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Avatar review – James Cameron’s laboriously silly blockbuster shows its age
Ahead of the release of new chapter, the first in the franchise yields little – even the much-vaunted tech is old hat

Peter Bradshaw

21, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Blonde review – Ana de Armas gives her all as Monroe in otherwise incurious film
Glossy horror perpetuates the tradition of portraying the brilliant actor as an infantile, sacrificial sex-lamb on the altar of celebrity

Peter Bradshaw

21, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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After Yang review – what to do when your AI robot child goes wrong?
Kogonada’s enigmatic sci-fi drama channels Charlie Kaufman and Philip K Dick as Colin Farrell and Jodie Turner Smith try to fix the faulty AI bot they bought for their adopted daughter

Peter Bradshaw

21, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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In Front of Your Face review – quiet cine-literate magic from Korean auteur
Hong Sang-soo’s effortlessly lo-fi approach brings out the gentle humanity in his story of an actor returning to her family

Peter Bradshaw

19, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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It Is in Us All review – stylish, shadowy essay in unravelling goes out on a limb
A brash young man visiting Ireland comes apart in Antonia Campbell-Hughes’ promising debut feature

Peter Bradshaw

19, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Jackie Brown review – Tarantino’s most romantic film is a stone-cold classic
Pam Grier and Samuel L Jackson are explosively good in this stylish crime thriller, with superb supporting turns from Robert Forster, Robert De Niro and Bridget Fonda

Peter Bradshaw

15, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Ticket to Paradise review – George Clooney and Julia Roberts go heavy on the goof
Double act have some silly fun as a couple sizzling with mutual irritation who head to Bali to sabotage their daughter’s marriage

Peter Bradshaw

14, Sep, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Hatching review – picture perfect family undermined by horror of giant egg
Repressed crises explode as a shy tweenager daughter’s nightmarish doppelganger emerges from mysterious ovum

Peter Bradshaw

14, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Jean-Luc Godard: a genius who tore up rule book without troubling to read it | Peter Bradshaw
Godard was the inspired maverick of the French New Wave, the Lennon to Truffaut’s McCartney, and kept his radical imagination to the very end

Peter Bradshaw

13, Sep, 2022 @8:22 AM

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Thousands queuing overnight in Edinburgh to pay respects to Queen Elizabeth II – as it happened
Queen’s coffin will travel from the Scottish capital to London on Tuesday

Léonie Chao-Fong, Martin Belam, Ben Doherty, Harry Taylor, Kate Lyons and Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

12, Sep, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Empire of Light review – Olivia Colman shines in Sam Mendes’ darkening hymn to cinema
The ‘love letter to the movies’ genre is revived in this poignant, wonderfully acted drama about love, life and films

Peter Bradshaw

12, Sep, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Bloody Oranges review – bitter French comedy entertains but leaves a sour taste
A corrupt minister and a delusional pair of dance contestants are just two of the monsters of mediocrity who haunt Jean-Christophe Meurisse’s strange film

Peter Bradshaw

12, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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