All Is Lost

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From Fight Club to Brief Encounter: how self-isolation would change classic films
It’s now difficult to watch movies without worrying about the two-metre rule – here are the retrospective plot changes required to mean old movies pass muster

Stuart Heritage

24, Mar, 2020 @4:16 PM

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All by myself: how the greatest solo film performances worked their magic
With Anne Hathaway set to star in a film that she will carry on her own, we ask: what can she learn from previous high points of single-actor shows

Graeme Virtue

24, Jul, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Sharks, ravines and volleyballs – the most perilous one-actor movies ever made
New film The Shallows has Blake Lively’s surfer circled by a shark for 86 terrifying minutes. Scary. But is it more nerve-racking than Tom Hardy talking about concrete for an hour and a half?

Stuart Heritage

08, Aug, 2016 @4:12 PM

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JC Chandor on A Most Violent Year: ‘There’s more villainy than some people would like to admit’
JC Chandor’s new drama A Most Violent Year blurs the lines between criminality and capitalism as Oscar Isaac’s immigrant businessman tries to make it in 80s New York. Xan Brooks talks to the director about his own 15-year struggle to get a film career off the ground

Xan Brooks

15, Jan, 2015 @6:38 PM

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Film festival smackdown: we predict how Venice, Toronto and Telluride will split the 2014 world premieres

The Venice and Toronto film festivals start announcing their lineups soon. So which festival will host which big premieres? Or will sandwich-filler Telluride snaffle the key screenings?

Andrew Pulver, Xan Brooks

17, Jun, 2014 @9:30 AM

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Guy Lodge's DVDs and downloads

A neatly timed Mandela pic is intelligent but fusty, while glittering performances abound in American Hustle, writes Guy Lodge

Guy Lodge

26, Apr, 2014 @11:07 PM

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Flight MH370 and the solace of survivors' stories

Geoff Dyer explores our thirst for stories of hope in the face of disaster, from the real life tragedy of flight MH370 to literary fiction and the dramas of Hollywood

Geoff Dyer

28, Mar, 2014 @11:30 AM

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A shipwrecked yachtsman on All Is Lost

No sailor worth his salt would set sail without the usual safety equipment the way Robert Redford does, says rescued sailor Tony Bullimore

Interview by Laura Barnett

13, Jan, 2014 @6:59 AM

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All is Lost – review

The Sundance Kid is now a shipwrecked ancient mariner as Robert Redford sails solo into a storm-lashed horizon, writes Xan Brooks

Xan Brooks

29, Dec, 2013 @12:06 AM

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All Is Lost – review
Robert Redford’s near-mute performance as a mysterious old man of the sea adrift and utterly alone makes for a bold, gripping thriller, writes Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

26, Dec, 2013 @10:30 AM

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All is Lost director JC Chandor: 'The film should feel like one long ribbon' - video interview

All is Lost is a survival drama starring Robert Redford as a lone sailor adrift after his boat is damaged in a collision. Director JC Chandor talks to Andrew Pulver

Andrew Pulver and Henry Barnes

24, Dec, 2013 @11:55 AM

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The Guardian Film Show: American Hustle, All is Lost, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Anchorman 2 - video reviews

Peter Bradshaw, Catherine Shoard and Henry Barnes join Xan Brooks for our 100th episode of the Guardian Film Show

Xan Brooks, Peter Bradshaw, Catherine Shoard, Henry Barnes, Richard Sprenger, Tom Silverstone and Ben Kape

20, Dec, 2013 @7:30 AM

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