Ben Mendelsohn

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To Catch a Killer review – Shailene Woodley sniper thriller like mid-season CSI
This flat-footed serial-killer hunt, co-starring Ben Mendelsohn, is full of underwritten cops who seem to have no real idea what they’re doing

Ellen E Jones

25, May, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Cyrano review – Peter Dinklage captivates as letter ghostwriter in musical version
Game of Thrones star brings a piercing commitment to the title role in Joe Wright’s solemn screen adaptation of Rostand’s play

Peter Bradshaw

23, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Babyteeth review – teen illness drama earns its emotional impact
Eliza Scanlen and Ben Mendelsohn lead a terrific ensemble cast in Shannon Murphy’s classy debut about an unlikely high-school romance

Peter Bradshaw

12, Aug, 2020 @9:20 AM

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Gorillaz: Reject False Icons review – a swing through Damon Albarn's circus
Denholm Hewlett’s documentary is a snappy scrapbook of behind-the-scenes moments captured at the band’s recording sessions and on a world tour

Phil Hoad

12, Dec, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Robin Hood review – beardless and bloated prequel should be outlawed
This CGI-heavy reboot steals ideas from other films but only gives back a cast of big hitters, including Ben Mendelsohn

Peter Bradshaw

20, Nov, 2018 @1:00 PM

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The Land of Steady Habits review – smart, sad Netflix tale of midlife crisis
In Nicole Holofcener’s sixth feature, adapted from Ted Thompson’s 2014 novel, a man’s midlife crisis is rendered with tragicomic sincerity

Jake Nevins

13, Sep, 2018 @3:15 AM

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Ready Player One review – Spielberg spins a dizzying VR yarn
This spectacular gaming ride whizzes through a limitless futurescape – while also taking a puzzling detour to the shiny 70s and 80s

Peter Bradshaw

28, Mar, 2018 @2:47 PM

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DVD and download reviews: World of Tomorrow Episode Two; Good Time; Detroit; Una
A philosophical animated short offers beautiful brain-teasing, Robert Pattinson excels in a heist thriller, and Kathryn Bigelow revisits a riot

Guy Lodge

07, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Una review – look back in anger
Rooney Mara is superb as a woman reunited with her childhood abuser in this tricky adaptation of David Harrower’s play

Wendy Ide

03, Sep, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Una review – Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn have twisted chemistry in disturbing drama
A woman tracks down the man who abused her when she was 13, in a disquieting adaptation of David Harrower’s play Blackbird – with a neat, nauseous twist

Peter Bradshaw

30, Aug, 2017 @3:00 PM

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in-depth fan review: 'This is a movie made for fans'
While its whole purpose is to tread water, I was ready to do cartwheels in the aisle by the end of this latest spin-off

Jordan Hoffman

15, Dec, 2016 @12:00 PM

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Rogue One’s Ben Mendelsohn: ‘Star Wars is a childhood dream come true’
It’s taken the actor 30 years to reach the A-list. But with his role as bad guy Orson Krennic, he’s about to go galactic. He talks about being awestruck by Darth Vader – and his lederhosen-wearing youth

John Patterson

08, Dec, 2016 @1:40 PM

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