Emily Watson

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The Proposition: Nick Cave’s savage outback western reveals ugly truths about Australia
Released in 2005, this brutal tale of sibling conflict is set against the backdrop of colonial racism, violence and misogyny

Adam Fleet

07, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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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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Too Close review – could this ‘yummy mummy’ be a murderer?
Emily Watson and Denise Gough star in ITV’s compelling whydunnit, which boasts one of the most convincing cat-and-mouse games ever seen on screen

Lucy Mangan

12, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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TV Tonight: Emily Watson stars in a tense psychological drama
Watson plays a psychiatrist who finds herself drawn to a potentially dangerous client in Too Close. Plus: Greta Thunberg’s Year to Change the World. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah J Davies, Graeme Virtue and Paul Howlett

12, Apr, 2021 @5:20 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2019: No 3 – Chernobyl
This tale of the 1986 Soviet nuclear meltdown combined disaster movie and conspiracy thriller into a near-perfect example of TV making

Jack Seale

17, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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King Lear review – Anthony Hopkins is shouty, vulnerable and absolutely mesmerising
This BBC adaptation cuts the play to two hours, adds helicopters and mixed martial arts, and boasts fab performances all over the place

Sam Wollaston

28, May, 2018 @10:30 PM

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Emily Watson: ‘Turning 50 felt great… I was, like, so where’s the party?’
The star of Little Women on her role in the BBC’s Little Women, why binge TV is good for female actors – and the virtues of Arsène Wenger

Interview by Michael Hogan

24, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Genius review – Geoffrey Rush impresses as an unexpectedly racy Albert Einstein
National Geographic, in its first scripted TV drama, gives the physicist’s life sassy, whip-smart on-screen treatment

Luke Buckmaster

24, Apr, 2017 @3:17 AM

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Dreamer, rebel, lover: the hidden sides of Albert Einstein
A 10-part drama will explore the many facets of the physicist’s life

Sarah Hughes

15, Apr, 2017 @11:05 PM

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Fake feminism? Not our production of Apple Tree Yard | Amanda Coe
Emily Watson’s character bore no resemblance to Glenn Close’s in Fatal Attraction

Amanda Coe

12, Feb, 2017 @12:05 AM

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This ‘feminist’ drama’s message? Woe betide the woman who strays | Rachel Cooke
For a so-called celebration of female sexuality, the BBC’s Apple Tree Yard leaves much to be desired

Rachel Cooke

05, Feb, 2017 @12:05 AM

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The Week in TV: Apple Tree Yard; Fortitude; Case; Homeland; Call the Midwife
Apple Tree Yard delved into secrets, lust and misogyny, Fortitude head first into blood, guts and Nordic weirdness

Euan Ferguson

29, Jan, 2017 @7:00 AM

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