Aaron Sorkin

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Why Mangrove succeeds where The Trial of the Chicago 7 fails
Steve McQueen’s film about accused Black activists leads us into its characters’ humanity, while Aaron Sorkin’s flimsy, manipulative US drama bolsters the system

Caspar Salmon

19, Nov, 2020 @5:39 PM

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Vote Bartlet: The 10 best episodes of The West Wing
Aaron Sorkin’s classic show is available in the UK as a box set on All 4. Here’s our guide to the absolute best episodes, to save you having to watch all of it

Stuart Heritage

21, Oct, 2020 @10:00 AM

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West Wing cast reunites for special performance to promote voting drive
Re-staging of 2002 episode, shot at theater in LA, reunites show’s stars in support of organization When We All Vote

Adrian Horton

13, Oct, 2020 @1:05 PM

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'I was hit and knocked to the ground': the true story of The Trial of the Chicago 7
One of the defendants portrayed in Aaron Sorkin’s Oscar-tipped film talks about the 1968 protest and the dramatic trial that followed

David Smith in Washington

13, Oct, 2020 @7:05 AM

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The Trial of the Chicago 7: is Aaron Sorkin living in a liberal fantasy land?
The West Wing creator has attracted scorn for his rose-tinted view of American democracy in the age of Trump. But maybe his idealism isn’t such a bad thing

Steve Rose

12, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The Trial of the Chicago 7 review – timely courtroom drama
Aaron Sorkin’s electrifying dramatisation of the trial of a group of 60s radicals illuminates issues that still trouble America

Wendy Ide

03, Oct, 2020 @2:00 PM

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The Trial of the Chicago 7 review - totally exasperating court drama
Aaron Sorkin is at his most portentous with this inert film, stuffed with stars, which mislocates the point of the trial it dramatises

Peter Bradshaw

25, Sep, 2020 @1:00 AM

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Quentin Tarantino: The Social Network is 'hands down' the best film of 2010s
After naming Dunkirk runner-up in January, the director has revealed his top pick from the last decade as David Fincher’s Facebook drama, which ‘crushes all the competition’

Catherine Shoard

29, May, 2020 @3:20 PM

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Oscars 2021: who might be next year's big winners?
It was a big night for Academy favourites Joaquin, Renee, Laura and Brad and looking ahead, there might be some more familiar faces in the mix yet again

Benjamin Lee in Los Angeles

11, Feb, 2020 @8:15 AM

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Star debuts and happy returns: theatre, dance and comedy in 2020
Tom Stoppard gets personal, Cush Jumbo does Hamlet, Hollywood names bring everything from tragedy to comedy … plus dance confronts shame and there’s standup open heart surgery

Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

02, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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War epics, airmen and young Sopranos: essential films for 2020
Daniel Craig bows out as Bond, the original Ghostbusters make a slimy return and Dickens gets a razor-sharp reboot – our preview of movie highlights this year

Peter Bradshaw

01, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – crime films and thrillers
The Sopranos gets a prequel, Jennifer Lawrence jumps back into action and Jim Broadbent stars as a real-life cabbie who stole a Goya in next year’s buzziest crime capers and thrillers

Guardian Film

26, Dec, 2019 @10:50 AM

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