Film

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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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Thinking the unthinkable: is Hollywood really going to make a sequel to ET?
Comments this week from Henry Thomas, who played Elliott in the 1982 hit, indicated that ET, wherever he is, just might be getting a call …

Ben Child

01, Jul, 2022 @10:49 AM

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Accepted: behind a US college admissions scandal and the students affected
A new documentary observes the warped system of college admissions through the eyes of four minority students at a scandal-ridden school in Louisiana

Adrian Horton

01, Jul, 2022 @6:17 AM

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Nude Tuesday, The Gray Man and more Mystery Road: what’s new to streaming in Australia this July
Plus David Gulpilil’s final work, a French film about a man who really likes his jacket and a superhero sequel that is much better than the first

Luke Buckmaster

30, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Twenty-six seconds of fame: how Doctor Strange got upstaged by an overacting extra
The wedding scene guest, whose performance of a lifetime stole the show from Benedict Cumberbatch, enters that bizarre pantheon of extras who gave it some extra

Stuart Heritage

30, Jun, 2022 @12:24 PM

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Post your questions for Tom Courtenay
Ahead of the release of The Railway Children Return, here’s your chance to ask the legendary actor about his extraordinary career. Leave your questions in the comments – all aboard!

Rich Pelley

30, Jun, 2022 @11:19 AM

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Matilda musical movie starring Emma Thompson to open London film festival
World premiere of the film version of the Roald Dahl-based musical also stars Lashana Lynch, Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough

Catherine Shoard

30, Jun, 2022 @9:26 AM

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‘There were plans to poison Julian’: Ithaka, the film charting Assange’s fight for freedom
From his Belmarsh wedding to his skateboarding round Ecuador’s embassy, Ithaka tells the story of the WikiLeaks founder’s extradition battle, through the eyes of his hard-campaigning father

Duncan Campbell

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Beauty review – flat Netflix drama plays like unauthorized Whitney biopic
The Lena Waithe-penned film about a young singer on the brink of stardom hiding a relationship with her best friend stumbles with too many wrong notes

Adrian Horton

29, Jun, 2022 @5:50 PM

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Next Bond film will be ‘complete reinvention’ but won’t shoot for ‘at least two years’
Barbara Broccoli has revealed details about the future of the 007 franchise after the departure of Daniel Craig

Catherine Shoard

29, Jun, 2022 @2:27 PM

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The Railway Children review – kids’ adventure has lost none of its limpid charm
Rereleased as a curtain-raiser for a sequel, Jenny Agutter, Bernard Cribbins and co continue to exert their grip over the national imagination

Peter Bradshaw

29, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The Princess review – Diana’s story remains captivating – and agonising
We know what happens but, even so, Ed Perkins’s skilfully edited documentary on the dazzling outsider royal is utterly and unerringly compelling

Peter Bradshaw

29, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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