Film

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Servants review – stylish iron curtain noir
Trainee priests rebel against the communist infiltration of their seminary in this thriller set in 1980s Czechoslovakia

Simran Hans

15, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Streaming: the best films set in cinemas
On the eve of British cinemas reopening, delve into the rich history of films that put movie theatres in the spotlight

Guy Lodge

15, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘We really are just kids’: inside a film about the Parkland teen activists
Us Kids follows the activists behind March For Our Lives over the course of 2018, as they grapple with the weight of trauma and unfathomable attention

Adrian Horton

15, May, 2021 @6:19 AM

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Are they having a laugh? How The Father’s posters get the film so wrong
Anthony Hopkins’ harrowing dementia drama is the sensation of this awards season. So why is it endlessly being advertised as another movie altogether?

Stuart Heritage

14, May, 2021 @10:31 AM

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Maya the Bee 3: The Golden Orb review – pants ants antics
The third instalment in the animated insect franchise for kids is a buzz-free disappointment

Cath Clarke

14, May, 2021 @7:56 AM

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‘It’s impossible to take your eyes off this infinitely dear face’: the startling film about Stalin’s funeral
Crafted from footage locked for years in an archive, Sergei Loznitsa’s State Funeral focuses on the motivations of the mourners who lived under the brutal regime

Alex von Tunzelmann

14, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Hear me out: why Hudson Hawk isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers sticking up for maligned movies is a defence of the idiosyncratic Bruce Willis action adventure flop

Oliver Macnaughton

14, May, 2021 @6:21 AM

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The Woman in the Window review – broken thriller is barely worth a look
Amy Adams gives a flat performance as an agoraphobe unravelling a dull mystery in Joe Wright’s cursed misstep now being dumped on Netflix

Benjamin Lee

13, May, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Emily Blunt must be Hollywood’s last hold-out against the Marvel machine
As the actor rejects the idea of joining the MCU in Fantastic Four, how long can mainstream Hollywood stars resist the spandex?

Ben Child

13, May, 2021 @4:28 PM

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The Human Voice review – Tilda Swinton on the verge in Almodóvar’s tale of despair
Swinton plays a woman abandoned by her lover in a short, affecting drama that echoes the uncertainties of lockdown

Peter Bradshaw

13, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Oxygen review – air runs out for claustrophobic survival nightmare
Mélanie Laurent is excellent as a woman who wakes up in a cryogenic pod with enough oxygen to last the length of the film

Peter Bradshaw

13, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Some Kind of Heaven review – trouble in retirement paradise
Lance Oppenheim’s documentary focuses on endless sunny days of bellydancing, dating and drug use in America’s largest retirement community

Cath Clarke

13, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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