London film festival 2019

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Rose Plays Julie review – eerie, edge-of-your-seat suspense
This uncanny and transgressive film about a young woman who tracks down her birth parents is Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor’s best work yet

Peter Bradshaw

16, Sep, 2021 @4:46 PM

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'Of course Marvel is cinema!' Why the Scorsese backlash is justified
Kevin Smith, Taika Waititi and James Gunn reject veteran film-maker’s dismissal of superhero movies as ‘theme park’ fare – while his output exposes a debt to spectacle and innovation

Ben Child

17, Oct, 2019 @11:32 AM

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Martin Scorsese defends decision to make deal with Netflix for The Irishman
Director says no one else in Hollywood would back his new film The Irishman after costs soared due to pioneering ‘de-aging’ technology

Andrew Pulver

13, Oct, 2019 @3:30 PM

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Three films, four roles, one breakout star: Morfydd Clark
Welsh actress, star of Saint Maud, takes the London Film Festival by storm, as Monos claims best film

Vanessa Thorpe

12, Oct, 2019 @6:44 PM

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Robert De Niro on Donald Trump: 'I can't wait to see him in jail'
The Irishman actor tells the Guardian that Trump and the Republicans ‘have to know they can’t get away with bullying us’

Andrew Pulver and agencies

11, Oct, 2019 @2:26 PM

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Beanpole review – Russians pay a bitter price for survival
Kantemir Balagov brilliantly deploys shock tactics to weigh the horrors of peace against the trauma of war in 1945 Leningrad

Peter Bradshaw

11, Oct, 2019 @2:19 PM

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Incitement: the film about the man who murdered the Israeli peace process
The makers of a controversial new film about the assassination of prime minister Yitzhak Rabin describe their conversations with the killer, Yigal Amir

Anne Joseph

11, Oct, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Citizen K review – strange tale of the oligarch who became Putin's nemesis
Alex Gibney’s absorbing new documentary about Mikhail Khodorkovsky charts the Russian businessman’s transformation from plutocrat to political dissident

Peter Bradshaw

03, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Personal History of David Copperfield review – Iannucci relishes the absurdity
The London film festival opened with Armando Iannucci’s larger-than-life adaptation of the Dickens crowdpleaser, starring Dev Patel as Copperfield

Peter Bradshaw

02, Oct, 2019 @3:19 PM

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Armando Iannucci's David Copperfield film to open London film festival
Dickens adaptation starring Dev Patel alongside Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie and Peter Capaldi will have its European festival in capital in October

Catherine Shoard

16, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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