Patricia Clarkson

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Out of Blue review – Carol Morley’s visionary thriller
Patricia Clarkson’s homicide cop is the enigma in the director’s inspired reworking of a Martin Amis crime novel

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

31, Mar, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Patricia Clarkson: ‘I’m a free spirit… this is the life I want’
The Golden Globe-winning star of HBO hit Sharp Objects on defying convention, her new film, Out of Blue, and why the industry’s future looks bright

Barbara Ellen

10, Mar, 2019 @9:00 AM

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2018: the year in pop culture
Featuring Cardi B, Sting and Shaggy, Sharp Objects, Teddy from Atlanta, bad sex, Hereditary, Black Panther’s influence, and... dogs

Issy Sampson, Steve Rose, Fiona Sturges, Ellen E Jones, Michael Cragg, Gavin Haynes and Rebecca Nicholson

22, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2018: No 10 – Sharp Objects
A career-best Amy Adams was the ace in Jean-Marc Vallée’s almost deliberately inaccessible follow-up to Big Little Lies

Benjamin Lee

07, Dec, 2018 @5:59 AM

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Enter the Destroyer: the rise of the feminist detective
Two new films aim to break the cinematic dominance of the male cop, whose taciturn, violence-prone profiles have been off limits to women for decades

Elena Lazic

14, Sep, 2018 @3:09 PM

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Out of Blue review – Carol Morley conjures a cosmically uncanny noir
Patricia Clarkson is drawn into a black hole of murder, murk and existential angst in this adaptation of Martin Amis’s Night Train

Peter Bradshaw

08, Sep, 2018 @1:30 AM

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Deep cuts: how Sharp Objects offers up a radically dark view of women
In the small screen adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s thriller, Amy Adams brings to life a fascinatingly complex female antihero

Arielle Bernstein

06, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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The Bookshop review – not a page-turner
This adaptation of Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel is well acted, but the screenplay leaves a lot to be desired

Wendy Ide

01, Jul, 2018 @7:00 AM

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V-necks, cobbles and bunting: why British film is stuck in the 1940s
This week’s new release, The Bookshop, is the latest in a glut of nostalgic movies centred on Britain in the period in and around the second world war

Nicholas Barber

29, Jun, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Learning to Drive review – life lessons
Two damaged souls have much to teach each other in this gentle comedy with Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson

Wendy Ide

12, Jun, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Ben Kingsley: five best moments
The Oscar-winning actor teaches Patricia Clarkson the rules of the road in new comedy Learning to Drive but what have been his career highs?

Benjamin Lee

10, Jun, 2016 @7:35 AM

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Patricia Clarkson: ‘A white male actor should never complain about anything’
The refreshingly frank actor on staying employed in her sixth decade, what should be done with Ghostbusters critics and why her new film is Hollywood’s worst nightmare

Benjamin Lee

09, Jun, 2016 @4:30 PM

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