Emma Thompson

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I Am Legend: how the vampire horror became an anti-vaxxer movie
The 2007 movie that sees Will Smith fend off mutant vampires has been used as a justification not to receive the Covid-19 vaccine

Stuart Heritage

11, Aug, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Cruella review – Emma Stone is a joy as the refashioned supervillain
Cruella de Vil gets an origin story, with a sneering Emma Stone, an icy Emma Thompson and clothes to die for

Simran Hans

29, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Cruella review – De Vil wears Prada in outrageous punk prequel
Aspiring fashionista Cruella is out for her boss’s skin in a riotous 101 Dalmatians origin-myth set in 70s London, starring Emmas Stone and Thompson in dynamic form

Peter Bradshaw

26, May, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The Dame and the Showgirl review – when Edith Sitwell met Marilyn Monroe
Emma Thompson plays the poet and Sinead Matthews is the breathy movie star in Simon Berry’s compelling audio play

Chris Wiegand

13, May, 2021 @7:30 PM

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Effie Gray review – Emma Thompson’s entertaining take on a doomed Victorian marriage
Dakota Fanning performs with gusto in this slightly hammy account of John Ruskin and Effie Gray’s marital disaster

Peter Bradshaw

12, Apr, 2021 @9:32 AM

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Lost species day: celebrities to champion threatened wildlife
Amitav Ghosh, Margaret Atwood and Emma Thompson are among 20 activists and cultural figures to speak at Writers Rebel event

Phoebe Weston

27, Nov, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Emma Thompson backs launch of UK political fund for women
Activate Collective will aim to help women from all backgrounds enter politics

Alexandra Topping

11, Nov, 2020 @6:28 PM

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All-star lineup celebrate Noël Coward's West End centenary
Judi Dench joins cast of A Marvellous Party to mark Coward’s 1920 playwriting debut and raise money for performers’ charities, while Emma Thompson features in Zoom reading of Private Lives

Chris Wiegand

08, Sep, 2020 @4:34 PM

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'I barely breathed': Tilda Swinton, Emma Thompson, Steve McQueen and more on their most memorable moments at the movies
From transformative nights in the grubbiest of fleapits to spellbinding screenings under the stars, film-makers and critics recall the communal thrill of going to the cinema

15, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Stars including Paul McCartney and Emilia Clarke to share stories of NHS care in new book
Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You has been assembled from some of the best-known voices in the UK in a week and will be published in July

Alison Flood

17, Apr, 2020 @11:06 AM

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Dolittle review – Robert Downey Jr's middling talking-animals pantomime
The Avengers star opts for a dodgy Welsh accent in an uninspiring if not entirely unwatchable new take on the animal-friendly doctor

Benjamin Lee

15, Jan, 2020 @6:00 PM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2019: No 4 – Years and Years
Russell T Davies fleshed out the bad news cycle with this staggering tale of an every-family struggling to survive as the UK descends into a nightmare future

Rachel Aroesti

16, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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