Matt Dillon

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The Outsiders review – Coppola’s Brat Pack melodrama carries you away
Patrick Swayze and Rob Lowe star in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1983 movie that comes crashing back on screen

Peter Bradshaw

14, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Matt Dillon's still ready to rumble: 'I have never lived a sheltered life'
He’s played a teen tearaway, a racist cop, a conman and a serial killer. But can he play a cellist? The star talks about his role in Yorgos Lanthimos’s first film since The Favourite – and making a jazz documentary

Jonathan Romney

17, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Proxima review – Mars mission limps off in a cloud of sentiment
Eva Green and Matt Dillon star in this bland tribute to the heartaches of real astronauts

Peter Bradshaw

31, Jul, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Capone review – Tom Hardy entertainingly feral as a gangster at the end of the road
Fantastic Four director Josh Trank has created a strange, bitter-flavoured account of the celebrated mafioso in terminal decline in Florida

Peter Bradshaw

11, May, 2020 @5:34 PM

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Drugstore Cowboy at 30: is this the best film ever made about addiction?
Gus Van Sant’s 1989 indie is filled with rich detail and insight into the life of a drug addict, brought to life by a career-defining Matt Dillon performance

Scott Tobias

18, Oct, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Beautiful boys acting ugly: why cinema can't kick its drug habit
This week, Timothée Chalamet chucks crystal meth for easy awards bait. Next week, Clint Eastwood smuggles coke for dodgy social commentary. When will the movies stop their substance abuse?

Danny Leigh

16, Jan, 2019 @1:45 PM

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The House That Jack Built review – a killer with room for improvement
Matt Dillon’s crazed architect recalls Lars von Trier’s grisly greatest hits in the director’s perversely timed black comedy

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

16, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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The House That Jack Built review – self-congratulatory serial-killer gorefest
Matt Dillon plays an architect turned murderer in Lars von Trier’s latest provocation, which plays out with the director’s customary humourlessness

Peter Bradshaw

14, Dec, 2018 @9:38 AM

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American release of Lars von Trier's The House That Jack Built falls foul of ratings board
Distributors of the serial killer film face sanctions after screening an unauthorised director’s cut in 100 cinemas across the US

Andrew Pulver

29, Nov, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Does Lars von Trier’s ‘vomitive’ new film spell the end for provocative cinema?
There was a mass walkout at the Cannes premiere of von Trier’s The House that Jack Built. From A Clockwork Orange to Driller Killer, cinema has always courted controversy – but could we be entering a more cautious age?

Xan Brooks

18, May, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Lars von Trier on Cannes walkouts: 'I’m not sure they hated my film enough'
Director addresses storm over The House that Jack Built and his Cannes return, saying if he ever kills anyone it will be a journalist

Catherine Shoard

17, May, 2018 @9:30 AM

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'Vomitive. Pathetic': Lars von Trier film prompts mass walkouts at Cannes
More than 100 people said to have exited early from a screening for The House That Jack Built, which features scenes of duckling mutilation and child killing

Gwilym Mumford

15, May, 2018 @8:21 AM

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