Film adaptations

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The Human Voice review – Tilda Swinton on the verge in Almodóvar’s tale of despair
Swinton plays a woman abandoned by her lover in a short, affecting drama that echoes the uncertainties of lockdown

Peter Bradshaw

13, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Johnny Mnemonic review – Keanu test-drives early Matrix prototype
Keanu Reeves is in impeccably robotic form as a data courier on the run in this 1995 adaptation of William Gibson’s cyberpunk story set in 2021

Peter Bradshaw

06, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Little Fish review – all-too-brief encounter in the midst of amnesia pandemic
Olivia Cooke and Jack O’Connell are the young couple trying to preserve memories of their romance in this story of doomed love

Peter Bradshaw

05, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Wild Mountain Thyme review – Emily Blunt in an awful Irish stew
This bucolic romance, co-starring bashful Jamie Dornan, is awash with whimsy, wonder – and laughable accents

Peter Bradshaw

30, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse review – macho adventure plays by the book
Michael B Jordan stars as a Navy Seal out for revenge in this formulaic update of Clancy’s 1993 bestseller

Peter Bradshaw

28, Apr, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Anthony Hopkins becomes oldest-ever Oscar winner after taking best actor for The Father
The British actor has beaten stiff competition from Chadwick Boseman and Riz Ahmed to win his second best actor Academy Award for his role in Florian Zeller’s film about a man with dementia

Catherine Shoard

26, Apr, 2021 @3:43 AM

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Frances McDormand wins third best actress Oscar for Nomadland
McDormand Academy award for her role in Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland, second only to Katharine Hepburn in number of best actress Oscars

Andrew Pulver

26, Apr, 2021 @3:12 AM

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Nomadland wins best picture Oscar as Chloé Zhao makes history with best director win
Film about retirees struggling to make ends meet takes the top prize at the Academy Awards, while Chloé Zhao becomes first woman of colour to take the directing prize

Andrew Pulver

26, Apr, 2021 @3:06 AM

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Monte Hellman, cult director and Reservoir Dogs executive producer, dies aged 91
Director of cult classics Two-Lane Blacktop and Cockfighter also directed Jack Nicholson and helped Quentin Tarantino with his feature debut

Andrew Pulver

21, Apr, 2021 @12:23 PM

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The Oak Room review – bar-room tales brew up a storm
A father’s legacy is in dispute when wayward son RJ Mitte decides to spar with the barman who guards the man’s ashes

Phil Hoad

20, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Ride or Die review – bloody revenge and blossoming love in shocking Japanese thriller
A young woman hits the road with the killer of her abusive husband in Ryūichi Hiroki’s adaptation of cult manga series

Phuong Le

16, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Into the Labyrinth review – Dustin Hoffman psycho-thriller goes down a rabbit hole
The Hollywood star and Italian veteran Toni Servillo attempt to solve a mysterious abduction – a race hampered by never appearing in the same scene

Peter Bradshaw

15, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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