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Critics' Choice Awards: Gary Oldman receives another best actor prize

Gary Oldman’s march towards the Oscars has continued with another best actor prize for playing Winston Churchill. The Briton’s Critics’ Choice award for Darkest Hour follows the Golden Globe he won last weekend and the Bafta nomination he received on Tuesday. Globe winner Guillermo del Toro was on hand to pick up another best director prize for The Shape of Water, which won best picture at the Santa Monica event. But James Franco was not there to pick up the best actor in a comedy award. A number of women…

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Darkest Hour: Gary Oldman on the 'challenge' of Churchill

Michael Gambon, Brian Cox, John Lithgow – we’ve seen several actors take on the role of Winston Churchill in recent years. Could Gary Oldman’s portrayal land him an Academy Award? On the evening of 11 September, as the credits rolled on wartime drama Darkest Hour, the audience in Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall rose to their feet to applaud Gary Oldman and the film’s cast and crew. The Toronto International Film Festival prides itself on picking out potential awards winners. And in the days following the screening it was Oldman’s astonishing…

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