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The 50 best films of 2021 in the US, No 4: Drive My Car
Ryûsuke Hamaguchi adapts a Haruki Murakami short story into a highly moving meditation on life and art

Phil Hoad

14, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Voyage of Time review – Terrence Malick awestruck in the face of existence
Malick’s mood-footnote to The Tree of Life sets visions of the dawn of the universe and mankind against a ludicrously solemn Brad Pitt voiceover

Peter Bradshaw

14, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Swan Song review – Mahershala Ali is twice the man in melancholy sci-fi mystery
Ali convincingly plays a man with a terminal illness who has a doppelganger made of himself in this unsettling, elegant film

Peter Bradshaw

14, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Royal Tenenbaums at 20: Wes Anderson’s finest and funniest movie
The precise dysfunctional family film set a template for the writer-director’s ouevre and gave Gene Hackman and his on-screen offspring some of their greatest roles

Scott Tobias

14, Dec, 2021 @7:06 AM

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Spider-Man: No Way Home review – scattered fun in ambitious sequel
Tom Holland’s Peter Parker returns with a host of familiar faces in a messier yet still mostly entertaining follow-up

Benjamin Lee

14, Dec, 2021 @6:30 AM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the UK, No 4: Drive My Car
A tender, meditative drama that marks Ryusuke Hamaguchi a new master of Japanese cinema

Phil Hoad

14, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Golden Globes 2022 tries to do better as Lady Gaga brings the outrage
After a year of criticism over diversity, the Golden Globes have come up with a decent slate of nominees, with Gaga surely the favourite for best actress

Peter Bradshaw

13, Dec, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Golden Globes 2022: full list of nominations
All the nominees for the awards ceremony due to take place on 9 January – that has had a tough year after a diversity crisis and Hollywood boycotts

Guardian film

13, Dec, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Golden Globe nominations 2022: Belfast and The Power of the Dog lead the pack
Kenneth Branagh’s autobiographical drama and Jane Campion’s tense western both score seven nominations

Catherine Shoard

13, Dec, 2021 @3:12 PM

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David Gulpilil obituary
Indigenous Australian actor best known for his roles in films such as Walkabout, Crocodile Dundee and Rabbit-Proof Fence

Ryan Gilbey

13, Dec, 2021 @2:55 PM

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Last Train to Christmas – Michael Sheen adds gloss to mystical Sliding Doors-style comedy
Sheen is on fine form as he upstages an array of silly haircuts in a festive heartwarmer that hits all the right notes

Leslie Felperin

13, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Castle Falls review – Dolph Lundgren puts on his specs and flexes his pecs
The muscly maestro teams up with Scott Adkins in a gleeful film about a rickety high-rise, a criminal kingpin and a bag of money

Phil Hoad

13, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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