Jim Broadbent

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry review – a long, cathartic walk for Jim Broadbent
A pensioner walks the length of Britain to save a dying friend in Hettie Macdonald’s deceptively low-key road movie

Wendy Ide

30, Apr, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry review – pensioner’s 600-mile quest is a tall tale
Jim Broadbent’s Harold goes on a 600-mile quest in Rachel Joyce’s sad and quirky story that is undermined by its implausibility

Peter Bradshaw

26, Apr, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? review – a classic whodunnit with delight in every scene
Written and directed by Hugh Laurie, this adaptation of Agatha Christie’s coastal mystery has it all: tight dialogue, a starry cast and exquisite 1930s nostalgia

Jack Seale

09, Apr, 2023 @9:15 PM

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Charlotte review – absorbing animation about a remarkable artist, murdered at Auschwitz
Keira Knightley gives voice to Charlotte Salomon, the German-Jewish painter who said she killed her own grandfather after he abused her, in a powerful but flawed biopic

Peter Bradshaw

07, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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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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