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Nightmare Alley review – Guillermo del Toro’s trickster thriller is light on treats
Bradley Cooper leads a starry cast as an ambitious grifter in a sumptuously made noir that can’t quite grip us tightly enough

Benjamin Lee

06, Dec, 2021 @7:59 PM

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Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara name their baby son River
Director Victor Kossakovsky, who worked with Phoenix on new film Gunda, says couple’s first child is named after Joaquin’s late brother, actor River Phoenix

Guardian Film

28, Sep, 2020 @9:42 AM

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Mary Magdalene review – atasteful RE lesson
Despite Rooney Mara’s best efforts, there’s nothing much about Mary in this earnest attempt to restore the saint’s reputation

Simran Hans

18, Mar, 2018 @7:45 AM

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Mary Magdalene review – toothless attempt to overturn Sunday school myths
Rooney Mara brings her customary intensity to the title role as Jesus’ ‘favourite pupil’, but the result is a bit too solemn to be a convincing reinvention

Peter Bradshaw

27, Feb, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Sundance 2018: #MeToo movement set to colour first post-Weinstein festival
Films on sexual abuse and gender equality and a star-studded rally for ‘respect’ will headline a festival instilling tighter security measures

Benjamin Lee

18, Jan, 2018 @10:00 AM

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DVD and download reviews: A Ghost Story; I Am Not a Witch; It; Dina; The Rehearsal
A man in a white sheet goes cosmic, a Welsh-Zambian newcomer blazes a witchy trail, and a Stephen King adaptation provides scary comforts

Guy Lodge

14, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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DVD and download reviews: World of Tomorrow Episode Two; Good Time; Detroit; Una
A philosophical animated short offers beautiful brain-teasing, Robert Pattinson excels in a heist thriller, and Kathryn Bigelow revisits a riot

Guy Lodge

07, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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The 50 top films of 2017: No 9 A Ghost Story
As our countdown continues, ninth place in both the UK and US is taken by a strange and haunting love story

Ellen E Jones

12, Dec, 2017 @6:00 AM

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The Braddies 2017: Peter Bradshaw nominates his films of the year
The Guardian’s film critic presents his shortlist of the year’s movies, directors, actors, writers and screenplays he considers most awards-worthy

Peter Bradshaw

04, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Una review – look back in anger
Rooney Mara is superb as a woman reunited with her childhood abuser in this tricky adaptation of David Harrower’s play

Wendy Ide

03, Sep, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Una review – Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn have twisted chemistry in disturbing drama
A woman tracks down the man who abused her when she was 13, in a disquieting adaptation of David Harrower’s play Blackbird – with a neat, nauseous twist

Peter Bradshaw

30, Aug, 2017 @3:00 PM

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'I wrote it in a frenzy': David Harrower on the play that saved him
He was living with his mum and working as a dish-washer. But he threw all he had into a brutal play that became a Scottish classic. The dramatist talks about the return of Knives in Hens – and writing an angry film about Lockerbie

Andrew Dickson

25, Aug, 2017 @3:43 PM

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