Benicio del Toro

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The French Dispatch review – exasperating Wes Anderson portmanteau picture
A stellar cast enliven the director’s uneven three-story anthology featuring a student protest, an insane artist and a heist thriller

Wendy Ide

23, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The French Dispatch: Wes Anderson’s ode to newspapers is a periodic delight
Amazing visuals, lots of laughs and an A-list cast – including Bill Murray – make Anderson’s tribute to the New Yorker a real treat

Peter Bradshaw

12, Jul, 2021 @5:21 PM

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No Sudden Move review – Steven Soderbergh’s daring heist drama
The director’s nifty new trick has him using the gloss of a crowd-pleasing heist movie to discuss race, industry and politics in 50s America

Charles Bramesco

02, Jul, 2021 @1:36 PM

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Traffic at 20: Steven Soderbergh's bold and blistering drugs drama
The Oscar-winner’s sprawling ensemble drama was rightfully awarded and praised for its difficult and dour look at an unwinnable war

Scott Tobias

27, Dec, 2020 @8:16 AM

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Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch: first trailer launched online
First footage of Anderson’s ‘love letter to journalists’ starring Bill Murray and Tilda Swinton released

Guardian film

12, Feb, 2020 @3:18 PM

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Sicario 2: Soldado review – well-timed but less effective drug war sequel
Emily Blunt is sorely missed in this follow-up to the compelling Denis Villeneuve thriller set on the US-Mexico border

Wendy Ide

01, Jul, 2018 @6:00 AM

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'Melania knew what she was putting on': Benicio Del Toro on drugs, Sicario and Trump's border war
The actor made his name playing characters on all sides of the drug war. How does he feel that his new film has become a lightning rod for Trump’s war on migrant families?

Lanre Bakare

29, Jun, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Sicario 2: Soldado review – terrific tale of terror on the Mexican border
Isis is smuggling suicide bombers into the US in this fierce and riveting sequel that chimes with Trump-era tribulations

Peter Bradshaw

28, Jun, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Cannes 2018 lineup features Jean-Luc Godard, Spike Lee – and few women
71st edition of the film festival features big names and a global outlook, but only three out of 18 films competing for the Palme d’Or have female directors

Gwilym Mumford

12, Apr, 2018 @11:44 AM

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The most exciting action and thriller films of 2018
Benicio del Toro’s Sicario is set loose in Mexico, Robert Pattinson rides off into the sunset and Robert Redford breaks out of Alcatraz in a canoe

Stuart Heritage

01, Jan, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – five things we learned from the behind-the-scenes video
With plot details for Rian Johnson’s upcoming sequel still thin on the ground, the new video premiered at Disney’s D23 event might provide the biggest clues to the future of the franchise. Here’s what was gleaned

Ben Child

16, Jul, 2017 @2:00 PM

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Emily Blunt's character written out of Sicario 2
Screenwriter says that leading actor won’t return for sequel Soldado, but co-stars Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin have roles

Catherine Shoard

28, Nov, 2016 @10:32 AM

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