Matthew Modine

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Matthew Modine:​ ​‘I didn’t want to do Stranger Things but ​t​he Duffer Brothers kept ringing me up’
The actor and environmentalist on playing Atticus Finch, the character’s importance today, and why he dyed his hair white for Stranger Things

Sarah Crompton

13, Nov, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Matthew Modine's teenage obsessions: ‘In Utah, the Beatles were devil music’
The Full Metal Jacket actor, who stars in new horror film Wrong Turn, on Ernest Hemingway, Sean Connery, and why he turned down Top Gun

As told to Rich Pelley

04, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Backtrace review – Sylvester Stallone memory-loss heist caper is one to forget
Matthew Modine is a gangster with amnesia, Stallone the cop trying to piece his story together … and you can join the dots too

Leslie Felperin

02, Mar, 2021 @2:30 PM

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Wrong Turn review – skull-crushing Appalachian horror
The seventh entry in the franchise, with its weird cultists, takes a few original steps off the well-beaten hillbilly horror path

Peter Bradshaw

24, Feb, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Miss Virginia review – shallow biopic fails to do its subject justice
Uzo Aduba has all the talent to play activist Virginia Walden gets but is let down a script uninterested in the issues it depicts

Ellen E Jones

30, Sep, 2020 @2:00 PM

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'My favourite forgotten film' – you recommend your best streaming gems
As our writers continue to highlight under-seen films available to stream, you’ve replied with your favourites, ranging from sci-fi to action to comedy

Guardian readers

06, May, 2020 @6:20 AM

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How we made Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket
‘Instead of Vietnam, we went to Beckton gasworks. All we had to do was put signs on it and blow it up’

Damon Wise

01, Aug, 2017 @5:00 AM

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47 Metres Down review – deliciously dumb horror
A woman goes diving with sharks to impress her ex in this trashy but pleasurable B-movie

Simran Hans

30, Jul, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Nostalgic nightmares: how Netflix made Stranger Things a watercooler smash
While the distribution method is state-of-the-art, the Duffer brothers’ supernatural series is one of many harking back to the 80s

Mark Lawson

05, Aug, 2016 @3:14 PM

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Stranger Things review – a spooky shot of 80s nostalgia straight to your heart
From the walkie-talkies to Winona Ryder herself, the new Netflix show is fun, creepy – and couldn’t be more of a retro-fest if it had neon eyeshadow or a glowing fingertip

Lucy Mangan

15, Jul, 2016 @10:10 AM

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Proof: TNT's life-after-death procedural is stiffer than a corpse
No matter how you might feel about the afterlife, this concoction of ghost stories and pseudoscience barely makes for an interesting thought experiment

Brian Moylan

16, Jun, 2015 @9:20 PM

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Wrinkles review – 'unsentimental evocation of old age'

This Spanish animation, with voices from Martin Sheen and Matthew Modine, is intelligent and entertaining, writes Jonathan Romney

Jonathan Romney

19, Apr, 2014 @11:05 PM

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