Mickey Rourke

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Take Back review – dusty martial arts thriller looks cramped
Despite Gillian White’s charisma, this B-movie thriller, the story of a lawyer’s run-in with melty-face Mickey Rourke’s hoodlum, seems tame

Phil Hoad

23, Mar, 2021 @5:00 PM

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My streaming gem: why you should watch Animal Factory
The latest in our series of writers highlighting underseen movies is a recommendation for Steve Buscemi’s tough, well-acted prison drama

Jason Bailey

28, Aug, 2020 @6:12 AM

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The 10 best BDSM movies
Before Fifty Shades of Grey’s release this weekend, we take a look at 10 other BDSM-based films which shocked, stimulated and spanked their way to notoriety

Anna Smith

10, Feb, 2015 @8:02 PM

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Fifty Shades Of Grey: has sex in cinema become boring?
Hollywood’s answer to the sexual excesses of the internet is the steel-and-glass status porn of EL James’s erotic megaseller

John Patterson

09, Feb, 2015 @6:00 AM

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Mickey Rourke’s defeated opponent in Moscow claims fight was fixed
Elliot Seymour, the American boxer whom Mickey Rourke knocked out in Moscow last month, has claimed that the fight was fixed

Guardian sport

16, Dec, 2014 @11:25 AM

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For review – a disreputable but deodorised sequel

Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's sequel to their own comic-book fantasy lays on the teenage kicks but the thrill is gone, writes Xan Brooks

Xan Brooks

23, Aug, 2014 @11:05 PM

Why Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is the film you should watch this week - video

Henry Barnes explains why Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is worth watching this week

Henry Barnes

21, Aug, 2014 @6:30 AM

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Seagal, Depardieu, Rourke: Vladimir Putin’s ardent Hollywood fans
Pete Cashmore: Mickey Rourke, Steven Seagal and Gérard Depardieu have all shown their support for the Russian president in recent times. But should V-Put be happy to have them on side?

Pete Cashmore

13, Aug, 2014 @10:34 AM

Top 10 sports movies

Fighting, dying, hoping, hating … great sports films are about far more than sport itself. Here the Guardian and Observer critics pick their 10 best

25, Nov, 2013 @2:30 PM

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Top 10 teen movies

'When you grow up, your heart dies' – or so they say. Here's the proof: from Heathers to Juno, the Guardian and Observer's critics pick the 10 best teen movies

01, Nov, 2013 @5:32 PM

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How we made ... Francis Ford Coppola and Stewart Copeland on Rumble Fish

The director explains why his film about gangs and brothers needed fast clouds and fake sweat

Interviews by Jack Watkins

13, Aug, 2012 @4:34 PM

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Why the world needs Val Kilmer

He could have been another Brad Pitt. Instead he's doing one-man stage shows. Is it time for a rescue plan?

Joe Queenan

10, May, 2012 @7:00 PM

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