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Morgan Freeman says the terms ‘Black History Month’ and ‘African American’ are insults
The actor objected in a UK interview to both, saying ‘You’re going to relegate my history to a month?’ and that the latter phrase is inaccurate

Catherine Shoard

18, Apr, 2023 @10:17 AM

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Breakups, breakdowns and baseball: the five best films added to US streaming this week
Highlights include the divorce drama Blue Valentine, Peter Berg’s Friday Night Lights and Robert De Niro thriller The Fan

Benjamin Lee and Adrian Horton

01, Apr, 2023 @7:01 AM

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A Good Person review – Florence Pugh lifts unsubtle US addiction drama
Playing a high-flyer whose life falls apart, Pugh stars opposite Morgan Freeman in this laboured tale of redemption

Wendy Ide

26, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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A Good Person review – Zach Braff’s tale of self-healing is excruciatingly ersatz
Writer/director Braff takes Florence Pugh’s ‘good person who has done a bad thing’ on an contrived journey towards self-forgiveness

Peter Bradshaw

22, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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The Minute You Wake Up Dead review – shonky mystery lets the cat out of the bag
Noirish tale of small American town, whose upstanding citizens turn out to be homicidal maniacs, features acting as feeble as the plot

Cath Clarke

02, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Struck dumb: why ‘the voice of God’ got booted out of documentaries
Once, no serious documentary could be without its authoritative voiceover in perfect English. But film-makers are now rejecting the whole idea. Are social media and post-truth politics to blame?

Barbara Speed

13, Jul, 2022 @10:47 AM

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves at 30: a joyless hit that should stay in the 90s
Kevin Costner made for a charmless and embarrassingly miscast local legend in a dark and chaotic mess that audiences in 1991 adored

Scott Tobias

14, Jun, 2021 @6:34 AM

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Vanquish review – Ruby Rose slugs it out on a motorbike
Rose has the poise to carry this action movie about an alpha mama collecting money from narcotics nasties, but it’s cartoonish

Phil Hoad

30, May, 2021 @7:56 AM

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Solos review – a dystopian dud even Anne Hathaway can’t rescue
Despite its A-list cast – including Hathaway, Helen Mirren and Morgan Freeman – Amazon’s Black Mirror-inspired anthology is stodgy, cheesy and woefully underdeveloped

Jack Seale

21, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Eye for an Eye review – Travolta goes sleuthing in Texas
Hardboiled private eye John Travolta tussles with corrupt casino owner Morgan Freeman in a thriller whose biggest mystery is its plot

Cath Clarke

02, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Pitt! Aniston! Roberts! Freeman! Was this the starriest Zoom ever?
A live-reading of 80s teen comedy Fast Times at Ridgemont High brought together an array of big names with a surprising standout

Charles Bramesco

18, Sep, 2020 @3:50 PM

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I've never seen … The Shawshank Redemption
This enduring, much-loved classic about wrongful incarceration and dreams of liberation is an unlikely but irresistible joy in the lockdown era

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, Apr, 2020 @4:27 PM

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