is so limited ... thankfully, the curiosity doesn’t end.’ Photograph: Philip Montgomery/The New York Times

Martin Scorsese is the most alive he’s been in his work in a long time, brimming with renewed passion for film-making and invigorated by the reception(...)

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(...)

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman: Still a contender in Best Picture.

This year’s Oscar nominations will be announced on Monday, January 13th, starting at 1.18pm Irish time, or 5.18am in Los Angeles. The good news is th(...)

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.(...)

David Heyman (left), Shannon McIntosh, Margaret Qualley, Quentin Tarantino, Brad Pitt, Julia Butters, and Leonardo DiCaprio pose in the press room during the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, California, USA, January 5th 2020. Photograph: Christian Monterrosa/EPA

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood was the biggest winner in the film section at the 77th Golden Globes on Sunday night. The movie too(...)

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