Viggo Mortensen

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Falling review – Viggo Mortensen's powerful drama of a father with dementia
Mortensen co-stars in his directorial debut depicting a father-son relationship on the rocks

Wendy Ide

06, Dec, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Falling review – Viggo Mortensen casts a clear eye on dementia | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
In the Lord of the Rings star’s powerful debut as a director, Lance Henriksen plays a homophobic father compelled to move in with his gay son

Peter Bradshaw

03, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Viggo Mortensen on Falling star Lance Henriksen: ‘He’s like a wolf who might gobble you up’
In the latter’s directorial debut, the pair play a father and son facing up to the older man’s dementia. It offers 80-year-old Henriksen the meatiest role of his astonishing career

Ryan Gilbey

26, Nov, 2020 @3:00 PM

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On my radar: Rachel Parris on her cultural highlights
The comedian and Mash Report star on Lemn Sissay’s memoir, Tank and the Bangas’ mindblowing hip-hop, and a very weird podcast

Kadish Morris

04, Jul, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Phantom Cannes lineup a defiant statement of survival for festival that lives in the imagination
The Cannes 2020 branding may not mean much by the end of the year, but it’s a reminder of the wonderful alchemy that the festival can create

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jun, 2020 @6:36 PM

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The most exciting movies of 2020 – dramas
Paul Thomas Anderson announces his new film, Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a long-term couple and Tom Hanks maximises his awards chances with three releases

Guardian Film

30, Dec, 2019 @2:47 PM

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Culture’s race war: 'Blackness is something to consume but not engage with'
From Dave to Green Book, artists and the art they create are too often critiqued for being ‘too black’ or ‘not black enough’

Hannah J Davies

16, Mar, 2019 @6:59 AM

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Green Book wins Oscar for best picture
Road movie set in segregation-era deep south wins top Oscar prize despite controversies surrounding its director and writer

Andrew Pulver

25, Feb, 2019 @4:14 AM

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Why Green Book should win the best picture Oscar
Lost amid the film’s alarming fall from grace is the fact that, at its core, it offers a subtle and challenging social message

Andrew Pulver

22, Feb, 2019 @12:04 PM

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Oscars 2019 nominees photo: grins, chins and dicey headwear
Bradley Cooper’s alarming tan, Viggo Mortensen’s Ringo tribute, Richard E Grant’s ecstatic smile … this class photo will surely be the highlight of awards season

Stuart Heritage

05, Feb, 2019 @11:56 AM

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Green Book review – racially tone-deaf
Mahershala Ali’s performance shines through despite ill-judged moments from director Peter Farrelly

Wendy Ide

03, Feb, 2019 @4:56 PM

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Green Book review – a bumpy ride through the deep south
Mahershala Ali plays a jazz musician who confronts the racism of his driver, played by Viggo Mortensen, in a warm but tentative real-life story

Peter Bradshaw

30, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

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