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David Fincher, Gary Oldman to work on Citizen Kane screenwriter biopic for Netflix

Gary Oldman will play Herman Mankiewicz in the Netflix biographical drama titled Mank, revolving around Citizen Kane screenwriter. Production on the biopic, to be shot in black-and-white, is expected to begin in November.

Oscar special: Before Darkest Hour, five historical dramas you should watch

Oscar-nominated Darkest Hour is not the best historical film out there, in case you were wondering. There's a lot more, and a lot better than where that came from.


Oscars 2018: Does Darkest Hour accurately portray Winston Churchill?

Churchill is widely posited as the champion of democracy - the man who stopped the advance of Hitler and the Nazis. Some, however, call him the man directly responsible for the Bengal Famine that took the lives of 3 to 4 million people.

Watch how Gary Oldman was transformed into Winston Churchill for Darkest Hour

The transformation of Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour was almost magical, and the magician responsible is Kazuhiro Tsuji, a Japanese special effects make-up artist.

I am overjoyed to be nominated, says Best Actor nominee Gary Oldman

Oscar nominations 2018: While The Shape of Water director said he would celebrate by working, Lady Bird director nominee Greta Gerwig was happy to be the fifth woman to be nominated.

Darkest Hour movie review: Gary Oldman delivers an Oscar-worthy performance

Darkest Hour can’t avoid comparisons with The Crown, where John Lithgow’s Churchill reluctantly confronts mortality, and faces questions regarding own leadership. Several actors from the Netflix series pop up here in crucial/similar roles.


Hollywood Film Awards honour Kate Winslet, Jake Gyllenhaal and Gary Oldman

Kate Winslet and Jake Gyllenhaal took the top honours of acting at the star-studded event as Hollywood Actress Award and Hollywood Actor Award respectively, while veteran actor Gary Oldman took the Hollywood Career Achievement Award for his contribution to the film industry.

Top Hollywood movie trailers you should watch this week

Trailers have a huge responsibility. A bad trailer may ruin an excellent movie and a good trailer may make a bad movie successful. An ideal trailer should reveal just enough to get the excitement up, nothing more. Do these trailers of movies like The Darkest Hour and Father Figures hold up well?

The Hitman's Bodyguard movie review: Ryan Reynolds is effortless in a nonsensical role

The Hitman's Bodyguard movie review: In parts, and very small parts, the banter between Samuel L Jackson and Ryan Reynolds, two indisputably charismatic actors, is funny and makes you forget a lot else that is going around them.

Happy Birthday Gary Oldman: From Sirius Black to Commissioner Gordon, remembering his best works

Happy birthday Gary Oldman: As the actor turns 59, here is why he is 'Sirius'ly the best actor of his time.

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The Hitman's Bodyguard: Six things you did not know about Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson starrer

Directed by Patrick Hughes, the much-awaited action comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard stars Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L Jackson, Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek. With its stellar cast and interesting premise, the film promises to be an exuberant affair. Ryan Reynolds will be seen as protection agent who is tasked with protecting the life of a notorious hitman (Samuel L Jackson), and safely escort him to International Court of Justice in The Hague in Netherlands.