Joel Edgerton

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Master Gardener review – Paul Schrader’s plantation drama fails to blossom
Sigourney Weaver and Joel Edgerton can’t save this stilted, eccentric crime story

Peter Bradshaw

04, Sep, 2022 @2:29 PM

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The Stranger review – Joel Edgerton is at his brooding best in this sophisticated crime drama
Thomas M Wright’s unconventional, captivating film sees Edgerton as an undercover cop trying to identify a child murderer, opposite the brilliant Sean Harris

Luke Buckmaster

05, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Thirteen Lives review – Ron Howard’s Thai cave-rescue saga told with non-Hollywood heroics
Howard gives this stunning true story the Apollo 13 treatment but swerves Elon Musk’s grotesque ‘pedo’ comment

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Jacki Weaver: ‘I can be a cow, but I had a very polite English mother who taught me to be kind’
The twice Oscar-nominated star of Animal Kingdom and Silver Linings Playbook – as well as the upcoming Father Stu – on mangling accents, Vegemite and preteen fanmail

As told to Catherine Shoard

05, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The Green Knight review – Dev Patel rides high on sublimely beautiful quest
Director David Lowery conjures up visual wonders and metaphysical mysteries from the anonymously authored 14th-century chivalric poem

Peter Bradshaw

24, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The King review – Timothée Chalamet is all at sea as Prince Hal
This historical tale lacks Shakespeare’s psychological depth – and what have they done to Falstaff?

Simran Hans

13, Oct, 2019 @4:30 AM

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The King review – Shakespeare reboot is Game-of-Thrones lite with touch of Python
Much of the poetry and emotion has gone from this decaff version of the Henry plays, letting down Timothée Chalamet’s decent lead performance

Peter Bradshaw

11, Oct, 2019 @8:00 AM

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The King review – rogues' gallery of grunters and brawlers
Timothée Chalamet makes for a slight royal alongside Robert Pattinson’s French dauphin in this bruising adaptation of Shakespeare’s history plays

Xan Brooks

02, Sep, 2019 @8:00 PM

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Boy Erased review – starry but drab gay conversion drama
The presence of Joel Edgerton, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe isn’t enough to rescue this adaptation of Garrard Conley’s bestselling memoir

Simran Hans

10, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Boy Erased review – dark tale of a teenager's 'gay conversion' ordeal
Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe play a couple who send their son to a sinister camp designed to ‘pray away’ his sexuality

Peter Bradshaw

06, Feb, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Joel Edgerton on Boy Erased: 'I crave the acceptance of the LGBTQ community'
The actor-director talks about being under scrutiny as a straight man telling and appearing in a story about gay-conversion therapy

Chris Godfrey

31, Jan, 2019 @4:27 PM

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Boy Erased review – plodding gay conversion drama lacks power
Strong performances from Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman aren’t enough to bring a disappointingly pedestrian tale to life

Benjamin Lee

12, Sep, 2018 @9:43 PM

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