Claire Danes

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The week in TV: Fleishman Is in Trouble; You & Me; The Consultant; The Dangerous Rise of Andrew Tate
Jesse Eisenberg stars in a voiceover-heavy drama; fine performances save an unashamed weepie; Christoph Waltz plays an eerie corporate Dalek; and toxic masculinity is exposed in a brave documentary

Barbara Ellen

26, Feb, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Fleishman Is in Trouble review – Jesse Eisenberg’s endlessly witty divorce drama is almost too good
This tale of a middle-class Manhattan woman who vanishes, leaving her ex with the kids, is utterly addictive. It’s such a treat that when it’s over, you’ll feel bereft

Lucy Mangan

22, Feb, 2023 @12:55 PM

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Fleishman Is in Trouble review – Jesse Eisenberg unravels in a smart comedy series
A hit-and-miss adaptation of Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s 2019 novel brings almost too much to the table in its tale of struggling adult New Yorkers

Adrian Horton

17, Nov, 2022 @6:13 AM

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The Essex Serpent review – Claire Danes is magnificent … unlike Tom Hiddleston
The Loki actor feels too suave to play a humble vicar in this adaptation of Sarah Parry’s lush novel – which makes the central romance cold and condescending

Lucy Mangan

13, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Essex Serpent: such a slog surely no one will make it past episode one
It has monsters, hysteria and Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston indulging in weird theological flirting … but it totally lacks the magic that makes great TV

Joel Golby

12, May, 2022 @9:52 AM

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A Kid Like Jake review – a film about gender that dodges any debate
A couple use their boy’s love of Disney dress-up to get him into a private pre-school in a film that fails to do its premise justice

Peter Bradshaw

02, Sep, 2020 @3:00 PM

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The week in TV: The A Word, Isolation Stories, The Eddy; Trying; Homeland – review
Peter Bowker’s wry autism drama returned to fresh complications, ITV went full lockdown, and Netflix’s jazz story was all tuned up with nowhere to go

Euan Ferguson

10, May, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Claire Danes on the end of Homeland: 'It was so nice to play such a badass'
The landmark drama’s star reflects on how playing Carrie Mathison – and learning from real spies – has shaped her view of politics

David Smith

05, Apr, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Homeland: the show that became a work of genius – after you stopped watching
As its final season kicks off, here’s how the terrorism thriller went from the Carrie-Brody chemistry show to the most unnervingly prescient TV of our time

James Donaghy

17, Feb, 2020 @3:21 PM

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This week’s best home entertainment: from Homeland to Hunters
Clare Danes is back for one final season as loose-cannon CIA analyst, while Al Pacino stars in a gripping Nazi-hunting thriller

The Guide

14, Feb, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Why Homeland deserves to go out on top
Thanks to a former CIA man in the writer’s room, the show has had an uncanny ability to predict world events. But, after seven years, its time has come

James Donaghy

19, Apr, 2018 @12:27 PM

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Homeland: Claire Danes sulks her way through more relentless catastrophising
What was once unmissable event TV is now struggling to find its place in Trump’s world. But one thing’s for sure: Carrie loves scrambled eggs

Fiona Sturges

17, Feb, 2018 @11:00 AM

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