Hugo Weaving

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From Neo’s awakening to Agent Smith’s omniscience: how well do you know The Matrix?
The Matrix is returning! But how much do you remember about the original films? Take our quiz to find out how plugged-in you really are

Luke Buckmaster

17, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Australia in Colour: recolourised film ushers into existence a new kind of fiction
As the new series of SBS’s film revitalisation project airs, Guardian Australia’s film critic considers the consequences of this trend in film-making

Luke Buckmaster

09, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Hearts and Bones review – Hugo Weaving brings characteristic pathos to restrained postwar drama
From the director of Ghosthunter, this slow rumination on the lingering effects of wartime trauma is consistent, if not cinematic

Luke Buckmaster

07, May, 2020 @2:10 AM

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The Visit review – Tony Kushner's plodding revenge epic falls flat
Lesley Manville excels as the billionaire returning to her small town but even she can’t save this bloated adaptation

Arifa Akbar

14, Feb, 2020 @11:36 AM

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Australia Day honours list: Jane Turner and Campbell Newman among 2020 recipients
Teen LGBTQ activist Georgie Stone is the youngest to be honoured alongside war veterans’ advocate Colin Hamley, 97

Naaman Zhou

25, Jan, 2020 @11:00 AM

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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert review – riotous return trip
In this smart, lovable gem, now rereleased, a trans woman and two drag queens kick up the dust in Australia’s outback

Peter Bradshaw

07, Jun, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: Hugo Weaving in fine form can't save a show so overproduced
Tennessee Williams’ play is supposed to be exhausting, but this new show smothers emotion with its pyrotechnics

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

04, May, 2019 @2:59 AM

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From Proof to Muriel's Wedding: Jocelyn Moorhouse on the films that broke Russell Crowe and Toni Collette
The Australian director’s book Unconditional Love stresses a fabulous career is never as important as being a good human

Luke Buckmaster

23, Apr, 2019 @3:27 AM

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Mortal Engines review – Peter Jackson's steampunk Star Wars stalls
Jackson has turned Philip Reeve’s dystopian adventure novel into a tiringly frenetic and derivative fantasy-adventure movie

Peter Bradshaw

05, Dec, 2018 @8:00 PM

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Black 47 review – brutal revenge amid the horror of the Irish famine
An Irishman deserts from the British army to wreak vengeance on a hated absentee landlord in a shocking but insightful drama

Peter Bradshaw

26, Sep, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Aactas 2017: Lion blitzes awards as Russell Crowe comments cut from broadcast
Weinstein Company-distributed film wins all 12 of its categories, and accepts awards with call for action – followed by a tone-deaf moment from Crowe

Naaman Zhou and Steph Harmon

07, Dec, 2017 @1:57 AM

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Hugo Weaving on revisiting The Matrix: 'They would start again with different actors'
On the press circuit for ABC TV’s Seven Types of Ambiguity, Weaving talks blockbusters, passion projects and why he’s ‘a bit of a luddite’

Luke Buckmaster

17, Apr, 2017 @8:22 PM

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