The Square

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Claes Bang on playing a sexy Dracula: 'He's insatiable – and not just for blood!'
Claes Bang was left behind in the Scandi noir boom. But now he’s about to go stratospheric – as a lusty, witty Dracula created by the team that revamped Sherlock

Ryan Gilbey

17, Dec, 2019 @4:51 PM

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Best films of 2018 so far
The very best of 2018, from Black Panther rewriting the rules for superheroes, Gary Oldman going to war as Churchill, and Maxine Peake blazing her way through 70s sexism

Tamsin Bracher and Andrew Pulver

19, Jun, 2018 @5:00 AM

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What to see this week in the UK
From The Third Murder to Friendly Fires, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Steve Rose, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

24, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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The Square review – an archly entertaining swipe at the art world
A satire on the contemporary art world sits edgily alongside a skewering of male privilege and middle-class altruism in Ruben Östlund’s surreal Palme d’Or winner

Mark Kermode

18, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Ruben Östlund: ‘All my films are about people trying to avoid losing face’
The Swedish director of Force Majeure and The Square, starring Elisabeth Moss and Dominic West, on the folly of screen violence and finding drama in the oddities of human behaviour

Xan Brooks

11, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Painted into a corner: is the art world unfilmable?
Cinema has long struggled to satirise the art world. But can the Palme d’Or-winning The Square buck the trend?

Steve Rose

06, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Prowling panthers, paranormal spies and vengeful ice-skaters: must-see movies of 2018
The Black Panther roars, Matt Damon shrinks, Aardman go stone age and Jennifer Lawrence takes spying into a new dimension – we preview the best cinema of the new year

Peter Bradshaw

02, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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The Square triumphs with six prizes at European film awards
Brexit, the rise of nationalism and sexual harassment in the film industry were recurring themes for speakers in Berlin

Mark Brown in Berlin

10, Dec, 2017 @9:24 AM

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the US: the full list
A heartrending coming-of-age love story tops our assessment of the best films on US screens over the past year, pipping a kid’s-eye view of Florida, political intrigue, dystopian futures and nightmarish presents

05, Dec, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Daniel Craig, Judi Dench and Idris Elba lead British invasion of Toronto film festival
Strong showing for UK-produced films in first batch of titles announced, along with US indie favourites such as Darren Aronofsky and Alexander Payne

Gwilym Mumford

25, Jul, 2017 @2:51 PM

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Summer 2017's best movies: from Scarlett Johansson's hen night to Morrissey's teen years
Pop’s great miserablist gets a biopic, Scarlett Johansson has stripper trouble, Charlize Theron explodes into ultraviolence, and Union deserter Colin Farrell shakes up a girls school during the US civil war

Andrew Pulver, Gwilym Mumford and Peter Bradshaw

15, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Khalid Abdalla: 'I didn't have the right to play Arab roles unless I had lived the struggle'
The Kite Runner actor is also an activist involved in documenting Egypt’s uprising and subsequent collapse. So why has the Cairo premiere of his new film been called off?

David Batty

04, Nov, 2016 @8:00 AM

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