Albert Finney

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Miller's Crossing at 30: the Coen brothers' unknowable gangster drama
Released in the same year as Goodfellas, and disappearing fast as a result, the difficult prohibition-era noir deserves a fresh analysis

Scott Tobias

05, Oct, 2020 @7:27 AM

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Alan Parker: a maker of glorious films with a gift for connecting with audiences | Peter Bradshaw
From Bugsy Malone to Mississippi Burning, Shoot the Moon to Angel Heart, Parker was a craftsman committed to entertaining cinemagoers

Peter Bradshaw

31, Jul, 2020 @5:22 PM

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Oxymoron alert as German economic slowdown accelerates | Brief letters
Brief letters: Oxymoron corner | Front-page news | Charity shop ethics | Churchill’s imitators | Clare in the Community


25, Sep, 2019 @5:07 PM

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Stanley Donen: a Hollywood blueblood treasured for Singin' in the Rain
Donen’s brilliance helped reinvent the Hollywood musical, and he went on to display a tremendous skill for romance and comedy

Peter Bradshaw

24, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Mike Leigh on Albert Finney: had he not backed me, my career might never have happened
The award-winning director remembers Finney’s unique bonhomie, from his shining legacy at Salford grammar school to his support of Leigh’s film debut Bleak Moments

Mike Leigh

15, Feb, 2019 @4:56 PM

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Charm, booze and devilry: Malcolm McDowell and Mike Figgis on Albert Finney
Spying on Michael Douglas, telling Nic Cage how to play drunk, pretending he was gay to Audrey Hepburn … two giants of cinema remember their hero Albert Finney

Malcolm McDowell and Mike Figgis

11, Feb, 2019 @2:49 PM

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A good night’s sleep and breakfast in bed for four | Brief letters
Brief letters: Sleep supplement | Generous portions | Women’s self-examination | Saving money on prescriptions | Wordsearch observation | Best obituary


10, Feb, 2019 @6:26 PM

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Albert Finney on his father, male anxiety and the joys of an actor’s life
In a 1988 interview with the Observer, cinema’s ‘angry young man’, who has died at 82, said he loved studying for a part

Vanessa Thorpe

10, Feb, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Albert Finney on stage: that indefinable quality called 'weight'
The actor shone as brightly in theatre as he did on film, helping to create modern classics from Billy Liar to Joe Egg, and playing the first Hamlet at the National’s Southbank home

Michael Billington

08, Feb, 2019 @6:06 PM

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Albert Finney obituary
Actor hailed as the new Olivier but who preferred playing working-class heroes to classical roles

Michael Coveney

08, Feb, 2019 @6:04 PM

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Albert Finney, legendary star of Tom Jones and Miller's Crossing, dies aged 82
Celebrated actor who rose to fame in the ‘kitchen sink’ era before evolving into one of the screen greats of the postwar period, has died

Andrew Pulver

08, Feb, 2019 @6:01 PM

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Albert Finney: the most almighty physical screen presence | Peter Bradshaw
Finney was the face of the vibrant new wave of working-class postwar British cinema, and maintained a fierce vitality in his distinguished later performances

Peter Bradshaw

08, Feb, 2019 @3:48 PM

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