Terence Davies

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Benediction review – Terence Davies’ piercingly sad Siegfried Sassoon drama
The tragic life of the poet and soldier is revisited with melancholy and theatricality in a bleak, and often hard to watch, biopic

Peter Bradshaw

12, Sep, 2021 @8:30 PM

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'Two boys snogging was revolutionary': the greatest gay moments in cinema
From Gus Van Sant to Maryam Keshavarz, Terence Davies to Andrew Haigh, film-makers and writers recall the charged scenes that moved and inspired them – and even helped nudge them out of the closet

Catherine Shoard

17, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Cold War to Barry Manilow, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Damon Wise, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Mark Cook and Judith Mackrell

31, Aug, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Distant Voices, Still Lives review – vividly present autobiographical masterpiece
Pete Postlethwaite and Freda Dowie shine in Terence Davies’s remarkable 1988 portrait of a working-class Liverpool family that is as gripping as any thriller

Peter Bradshaw

30, Aug, 2018 @1:38 PM

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The best films of 2017 so far
La La Land and The Love Witch wove magic, Moonlight and Lion wrung out tears, while Get Out and Lady Macbeth got nasty. Plus, there were striking debuts, returns to form by seasoned directors and reunions for the Trainspotting rogues

Gwilym Mumford and Andrew Pulver

07, Feb, 2018 @12:35 PM

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A Quiet Passion review – profound, painful Emily Dickinson biopic
Terence Davies’s film follows the American poet’s descent from wisecracking repartee to isolated creative rigour

Simran Hans

09, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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A Quiet Passion review – Cynthia Nixon gives Emily Dickinson the soul of a poet
Terence Davies’s elegant film benefits from a terrific performance by Nixon, who makes the reclusive 19th-century poet seem radiant with loneliness

Peter Bradshaw

06, Apr, 2017 @2:30 PM

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Terence Davies on avoiding Hollywood A-listers: 'I don't cast big names'
At a New York retrospective of his work, the storied British director spoke of his love of the American Songbook and how good he is at ‘death and misery’

Jordan Hoffman

09, May, 2016 @5:59 PM

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Sunset Song; Grandma; The Forbidden Room; Kill Your Friends; Show Me a Hero; Of Good Report – review
Terence Davies wilts in the great outdoors in Sunset Song while Lily Tomlin gives great grouch in Paul Weitz’s Grandma

Guy Lodge

03, Apr, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Tom Hiddleston: five best moments
With a burgeoning career that straddles the multiplex and the arthouse, the 35-year-old star of this week’s surreal satire High-Rise is on the ascent

Benjamin Lee

18, Mar, 2016 @8:30 AM

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Berlin film festival 2016 roundup: serious gems and stylish risks
The Coens splashed out, Cynthia Nixon channelled Emily Dickinson – and Meryl Streep marshalled a hard-pressed jury. Willkommen to Berlin…

Jonathan Romney

21, Feb, 2016 @10:00 AM

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