The Paperboy

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Hear me out: why The Paperboy isn’t a bad movie
Continuing our series of writers highlighting unfairly criticised films is a defence of Lee Daniels’ starry and steamy noir

Guy Lodge

26, Apr, 2021 @6:18 AM

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Mark Kermode's DVD round-up

Steven Soderbergh bows out of film-making with an addictive drug-trade drama that toys with audience expectations, writes Mark Kermode

Mark Kermode

27, Jul, 2013 @11:03 PM

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What do you make of Maniac? Did The Paperboy deliver? Tell us about the films you've seen this week

Open thread: Tell us about the films you've seen in the past few days – and read what our critics made of them

Sarah Crawford

18, Mar, 2013 @2:50 PM

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The Paperboy – review

Lee Daniels's follow-up to Precious is a waste of a talented cast, writes Philip French

Philip French

17, Mar, 2013 @12:01 AM

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This week's new films

Beyond The Hills | The Incredible Burt Wonderstone | The Paperboy | Welcome To The Punch | Shell | The Spirit Of '45 | Red Dawn | Vinyl | Maniac | Michael H. Profession: Director

Steve Rose

16, Mar, 2013 @6:00 AM

The Paperboy - video review

Xan Brooks, Peter Bradshaw and Henry Barnes review Nicole Kidman in Lee Daniels' The Paperboy

Xan Brooks, Peter Bradshaw, Henry Barnes, Phil Maynard and Cameron Robertson

15, Mar, 2013 @2:18 PM

The Guardian Film Show podcast: The Paperboy and Beyond the Hills

Xan Brooks, Peter Bradshaw and Henry Barnes review The Paperboy, Beyond the Hills, The Spirit of '45 and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

Presented by Xan Brooks and produced by Henry Barnes and Phil Maynard

15, Mar, 2013 @12:11 PM

The Guardian Film Show: The Paperboy and Beyond the Hills - video review

Xan Brooks, Peter Bradshaw and Henry Barnes review The Paperboy, Beyond the Hills, The Spirit of '45 and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

Xan Brooks, Peter Bradshaw, Henry Barnes, Phil Maynard and Cameron Robertson

15, Mar, 2013 @10:00 AM

The Paperboy – review

Cannes turned its nose up at Lee Daniels's sweat-drenched, Florida-set noir – but the Precious director is expertly flouting middlebrow restraint. Just watch out for the jellyfish, writes Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

14, Mar, 2013 @3:00 PM

The Paperboy: watch the world exclusive trailer - video

Watch the world exclusive trailer for The Paperboy, starring Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey and Zac Efron

05, Dec, 2012 @10:00 AM

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Paperboy director Lee Daniels delivers lesson in race relations

Director draws on direct family experience to put civil rights movement at centre of adaptation of Pete Dexter novel

Charlotte Higgins in Cannes

24, May, 2012 @6:38 PM

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Cannes 2012 diary: day nine

The Paperboy definitely doesn't deliver. It's much the worst in show, making other ordinary fare look masterful. Cannes is winding down and I think I've seen enough, writes Xan Brooks

Xan Brooks

24, May, 2012 @11:33 AM

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