Guy Lodge

On 'Captain Phillips,' 'A Hijacking' and the year of movie twins

'Phillips' is a gripping tale of modern pirates, but another 2013 release did it better

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Tell us what you thought of 'Captain Phillips'

Paul Greengrass' tense true-life hostage thriller opens today

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Roundup: Why a winner-heavy Best Actress race is a bad thing

Also: 'Gravity' backlash, and where 'Blue Jasmine' is competing at the Globes

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New trailer for Clooney's 'Monuments Men' underlines the 'art is important' message

Probably a good way to sell one of the season's last unseen Oscar players

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Idris Elba's 'Mandela' to meet the Queen as this year's Royal Film Performance

Can the indifferently reviewed biopic regain any awards momentum?

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Roundup: Are the cinematography and visual effects Oscars getting too close?

Also: Variety's 10 Actors to Watch, and the complex effects of 'Noah'

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Julian Assange writes Benedict Cumberbatch, ironically helps publicize 'The Fifth Estate'

Or perhaps that's what he meant to do?

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The Long Shot: Two shades of Britain

Two of this year's Oscar hopefuls show the UK industry at a crossroads

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Roundup: Let the whisper campaigns begin

Also: Bullock rules Hollywood, and 'Croods' wins the animated screener race

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2014 Best Actress Oscar Contenders

Oscar vets Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep face newcomers

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