Jim Broadbent

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The best films of 2022 so far
Tilda Swinton aces Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dreamy fable, director Clio Barnard’s forbidden affair and Catherine Clinch in The Quiet Girl rank in the pick of this year’s films

Guardian film

09, Jun, 2022 @6:03 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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‘A testament to his joyous personality’: the stars of Roger Michell’s final film, The Duke, pay tribute
As the director’s last feature – a true-life crime caper – finally opens, Helen Mirren, Jim Broadbent, Anna Maxwell Martin and more remember the quiet genius of British cinema

Xan Brooks

18, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A Boy Called Christmas review – charming quest gets its Claus in all the family
Adventure, elves and home truths mingle in this big-hearted movie based on a Matt Haig children’s book

Cath Clarke

23, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Singing celebrities make film urging Britons to get Covid jab
David Walliams, Jim Broadbent, Nicola Roberts and Asa Butterfield among stars performing in short film

Mattha Busby

03, Jul, 2021 @11:55 AM

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Moulin Rouge at 20: the dazzling musical that continues to shine
Baz Luhrmann’s glittery spectacle remains as captivating as it was in 2001 thanks to a magnetic star turn from Nicole Kidman and its relentless energy

Guy Lodge

01, Jun, 2021 @6:22 AM

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Bridget Jones’s Diary at 20: a gloriously messy ode to imperfection
While elements of the hit British comedy have aged quite notably, the charm remains as strong as ever as does Renee Zellweger’s Oscar-nominated turn

Rebecca Nicholson

13, Apr, 2021 @6:17 AM

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The Duke review – art thief takes one for the common man
Roger Michell’s warm take on the true story of how Kempton Bunton acquired the National Gallery’s new Goya features a glorious performance by Jim Broadbent

Xan Brooks

04, Sep, 2020 @8:15 PM

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Art thief's story The Duke steals limelight at Venice film festival
Jim Broadbent plays Kempton Bunton, the ex-bus driver accused of carrying out one of the most infamous heists in British history

Lanre Bakare in Venice

04, Sep, 2020 @4:14 PM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – crime films and thrillers
The Sopranos gets a prequel, Jennifer Lawrence jumps back into action and Jim Broadbent stars as a real-life cabbie who stole a Goya in next year’s buzziest crime capers and thrillers

Guardian Film

26, Dec, 2019 @10:50 AM

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