Alicia Vikander

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The week in TV: Irma Vep; The Sandman; All or Nothing: Arsenal; Paper Girls
It’s meta madness as Olivier Assayas gets to remake his own film as a TV series; Old Testament meets Ouija board in Neil Gaiman’s dark fantasy; and the Gunners get a going over

Barbara Ellen

07, Aug, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Romance, 14th-century style: why cinema has fallen for courtly love
From Cyrano to The Last Duel, the world of medieval chivalry is big on screen – and its preoccupation with appearances isn’t so far from our own

Phil Hoad

14, Feb, 2022 @12:02 PM

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Blue Bayou review – overcooked but wrenching US deportation drama
Writer-director Justin Chon plays a Korean American Louisiana man faced with deportation just as his wife is about to give birth

Wendy Ide

05, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Blue Bayou review – painful drama about the US’s answer to the Windrush scandal
Justin Chon’s fierce heartbreaker, written and starring himself, centres on a Korean-American whose family is threatened by racist government policy

Peter Bradshaw

01, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The Green Knight review – Dev Patel rides high on sublimely beautiful quest
Director David Lowery conjures up visual wonders and metaphysical mysteries from the anonymously authored 14th-century chivalric poem

Peter Bradshaw

24, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch review – colossal eco doc prettifies disaster
The visuals are impressive but, without giving them the necessary context, this ‘cinematic meditation’ on humanity’s environmental impact only serves to aestheticise destruction

Phuong Le

04, Sep, 2021 @9:14 AM

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Beckett review – sturdy Netflix thriller provides simple throwback pleasures
A Luca Guadagnino-produced thriller about a man, played by John David Washington, on the run in Greece is an enjoyable homage to 70s conspiracy movies

Benjamin Lee

13, Aug, 2021 @6:33 AM

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The Green Knight review – Dev Patel takes a magical and masterly quest
David Lowery’s complex, visually sumptuous and uncommercial tale of Arthurian legend revels in upending expectations

Charles Bramesco

26, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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The Glorias review – Gloria Steinem biopic is a laughably shoddy mess
Julie Taymor’s film on the multiple life stages of the defining feminist turns what should be a fascinating character study into an embarrassing disaster

Adrian Horton

29, Sep, 2020 @5:23 AM

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Earthquake Bird review – psych-noir with aftershocks
Wash Westmoreland’s crime-mystery about a love triangle turned obsessive, starring Alicia Vikander, delivers a few real tremors

Peter Bradshaw

01, Nov, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Tomb Raider: new Lara, Daddy Croft, and Indiana Jones ripoffs - discuss with spoilers
The rebooted Lara Croft video game crossover is aiming to reignite moviegoers’ passion for action archaeology. So do you dig Alicia Vikander’s interpretation, or are you still in the Angelina Jolie camp? This article contains spoilers

Ben Child

21, Mar, 2018 @11:08 AM

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Tomb Raider review – Alicia Vikander's Lara Croft is a badass bore
The rebooted action heroine channels the spirit of Indiana Jones – and creepy daddy issues – in a dull, derivative romp

Peter Bradshaw

14, Mar, 2018 @5:00 PM

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