Sigourney Weaver

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My New York Year review – a leaden take on the literary life
Sigourney Weaver and Margaret Qualley are squandered in this adaptation of Joanna Rakoff’s memoir of her year working with JD Salinger

Wendy Ide

22, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Sigourney Weaver’s 20 best films – ranked!
With her new film My New York Year released on 21 May, plus Ghostbusters: Afterlife and endless new Avatars in the offing, we sift through the career of Hollywood’s imperious, stylish powerhouse

Peter Bradshaw

06, May, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Bursting for a return: could Sigourney Weaver resurrect the Alien franchise? | Ben Child
A studio takeover has led to an offer being sent to the original sci-fi scream queen – and it might be the series’ only hope

Ben Child

18, Jun, 2020 @2:59 PM

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My favourite film aged 12: Aliens
I’d been terrified by the first film in the franchise but needed to know what happened next. Nothing prepared me for the onslaught of brilliance

Luke Holland

12, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Mother of all sci-fi: which is the best Alien movie?
The series has delivered a horror masterwork, a seminal shoot-em-up and some auteurist gems ... but how do they rank?

Ben Child

30, Apr, 2020 @3:50 PM

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Berlin film festival 2020 roundup: sturm und drang and pigs and cows
A controversy-hit festival shook off its troubles to showcase Italian family drama, life in America’s old west, a gruelling view of life in Soviet Russia – and fun on the farm

Jonathan Romney

29, Feb, 2020 @3:00 PM

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'I've been a scoundrel all my life': quotes of the Oscars 2020
Jeff Bezos was mocked by Rock, Brad Pitt had a pop at Trump and Sigourney Weaver laced up her gloves

Lanre Bakare

10, Feb, 2020 @6:59 AM

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War epics, airmen and young Sopranos: essential films for 2020
Daniel Craig bows out as Bond, the original Ghostbusters make a slimy return and Dickens gets a razor-sharp reboot – our preview of movie highlights this year

Peter Bradshaw

01, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Dr Alien, PhD: the horror classic that academia loves
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the sci-film inspires an industry of papers, talks and research

Robin McKie

24, Mar, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Alien review – Ridley Scott's masterpiece is lethally contemporary
The 1979 movie that made Sigourney Weaver’s name is a heart-stopping essay on the hell of other people

Peter Bradshaw

01, Mar, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Working Girl at 30: the workplace comedy that changed the game
The 1988 tale of a Staten Island woman making waves in the big city was a major hit and scored six Oscar nods, but how do its sexual politics hold up?

Amy Nicholson

17, Dec, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Why there’s no happy ending for Halloween’s Laurie Strode and horror’s ‘final girls’
Jamie Lee Curtis’s character is still being hunted by Michael Myers, 40 years later. She may have survived the slasher, but isn’t her life still torture?

Steve Rose

08, Oct, 2018 @9:00 AM

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