Viggo Mortensen

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Crimes of the Future review – Cronenberg’s slightly creaky tribute​ ​to his own past
The body horror auteur returns to favourite themes, if not the peak of his powers, as Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart star in this playfully grisly tale of surgery as the new sex

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

11, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Crimes of the Future review – Cronenberg’s post-pain, post-sex body horror sensation
As he did with 90s hit Crash, the director creates a bizarre new society of sicko sybarites where pain is the ultimate pleasure and ‘surgery is the new sex’

Peter Bradshaw

07, Sep, 2022 @2:03 PM

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Thirteen Lives review – thrilling dramatisation of the Thailand cave rescue
Ron Howard’s recreation of the 2018 rescue of a Thai junior football team is an impressively claustrophobic piece of cinema

Wendy Ide

30, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Thirteen Lives review – Ron Howard’s Thai cave-rescue saga told with non-Hollywood heroics
Howard gives this stunning true story the Apollo 13 treatment but swerves Elon Musk’s grotesque ‘pedo’ comment

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Fellowship of the Ring at 20: the film that revitalised and ruined Hollywood
Peter Jackson’s first Lord of the Rings film was a stunning achievement but it introduced a new world of delayed and extended gratification

Guy Lodge

19, Dec, 2021 @6:27 AM

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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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