Ralph Fiennes

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The best movies of 2022 … you may not have seen
From a sharp comedy reboot to an erotic political thriller, Guardian writers pick the hidden films of the year that people should know more about

Adrian Horton, Catherine Shoard, Scott Tobias, Benjamin Lee, Lauren Mechling, Andrew Pulver, Guy Lodge, Radheyan Simonpillai, Veronica Esposito, Jesse Hassenger, Lisa Wong Macabasco and Andrew Lawrence

28, Dec, 2022 @6:34 AM

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The Menu review – revenge is served hot in delicious haute cuisine satire
A bunch of ultra-wealthy foodies get more than they bargained for in this riotous black comedy starring Ralph Fiennes and Anya Taylor-Joy

Wendy Ide

20, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The Menu review – Ralph Fiennes celeb-chef horror comedy cooks up nasty surprise
Fiennes plays a culinary wizard to the super-rich who’s grown sick of his vain and greedy clientele

Peter Bradshaw

16, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Ralph Fiennes defends JK Rowling saying abuse she receives is ‘disgusting’
Actor condemns attacks directed at the Harry Potter author since she spoke out about gender identity and trans rights

Andrew Pulver

25, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Darling, you were dreadful! The best and worst big-screen performances of all time
What makes cinema acting great – or awful? As Harry Styles raises eyebrows in two new films, our film critics name the portrayals that really blew them away

Guardian film critics

23, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Down with the rich! Class rage fuels new wave of ‘us v them’ films and plays
From Triangle of Sadness and Parasite to The Maid, audiences are revelling tales of inter-class violence that draw on growing discontent at inequality

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Sep, 2022 @2:21 PM

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Toronto film festival 2022 roundup – Spielberg, Mendes and a deep, joyous love of cinema
Steven Spielberg and Sam Mendes offered paeans to the silver screen, Viola Davis dazzled as a gung-ho warrior and Daniel Craig brought the house down

Wendy Ide

17, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Nepo baby’ fall preview: new films and TV from children of famous parents
The offspring of Denzel, Uma, Phoebe, Andie and Judd – and a Gainsbourg for good measure – follow in their parents’ celebrated paths

Caspar Salmon

12, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Menu review – darkly comic foodie thriller is tasty but undercooked
Toronto film festival: Ralph Fiennes is a sinister chef with a deviously designed menu in a fun, if throwaway, stew of class satire and torture porn

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

11, Sep, 2022 @6:43 PM

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Nureyev: Legend and Legacy review – firecracker spins and star turns
Ralph Fiennes introduced this gala honouring the ballet legend, which boasted a dazzling lineup of dancers including Natalia Osipova and Cesar Corrales

Sanjoy Roy

06, Sep, 2022 @11:10 AM

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The Forgiven review – brooding tale of crime and punishment starring Fiennes and Chastain
Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain play a couple en route to a weekend of debauchery in the desert in this morality tale from John Michael McDonagh

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

04, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Isn’t it our duty to show horrible people?’ Matt Smith, Ralph Fiennes and The Forgiven film-makers on faith, hope and depravity
Director John Michael McDonagh, author Lawrence Osborne and the stars of the film discuss personal salvation, simplistic critics and why ‘you can’t build a culture out of non-stop moral hysteria’

Catherine Shoard

02, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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