Adam McKay

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TV tonight: Bill Gates talks politics, divorce and chickens
Amol Rajan gets the billionaire philanthropist to open up. Plus: Joe Lycett eats a naughty donut. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue and Simon Wardell

03, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Anchorman director to sell Sex Panther prop in climate fund auction
Adam McKay also selling walk-on role in next film, vintage Marvel comics and basketball cards

Helena Horton and Damien Gayle

27, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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‘People don’t disappear into thin air’: behind shocking docuseries The Invisible Pilot
The series recounts the 1977 disappearance of an Arkansas family man mired in drug smuggling and international scandal

Adrian Horton

06, Apr, 2022 @6:06 AM

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Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty review – over-stretched basketball drama
Adam McKay and John C Reilly join forces for a look back at the rise of the Lakers but strong performances can’t quite paper over a messy structure

Andrew Lawrence

04, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Look away: why star-studded comet satire Don’t Look Up is a disaster | Charles Bramesco
Adam McKay’s celeb-packed Netflix comedy aims to be a farcical warning of climate change but broad potshots and a smug superiority tanks his message

Charles Bramesco

27, Dec, 2021 @7:05 AM

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Adam McKay: ‘Leo sees Meryl as film royalty – he didn’t like seeing her with a lower back tattoo’
After politics in Vice and finance in The Big Short, director McKay is taking on the climate crisis in his star-studded ‘freakout’ satire Don’t Look Up

Steve Rose

13, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘I’d stop stockpiling toilet paper’: Cate Blanchett, Mark Rylance and Tyler Perry on their end-of-the-world plans
The stars of Adam McKay’s apocalypse satire Don’t Look Up discuss their worst fears, their favourite conspiracy theories and their final moments on Earth

Catherine Shoard

09, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Don’t Look Up review – slapstick apocalypse according to DiCaprio and Lawrence
Adam McKay’s laboured satire challenges political indifference to looming comet catastrophe but misses out on the comedy

Peter Bradshaw

08, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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From the outhouse to the arthouse: how Hollywood's kings of comedy got serious
Cinema’s former fart-gag maestros have recast themselves as social critics. Are they the ideal pundits for an age of obscenity?

Caspar Salmon

11, Nov, 2019 @10:30 AM

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A bold new podcast takes on the Epstein scandal – podcasts of the week
Big Short director Adam McKay teams up with investigative journalists for a deep dive into the case of the disgraced financier

Gwilym Mumford, Hannah Verdier, Katherine Godfrey, Takudzwa Mudiwa and Tom Knight

06, Sep, 2019 @7:52 AM

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Why Vice should win the best picture Oscar
Best film of the year – or worst? Opinion is deeply divided, but the Dick Cheney biopic, starring a chunky Christian Bale, is as hilarious as it is grotesque

Gwilym Mumford

18, Feb, 2019 @10:50 AM

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Vice review – ambitious, amusing, but confused portrait of Dick Cheney
Despite a wickedly deft performance from Christian Bale, Adam McKay’s film can’t settle on a consistent tone

Wendy Ide

26, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

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