Vanessa Kirby

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Marvel announces Fantastic Four cast including Pedro Pascal and Vanessa Kirby
The two actors will be joined by The Bear’s Ebon Moss-Bachrach and Stranger Things breakout Joseph Quinn

Benjamin Lee

14, Feb, 2024 @5:34 PM

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Biopic woman: move over Napoleon, Ferrari and Oppenheimer … here come the wives
From Ridley Scott’s Napoleon to Michael Mann’s Ferrari, this has been a year of biopics about men, by men. But it’s the female powerhouses who deserve equal billing

Anne Billson

04, Jan, 2024 @12:21 PM

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Every episode of The Crown – ranked!
From devastatingly poignant drama about unforgettable events to ghost Diana and a breakdancing Prince Charles – the royal saga has been a rollercoaster ride. Here are the highs and lows

Michael Hogan

15, Dec, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Like the rest of France, I couldn’t wait for Ridley Scott’s Napoleon. Then I actually saw it | Agnès Poirier
I took my seat expecting a masterful take on French history. Instead, we got an industrial-grade sex-and-battles disaster, says critic and writer Agnès Poirier

Agnès Poirier

24, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Napoleon review – Ridley Scott’s sturdy epic only fully comes alive on the battlefield
The ​impressive c​ombat sequences pull you right in, but ​both the director and Joaquin Phoenix​ as Bonaparte struggle to show us what drove ​the military mastermind

Wendy Ide

19, Nov, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Napoleon film is marred by a younger Joséphine | Letter
Letters: Bonaparte was in fact six years younger than his wife, but Hollywood has obeyed sexist norms in the casting of the Ridley Scott movie, says Yvonne Price

17, Nov, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Emperor’s new clothes: why the French are ready to embrace Napoleon again
With Ridley Scott’s epic about to hit screens, there has been renewed discussion about the military leader’s legacy – and film fans can’t wait

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

17, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Napoleon review – Joaquin Phoenix makes a magnificent emperor in thrilling biopic
Ridley Scott dispenses with the symbolic weight attached to previous biopics in favour of a spectacle with a great star at its centre

Peter Bradshaw

15, Nov, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One review – Tom Cruise does it better
Seven films in and nothing about M:I, from the star’s incredible stunt skills to the silly-serious tone, is showing any sign of slowing down

Peter Bradshaw

13, Jul, 2023 @10:45 AM

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Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One review – Tom Cruise is still taking our breath away
With star turns from Vanessa Kirby and Hayley Atwell, plus a zeitgeisty AI plot, this seventh MI outing is one of the most exhilarating yet

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

09, Jul, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The best movies of 2022 … you may not have seen
From a sharp comedy reboot to an erotic political thriller, Guardian writers pick the hidden films of the year that people should know more about

Adrian Horton, Catherine Shoard, Scott Tobias, Benjamin Lee, Lauren Mechling, Andrew Pulver, Guy Lodge, Radheyan Simonpillai, Veronica Esposito, Jesse Hassenger, Lisa Wong Macabasco and Andrew Lawrence

28, Dec, 2022 @6:34 AM

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The Son review – laceratingly painful drama of familial fear and loathing
Florian Zeller’s follow-up to The Father features a tremendous performance from Hugh Jackman, as a divorced lawyer who agrees to look after his troubled offspring

Peter Bradshaw

07, Sep, 2022 @5:15 PM

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