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February 2018 articles

Guillermo del Toro is among the Best Picture Oscar hopefuls for his latest fairytale for grown-ups, weaving his now familiar [...]

16 February
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This year’s Best Picture nomination list is the strongest in years, with all nine films genuine contenders. It’s no coincidence [...]

16 February
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Black Panther isn’t a ‘black’ movie, says Oscar-nominated star Daniel Kaluuya. And, of course, he’s right – it’s [...]

16 February
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Not all of us can be David Attenborough or Charles Darwin, but we can all visit this solo exhibition by American artist Mark [...]

16 February
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Eh up, this is a right proper revival of The York Realist by Peter Gill, a play set entirely around the kitchen table of a dilapidated [...]

16 February
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A lot changed after the financial crisis. But then again, a lot stayed the same. The public face of the economy is embodied in [...]

12 February
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In The Theory of Everything, director James Marsh dramatised Stephen Hawking’s triumph over adversity. His new film, The Mercy [...]

9 February
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Long Day’s Journey into the Night is a punishing play. Even this stripped-back production – a mere three and a half hours! [...]

9 February
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Following a fairly conventional maiden production in Young Marx, the Bridge Theatre lays down a statement of intent with this [...]

9 February
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The Barbican is the perfect location for this exhibition by Morrocan artist Yto Barrada. The utopian housing estate, built after [...]

8 February
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Dame Helen Mirren hasn’t been in a horror film since geriatric striptease Calendar Girls, so she’s proving quite a draw for [...]

2 February
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There are few more enticing prospects than Paul Thomas Anderson, one of our greatest living filmmakers, directing Daniel Day-Lewis, [...]

2 February
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Roman J Israel Esq lines up its ducks – a star actor on blistering form, a timely dissection of racial bias in the US legal [...]

2 February
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For about a hundred years ocean liners were the primary mode of intercontinental travel. First they ferried immigrants across [...]

1 February
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