Andie MacDowell

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Maid: how the devastating drama became a word-of-mouth smash
Tackling domestic abuse, homelessness and the crushing reality of poverty, the Netflix show is heartbreaking, gruelling and tender television

Rachael Sigee

21, Oct, 2021 @12:14 PM

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No Man’s Land review – well-meaning drama about US-Mexico relations
This contemporary western about a young Texan fugitive who flees south of the border is handsomely shot but didactic

Leslie Felperin

25, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Hear me out: why Hudson Hawk isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers sticking up for maligned movies is a defence of the idiosyncratic Bruce Willis action adventure flop

Oliver Macnaughton

14, May, 2021 @6:21 AM

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How we made Four Weddings and a Funeral, with Andie MacDowell and Mike Newell
‘Honestly, I don’t get why the rain scene is such a big deal. It’s beautiful – and we were freezing filming it’

Interviews by Simon Bland

19, Nov, 2019 @6:00 AM

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‘I’d ask my mum: why do you drink?’ Andie MacDowell on childhood and Hollywood
She learned responsibility young, caring for her mother – then became a stunningly successful model and screen star. The actor talks about ageing on screen, why she eschews drugs, and her pride in her daughters’ acting careers

Martha Hayes

16, Sep, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Ready or Not review – scrappy comedy horror is all bark and no bite
A tantalising set-up, which sees a newlywed playing a deadly game of hide and seek, falls apart in a film that’s neither funny or scary enough to work

Benjamin Lee

20, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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sex, lies and videotape at 30: how Steven Soderbergh changed independent cinema
In 1989, the micro-budget drama took the industry by surprise and changed our concept of what an indie film could achieve

Guy Lodge

19, Aug, 2019 @2:52 PM

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One Red Nose Day and a Wedding review – Is it still funny? I hadn't noticed
Twenty-five years after the release of Four Weddings and a Funeral, Richard Curtis’s well-intentioned short sequel for Comic Relief gave rise to no laughs but some genuine pathos

Peter Bradshaw

15, Mar, 2019 @11:26 PM

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Andie MacDowell: ‘I’m kind of goofy’
The actor, 59, on escaping small-town America, her alcoholic mother, and why she still thinks about the last line of Four Weddings

Candice Pires

03, Mar, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Plus ça change: why it's clear that we're living in Groundhog Day
Today is Groundhog Day, and next week is the 25th anniversary of the immortal Bill Murray romantic classic. Perhaps that’s why everything seems the same as it did yesterday

Stuart Heritage

02, Feb, 2018 @1:16 PM

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Four Weddings and a Reshuffle: Amber Rudd’s cabinet blockbuster
The home secretary recruited aristo extras for the classic British romcom. How would she cast the political remake?

Priya Elan

14, Jul, 2016 @2:04 PM

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Magic Mike XXL review: like watching pained strippers dryhump
Our oiled-up heroes are en route to a male stripper convention – but it’s not just the clothes they’ve lost for this sequel. It’s depth, humour, narrative tension and Matthew McConaughey, leaving just a faintly demeaning, penis-free hen night

Peter Bradshaw

29, Jun, 2015 @1:00 PM

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