Daniel Brühl

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Daniel Brühl: ‘We Germans know better than anyone – there are no winners in war’
For a new adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front, the actor faced a dual responsibility – to portray a forgotten German hero, and deliver a warning from history

Kate Connolly

24, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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All Quiet on the Western Front review – anti-war nightmare of bloodshed and chaos
Teenage boys quickly find themselves caught up in the ordeal of trench warfare in this German-language adaptation of the first world war novel

Peter Bradshaw

12, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Next Door review – Daniel Brühl​’s ​tedious vanity projec​t​
Ostensibly a dig at gentrification and sensitive celebrities, this Berlin-set drama is contrived and navel-gazing

Simran Hans

02, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Next Door review – Daniel Brühl’s vanity-free actor project props itself up at the bar
Brühl plays a version of himself as a self-involved actor waylaid by a man who knows a lot about him, but there’s a stagey undertow

Peter Bradshaw

28, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Entebbe review – daring hijack rescue is a crashing bore | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
The umpteenth retelling of the 1976 commando mission to free hostages in Uganda avoids all the audacious drama of the real-life events

Peter Bradshaw

10, May, 2018 @10:00 AM

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7 Days in Entebbe review – Rosamund Pike hostage drama never gets off ground
Sluggish account of the 1976 plane hijacking fails to capitalise on strong cast and script, and José Padilha at the helm

Jonathan Romney

19, Feb, 2018 @9:30 PM

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Alone in Berlin review – couple wage a quiet war against Hitler
In this affecting drama, Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson play a grieving husband and wife who embark on dangerous acts of resistance

Peter Bradshaw

29, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Emma Watson's new film makes £47 at UK box office
Harry Potter star’s latest release The Colony, about a woman infiltrating a cult in Pinochet-era Chile, had a token cinema release and will rely on home streaming

Henry Barnes

05, Jul, 2016 @5:17 PM

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The Colony review – implausible exposé of Pinochet-era horrors
Emma Watson and Daniel Brühl star in this ropey drama about a sinister Chilean religious community founded by a Nazi émigré

Peter Bradshaw

30, Jun, 2016 @9:15 PM

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Captain America: Civil War review – an aspartame rush
Entertaining mayhem ensues when some of the Avengers reject government oversight following a botched operation

Peter Bradshaw

19, Apr, 2016 @11:16 PM

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Alone in Berlin review - postcard revolution in the heart of Nazi Germany
Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson are the married couple who spread wartime subversion in this decently-intended adaptation of Hans Fallada’s novel

Andrew Pulver

15, Feb, 2016 @7:00 PM

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The Face of an Angel review – patchy, scrappy, Amanda Knox-inspired mess
Michael Winterbottom, usually an energetic and interesting film-maker, has sadly made a glib and shallow film inspired by the Amanda Knox legal case, writes Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

26, Mar, 2015 @9:20 PM

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