Posts by Beth Webb

BAFTA and the Academy are wrong to relegate technical awards

By Beth Webb

By denying the winners airtime, these major events are discrediting those at the very heart of the craft.

Bo Peep’s “feminist” makeover is a hollow gesture from Pixar

By Beth Webb

The return of the sheep-herding heroine in Toy Story 4 signals a new chapter for the studio – but has anything changed behind the scenes?

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

By Beth Webb

Dean DeBlois’ beloved animated franchise arrives at a dazzling, emotional farewell.

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Colette

By Beth Webb

Keira Knightley plays the eponymous French author in a biopic which doesn’t match the imagination of its subject.

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Shoplifters

By Beth Webb

Hirokazu Koreeda’s Cannes storming drama paints a richly humanistic portrait of an unconventional family unit.

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Tears of a Wookiee – The Star Wars Holiday Special at 40

By Beth Webb

Show writer Bruce Vilanch reflects on the strange legacy of this psychedelic seasonal folly.

The Children Act

By Beth Webb

Emma Thompson delivers a heartfelt turn as a high court judge presiding over a difficult case in the second Ian McEwan adaptation of 2018.

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My Neighbour Totoro at 30: In praise of Hayao Miyazaki’s gentle giant

By Beth Webb

How this great grey tree-dweller became the Studio Ghibli co-founder’s most beloved creation.

Rungano Nyoni: ‘I wanted to show Zambian humour and how we deal with tragic events’

By Beth Webb

The Welsh-Zambian director discusses her impressive debut feature I Am Not a Witch.

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