Film

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It Takes a Family review – a family broken by the Holocaust unpick their trauma
Susanne Kovács’s investigation into her Jewish Hungarian family’s past reveals untidy truths about memory and history

Phuong Le

04, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Stuffed into a shoebox, seized by the FBI: the amazing fates of Hollywood’s greatest dresses
Kim Kardashian caused outrage recently by wearing a gorgeous souffle silk that once adorned Marilyn Monroe. But what happened to other magnificent outfits – and why did no one realise their eye-popping value?

Lauren Cochrane

04, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Railway Children Return review – family classic sequel stays on track
Plot riffs on the original story include a black US serviceman on the lam in this earnest but likable homage to the beloved 1970 kids’ adventure

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jul, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Amber Heard’s attorneys request defamation verdict be tossed
Actor says in 43-page memorandum that the jury’s verdict should be set aside on the grounds that it was unsupported by evidence

Edward Helmore

03, Jul, 2022 @1:37 PM

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Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War review – fascinating portrait of the great British artist
With contributions from family, friends and fans including Grayson Perry, this vivid documentary argues that Ravilious should be as famous as Turner and Constable

Wendy Ide

03, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Wayfinder review – Larry Achiampong’s poetic lockdown odyssey
A young wanderer encounters social injustice in the artist’s melancholy, sometimes magical feature set in a near-future England

Wendy Ide

03, Jul, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Tigers review – gripping true-life tale of a troubled Swedish football prodigy
Erik Enge excels as Inter Milan wunderkind Martin Bengtsson in Ronnie Sandahl’s impressively knotty look at the psychology of top-tier sport

Wendy Ide

03, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Nitram review – a harrowing portrait of Australia’s most deadly mass shooter
Based on the true story of a lone gunman who killed 35 people in Port Arthur, Tasmania, in 1996, Justin Kurzel’s drama is a complex study of a lethal misfit

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

03, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Mickey Mouse could soon leave Disney as 95-year copyright expiry nears
The beloved character was created in 1928 and the cartoon is widely regarded as a pioneer in animation

Erum Salam

03, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Minions: The Rise of Gru review – very funny goofball nonsense
Steve Carell’s wannabe supervillain takes on the hippest bad guys on the block in this irrepressible latest Despicable Me outing

Wendy Ide

02, Jul, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Ezra Miller: ‘chokehold’ accuser breaks silence as another woman claims ‘harassment’
Variety reports accusations against actor of attack in Iceland in 2020 and incident in Berlin this year

Catherine Shoard

01, Jul, 2022 @12:10 PM

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Nitram review – deeply disturbing drama about mass killer Martin Bryant
Director Justin Kurzel shies away from depicting the Port Arthur massacre itself but outstanding performances mean it’s still a highly unsettling story

Peter Bradshaw

01, Jul, 2022 @10:52 AM

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