Frances McDormand

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No tears, blather or preaching: how to make the perfect awards ceremony speech
The Baftas see the return of glitzy film and TV ceremonies. We want our favourites to win – but then, please, keep it snappy

Ayesha Hazarika

13, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Lights! Camera! Infraction! Mad Max shows why Hollywood indulges bad behaviour
Charlize Theron felt so threatened by Mad Max co-star Tom Hardy that she asked for a female producer as protection. Yet the industry still relies on film sets being lawless bubbles where you question macho posturing at your peril

Ryan Gilbey

24, Feb, 2022 @6:33 PM

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The Tragedy of Macbeth review – Denzel Washington delivers a noirish nightmare
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand hit top form in Joel Coen’s austere reimagining of Shakespeare’s Scottish bloodbath

Peter Bradshaw

31, Dec, 2021 @10:06 AM

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The Tragedy of Macbeth review – Joel Coen’s stripped-down version is beautiful but bloodless
Kathryn Hunter’s three-in-one witch steals the show as Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand prove too measured as Shakespeare’s murderous couple

Simran Hans

26, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Licorice Pizza, The Matrix and Macbeth: new films to watch in Australia over the holidays
Oscar potentials, indie gems and blockbuster revivals: here’s our guide to what to watch on Boxing Day 2021 and beyond

Michael Sun

16, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the UK, No 5: Nomadland
Fully deserving of her Oscar, Frances McDormand is on career-defining form in Chloé Zhao’s soulful docu-fiction on America’s dispossessed

Benjamin Lee

13, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Actor Kathryn Hunter: ‘I gravitated towards male roles because men are given more interesting things to do’
The theatre star on the car crash that transformed her life, changing her name for work – and playing all three witches in Joel Coen’s new film of Macbeth

Kate Kellaway

12, Dec, 2021 @9:30 AM

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the UK, No 10: The Tragedy of Macbeth
Joel Coen’s icy, black-and-white world of violence and pain is a triumph, with Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand at their peak

Peter Bradshaw

06, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘A post-menopausal Macbeth’: Joel Coen on tackling Shakespeare with Frances McDormand
The writer-director talks about his new film co-starring Denzel Washington, and reveals how it felt to work without his brother, Ethan, for the first time in nearly 40 years

Peter Bradshaw

03, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The French Dispatch review – exasperating Wes Anderson portmanteau picture
A stellar cast enliven the director’s uneven three-story anthology featuring a student protest, an insane artist and a heist thriller

Wendy Ide

23, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The French Dispatch: Wes Anderson’s ode to newspapers is a periodic delight
Amazing visuals, lots of laughs and an A-list cast – including Bill Murray – make Anderson’s tribute to the New Yorker a real treat

Peter Bradshaw

12, Jul, 2021 @5:21 PM

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‘So, does it hold up?’: Fargo’s stars and co-creator on its 25th anniversary
At a Tribeca film festival event, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi and Joel Coen discussed the Oscar-winning small-town hit

Charles Bramesco

21, Jun, 2021 @2:32 PM

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