Actress Lucy Boynton: Hollywood’s rising star
18 September 2022 | 7:55 am
British-American actress Lucy Boynton speaks to Eve Jackson about being awarded the Hollywood Rising Star Award at the Deauville American Film Festival; starring in "Bohemian Rhapsody", the highest-grossing musical biopic of all time; and why it’s important to speak out about the subjects that matter.
2 Jul 2020
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film news including "Capital in the 21st Century," the La Rochelle Film festival, a tribute to Gone With the Wind actress Olivia de Havilland for her 104th birthday and the re-release of ten 1930s movies from Hollywood’s racy days.
12 Jul 2020
Javicia Leslie will play the lead role in the US series "Batwoman." This is the first time a Black woman will portray the superhero in live-action television or film.
13 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday
27 Jul 2020
Golden age Hollywood star Olivia de Havilland dies at 104, her agent said. She starred in "Gone with the Wind" and was a two-time Oscar winner.
20 Oct 2020
Currently exhibiting in Berlin, the Nigerian artist has been labeled the top art 'star of tomorrow' by Kunstkompass. In her art, Otobong Nkanga examines human exploitation of land.
7 Jan 2021
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including a look ahead at filmmaking in 2021 and a review of the new Pixar movie "Soul". She also reveals her "virtual" pick of the week: a one-minute-long film, shot with a cell phone and entitled "Women's Empowerment".
13 Feb 2021
Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney completed one of football's most unlikely takeovers when they finalised their purchase of non-league minnows Wrexham on Tuesday.
28 Feb 2021
Fashion, at its heart, is about creating images: images that inspire, question and excite. Today, millions of them are shared on social media every single day. Armed with some top tips and a plethora of filters, almost anyone with a smartphone can capture an arresting image. But in order to become truly iconic, you need something more. We went to meet rising star Julien Boudet, a highly in-demand street style photographer who's also making waves on the international art scene.
1 Mar 2021
Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on Sunday (February 28) called on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) to include Black members, following a furor over diversity. The usual cozy gathering of A-listers at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills has been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and controversy over the lack of Black members in the 87-member HFPA, whose members choose the Golden Globe winners.
14 Mar 2021
Al Pacino’s suit from Scarface, Batman's mask and other props from Hollywood films are set to go on auction in Los Angeles next month. "Daniel Radcliffe's wand, what a great item to own," says Julien’s Auctions executive director Martin Nolan. The item is estimated at $10 000.
23 Mar 2021
The coronavirus pandemic brought the global film industry to a virtual halt, and it's not just Hollywood that has been badly hit. The Atlas Film Studios in Ouarzazate, Morocco, where blockbusters like "Game of Thrones" and "Gladiator" were filmed, are grappling with the fallout as filming cancellations has affected the tourism sector. But first - the Turkish lira has tumbled after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan again sacked the country's central bank chief, after the latter raised interest rates.
25 Apr 2021
For many African actors looking to make it big, Nollywood is the place to be. But for many aspiring young female actors, it can be difficult to forge a career in the film industry with other societal pressures placed on them.14-year old Angel Onyi Unigwe describes her journey to becoming Nigeria's most influential Nollywood teen actress. She was introduced to the movie industry by her mum.
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