Johnny Flynn

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Stardust review – David Bowie biopic has no sparkle
This clumsy fictionalised account of Bowie’s formative first US tour is as pedestrian as its subject was remarkable

Simran Hans

17, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Stardust review – David Bowie biopic is an odd-couple oddity
Bowie’s 1971 trip to the US – the inspiration for his Ziggy Stardust persona – is reimagined as a comedy road trip with his hopelessly uncool publicist

Peter Bradshaw

14, Jan, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The Dig review – Sutton Hoo excavation romance is none too deep
Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes unearth an Anglo-Saxon burial ship, but leave their emotions interred, in this robustly English drama

Peter Bradshaw

13, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Eddie Izzard meets Noel Fielding: what I learned from the Bowie biopic Stardust trailer
A gorgeous, big-budget, fully authorised biopic of a music legend, packed with hit after glorious hit? Yes please – let me know if you find one

Stuart Heritage

29, Oct, 2020 @12:50 PM

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Cordelia review – reality-bending drama of creepy neighbours
Antonia Campbell-Hughes and Johnny Flynn star in a potent chamber piece about a traumatised young woman and the charming man who lives upstairs

Peter Bradshaw

21, Oct, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Johnny Flynn: 'I feel I need to do things with urgency'
The British musician and actor discusses his latest lead roles - in dark thriller Cordelia and the Bowie biopic Stardust

Claire Armitstead

17, Oct, 2020 @11:00 AM

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'Can Tony Soprano make me a better parent?': the lessons we've learned from lockdown TV
They might be stuck at home, but our writers have still found plenty to educate them on TV and YouTube, from crafting and DIY to working out how a mobster’s kid went off the rails

Rachel Aroesti, Hannah J Davies, Ammar Kalia, Ann Lee ,Poppie Platt and Jack Seale

07, May, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Emma review – Austen's sweet satire gets a multiplex makeover
Autumn de Wilde’s adaptation ramps up the comedy, but Anya Taylor-Joy remains wonderfully edgy as the meddling heroine

Mark Kermode

16, Feb, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Blond ambition: the rise and rise of Johnny Flynn, a man for all seasons
He’s already a star of folk music, stage and film, and now the actor is bringing a blond – and nude – Mr Knightley to cinemas in a new take on Emma

Vanessa Thorpe

15, Feb, 2020 @2:28 PM

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Bowie biopic Stardust 'won't have any of dad's music' says son
Duncan Jones says family has not approved film, but instead proposes Neil Gaiman project

Andrew Pulver

01, Feb, 2019 @10:25 AM

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The week in theatre: True West; Hole; Fiddler on the Roof – review
Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn slug it out as Sam Shepard’s feuding brothers, women rabble-rouse at the Royal Court, and Trevor Nunn’s revival of Fiddler on the Roof misses its moment

Susannah Clapp

08, Dec, 2018 @2:00 PM

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True West review – Harington and Flynn star as Shepard's warring siblings
Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn are good, if slightly mismatched, as the brothers in Sam Shepard’s haunting play

Michael Billington

04, Dec, 2018 @11:00 PM

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