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<p>‘There was no way I was going to get into anything that was scandal-based or disrespectful’: Marisa Abela and Jack O’Connell as Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil in ‘Back to Black’ </p>

‘Approval from the family? That wouldn’t work for me’: Inside the making of Back to Black

Filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson and stars Marisa Abela, Eddie Marsan and Jack O’Connell talk to Craig McLean about auditions, shooting in Camden, and why we shouldn’t be referring to this polarising Amy Winehouse film as a biopic

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<p>It has been a long time since fans and critics have had a major Angelina Jolie acting performance to watch</p>

Angelina Jolie is a huge star in the need of a great movie

Despite being one of the most famous women in Hollywood history, the actor is still more known for her complex love life than film roles of note. But could a biopic about Maria Callas turn her fortunes around, asks Geoffrey Macnab
<p>Down in the Gumps: Tom Hanks as Forrest in the 1994 Oscar winner</p>

Lay off Forrest Gump – this Tom Hanks classic doesn’t deserve the hate

It may have won six Oscars and made nearly $700m at the box office, but Robert Zemeckis’s ‘Forrest Gump’ remains violently polarising. Geoffrey Macnab looks at the disputed legacy of a modern classic

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