Michael Shannon

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What’s On: George & Tammy, and TV’s love affair with tragic country stars
In the first edition of our new TV newsletter: Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain’s drama strikes a chord. Plus: our picks of the week, and Harry & Meghan arrives on Netflix

Rebecca Nicholson

05, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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A perfect disaster: what went wrong with Nine Perfect Strangers?
The highly buzzed mystery series boasts big stars like Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy but it’s a textbook example of how not to make prestige TV

Adrian Horton

25, Aug, 2021 @6:44 PM

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The Current War review – electricity drama lacks juice
Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon can’t find the vital spark in this tale of rival scientists

Wendy Ide

27, Jul, 2019 @2:00 PM

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What They Had review – polite portrait of a family coping with Alzheimer's
Blythe Danner plays a woman with dementia whose husband and children must decide whether it’s time for her to move into a care home

Cath Clarke

28, Feb, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Fahrenheit 451 review – Michael B Jordan adaptation fails to catch fire
Rahim Bahrani’s version of the dystopian novel is set in a future where art is outlawed and official communication is mostly via emoji. Yet it feels both on-the-button and oddly off-pace

Gwilym Mumford

13, May, 2018 @7:59 PM

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The Shape of Water review – an operatic plunge into Guillermo del Toro's immersive cinema
Sally Hawkins gives a career-best performance as a mute who falls for a sea creature in this ravishing romantic fantasy where The Twilight Zone meets Puccini

Peter Bradshaw

15, Feb, 2018 @3:30 PM

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12 Strong review – Chris Hemsworth's cavalry save the day in Afghanistan
A rare success story from the war on terror gets Hollywood varnish in this screen version of a secret post-9/11 mission

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jan, 2018 @12:24 PM

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Waco review – cult drama series retells violent history with little finesse
A glossy new show examines the events leading up to the tragic siege of 1993 but despite the dramatic potential, it’s a shallow disappointment with a criminally wasted Michael Shannon

Charles Bramesco

24, Jan, 2018 @11:30 AM

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the US: No 7 The Shape of Water
Guillermo del Toro’s dark fairytale continues our countdown, with Sally Hawkins starring in a disturbing and thrilling romance that is the director’s best film to date

Benjamin Lee

14, Dec, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water is a much-needed ode to the 'other'
The acclaimed director’s Oscar-buzzed fantasy brings together a group of people sidelined by society and their quest makes for unexpected resonance in 2017

Guy Lodge

30, Nov, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Rogue One; Swiss Army Man; The Pass; Frank & Lola and more – review
The force loses its lustre as Rogue One takes itself too seriously, while Daniel Radcliffe excels as a flatulent corpse

Guy Lodge

09, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Oscar winners 2017: the full list
All the winners from the 89th Academy Awards

Guardian film

28, Feb, 2017 @7:15 AM

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