Film

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Dean Stockwell, Quantum Leap and Blue Velvet actor, dies aged 85
Versatile actor had worked in Hollywood since childhood, and was Oscar nominated for his role in 1988 comedy Married to the Mob

Andrew Pulver

09, Nov, 2021 @11:02 AM

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Natural Light review – reprisals and revenge in chilling examination of the toll of war
Documentary director Dénes Nagy explores how conflict erodes loyalty, morality and human consciousness in his award-winning first feature

Peter Bradshaw

09, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘It’s being abused by an entire belief system’: a haunting film on sexual abuse by Catholic clergy
In Netflix documentary Procession, six men who survived sexual abuse as children make short films to try and process their trauma

David Smith in Washington

09, Nov, 2021 @7:18 AM

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Rust shooting: Alec Baldwin calls for police to monitor gun safety on film sets
Actor urges extra safety measure amid increased scrutiny of an often overlooked corner of the film industry

Samantha Lock and agencies

09, Nov, 2021 @3:24 AM

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John Farrow: the star Australian director who Hollywood forgot
A new documentary examines Mia Farrow’s father, a prolific film-maker from Marrickville with a backstory stranger than fiction

Luke Buckmaster

08, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Raging Fire review – bad cop steals show from good in savage Hong Kong thriller
With adrenaline-pumping action, Nicholas Tse’s vengeful villain cuts an almost tragic figure

Phuong Le

08, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Knocking review – noises in the night fuel urban paranoia and apartment angst
Claustrophic tale of a woman falling apart in her flat is familiar territory, but told here with fresh panache

Phuong Le

08, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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You Will Die at Twenty review – a parable about the dangers of blind faith
Sudan’s first Oscar entry, about a boy destined to die young, is warmed by compassion and gorgeous, dreamy imagery

Cath Clarke

08, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Friends and Strangers review – wanderings around Sydney make for deadpan drama
James Vaughan’s feature debut touches on Australian history and colonialism in an admirable cinematic experiment

Leslie Felperin

08, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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King Richard: ‘super surreal’ lives of Williams sisters is stuff of Hollywood films
Will Smith stars as the father of the precocious tennis talents in a movie depicting their improbable journey

Tumaini Carayol

08, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘You can’t separate them’: the unlikely love story of Guy Clark, Susanna Clark and Townes Van Zandt
The unusual bond between the three musicians is the focus of a new documentary Without Getting Killed or Caught, a story of romance, creativity and tragedy

Jim Farber

08, Nov, 2021 @7:19 AM

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The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson review – riveting but heavy-handed outback western
While it doesn’t always hit the mark, Leah Purcell’s Indigenous feminist reimagining of Henry Lawson’s classic is a bullet between the eyes of a whitewashed fable

Debbie Zhou

08, Nov, 2021 @1:59 AM

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