John Malkovich

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Savage Justice review – deliciously camp pulp from De Niro and Malkovich
Reminiscent of the straight-to-video slush found in racks in corner shops, this southern-fried revenge thriller treads a fine line along the so-bad-it’s-good precipice

Leslie Felperin

05, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Darling, you were dreadful! The best and worst big-screen performances of all time
What makes cinema acting great – or awful? As Harry Styles raises eyebrows in two new films, our film critics name the portrayals that really blew them away

Guardian film critics

23, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Shattered review – John Malkovich has bizarre cameo in oddball erotic thriller
Luis Prieto’s psychodrama features a promising turn from Lilly Krug but it goes limp in end despite a decent vicious streak

Phil Hoad

09, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Going full meta: Nicolas Cage and the actors who love playing themselves
Whether they’re sending themselves up or shedding an off-screen persona, there is a peculiar delight in seeing an actor take on a role they were literally born to play

Ann Lee

07, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Survivalist review – John Malkovich drops in on bleak vision of a hellish postviral US
Jon Keeyes’ siege drama paints a lawless future for American society, though endless flashbacks drain the tension

Leslie Felperin

05, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Rogue Hostage review – action thriller as cheesy as a supermarket dairy aisle
Tyrese Gibson stars as the ex-Marine hero of this fun, dumb and violent thriller, set in a large, well-stocked retail outlet

Leslie Felperin

20, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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John Malkovich as eerie identical twins: Sandro Miller's best photograph
‘I wanted to pay homage to work that made my knees buckle. John looked nothing like Diane Arbus’s twins. But on set his spirit left and theirs came in’

Interview by Tim Jonze

17, Feb, 2021 @3:57 PM

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I've never seen … Con Air
Bare-chested fist-fights, loud guitar riffs, a billowing American flag and Malkovich turned up to 11. This is a cheese-filled treat

Sirin Kale

19, Jun, 2020 @1:11 PM

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Crash landing: Space Force is not the Trump satire we need right now
Steve Carell’s new Netflix comedy series is a toothless attempt to ridicule the current administration, failing to be either sharp or entertaining

Charles Bramesco

02, Jun, 2020 @7:05 AM

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Space Force review – Steve Carell parody fails to reach orbit
Unfunny, nowhere near as bonkers as the real thing and saved only by John Malkovich, who knows what planet the makers of this Trump-adjacent satire were on

Lucy Mangan

29, May, 2020 @11:30 AM

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John Malkovich: 'I had a lot of violence growing up, but so what?'
The actor lost four close family members in five years, and his life savings to Bernie Madoff – so why does he still think he is the luckiest man around?

Simon Hattenstone

21, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Being John Malkovich at 20: why the surrealist comedy demands a rewatch
One of the most fascinatingly strange and unpredictable films of 1999 still carries with it more pleasures to be discovered

Scott Tobias

29, Oct, 2019 @5:00 AM

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