Steve Carell

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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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Space Force review – Steve Carell parody fails to reach orbit
Unfunny, nowhere near as bonkers as the real thing and saved only by John Malkovich, who knows what planet the makers of this Trump-adjacent satire were on

Lucy Mangan

29, May, 2020 @11:30 AM

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'Everyone considered it a bad idea': How The Office went from Slough to Scranton
As the latest collaboration between Greg Daniels and Steve Carell, Space Force, comes to Netflix, the stars of The US Office look back at the making of a modern classic

Simon Bland

29, May, 2020 @11:00 AM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – family films
Mulan fights her way out of controversy, Pixar jams with a jazz Coco and Keanu Reeves stars opposite SpongeBob Squarepants in next year’s most promising kids’ flicks

Guardian film

25, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Morning Show: why the messy #MeToo drama is both hit and miss
The star-studded, $15m-an-episode series is a scramble of bad dialogue and thinly sketched characters yet its handling of sexual politics is grimly transfixing

Adrian Horton

06, Nov, 2019 @6:00 AM

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