Alan Rickman

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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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Letters from the teenage fan club
Richard E Grant was 14 when he invited Barbra Streisand to stay with his family in Africa. His is just one of many pieces of fanmail written by people who went on to become famous

Martin Belam

30, Jan, 2019 @5:35 PM

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Die Hard review – Bruce Willis Christmas classic is still a blast
The deafening shootouts, the uproarious explosions and the killer catchphrase remain gloriously intact as the festive face-off gets a 30th anniversary rerelease

Peter Bradshaw

29, Nov, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Die Hard at 30: how it remains the quintessential American action movie
Bruce Willis’ vest-wearing hero was an unlikely savior in 1988 and despite endless attempts to recycle the formula, he remains without equal in the genre

Scott Tobias

12, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Yippee ki-yay, turkey plucker … how Die Hard became a classic Christmas movie
It’s not about Christmas, seldom shown at Christmas, and Bruce Willis’s vest isn’t red with fur trim – but this action blast is as essential as tinsel and telly

Michael Hann

21, Dec, 2017 @10:00 AM

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My Name Is Rachel Corrie review – vivid testimony of a hyperactive activist
Erin Doherty emerges as one of the year’s great discoveries with a stunning performance as the young American desperate to rectify the world’s injustices

Michael Billington

05, Oct, 2017 @10:19 AM

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Jane Goldman: 'The only way Hit-Girl could be not sexualised was by being 11'
The Kick-Ass and Kingsman screenwriter on how the late Alan Rickman influenced her new film, The Limehouse Golem, and how her daughters empowered her views on gender politics

Alex Godfrey

25, Aug, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Look on the sweet side of Love Actually | Brief letters
Brief letters: Theresa May’s Vogue shoot | The Battle of Cable Street | Love Actually | Tooth extractions on children | Bread pudding | Chuck Berry


21, Mar, 2017 @6:37 PM

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