Helen Mirren

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There’s no shame in waging war on old age – long live Martha Stewart | Martha Gill
Conquering diseases that appear among elderly people will eventually make life better for everyone

Martha Gill

20, May, 2023 @5:31 PM

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‘An irresistible mix of art and genitals’: Caligula finally comes to Cannes
Described by its screenwriter, Gore Vidal, as ‘easily one of the worst films ever made’, Caligula has been re-edited by Thomas Negovan and received its premiere this week. Here, he explains his decision to revisit the swords-and-sandals shockfest

Catherine Bray

19, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Fast X review – stupidly entertaining sequel offers more of the same
Vin Diesel et al return for an overstuffed Fast and Furious chapter that delivers giddily effective action but an outsized and silly villain

Scott Tobias

17, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Shazam! Fury of the Gods review – second dose of DC’s impostor-syndrome superhero
Zachary Levi returns as the hapless, self-involved crime-fighter in a zesty sequel that, though funny, doesn’t entirely shatter the superhero-movie template

Peter Bradshaw

15, Mar, 2023 @10:00 PM

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Golda review – lifeless Meir biopic hides Helen Mirren’s talent in a cloud of cigarette smoke
As a drama about the Yom Kippur war, this film is bafflingly dull. As a portrait of Golda Meir, Israel’s prime minister at the time, it’s even worse

Peter Bradshaw

20, Feb, 2023 @9:58 PM

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‘For me, she had the Jewish chops to play Golda’: director of Golda Meir film addresses casting Helen Mirren
Guy Nattiv defends choosing actor to play the former Israeli prime minister in a new biopic, amid debate about 'authentic casting’

Kate Connolly in Berlin

20, Feb, 2023 @5:17 PM

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1923 review: Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren lead intriguing Yellowstone prequel
The latest show in the Taylor Sheridan universe features strong performances from two elder statesmen of the screen

Adrian Horton

17, Dec, 2022 @7:08 AM

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Joseph Quinn of Stranger Things: ‘My wig is objectively ridiculous’
The British actor on getting texts from Winona Ryder, researching his character Eddie Munson through the medium of thrash metal and the show’s ‘monster’ final episode

Michael Hogan

19, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Screen Actors Guild awards 2022: Squid Game, Will Smith and Coda win big
Netflix phenomenon and Apple’s deaf family drama make history at this year’s SAG awards ceremony

Benjamin Lee

28, Feb, 2022 @4:15 AM

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The Duke review – Jim Broadbent excels in true tale of ​art-stealing pensioner
Roger Michell’s final feature film brings good-natured, Ealing-style brio to the 1961 theft of Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

27, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Duke review – Jim Broadbent steals show in warm-hearted 60s-set crime caper
Roger Michell’s final feature retells story of the cussed Newcastle pensioner who stole a Goya portrait in protest at government spending priorities

Peter Bradshaw

23, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Jim Broadbent: ‘I like the idea of actors being anti-establishment’
The veteran actor on dancing with Helen Mirren, starring in Roger Michell’s final film, and why he turned down the role of Del Boy… and an OBE

Michael Hogan

20, Feb, 2022 @5:30 AM

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