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In 2010, Denzel Washington and Viola Davis starred in a Broadway production of August Wilson’s play Fences. It was a big hit and won many awards. What you are effectively…

Moonlight’s status as an award-season champion – it’s already taken a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Drama) – rising above much starrier, more expensive films, is at odds with…

We’ve long known the story of how McDonald’s burgers are made, thanks to documentaries like Fast Food Nation. This jaunty biopic tells how McDonald’s itself was made. As with the…

In the late 1950s, Richard Loving married Mildred Jeter. They lived a modest life in Virginia, not bothering anyone, just going quietly about their business. Yet one night police raided…

For the first few 
minutes of Sing, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’re watching a sequel to one of last year’s best animated movies, Zootropolis. All creatures great and small…

When David Bowie returned from exile with 2013’s ‘The Next Day’, an album that wistfully referenced his late-‘70s art-rock heyday, it felt like this eternal futurist was starting to look…

From its first moment to its last, La La Land is so adorable that if it had physical form it would be hard to hold back from squeezing it. If…

At the age of three 
Owen Suskind’s speech began to deteriorate. The once chatty kid started to detach from the outside world and retreat into 
a silent one all his…

Who: Star of blockbusters Suicide Squad and The Legend Of Tarzan Why: This was the year Margot Robbie capitalised on the ‘next big thing’ heat she gained from 2013’s The Wolf Of…

Usain Bolt has been the fastest man in the world for so many years that it’s hard to really remember a time before him. He turned sprinting from a deathly…

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Richard Ashcroft has announced two shows in London and Newcastle. The singer recently confirmed that he will be playing a gig with Liam Gallagher and Manchester Castlefield Bowl along with…

We’ve all seen ENOUGH films to know that when aliens eventually come to Earth, they’ll do so for one of two reasons: they’ll either be set on blowing us to…

It would be hard to imagine a film that’s more of-the-moment than Ken Loach’s latest. It follows the life of Daniel, a middle-aged widower living in Newcastle. After a heart…

Troll dolls with Jedward hair and the gormless stare of Bez from Happy Mondays have managed to be an on-off fad for over five decades. One might wonder why they…

Andrea Arnold’s previous films have been so bone-deep British – whether it’s people enduring domestic misery on council estates in Red Road and Fish Tank, or women in corsets, rain-sodden…

We were a simpler people when The Blair Witch Project came out in 1999. We believed it was just maybe possible that this film, purporting to be made up of…