Steve Carell

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Asteroid City review – Wes Anderson’s 1950s sci-fi is an exhilarating triumph of pure style
This tale of earth-shattering events in a space-obsessed desert town leans nicely into its own artificiality, and every delicious, microscopic detail is a delight

Peter Bradshaw

23, May, 2023 @5:23 PM

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The week in TV: The Patient; Slow Horses; Simon Schama’s History of Now; The Traitors – review
Steve Carell’s beard seems to grow in real time in a ponderous psychological thriller; Gary Oldman and co return for more grubby sleuthing; and Claudia Winkleman channels Anne Robinson

Barbara Ellen

04, Dec, 2022 @9:30 AM

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The Patient to Willow: the seven best shows to stream this week
Steve Carell and Domnhall Gleeson star in a gripping doctor-patient thriller, while Warwick Davis is off on another quest as the beloved sorcerer

Phil Harrison

25, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Patient review – Steve Carell offers killer therapy in intriguing series
Carell faces off against a conflicted serial killer, played by Domhnall Gleeson, in a hit-and-miss drama that tries to combine a suspense thriller and a character study

Benjamin Lee

30, Aug, 2022 @9:58 PM

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Minions: The Rise of Gru review – very funny goofball nonsense
Steve Carell’s wannabe supervillain takes on the hippest bad guys on the block in this irrepressible latest Despicable Me outing

Wendy Ide

02, Jul, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Minions: The Rise of Gru review – feeble origin story hopefully lays franchise to rest
This fifth instalment in the Despicable Me animation series spirals back to 1976 and a stolen mega-powerful amulet but the plot is perfunctory and it runs on the faintest of fumes

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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A rehearsal for war: Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s path from comic to symbol of courage
As the president of Ukraine, his defiance has made him a hero across the world. Could his success as a politician lie in his years as an entertainer?

Viv Groskop

02, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Morning Show season two review: Aniston and Witherspoon return – minus #MeToo
The first season’s Weinstein-esque plot pivot added emotional heft to TMS’s glossiness. But as we kick off again, Apple’s drama is back to fluff and empty monologues

Jack Seale

17, Sep, 2021 @11:30 AM

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It gets … worse: what can we learn from movies set in 2021?
A look ahead, courtesy of movies set in the next 12 months, suggests we should expect natural disasters, all-consuming tech and a super swine flu

Charles Bramesco

04, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Irresistible review – subtle satire from Jon Stewart
Steve Carell is a political strategist lost in backwoods America in a Capra-esque satire from ex-Daily Show host Jon Stewart

Mark Kermode, Observer fim critic

28, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Irresistible review – Jon Stewart’s political non-satire for liberals is as dull as it gets | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Steve Carell is lacklustre as a political strategist for the Democrats in this flaccid film that sits on the fence

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jun, 2020 @9:00 PM

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Crash landing: Space Force is not the Trump satire we need right now
Steve Carell’s new Netflix comedy series is a toothless attempt to ridicule the current administration, failing to be either sharp or entertaining

Charles Bramesco

02, Jun, 2020 @7:05 AM

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