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Peacemaker review – John Cena mostly sells DC’s puerile new series
James Gunn’s Suicide Squad character gets his own HBO Max series with mixed results but a winning central performance

Charles Bramesco

11, Jan, 2022 @7:11 AM

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‘He really lived this life that he wrote about’: remembering Nelson Algren
The award-winning writer helped to define the grit of postwar urban fiction but fell from fame in the years after. A new documentary aims to tell his story

Charles Bramesco

11, Jan, 2022 @6:24 AM

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Unhappy new year: what can we learn from movies set in 2022?
From murderous mayhem in The Purge to the grim dystopia of Soylent Green, writers have predicted very bad things for the next 12 months

Charles Bramesco

03, Jan, 2022 @2:15 PM

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The best movies of 2021 … that you didn’t see
Guardian writers pick their favourite hidden gems from the year including a jumpy supernatural thriller and a tender queer romance

Simran Hans, Jordan Hoffman, Radheyan Simonpillai, Adrian Horton, Steve Rose, Pamela Hutchinson, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Benjamin Lee, Peter Bradshaw , Andrew Pulver, Guy Lodge and Charles Bramesco

30, Dec, 2021 @7:04 AM

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Look away: why star-studded comet satire Don’t Look Up is a disaster | Charles Bramesco
Adam McKay’s celeb-packed Netflix comedy aims to be a farcical warning of climate change but broad potshots and a smug superiority tanks his message

Charles Bramesco

27, Dec, 2021 @7:05 AM

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Aqua aerobics! Awkward sex! Justin Bieber! The best movie moments of 2021
Guardian writers discuss their favourite bits from some of the year’s finest films, from In the Heights to The Power of the Dog to Licorice Pizza

Pamela Hutchinson, Jordan Hoffman, Charles Bramesco, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Simran Hans, Adrian Horton, Scott Tobias, Radheyan Simonpillai, Benjamin Lee, Peter Bradshaw, Andrew Pulver and Guy Lodge

24, Dec, 2021 @8:02 AM

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Dirty Harry at 50: Clint Eastwood’s seminal, troubling 70s antihero
The off-the-leash cop archetype was cemented with Don Siegel’s taut, provocative thriller that neither condemns or condones extreme measures

Charles Bramesco

23, Dec, 2021 @6:26 AM

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The Murders at Starved Rock: will we ever know who killed three women in 1960?
Chester Weger was convicted for the murders of three women in an Illinois state park but he insists on his innocence. In the decades since, a town has been split on what they think really happened

Charles Bramesco

13, Dec, 2021 @3:52 PM

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‘People who knew him … didn’t really know him’: who was the real Charlie Chaplin?
In a definitive new documentary, a deeper look at the much-loved movie star provides more insight into ‘one of the greatest rags-to-riches stories ever told’

Charles Bramesco

18, Nov, 2021 @8:18 AM

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More is less? What it’s like to watch an Imax movie at home
Disney+ has added enhanced Imax versions of a selection of Marvel adventures but does it make a shred of difference?

Charles Bramesco

15, Nov, 2021 @2:37 PM

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‘She changed the way Americans thought about food’: the lasting legacy of Julia Child
In a charming new documentary, the famed chef, who brought approachable yet complex recipes to a wide audience, is given her due

Charles Bramesco

10, Nov, 2021 @7:19 AM

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‘It’s absolutely insane’: the US-based camp where Jews guarded Nazis
In a semi-animated Netflix documentary short, the secret story of the Jewish soldiers who watched over prisoners of war on US soil is revealed

Charles Bramesco

03, Nov, 2021 @2:57 PM

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