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TV tonight: Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard are still chaotic parents
The duo return for another series of Sky One comedy Breeders. Plus: a Supervet Special. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

27, May, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Hear me out: why Equilibrium isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending loathed films is a plea to reconsider 2002’s dour Christian Bale-starring dystopian action thriller

Graeme Virtue

24, May, 2021 @5:16 AM

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Disney announce 10 Star Wars and 10 Marvel series – and new films
Hayden Christensen returns as Darth Vader in the Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series, while Chadwick Boseman won’t be replaced for Black Panther sequel

Catherine Shoard

11, Dec, 2020 @9:25 AM

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From Memento to Interstellar: our writers pick their favourite Christopher Nolan films
With the much-anticipated staggered release of Tenet, writers argue why each of Christopher Nolan’s 10 previous films should be seen as his best

Beatrice Loayza, Peter Bradshaw, Benjamin Lee, Wendy Ide, Charles Bramesco, Radheyan Simonpillai, Adrian Horton, Noah Gittell, Jordan Hoffman and Steve Rose

27, Aug, 2020 @6:24 AM

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Why Robert Pattinson could be the most exciting Batman in years
The new Caped Crusader says he has found a ‘gap’ to make Batman his own – in contrast to the likes of Val Kilmer’s cheeseball effort

Ben Child

15, May, 2020 @4:38 PM

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American Psycho at 20: a vicious satire that remains as sharp as ever
Mary Harron’s divisive adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’s novel is a shrewd articulation of the source, with a star-making turn from Christian Bale

Scott Tobias

14, Apr, 2020 @7:50 AM

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Christian Bale's new Marvel role could pitch him as the anti-Batman
Eight years after The Dark Knight Rises, the Oscar-winner’s mooted return to comic book movies in Thor: Love and Thunder could offer him the chance to play a truly bombastic baddie

Ben Child

09, Jan, 2020 @2:03 PM

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Le Mans ‘66 review – road race biopic fires on all cylinders
Matt Damon and Christian Bale are on sparky form

Wendy Ide

16, Nov, 2019 @2:59 PM

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Ford v Ferrari review – motor-racing drama gets stuck in first gear
Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in a handsome-looking but dull account of the rivalry between the US and Italian car-makers

Peter Bradshaw in Toronto

10, Sep, 2019 @10:01 AM

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Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and J-Lo headline Toronto film festival lineup
A string of Oscar-tipped films, including Steven Soderbergh’s starry Netflix movie about the Panama papers, will head to Toronto in September

Benjamin Lee

23, Jul, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Why Vice should win the best picture Oscar
Best film of the year – or worst? Opinion is deeply divided, but the Dick Cheney biopic, starring a chunky Christian Bale, is as hilarious as it is grotesque

Gwilym Mumford

18, Feb, 2019 @10:50 AM

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Vice review – ambitious, amusing, but confused portrait of Dick Cheney
Despite a wickedly deft performance from Christian Bale, Adam McKay’s film can’t settle on a consistent tone

Wendy Ide

26, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

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