Naomi Watts

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Goodnight Mommy review – Naomi Watts can’t save tepid horror remake
An Amazon redo of 2014’s atmospheric Austrian chiller struggles to bring anything new to the table

Benjamin Lee

16, Sep, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Desperately seeking Diana: can any actor get to the heart of the people’s princess?
The princess is now a constant presence on our screens, from a camp musical to The Crown. Such a blank canvas is a dream for directors and a nightmare for actors, writes Hadley Freeman

Hadley Freeman

16, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Mulholland Drive at 20: David Lynch’s audacious puzzle remains a mystery
The daring film-maker’s 2001 Hollywood-set thriller is as dazzling, and unknowably ambiguous, as ever

Scott Tobias

12, Oct, 2021 @6:19 AM

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The Desperate Hour (aka Lakewood) review – Naomi Watts school shooting thriller falls short
A pandemic-made project, starring the Oscar winner as a mother racing to save her son, starts out with tension but ends up in silliness

Benjamin Lee

13, Sep, 2021 @6:56 PM

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Edgar Wright and Kenneth Branagh to premiere latest at Toronto film festival
The festival, which is often a major launchpad for Oscar-aiming movies, will return to an in-person edition reliant on health and safety precautions

Benjamin Lee

23, Jun, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Boss Level review – macho time loop action caper repeats same old formula
Frank Grillo lives the same day again and again and again in a video game-adjacent thriller that struggles to distinguish itself

Benjamin Lee

03, Mar, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Hear us out: readers defend their favourite hated movies
As our writers continue to defend their favourite maligned movies, Guardian readers shared their picks for impassioned defence

Guardian readers

24, Feb, 2021 @6:28 AM

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The Dry set to break Australian box office drought
Australians are flocking to locally produced films as Hollywood puts the brakes on new releases

Kelly Burke

27, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Penguin Bloom review – Naomi Watts and charming magpies star in heavy-handed film
Based on a true story about a paraplegic woman who adopted an injured bird, Glendyn Ivin’s film has some wince-worthy lines – and takes the easy way out

Luke Buckmaster

21, Jan, 2021 @12:38 AM

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Penguin Bloom review – Naomi Watts saved by a magpie in charming drama
An Australian family moves on from tragedy with the help of a bird in a modest and warm-hearted true story

Benjamin Lee

12, Sep, 2020 @4:37 PM

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Luce review - provocative examination of race in America
A young black man is lauded by his school as a model student

Wendy Ide

09, Nov, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Luce review – hard lessons for a high-school star
In this strange and muddled drama, Octavia Spencer plays a teacher who makes an unsettling discovery about one of her pupils

Peter Bradshaw

06, Nov, 2019 @1:00 PM

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