Ben Whishaw

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No Time to Die review – Daniel Craig dispatches James Bond with panache, rage – and cuddles
The long-awaited 25th outing for Ian Fleming’s superspy is a weird and self-aware epic with audacious surprises up its sleeve

Peter Bradshaw

28, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Surge review – Ben Whishaw shines as a man unravelling
A magnetic central performance energises Aneil Karia’s ambiguous drama about a lonely airport worker’s breakdown

Simran Hans

30, May, 2021 @10:30 AM

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All by themselves: the best monologues in TV history
With Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads on its way back to our screens, here’s a list of TV’s greatest solo rambles, from Dot Cotton to the Doctor, Hancock to Harriet Tubman

Steve O'Brien

22, Jun, 2020 @12:03 PM

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Little Joe review – The Day of the Triffids meets Little Shop of Horrors
This taut sci-fi thriller keeps the viewer guessing to the very end

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

23, Feb, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Surge review – Ben Whishaw pounds the streets in gripping psychodrama
The tension builds repeatedly in Aneil Karia’s fierce, atmospheric tale of a security officer who strides out on a surreal odyssey after losing his job

Peter Bradshaw

27, Jan, 2020 @12:45 AM

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The Personal History of David Copperfield review – Iannucci relishes the absurdity
The London film festival opened with Armando Iannucci’s larger-than-life adaptation of the Dickens crowdpleaser, starring Dev Patel as Copperfield

Peter Bradshaw

02, Oct, 2019 @3:19 PM

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Little Joe review – Ben Whishaw left in the shade by wilting triffid horror
The talents of an able cast are dismayingly wasted as Jessica Hausner’s chiller fails to deliver on its premise

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2019 @4:15 PM

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10 films to watch at Cannes | Peter Bradshaw's picks
Jim Jarmusch’s starry zombie horror opens, Quentin Tarantino returns and rising director Alice Furtado makes her debut

Peter Bradshaw

13, May, 2019 @4:10 PM

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Hold on to your hard hats: New York's $475m Shed throws open its doors
The escalators need fixing and there’s no bar – but the show must go on, as stars from Ben Whishaw to Steve McQueen open NYC’s first major new arts venue for decades

Alex Needham

08, Apr, 2019 @4:10 PM

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2019 in pop culture: from Adele’s 30 to ‘zapping’ your TV
A guide to everything you’ll need to know about TV, film and music next year, including Tarantino’s Charles Manson obsession and what’s next for Richard Madden’s bum

Leonie Cooper, Michael Cragg, Hannah J Davies, Harriet Gibsone, Joel Golby, Ellen E Jones, Steve Rose and Jack Seale

29, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Mary Poppins Returns review – not totally expialidocious but still a joy
It was always going to be hard to watch for a diehard Poppins fan, but this sequel to the 1964 classic retains the magic

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

23, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2018: No 2 – A Very English Scandal
Hugh Grant’s subversive rebirth continued with a ravishing study of vengeance, tabloid titillation and the high camp of British politicians

Laura Snapes

19, Dec, 2018 @6:00 AM

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