Film

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Woody Allen denies claims in Allen v Farrow HBO documentary
The film-maker and wife Soon-Yi Previn claim film is ‘hatchet job riddled with falsehoods’ on abuse allegations

Andrew Pulver and Adrian Horton

22, Feb, 2021 @12:33 PM

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Ayouni review – a raging lament for Syria's 'disappeared'
Yasmin Fedda’s powerful documentary lays bare the human cost of the Assad regime and salutes those who continue to fight

Peter Bradshaw

22, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Judas and the Black Messiah: why it took so long for Hollywood to investigate the FBI
For decades, cinema has presented the bureau as the best of America. Now a new drama starring Daniel Kaluuya finally dispels that myth

Steve Rose

22, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Hear me out: why S1m0ne isn't a bad movie
Continuing our series of writers defending unloved films is a reappraisal of Andrew Niccol’s flop satire starring Al Pacino as a director who creates a virtual actor

Kathryn Bromwich

22, Feb, 2021 @7:27 AM

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Zappa review – a maverick sensibility
Alex Winter’s exhilarating documentary uses Frank Zappa’s own archive to draw us into the world of a musical one-off

Wendy Ide

21, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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I Care a Lot review – Rosamund Pike excels in gleefully vicious tragicomedy
Pike is magnetic in J Blakeson’s tale of a legal guardian swindling older people out of their money

Mark Kermode Observer film critic

21, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Kate Winslet: ‘I’ve been asked so many times about the intimate scenes’
Kate Winslet on facing down misogyny in film, strange lockdown habits and the unexpected joys of fossil hunting

Eva Wiseman

21, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Bad Tales review – horribly compelling urban fairytale
A sultry Roman backwater provides the oppressive setting for this story of three disaffected families from the D’Innocenzo brothers

Wendy Ide

20, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Khashoggi confidant Omar Abdulaziz: 'I’m worried about the safety of the people of Saudi Arabia'
The close associate of the journalist killed by the Saudi regime is determined to speak out in a new documentary, despite the arrest of family members

Tim Adams

20, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Lee Daniels: ‘Studios will give you about $10 to make a black movie’
The maverick director makes the films no one else would dare to – persuading Oprah to break her acting drought, and Nicole Kidman to pee on Zac Efron. What’s his next coup?

Hadley Freeman

20, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Streaming: Star is Disney+ for grownups – but is it any good?
The children’s lockdown lifesaver is about to launch a streaming service for adults, showcasing the familiar, the forgettable and the odd curveball…

Guy Lodge

20, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The United States vs Billie Holiday review – Lee Daniels' misguided biopic | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Lee Daniels’ bizarre decision to root this account of the singer’s late years in supposition about her romance with a federal agent cheapens her courage

Peter Bradshaw

19, Feb, 2021 @5:00 PM

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