James Stewart

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The Shop Around the Corner review – 1940 Lubitsch romcom still a Christmas delight
James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan’s love-hate romance, which spawned many later meet-cutes, is more eccentric than you might remember

Peter Bradshaw

02, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Kim Novak on Hitchcock, Sinatra and why she turned her back on Hollywood to paint
Kim Novak starred in Vertigo - voted the best film ever made - but knew she was too fragile for fame. She talks about her tough childhood, the sensitive side of Sinatra and starting again in her forties

Simon Hattenstone

15, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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I’ve never seen ... Rear Window
For a housebound James Stewart, staring out at the neighbours becomes an all-consuming obsession. Luckily he has Grace Kelly to help sort truth from fantasy

Rebecca Nicholson

03, Apr, 2020 @8:53 AM

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Doris Day: the wholesome face of postwar American optimism
The actress, who has died aged 97, worked with the greats of Hollywood’s golden era to rival the crossover success of Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley

Peter Bradshaw

13, May, 2019 @1:22 PM

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Vertigo review – still spinning its dizzying magic
Hitchcock’s masterpiece, rereleased after 60 years, combines his flair for psychological shocks with a genius for dapper stylishness

Peter Bradshaw

12, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Who is the best Oscar winning lead actor of all time?
Stewart? Poitier? Scofield? De Niro? Day-Lewis? Our chief critic selects a winner from his nominees – and reveals who you chose as your people’s champion

Peter Bradshaw

21, Feb, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool: the tragic life of Hollywood sensation Gloria Grahame
She starred with Humphrey Bogart and James Stewart. But Gloria Grahame refused to bow to Hollywood sexism and was driven out. Frank Cottrell-Boyce on a new film about her finding love and a second life with a chaotic Liverpool family

Frank Cottrell Boyce

14, Nov, 2017 @6:00 AM

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DVD reviews: Baby Driver, Cars 3, Office Christmas Party and more
Edgar Wright’s boy racer film is all speed and no substance, while The Philadelphia Story shows that Hollywood comedies once valued both sexes

Guy Lodge

12, Nov, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Porn in schools? No – what students need is James Stewart | Peter Bradshaw
A scene from The Philadelphia Story offers a salutary lesson when it comes to sex and consent

Peter Bradshaw

19, Oct, 2016 @4:25 PM

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Readers recommend: favourite songs and playlists | Peter Kimpton
New Year? New perspective. It’s open season time: name songs about writing songs and making playlists, pick your favourite all-time RR themes, and alongside the hits, highlight songs and topics we missed

Peter Kimpton

31, Dec, 2015 @8:00 PM

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Hollywood to remake The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance as 80s mob thriller
New version will swap the 19th-century frontier setting of John Ford’s celebrated western for gangster-plagued, industrially decaying Pennsylvania

Ben Child

01, Oct, 2015 @11:51 AM

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James Green, journalist friend to the stars and pioneer TV critic
London Evening News staffer enjoyed a glittering life as show business writer

Roy Greenslade

14, May, 2015 @1:55 PM

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