Vanessa Kirby

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The World to Come review – desire runs deep in slow-burn frontier romance
In 1850s America, farmers’ wives Vanessa Kirby and Katherine Waterston connect in this absorbing drama

Wendy Ide

25, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The World to Come review – secret passions in frontier-era America
Two wives fall in love amid the grinding exhaustion and violence of pioneer life, hoping to build a future for themselves

Peter Bradshaw

23, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Vanessa Kirby and Katherine Waterston’s frontier romance: ‘She let me be more full-bodied’
The north-eastern US is not the only uncharted territory explored in the pair’s 19th-century period drama. They discuss becoming friends, learning how to act and sexism in showbiz

Ryan Gilbey

09, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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And the winner should be … Peter Bradshaw’s predictions for the 2021 Oscars
Will Nomadland clean up this year? Will Anthony Hopkins get best actor? Our film critic gives the low down on the contenders for the Academy Awards

Peter Bradshaw

23, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Golden Globes 2021: Nomadland and The Crown win big – as it happened
A semi-virtual kickoff to the awards season saw wins for Schitt’s Creek, Chadwick Boseman and Borat but there was continued outrage over diversity and alleged corruption

Benjamin Lee, Hannah Marriott and Priya Elan

01, Mar, 2021 @5:21 AM

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Golden Globes 2021: who will win and who should win the film awards?
Will Nomadland or Promising Young Woman scoop best drama? And will Viola Davis best Vanessa Kirby to best actress? Peter Bradshaw offers his predictions and preferences

Peter Bradshaw

26, Feb, 2021 @2:05 PM

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Shock, no awe: how grim drama Pieces of a Woman fails to portray trauma
The Oscar-tipped Netflix drama centers on a harrowing and effective scene of loss yet its attempt to deal with the fallout fails to ring true

Adrian Horton

15, Jan, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Pieces of a Woman review – Vanessa Kirby excels in outstanding study of grief
This unflinching tale of neonatal death is a highly personal project for director Kornél Mundruczó and writer Kata Wéber

Wendy Ide

03, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Pieces of a Woman review – vehement but inauthentic childbirth drama
Kornél Mundruczó’s film, starring Vanessa Kirby and Shia LaBeouf as a young couple hit by tragedy, combines high trauma and horribly unconvincing stretches

Peter Bradshaw

29, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Josh O’Connor: ‘I had to advocate for Prince Charles on set. He’s always told: shut up’
Ears aside, Josh O’Connor wasn’t the obvious choice to play the heir to the throne in The Crown. The Labour-supporting republican talks lucky breaks, lockdown and life after Charles

Tom Lamont

28, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Winners by default? Where this year's Oscar race stands
After fall festivals unveiled slim line-ups, the next few months remain difficult to predict with the pandemic still changing release schedules

Benjamin Lee

22, Sep, 2020 @7:18 AM

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Venice film festival 2020 roundup – against all the odds, a triumph
The hot ticket was a Pedro Almodóvar short – but who will most impress Cate Blanchett’s Golden Lion jury?

Jonathan Romney

12, Sep, 2020 @3:00 PM

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