Jason Isaacs

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Mass review – impeccably acted school shooter reckoning
The parents of a teen shooter meet the parents of a boy he shot in Fran Kranz’s intelligent, sensitive drama with an unexpected ending

Peter Bradshaw

20, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Dr Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets review – quirky teenage hero gets life lessons from a pigeon
This coming-of-age comedy tackles family dysfunction sensitively but is unsure how to handle its hero’s mental health

Cath Clarke

18, Jun, 2021 @7:31 AM

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Mass review – excruciating drama deals with school shooting aftermath
Two sets of parents meet up years after a devastating tragedy in a difficult and impeccably acted film about forgiveness and blame

Benjamin Lee

30, Jan, 2021 @10:03 PM

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Sundance 2021: which films might break out this year?
From buzzy horrors to difficult dramas, this year’s low-key, mostly virtual festival offers a restricted yet intriguing selection

Benjamin Lee

28, Jan, 2021 @8:04 AM

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Skyfire review – fiery volcanic action thriller fails to generate much heat
Chinese-produced disaster movie proceeds on strictly generic lines, as a volcano theme park is imperilled by an actual eruption

Cath Clarke

18, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Hotel Mumbai review – unflinching but uncertain terror-attack thriller
Starring Dev Patel and Jason Isaccs, this carnage-filled drama based on the real-life 2008 atrocity makes for uneasy viewing

Mike McCahill

27, Sep, 2019 @10:00 AM

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The OA season two review – the psychic octopus is the final straw
Brit Marling’s mystery serial has a cult following who pore over each supernatural dance routine and bizarre plot point. But in truth, this is just an unending stream of WTF? bunkum

Jack Seale

22, Mar, 2019 @6:30 AM

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Bonnie Wright: from Harry Potter to a menopause movie
Playing Ginny Weasley aged nine was Wright’s first job. Now in her late 20s, she talks about directing her Potter peers and her new AS Byatt adaptation

Andrew Pulver

25, May, 2018 @3:36 PM

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Jason Isaacs: ‘I want to punch walls’
#MeToo, Trump… Jason Isaacs is furious – and his own movies are the last thing on his mind, says Rachel Cooke

Rachel Cooke

11, Mar, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Jason Isaacs on The Death of Stalin: ‘Cameron told me it was exactly like what was going on in Downing Street’
The actor’s role in Armando Iannucci’s Soviet satire is another memorable one to go along with his turns in Harry Potter and the new Star Trek series. Here, he explains why he played Marshal Zhukov with a Yorkshire accent

Ellen E Jones

20, Oct, 2017 @5:00 AM

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The Death of Stalin review – Armando Iannucci has us tremblin' in the Kremlin
The Thick of It and Veep writer’s tilt at Soviet-era satire boasts an outstanding cast, with Simon Russell Beale as the secret police chief with a satanic surprise

Peter Bradshaw

08, Sep, 2017 @11:01 PM

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The Death of Stalin: first trailer for Armando Iannucci's Soviet satire revealed
Iannucci’s film features a host of acting talent as the Russian dictator’s underlings, including Steve Buscemi, Jason Isaacs and Michael Palin

Guardian film

11, Aug, 2017 @9:29 AM

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