John Turturro

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What links Paul Verhoeven’s convent romp to the Sopranos?
From Benedetta to Showgirls – via Christopher Walken in A View to a Kill – we shimmy down the rabbit hole with the controversial film-maker

Larry Ryan

09, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The Batman review – Robert Pattinson’s emo hero elevates gloomy reboot
Matt Reeves’ film is spectacular and well-cast but an intriguing saga of corruption devolves into a tiresome third act

Peter Bradshaw

28, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Severance review – Ben Stiller’s workplace fantasy might make your mind explode
Adam Scott, Christopher Walken and Patricia Arquette star in an idiosyncratic, intelligent comedy-drama where workers’ brains are separated into work and home halves

Lucy Mangan

18, Feb, 2022 @8:30 AM

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The Jesus Rolls review – John Turturro's Big Lebowski spin-off misses the mark
Turturro’s return to the role of the bowling champ he played in the Coen brothers’ cherished classic is an amiably indifferent caper

Mike McCahill

23, Mar, 2020 @4:00 PM

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The second coming of Jesus: how the Big Lebowski bowler was resurrected
It’s been 22 years since the dubious Puerto Rican appeared in the Coen brothers’ classic – and 46 since Les Valseuses, the French sex comedy John Turturro has loosely adapted for Jesus’s comeback. Welcome to the world of the cinematic crossover

Ryan Gilbey

20, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Green Eggs and Ham review – I'm a huge fan I am I am!
Woohoo! It’s the Dr Seuss crew, full of derring-do, tunnels of goo, with Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton too. Netflix, thank you!

Lucy Mangan

08, Nov, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The Name of the Rose review – too many monks spoil the plot
Rupert Everett steals the show as an evil inquisitor, but this messy adaptation of Umberto Eco’s mystery in the abbey requires the patience of a saint to follow

Lucy Mangan

11, Oct, 2019 @9:01 PM

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Do the Right Thing review – Spike Lee's towering, timeless tour de force
Racial tensions hit boiling point on the Brooklyn streets in a masterwork whose relevance remains starker than ever

Peter Bradshaw

02, Aug, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Gloria Bell review – Julianne Moore brings warmth to the remake
Sebastián Lelio adapts his own life-affirming film about a vibrant middle-aged woman

Wendy Ide

08, Jun, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Gloria Bell review – Julianne Moore is passionate, single and ready to mingle
Moore takes the lead in Sebastián Lelio’s US remake of his earlier film, playing a woman enjoying life and romancing John Turturro

Peter Bradshaw

05, Jun, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Gloria Bell review: Julianne Moore predictably brilliant as dating divorcee
Small wonder Moore reportedly contacted Sebastian Lelio keen to star in a shot-by-shot remake of his 2013 Chilean drama: this is a magnificent, adult vehicle

Gwilym Mumford

10, Sep, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Landline review: faint deflation on speed dial as Obvious Child crew reunite
Love Jenny Slate? Then you’ll likely enjoy her latest collaboration with Gillian Robespierre: a familiar, 90s-set yarn of dysfunctional familial fidelity. But if you’re allergic … run fast and far

Jordan Hoffman

21, Jan, 2017 @3:04 PM

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