Amy Adams

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Disenchanted review – Amy Adams returns for engaging, if lesser, sequel
A follow-up to 2007’s charming fish-out-of-water musical fantasy can’t quite recapture the magic

Benjamin Lee

18, Nov, 2022 @8:01 AM

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Out of this world: Guardian writers on their favourite movies with aliens
To celebrate the release of Jordan Peele’s new UFO thriller Nope, critics have picked their top films about extra terrestrials

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

20, Jul, 2022 @6:04 AM

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The week in theatre: The Glass Menagerie; Girl on an Altar; We Started to Sing
Amy Adams’s star power fails to illuminate underpowered Tennessee Williams; Eileen Walsh burns bright as Clytemnestra; and Barbara Flynn and Robin Soans elevate a family nostalgia fest

Susannah Clapp

05, Jun, 2022 @9:30 AM

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The Glass Menagerie review – Amy Adams’s West End debut fails to find its heart
Tennessee Williams’s story of yearning, passion and despair never puts us under its spell in Jeremy Herrin’s production

Arifa Akbar

01, Jun, 2022 @10:06 AM

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Dear Evan Hansen review – satanically ingenious musical is suffocatingly ersatz
Story of lonely boy who feigns friendship with a dead peer has a smart premise but is wretchedly executed

Peter Bradshaw

20, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Dear Evan Hansen review – ghoulish Ben Platt sinks high school musical
The film adaptation of the Tony-winning musical can’t overcome its 27-year-old star’s creepy teen makeup and the story’s wobbly handling of mental health

Adrian Horton

14, Sep, 2021 @6:42 PM

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Amy Adams to make her West End debut in The Glass Menagerie
Hollywood actor will perform at Duke of York’s theatre, London, as Amanda Wingfield in one of Tennessee Williams’ most autobiographical plays

Chris Wiegand

13, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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The Woman in the Window review – broken thriller is barely worth a look
Amy Adams gives a flat performance as an agoraphobe unravelling a dull mystery in Joe Wright’s cursed misstep now being dumped on Netflix

Benjamin Lee

13, May, 2021 @11:00 PM

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How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to show the 'real' America
Ron Howard’s misjudged adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir is both histrionic and boring – and too shallow to act as social commentary

Adrian Horton

30, Nov, 2020 @9:25 PM

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Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close and Amy Adams trade Appalachian cliches
Close and Adams are all platitudes and prosthetics in Ron Howard’s hackneyed adaptation of a rags-to-riches memoir

Simran Hans

29, Nov, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's grouchy gran saves the day
A troubled teenager ends up at Yale Law School thanks to his eccentric grandmother in this adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir

Peter Bradshaw

10, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Hair, glasses, Santa puppy T-shirt: get the Glenn Close Hillbilly Elegy look
She might be best described as Jeremy Kyle Mrs Doubtfire, but I predict Glenn Close’s character will be your next style icon. Here are her looks from the trailer – ranked!

Stuart Heritage

14, Oct, 2020 @5:48 PM

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