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The Shadows Blog
Weekly comments on the life of a film critic, plus extra reviews of films, TV shows, stage productions, special events and much more...

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Follow along for photos from film events, and rather a lot more...

Oscar
Winners, losers and commentary on the last ceremony

Bafta
Winners, losers and commentary on the last ceremony

London Film Critics’ Circle
First-person report on London's most glamorous movie night

Galeca: The Dorian Awards
Nominees and winners, plus the occasional first-person report

Online Film Critics Society
All the nominees, winners and more

Fipresci
Festival award winners from around the world


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TUCKED

Drag bromance
Writer-director Jamie Patterson talks about his charming British indie...

EXCLUSIVE FOR BOYZ, May.19

WRETCHED THINGS

Pushing boundaries in three acts
Chatting with filmmaker Gage Oxley and actors Warren Godman, Tommy Viles, Adam Ayadi, Thomas Loone, Dale Monie...

EXCLUSIVE FOR GAY ESSENTIAL, Feb.19

THE HAPPY PRINCE

The passion project
A conversation with writer-director-actor Rupert Everett...

EXCLUSIVE FOR GAY ESENTIAL, May.18
See also: EXCLUSIVE FOR BOYZ, May.18

I, TONYA

Liberated by the look
Chatting with Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Craig Gillespie & Steven Rogers

EXCLUSIVE FOR SHADOWS, Feb.18

LOOKING

There’s really no diva
A conversation with Looking's Frankie J Alvarez...

EXCLUSIVE FOR SHADOWS, Jan.15

SABOTAGE

I don’t have a master plan
Arnold Schwarzenegger talks about his post-politics career...

EXCLUSIVE FOR SHADOWS, May.14

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Hunger Games bootcamp
Shadows spends a day indulging in the Capitol's fashion and fitness...

EXCLUSIVE FOR SHADOWS, Aug.13

2 GUNS

Throwing curveballs
Mark Wahlberg likes to taunt his costars...

EXCLUSIVE FOR SHADOWS, Aug.13

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS

Having fun in the darkness
JJ Abrams and his cast swap jokes about Star Trek...

EXCLUSIVE FOR SHADOWS, May.13

F E A T U R E S   A R C H I V E
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Adam & Steve
Amy Adams (Doubt)
A.K.A.
Andrew Adamson (Narnia)
Ben Affleck (Paycheck)
Pedro Almodovar (Volver)
American Gangster
American Splendor
Darla Anderson (Cars)
Benny Andersson (Mamma Mia!)
Jennifer Aniston (Marley & Me)
Jane Asher (Death at a Funeral)
Shawn Ashmore (X2)
Tomás Aragay (Krampack)
Hayley Atwell (The Duchess)
Australia
Roger Avary (Beowulf)
Avengers Assemble

Kevin Bacon (The Woodsman)
Fenton Bailey (Party Monster)
Christine Baranski (Mamma Mia!)
Randy Barbato (Party Monster)
Ben Barnes (Prince Caspian)
Danielle Batone (American Splendor)
Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted)
Monica Bellucci (Irreversible)
Eliza Bennett (Inkheart)
Beowulf
Astrid Berges-Frisbey (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
Paul Bettany (Inkheart)
Andy Bichlbaum (The Yes Men)
Jason Biggs (Guy X)
Dustin Lance Black (Milk)
Jack Black (School of Rock)
Cate Blanchett (Notes on a Scandal)
Mike Bonanno (The Yes Men)
Helena Bonham Carter (The King's Speech)
Joyce Brabner (American Splendor)
Zach Braff (Oz: The Great and Powerful)
Bridesmaids
Pierce Brosnan (Mamma Mia!)
Jerry Bruckheimer (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
The Bucket List
Gerard Butler(RocknRolla) Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids)

Cabin Fever
Jane Campion (In The Cut)
Steve Carell (Evan Almighty)
Cars
Vincent Cassel (Irreversible)
Vincent Cassel (Mesrine)
Kim Cattrall (Meet Monica Velour)
Cell 211
Jessica Chastain (The Debt)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Chemical Wedding
Craig Chester (Adam & Steve)
Hayden Christensen (Revenge of the Sith)
The Chronicles of Narnia
Sam Claflin (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
George Clooney (Leatherheads)
Code 46
Diablo Cody (Juno)
Conan the Barbarian
Dominic Cooper (Mamma Mia!)
Dominic Cooper (The Duchess)
James Corden (Lesbian Vampire Killers)
Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation)
Jai Courtney (A Good Day to Die Hard)
Brian Cox (X2)
Brian Cox (L.I.E.)
Judy Cramer (Mamma Mia!)
Penelope Cruz (Volver)
Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
Penelope Cruz (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
Michael Cuesta (L.I.E.)
Macaulay Culkin (Party Monster)
Alan Cumming (X2)
Curse of the Golden Flower

Lee Dainton (Dirty Sanchez)
Anthony Daniels (Revenge of the Sith)
Date Night
Dean Spanley
Dear Wendy
Death at a Funeral
James DeBello (Cabin Fever)
The Debt
Bavo Defurne (North Sea Texas)
Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
Saul Dibb (The Duchess)
Bruce Dickinson (Chemical Wedding)
Dirty Sanchez: The Movie
Daisy Donovan (Death at a Funeral)
Doomsday
Doubt
Robert Downey Jr (Avengers Assemble)
Susan Downey (RocknRolla)
Julie Dreyfus (Kill Bill)
Driving Lessons
The Duchess

Clint Eastwood (Gran Torino)
Idris Elba (RocknRolla)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Evan Almighty
The Expendables
Richard Eyre (Notes on a Scandal)

The Family Stone
Far from Heaven
Colin Farrell (The Way Back)
Paul Feig (Bridesmaids)
Tina Fey (Date Night)
Colin Firth (Mamma Mia!)
Colin Firth (A Single Man)
Colin Firth (The King's Speech)
The Fluffer
Fool's Gold
James Franco (Milk)
James Franco (Oz: The Great and Powerful)
Brendan Fraser (Inkheart)
Toa Fraser (Dean Spanley)
Stephen Frears (The Queen)
Morgan Freeman (The Bucket List)

Neil Gaiman (Beowulf)
Cesc Gay (Krampack)
Paul Giamatti (American Splendor)
Alex Gibney (Gonzo/Taxi to the Dark Side)
Terry Gilliam (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Richard Glatzer (The Fluffer)
Crispin Glover (Beowulf)
Goldenboy
Goldfish Memory
Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
Gong Li (Curse of the Golden Flower)
Gonzo
A Good Day to Die Hard
John Goodman (Speed Racer)
Gran Torino
Rupert Graves (Death at a Funeral)
Seth Green (Party Monster)
Matt Groening (The Simpsons Movie)
Kick Gurry (Speed Racer)
Guy X
Jake Gyllenhaal (Love & Other Drugs)

Daryl Hannah (Kill Bill)
Tom Hardy (RocknRolla)
Ed Harris (The Way Back)
Anne Hathaway (Love & Other Drugs)
Todd Haynes (Far from Heaven)
Chris Hemsworth (Avengers Assemble)
Werner Herzog (Rescue Dawn)
Tom Hiddleston (Avengers Assemble)
Emile Hirsch (Speed Racer)
Tom Hooper (The King's Speech)
Anthony Hopkins (Beowulf)
Mathew Horn (Lesbian Vampire Killers)
Kelly Hu (X2)
Kate Hudson (Fool's Gold)

I, Robot
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
In The Cut
Inglourious Basterds
Inkheart
Irreversible
The Italian Job

Hugh Jackman (X2)
Hugh Jackman (Australia)
Rick Jacobs (Goldenboy)
Famke Janssen (X2)
Allison Janney (Juno)
Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation)
Scarlett Johansson (Avengers Assemble)
Spike Jonze (Where the Wild Things Are)
Dan Joyce (Dirty Sanchez)
Julia's Eyes
Juno
Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
Diane Keaton (The Family Stone)
Toby Kebbell (RocknRolla)
Joey Kern (Cabin Fever)
Kill Bill
The King's Speech
Keira Knightley (The Duchess)
Krampack
Mila Kunis (Oz: The Great and Powerful)

L.I.E.
John Lasseter (Cars)
Leatherheads
Lesbian Vampire Killers
The Life & Death of Peter Sellers
Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia!)
Pancho Locke (Dirty Sanchez)
Lost in Translation
Love & Other Drugs
George Lucas (Revenge of the Sith)
Baz Luhrmann (Australia)
Dolph Lundgren (The Expendables)

Tobey Maguire (Seabiscuit)
Mamma Mia!
Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal)
Marley & Me
James Marsden (X2)
Kris Marshall (Death at a Funeral)
Neil Marshall (Doomsday)
Rob Marshall (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
Catherine Martin (Australia)
Tim McArthur (Life Is a Cabaret)
James McAvoy (Wanted)
Meet Monica Velour
Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids)
Matthew McConaughey (Fool's Gold)
Ian McDiarmid (Revenge of the Sith)
Keith McErlean (Goldfish Memory)
Ewan McGregor (Scenes of a Sexual Nature)
Ian McKellen (X2)
Ian McShane (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
Shane Meadows (This Is England)
Mesrine
Milk
Helen Mirren (The Queen)
Helen Mirren (Inkheart)
Helen Mirren (The Debt)
Jason Momoa (Conan the Barbarian)
Daniel Monzón (Cell 211)
Guillem Morales (Julia's Eyes)
Peter Morgan (The Queen)
Samantha Morton (Code 46)

Thandie Newton (RocknRolla)
Jack Nicholson (The Bucket List)
Gaspar Noe (Irreversible)
North Sea Texas
Jeremy Northam (Dean Spanley)
Notes on a Scandal
Andy Nyman (Death at a Funeral)

Chris O'Dowd (Bridesmaids)
Oldboy
Frank Oz (Death at a Funeral)
Oz: The Great and Powerful

Ellen Page (Juno)
Anna Paquin (X2)
Park Chan-wook (Oldboy)
Sarah Jessica Parker (The Family Stone)
Party Monster
Paycheck
Harvey Pekar (American Splendor)
Persepolis
Joaquin Phoenix (The Village)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Melvil Poupaud (Time to Leave)
Matthew Pritchard (Dirty Sanchez)
Alex Proyas (I, Robot)

The Queen

Sam Raimi (Oz: The Great and Powerful)
Rambo
Noomi Rapace (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo)
Rob Reiner (The Bucket List)
Jeremy Renner (Avengers Assemble)
Revenge of the Sith
Christina Ricci (Speed Racer)
Guy Ritchie (Revolver)
Guy Ritchie (RocknRolla) Rescue Dawn
Revolver
Tim Robbins (Code 46)
RocknRolla
Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (X2)
Saoirse Ronan (The Way Back)
Eli Roth (Cabin Fever)
Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler) Duncan Roy (A.K.A.)
Belen Rueda (Julia's Eyes)
Mark Ruffalo (In The Cut)
Mark Ruffalo (Avengers Assemble)
Geoffrey Rush (Life & Death of Peter Sellers)
Geoffrey Rush (The King's Speech)
Geoffrey Rush (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
Meg Ryan (In The Cut)

James St James (Party Monster)
Susan Sarandon (Speed Racer)
Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis)
Seabiscuit
Scenes of a Sexual Nature
School of Rock
Andy Serkis (Inkheart)
Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!)
John Patrick Shanley (Doubt)
Michael Sheen (The Queen)
Joel Silver (Speed Racer)
Joel Silver (RocknRolla)
The Simpsons Movie
A Single Man
Stellan Skarsgard (Mamma Mia!)
Will Smith (I, Robot)
Joshua Sofaer (Live Art on Oxford Street)
Iain Softley (Inkheart)
Morgan Spurlock (Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden)
Speed Racer
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
Steve Starkey (Beowulf)
Sylvester Stallone (Rambo)
Sylvester Stallone (The Expendables)
Jason Statham (Revolver)
Jason Statham (The Expendables)
Patrick Stewart (X2)
Meryl Streep (Mamma Mia!)
Meryl Streep (Doubt)
Mark Strong (RocknRolla)
Jim Sturgess (The Way Back)

Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill)
Quentin Tarantino (Inglourious Basterds)
Taxi to the Dark Side
Charlize Theron (The Italian Job)
Charlize Theron (Life & Death of Peter Sellers)
This Is England
Uma Thurman (Kill Bill)
Time to Leave

Bjorn Ulvaeus (Mamma Mia!)

Gus Van Sant (Milk)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
The Village
Cerina Vincent (Cabin Fever)
Thomas Vinterberg (Dear Wendy)
Volver
Lars von Trier (Dear Wendy)

Mark Wahlberg (The Italian Job)
Walk the Line
Julie Walters (Driving Lessons)
Wanted
Denzel Washington (American Gangster)
The Way Back
Peter Weir (The Way Back)
Rachel Weisz (Oz: The Great and Powerful)
Wash West (The Fluffer)
Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden
Where the Wild Things Are
Michelle Williams (Oz: The Great and Powerful)
Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids)
Tom Wilkinson (RocknRolla)
Owen Wilson (Marley & Me)
Ray Winstone (Beowulf)
Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line)
John Woo (Paycheck)
The Woodsman
The Wrestler
X2

The Yes Men

Renée Zellweger (Leatherheads)
Catherine Zeta Jones (America's Sweetheart)
Ed Zwick (Love & Other Drugs)

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