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Golden Globes 2021: the winners, the speeches, the controversy – live

An unusual semi-virtual kickoff to the awards season sees Mank, Nomadland, Schitt’s Creek and The Crown leading the way but there’s continued outrage over diversity and alleged corruption1.19am GMTA spooky teaser of what’s to come as the nominees for best actress in a TV comedy all awkwardly make small talk with each other via screens. […]

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Malachi Kirby: ‘I used to go into auditions in character… I didn’t have the confidence to go in as myself’

After starring in Roots and as Darcus Howe in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe, the actor is having fun in a new financial thriller and making sure his true voice is heard“I’m used to always doing dramatic work,” says 31-year-old Malachi Kirby. “There is something about my face that people must enjoy seeing crying.” The London-born […]

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Christopher Nolan, Steve McQueen, Asif Kapadia Write to U.K. Chancellor For Cinema Funding

More than 40 prominent U.K. film industry figures, including “Tenet” director Christopher Nolan and “Small Axe” filmmaker Steve McQueen, have written to U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak requesting further support for the beleaguered exhibition sector.The letter in the Sunday Times, a follow up to the U.K. Cinema Association’s December 2020 ‘Keep the Magic […]

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LA Film Critics Select Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ As Best Film

If it’s a Sunday in December it means it’s time for the Los Angeles Film Critics Association to hand out their year-end honors. The big winner was Steve McQueen’s film anthology commissioned for the BBC and Amazon Prime Video, “Small Axe.” It took Best Film, Best Cinematography and McQueen was runner up for Best Director.Read […]

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‘Small Axe’ Named Best Picture by L.A. Film Critics Association

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association on Sunday determined their picks for the year’s best in film.Small Axe was tapped as best picture. Chloe Zhao was chosen as best director for Nomadland with Steve Mcqueen as runner-up for Small Axe. Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman was selected as best screenplay with Eliza Hittman’s Never Rarely […]

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LA Film Critics Awards: Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ Wins Best Picture, ‘Nomadland’ Is Runner-Up

The voting for the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s (Lafca) best films and best performances of 2020 is underway — virtually of course — on Sunday. The awards are announced via the group’s Twitter account. The group is led by Claudia Puig as president, with more than 60 other journalists comprising the voters. The top […]

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Barack Obama Shares His Favorite Movies and TV Shows of 2020

President Barack Obama, like the rest of us, appears to have spent a good portion of his year binging TV shows and watching movies to pass time during the coronavirus pandemic.In keeping with his annual tradition, on Friday he shared his favorite films and television series of 2020. Obama’s movie list includes “Ma Rainey’s Black […]

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‘Black Panther’ Star Letitia Wright Deletes Twitter Account After Posting Controversial Anti-Vax Video

So, imagine you’re Letitia Wright. You broke out in a big, big way in 2018 after co-starring in “Black Panther.” From there, you show up in “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame,” two of the biggest films of all time. Then you round that out by starring in an acclaimed Steve McQueen film as part […]

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New Movies to Watch This Week: ‘All My Life,’ ‘Godmothered,’ ‘The Godfather, Coda’

Cinemas — the ones that are open — are hurting for new content. With only one wide release this week — that would be Focus Features’ “Half Brothers” opening on approximately 1,200 screens — film fans will likely be staying home and sifting through new releases via streaming instead.For example, audiences have their choice between […]

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New Movies to Watch This Week: Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove,’ ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘Run,’ ‘Collective’

If last week was a big one for Netflix (what with “Mank” and “Hillbilly Elegy” out in theaters), then this one belongs to Amazon, who have a pair of big projects launching via their Prime Video subscription service. The first is “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen’s anthology “Small Axe,” an epic and altogether […]

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