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Dev Patel is here to single-handedly revive the Arthurian legend in his new film

This summer get ready for The Green Knight, the actor’s take on a classic tale.

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Is Portrait Of A Lady On Fire really the best French film of all time?

Does this critically acclaimed movie live up to its reputation?

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Oscars 2020: the powerful protest hidden in Natalie Portman’s Dior gown

She spotlighted female directors because the Oscars didn’t bother to nominate any.

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How the new Emma film perfectly encapsulates the power of female friendship

This gorgeous and lush film starring Anya Taylor-Joy is a worthy addition to the Jane Austen canon.

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Meet Melina Matsoukas, the music video director behind Queen & Slim

“I wanted to create the experience of being pulled over by the police and not knowing if you’ll live or not. That is a reality of our daily existence.”

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Is Tom Hanks’ new movie his best performance yet?

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood perfectly encapsulates everything good about the actor.

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Tom Hanks wants Hollywood to show female directors more respect

“Just the white guys? Really?” the actor said.

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Oscar Nominations 2020: 11 brilliant women who should be on the Best Director list
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11 brilliant women who should be on the 2020 Oscars’ Best Director list

We’d love to congratulate all the women nominated for Best Director at this year’s Academy Awards, but we can’t. Because there aren’t any.

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Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn spinoff movie finally has a fabulous, rip-roaring trailer

Forget Joker, this is the supervillain movie you've been waiting for.

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Tom Hanks spotlighted female directors because the Golden Globes didn’t bother to nominate any

How do we love thee, Tom Hanks?

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How Awkwafina made history with her trailblazing win at the Golden Globes

The comedian is the first Asian woman to win in her category at the ceremony.

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Women directors made 10% of 2019’s top films – and it’s not enough

Let’s hold off celebrating, shall we?

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In a vintage year for women directors, the Golden Globes snub was unacceptable

What will it take for the industry to recognise the pivotal role of women?

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What can Tom Hanks’ new movie teach us about the importance of kindness?

As children’s entertainer Mr Rogers, the actor is portraying a true American hero.

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Your definitive guide to all the movies that are going to win big at this year’s Oscars

From Best Actress to Best Picture, we break down all the favourites tipped to win on cinema’s night of nights.

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London Film Festival is in full swing, and these are the female-fronted films you have to see

It's time to get your culture on.

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Sam Taylor-Johnson on why she still has to fight for every film she wants to make

“When I get asked for advice on making it as a female director, I always say, when a door slams in your face, kick it down”

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Gemma Chan just joined one of the most anticipated movies of 2020

We can’t wait for this one.

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Billie Piper’s directorial debut is the “completely unhinged comedy” we’re all talking about

Lily James will star in Piper's first film.

Danny Boyle on why he hasn't had more female leads in his films.
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Danny Boyle’s reasoning for the lack of female leads in his films shows we need more male allies

His attitude won't lead to change.

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