James McAvoy

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021: 50-41
And we’re off … our rundown of the year’s best telly starts with Emma Raducanu’s US Open win and Omar Sy as everyone’s favourite ‘gentleman thief’

03, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Is James McAvoy’s improvised thriller the strangest Covid movie yet?
In My Son, the actor goes from scene to scene without a script trying to find his child, a bizarre new low for pandemic cinema

Benjamin Lee

16, Sep, 2021 @6:41 PM

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Why are so many Covid-made films focused on rich people?
Film-makers scrambling together projects during difficult conditions have decided mostly to base their work on couples with money above all else

Noah Gittell

13, Sep, 2021 @3:02 PM

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Hear me out: why Gnomeo & Juliet isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending disliked films is a plea to reconsider a surprisingly idiosyncratic animated comedy

David Alexander

12, Jul, 2021 @6:48 AM

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The week in TV: Together; GB News; Horizon Special: The Vaccine; We Are Lady Parts
A talent-packed BBC drama was more letdown than lockdown, while Channel 4’s punk comedy was a delight

Barbara Ellen

20, Jun, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Together review – Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy let rip in lockdown tour de force
Dennis Kelly’s dark, brilliant two-hander won’t be to everyone’s tastes – but if you get onboard, it is a miraculous compression of the past year

Lucy Mangan

17, Jun, 2021 @9:30 PM

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off lineup hailed as 'best ever'
Series will raise money for Stand Up To Cancer and features Daisy Ridley, Rob Beckett, Alexandra Burke and Tom Allen

Scott Bryan

05, Mar, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Star Force: the surprise smash webseries is The Mighty Boosh for Trekkies
Brothers Ross and Kevin Mains persuaded an A-list cast, including James McAvoy, Florence Pugh and Kit Harington to join their no-budget series, with uproarious results

Sarah Gosling

14, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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'James McAvoy will be doing the detective work': is My Son the future of film?
The actor will star as the parent of a missing boy – with everyone but him knowing the script, as he attempts to solve the mystery in real-time

Stuart Heritage

07, Oct, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Insane, intoxicating Tiger King is perfect lockdown TV

Rebecca Nicholson

04, Apr, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Cyrano de Bergerac review – James McAvoy is fierce in radical reboot of romantic classic
Visual flummery and the famous nose are dispensed with in Martin Crimp’s modern take on Rostand’s proxy-wooing play

Michael Billington

09, Dec, 2019 @12:01 AM

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The Guardian view on His Dark Materials on the BBC: a perfect match | Editorial
Editorial: The lavish pleasures of the new TV adaptation should not blind us to the dangers that lie ahead for public service broadcasters

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01, Nov, 2019 @6:25 PM

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