Clive Owen

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Mike Hodges: a masterpiece creator as comfortable with gritty crime as with zany sci-fi
With films as varied as Get Carter, Flash Gordon and Croupier to his name, Hodges was a great social commentator as well as a wonderful storyteller

Peter Bradshaw

21, Dec, 2022 @12:34 PM

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Degrees of separation: what connects Bill Clinton to Patty Hearst?
From Slick Willie to the kidnapped heiress via OJ Simpson: we go down the rabbit hole, thanks to the new American Crime Story series on the Lewinsky affair

Larry Ryan

16, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Impeachment: American Crime Story review – addictive Monica and Bill drama
Ryan Murphy’s compulsive, if flawed, re-enactment of the 90s scandal is stolen by Sarah Paulson as an uncanny Linda Tripp

Benjamin Lee

07, Sep, 2021 @2:21 PM

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‘This is about power’: the truth behind Impeachment: American Crime Story
A new series relives the affair between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky and here, those involved remember and reflect on a national scandal

David Smith in Washington

04, Sep, 2021 @6:27 AM

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Extras: Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's take on celebrity is still irreverent, clever fun
As cringe-inducing as The Office, Extras lampoons Hollywood with great cheer while paying mournful tribute to failed dreams

Amal Awad

13, May, 2020 @11:09 PM

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Gemini Man review – Will Smith v Will Smith leaves audience in a coma
The digital de-ageing gimmick adds little sprightliness to Ang Lee’s humourless thriller about a government agent on the run

Peter Bradshaw

04, Oct, 2019 @9:40 AM

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The week in theatre: The Night of the Iguana; Vienna 1934-Munich 1938; seven methods of killing kylie jenner
Two star performances breathe life into Tennessee Williams, Vanessa Redgrave’s memories could do with an edit, while Jasmine Lee-Jones is someone to watch

Susannah Clapp

21, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Night of the Iguana review – Clive Owen joins menagerie of lost souls
Owen is a disgraced priest, Anna Gunn a widowed hotel keeper in Tennessee William’s languorous hymn to human endurance

Michael Billington

16, Jul, 2019 @10:00 PM

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How we made Closer – by Clive Owen and Patrick Marber
‘I wanted to write a Shakespearean scene with someone in disguise, so I went into a lesbian chatroom pretending to be a gay woman’

Interviews by Chris Wiegand

09, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Anon review – a sci-fi thriller that does not compute
Andrew Niccol’s crime drama about state abuse of private data is topical but badly executed

Wendy Ide

13, May, 2018 @6:59 AM

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Anon review – Andrew Niccol’s killer-hacker thriller suffers from identity theft
Niccol’s Philip K Dick-style thriller starring Clive Owen depicts a world where digital footprints render crime impossible … until a killer goes off-grid

Peter Bradshaw

03, May, 2018 @11:00 PM

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M. Butterfly review – Clive Owen impresses in Julie Taymor's revision
A revival of David Henry Hwang’s audaciously imaginative play lands on Broadway but with the delicate poise between illusion and truth unbalanced

Alexis Soloski

27, Oct, 2017 @2:00 AM

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