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School of Rock star Kevin Clark dies in collision aged 32
Jack Black leads tributes to Clark, who played drummer Freddy in the comedy film, saying he was ‘heartbroken’ at the loss

Andrew Pulver

27, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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High Fidelity at 20: the sneakily dark edge of a comedy about bad breakups
Stephen Frears’ smart adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel of stunted growth remains as compelling as ever with one of John Cusack’s best performances

Scott Tobias

31, Mar, 2020 @8:35 AM

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Jumanji: The Next Level review – an upbeat, frenetic adventure
In this latest lively instalment of the video game adventure, two old curmudgeons join the kids in a battle against tyranny

Mark Kermode

15, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Jumanji: The Next Level review – Dwayne Johnson ups his comedy game
The old gang re-enter the video game fantasy world for more body-swap hijinks and Indiana Jones-ish adventures, and Johnson levels-up his comedy stylings

Peter Bradshaw

10, Dec, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Jack Grey? … Jack White and Jack Black collaborate on new song
The long hoped-for partnership was announced by Black at a concert with his band Tenacious D

Corissa Hollenbeck

08, Aug, 2019 @11:43 AM

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The House With a Clock in Its Walls review – post-Potter children's fantasy
Jack Black and Cate Blanchett star in this uninspiring tale of a lonely, recently orphaned boy with supernatural skills

Peter Bradshaw

19, Sep, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Amy Schumer and Hollywood’s ‘inner-beauty’ problem
The comic’s new film I Feel Pretty follows the likes of Shallow Hal and Never Been Kissed in its ugly definitions of physical attraction

Steve Rose

08, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle review – a crowd-pleasing romp
Body-swapping, a wisecracking cast and a dazzling effects-laden package add up to a game-world movie that outshines its 1995 predecessor

Mark Kermode

24, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle review – fantasy romp likably upgraded for gamer generation
Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart have fun in a video-game world in an amiable sequel-by-numbers with a body-swap twist

Peter Bradshaw

09, Dec, 2017 @2:00 AM

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The Polka King review – Jack Black shines in a weirdly enjoyable film
Based on the life of disgraced a polka sensation, Jacki Weaver, Jason Schwartzman and Jenny Slate round out a wacky comedy that’s full of heart

Jordan Hoffman

24, Jan, 2017 @1:58 AM

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Jack Black: Donald Trump is like Charlie Sheen on crack
Criticising Trump’s obsession with ‘winning’, the actor asked ‘where are we when the president and Charlie Sheen are on the same exact page?’

Andrew Pulver

23, Jan, 2017 @12:31 PM

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The most exciting biopics of 2017
In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order). Today: biopics

Catherine Shoard

29, Dec, 2016 @7:42 AM

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