Chiwetel Ejiofor

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Locked Down review – Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor's pandemic stinker
Undeniable movie star charisma can’t save this torturous misfire about a couple who plan a heist during the London quarantine

Benjamin Lee

13, Jan, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Joy, radicalism and bare bottoms: the Young Vic turns 50
The giant street party has been cancelled. But there are still plans to celebrate the theatre that wowed young crowds, championed black playwrights and conjured finales from Italian cuisine

Michael Billington

07, Sep, 2020 @3:39 PM

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Chiwetel Ejiofor: ‘You can’t play a part that’s not in you’
The actor, 43, tells Aniefiok Ekpoudom about authenticity, curiosity, cynicism and the meaning of his Nigerian name

Aniefiok Ekpoudom

25, Jul, 2020 @1:00 PM

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The Old Guard review – Netflix immortality thriller won't live long in the memory
Not even Charlize Theron can save an action movie crying out for a comic touch to match the silliness of its premise

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jul, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil review – panto fun is missing in action
Angelina Jolie, Michelle Pfeiffer and Elle Fanning do their best to justify a second revisionist fairytale, but CGI battles replace narrative clarity

Peter Bradshaw

15, Oct, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Chiwetel Ejiofor on Forest Gate, Shakespeare, Lynne Ramsay and Angelina Jolie
The 12 Years a Slave star answered questions on everything from being asked to change his name to why he’d love to work in Nollywood and who inspired him to become a director

Guardian film

10, Oct, 2019 @1:07 PM

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The Lion King review – resplendent but pointless
Jon Favreau’s photorealistic copy of the classic 1994 animated feature is a virtual triumph – but why go to the effort?

Mark Kermode

21, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Lion King review – deepfake copycat ain't so grrreat | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Disney’s reboot of its much-loved 1994 animation is a plausibly real retelling of the story of prince Simba and his struggle against wicked uncle Scar

Peter Bradshaw

11, Jul, 2019 @4:04 PM

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Earth from Space review – hold on to your tinfoil hats!
This stunning satellite nature show, hosted by a purring Chiwetel Ejiofor, may make you paranoid about being surveilled – but what a visual delight

Rebecca Nicholson

17, Apr, 2019 @9:00 PM

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Chiwetel Ejiofor on his latest film: 'There is no fairytale Africa'
The actor speaks to Bryan Mealer, who co-wrote the book on which The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is based

Bryan Mealer

25, Feb, 2019 @8:01 AM

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind review – inspiring true story
Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut about a boy in Malawi who builds a wind turbine has the feelgood factor

Wendy Ide

24, Feb, 2019 @6:59 AM

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind review – bright spark saves the day
Chiwetel Ejiofor directs and stars in the inspiring real-life story of a teenager who brings electricity to his village in Malawi

Peter Bradshaw

21, Feb, 2019 @11:00 AM

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