Alan Rickman

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Dexter Fletcher: ‘I sat on Diana Dors’s knee and she said: “Aren’t you lovely!”’
The actor and director on getting shouted at by Ken Russell, keeping it real for Elton John and when Jodie Foster made a moustache out of his hair

As told to Rich Pelley

25, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Tom Burke: ‘Alan Rickman was like family, really’
The actor on tapping into his sinister side for Joanna Hogg’s Sundance hit The Souvenir, losing godfather Alan Rickman, and growing sideburns for new film The Wonder

Michael Hogan

30, Oct, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Madly, Deeply: The Alan Rickman Diaries review – great actor, keen shopper, sharp wit
The star’s thoughts reveal a man unwilling to suffer fools or mince his words – most of the time

Anthony Quinn

16, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Madly, Deeply: The Alan Rickman Diaries review – inside the actor’s world
Spanning the last two decades of his life, Rickman’s diaries reveal the frenetic lifestyle and frequent fretting of an actor at the height of his fame

Fiona Sturges

12, Oct, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Kevin Smith: ‘How are you going to get laid if you look like an old person?’
The film-maker on his latest Clerks movie, his bromance with Alan Rickman, smoking weed – and the unexpected benefits of veganism

As told to Rich Pelley

06, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘He got our tortoise a part in Taming of the Shrew’: Alan Rickman remembered by Emma Thompson, Eddie Izzard and more
Why did Rowan Atkinson infuriate him in Love Actually? Could he have started his own religion? And was Betty the tortoise any good on stage? Stars from Ruby Wax to Richard Curtis remember an acting colossus

26, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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From Die Hard to The Raid: Guardian writers on their favourite action movies
As Brad Pitt’s new thriller Bullet Train arrives in cinemas, Guardian writers have picked their most exciting action films of all time

Scott Tobias, Charles Bramesco, Jesse Hassenger, Adrian Horton, Veronica Esposito, Andrew Pulver, Benjamin Lee, Radheyan Simonpillai, Lisa Wong Macabasco, AA Dowd and Andrew Lawrence

02, Aug, 2022 @6:07 AM

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone review – 20 years on, it’s a nostalgic spectacular
The first film in the franchise is re-released into a very different world – but it’s as entertaining and exhilarating as ever

Peter Bradshaw

28, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves at 30: a joyless hit that should stay in the 90s
Kevin Costner made for a charmless and embarrassingly miscast local legend in a dark and chaotic mess that audiences in 1991 adored

Scott Tobias

14, Jun, 2021 @6:34 AM

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Alan Rickman's 27 volumes of diaries to be published as one book
The Diaries of Alan Rickman, written by the actor until his death with the intention of one day publishing them, will be released in autumn 2022

Sian Cain

21, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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I grew up watching disaster movies. Here’s what I’ve learned | Hadley Freeman
From Armageddon to Outbreak, there’s something reassuring about their predictability, now more than ever

Hadley Freeman

21, Mar, 2020 @11:30 AM

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'I'm an expressionist nihilist at heart': the dark allure of Tom Burke
The actor is best known as the TV detective Strike, but there’s something about his deeply troubling lead film role in The Souvenir that suits him down to the ground

Catherine Shoard

16, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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