Comedy

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Goodbye, Don Glees! review – stunningly animated film is affecting YA adventure
Anime tells a familiar tale about boyhood friendship and childhood gangs but does so with genuinely intense feeling

Cath Clarke

28, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Like a cinema virgin: how Madonna went stratospheric making Desperately Seeking Susan
At the start of the shoot, she was a no one. By the end, she was a superstar. As the 80s cult classic starring Madonna as a gorgeous grifter returns, director Susan Seidelman recalls capturing the zeitgeist on a shoestring budget

Hadley Freeman

23, Nov, 2022 @4:41 PM

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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery review – Daniel Craig’s drawling detective is back
Benoit Blanc returns, with a cast of A-listers from Edward Norton to Janelle Monáe, in Rian Johnson’s ingenious new whodunnit romp

Peter Bradshaw

23, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The Fence review – rough justice on the meanish streets of 1980s Bristol
Likable debut feature casts Sally Phillips as the mother of two tearaways, one of whom turns crimefighter when his motorbike is pinched

Leslie Felperin

22, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Diamond in the Rough review – socially conscious update of the mean-girl romcom
Samantha Boscarino plays a Gen Z-er girlbossing an exclusive country club, but her charisma and comic timing can’t overcome the glaring implausibilities

Phuong Le

22, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Three Day Millionaire review – Grimsby’s cheeky-chappie answer to Guy Ritchie
A laddish Britcom about trawlermen planning a heist while on shore leave has plenty of camaraderie but not enough sense of what’s at stake

Cath Clarke

21, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Menu review – revenge is served hot in delicious haute cuisine satire
A bunch of ultra-wealthy foodies get more than they bargained for in this riotous black comedy starring Ralph Fiennes and Anya Taylor-Joy

Wendy Ide

20, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery review – crisply mischievous sequel
Daniel Craig is back as the ace detective in Rian Johnson’s expertly crafted whodunnit, set on the private island of Edward Norton’s billionaire doofus

Wendy Ide

19, Nov, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Streaming: the best love triangle films
Claire Denis’s Both Sides of the Blade, starring Juliette Binoche, joins other classics where three’s a crowd, from The Piano to The Favourite

Guy Lodge

19, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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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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The People We Hate at the Wedding review – a tepid glass of nuptial chardonnay
This laugh-free US-UK culture-clash movie focuses on preparations for a wedding in London and makes you appreciate the alchemies of Nancy Meyer and Richard Curtis

Peter Bradshaw

17, Nov, 2022 @5:00 PM

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The Teckman Mystery/We Joined the Navy review – crime thriller and naval caper from pioneering director
The rereleases from Wendy Toye, one of only two female directors working in the 1950s UK film industry, include her feature debut and a Dirk Bogarde cameo

Phil Hoad

16, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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