Gary Oldman

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Ray Winstone and Gary Oldman on Nil By Mouth: ‘It’s a tough watch’
‘It’s a harrowing film, perhaps not one for a Saturday night with a pizza. But it’s stood the test of time – and that’s down to the genius of Gary Oldman’

Interviews by Rich Pelley

16, Jan, 2023 @3:32 PM

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‘In real life, you don’t touch the trigger until you plan on squeezing’: what actual spies think of TV thrillers
Too much sex and gunfights, far too little paperwork … espionage shows aren’t exactly a masterclass in realism. Ex-agents reveal what they get right and wrong

Andy Meek

24, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Nil By Mouth review – Gary Oldman’s overwhelming study of family violence
It’s unsurprising the actor has yet to direct another film after giving so much to this blistering debut, acted at full tilt by a remarkable cast

Peter Bradshaw

03, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula review – Gary Oldman is Pierrot from hell in blood-red 90s take
Francis Ford Coppola’s 1992 all-star retelling features an outstanding performance from Gary Oldman as the tormented count

Peter Bradshaw

05, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘I want my work to be invisible’: Hollywood’s prosthetics maestros share their secrets
How makeup masters lay the foundation for award-worthy performances, from transforming Bradley Cooper into Bernstein to helping Brendan Fraser play a very obese man in The Whale

Phil Hoad

16, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Exposing Muybridge review – fascinating portrait of ornery photography pioneer
While we wait for a biopic, this is an intriguing doc about the man whose photographs of bodies in motion sparked cinema’s development

Leslie Felperin

09, Aug, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Slow Horses review – Gary Oldman will give you deja vu
This thriller about washed-up spies is certainly tense, but it feels like we’ve seen the Tinker Tailor actor – and co-star Kristin Scott Thomas – play these roles before

Stuart Jeffries

01, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Hear me out: why 2014’s Robocop isn’t a bad movie
Continuing our series of writers defending films hated by most is a tribute to the maligned remake of Paul Verhoeven’s sci-fi thriller

Richard Knightwell

28, May, 2021 @6:24 AM

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The Woman in the Window review – broken thriller is barely worth a look
Amy Adams gives a flat performance as an agoraphobe unravelling a dull mystery in Joe Wright’s cursed misstep now being dumped on Netflix

Benjamin Lee

13, May, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Comfort food: the Oscars nominations are not nearly as radical as they think they are
David Fincher’s frontrunner Mank is a brilliant but nostalgic choice, while there are no nominations for stunning sexual politics drama The Assistant

Peter Bradshaw

15, Mar, 2021 @4:19 PM

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The full list of 2021 Oscars nominations
From Mank to Judas and the Black Messiah, all the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards, which take place on 25 April

Guardian film

15, Mar, 2021 @1:11 PM

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Golden Globes overshadowed by ethics controversy and criticism over lack of diversity
Carey Mulligan and Chadwick Boseman are predicted to win big, but ceremony to air following damning investigation into voting membership

Benjamin Lee

26, Feb, 2021 @3:01 PM

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