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Landscapers review – Olivia Colman and David Thewlis stun as killer couple on the run
Two of their generation’s greatest actors reach new heights in this immaculate retelling of real-life murderous couple Susan and Christopher Edwards

Lucy Mangan

07, Dec, 2021 @10:05 PM

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TV tonight: Olivia Colman and David Thewlis star as two killers on the run
Landscapers follows Susan and Christopher as they try to evade capture. Plus: Impeachment enters the home straight. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue and Jack Seale

07, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Naked review – one of British cinema’s great monsters
David Thewlis’s lost soul, raging around London in Mike Leigh’s fiercely bleak masterwork, is even more disturbing 28 years on

Peter Bradshaw

11, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Shooting Martha by David Thewlis review – clunky film-world farce
The actor’s new novel is set in a world of egotistical film directors and desperate actors, but the showbiz satire is often wide of the mark

Anthony Cummins

02, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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David Thewlis: ‘It does get to you, spending more waking hours as a character than oneself’
The actor on his new novel about an irascible director, his faux-feud with Christopher Eccleston and his ‘secret’ marriage

Michael Hogan

25, Jul, 2021 @8:30 AM

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The Dumb Waiter review – Thewlis and Mays’s supreme double act beefs up Pinter’s menace
David Thewlis and Daniel Mays add rich new shades to the over-familiar 1957 two-hander in this filmed adaptation

Arifa Akbar

11, Jul, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Rare Beasts review – Billie Piper’s deliciously dark and deadpan anti-romcom
Tragedy smacks up against slapstick in Piper’s off-kilter comedy of love and self-loathing, the star’s striking directorial debut

Mark Kermode , Observer film critic

23, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Rare Beasts review – masterful Billie Piper rips up the romcom rulebook
In her directorial debut, Piper announces herself as a truly thrilling film-maker with this bleakly brilliant inversion of the cutesy London love story

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Hear me out: why The Island of Dr Moreau isn't a bad movie
Continuing our series of writers recommending maligned films is a defense of the troubled 1996 adaptation of the HG Wells cautionary tale

Zach Vasquez

08, Feb, 2021 @7:11 AM

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Eternal Beauty review – a bold but jarring sketch of schizophrenia
Sally Hawkins leads this attempt to bring empathy to the questionable history of mental illness in cinema

Wendy Ide

04, Oct, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Eternal Beauty review – Sally Hawkins shines in audacious, offbeat triumph
Craig Roberts’ story of a traumatised woman piecing her life together is a tonally bold work of enduring charm

Peter Bradshaw

02, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The ballet, the janitor, the parents: discuss I'm Thinking of Ending Things with spoilers
We know what to expect from Charlie Kaufman – the weirdness, the confusion, the mind-scrambling script. Yet his latest tests the comprehension of even his keenest fans. Here’s your safe space to try and decipher what the hell is going on

Jordan Hoffman

08, Sep, 2020 @10:29 AM

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