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Oscars 2020: Bong Joon Ho accepts Parasite’s Academy Award for best international feature film. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

Triggering one of the great upsets in Oscar history, Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite, a social satire wrapped in a farce, won best picture at a busy, rain-dre(...)

Chris Messina at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards in January 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Photograph: Daniele Venturelli/WireImage.

Chris Messina is a nice guy. Not of the disingenuous syndrome variety. But an actual, real world nice guy with nice things to say.  His sometime (...)

Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from Joker. Photograph: Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP

Let’s keep this in perspective. Joker won an enormous 11 Oscar nominations. That’s a lot, but there were three films right behind with 10. The Academ(...)

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(...)

Ricky Gervais in his Netflix series After Life: the show was popular with viewers but received mixed reviews

Nineteen years ago, one more of British comedy’s great frustrated underachievers made a first appearance. David Brent is still honoured beside Rigsby,(...)

Roman Griffin Davis (left) has dinner with his imaginary friend Adolf and mother in  the second World War satire Jojo Rabbit. Photograph: Kimberley French

Philosophers still argue over what Theodor Adorno meant by “to write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric”. We can, however, safely wager that those who(...)

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(...)

Jim Jefferies: “The only person that can cancel me is me.”

It’s 8am in Los Angeles, but already Jim Jefferies has done a school run and is settled at home ready to talk about his upcoming stand-up tour, The Ni(...)

Joker: this staircase in the Bronx in New York has become an unlikely tourist spot. Photograph:	Niko Tavernise

Move over, Rocky, there’s a new stairway to climb. A set of outdoor steps in the Bronx in New York has become a tourist attraction in recent weeks si(...)

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