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One Fine Morning review – Léa Seydoux sparkles in poignant drama
Mia Hansen-Løve returns to Paris with this powerful drama about a single mother torn between emotionally unavailable men

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2022 @8:22 AM

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EO review – an innocent donkey leads the way in surreal Bresson-inspired ride
Life is seen through the eyes of a put-upon beast of burden in this beautifully photographed homage to Au Hasard Balthazar by the veteran Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2022 @8:07 AM

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Armageddon Time review – Hopkins and Hathaway can’t save this stagy tale of a quasi-Trump
A middle-class boy capitalises on his privilege in Reagan-era New York in James Gray’s uncharacteristically syrupy movie

Peter Bradshaw

19, May, 2022 @6:55 PM

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Le Otto Montagne (The Eight Mountains) review – rich, beautiful and inexpressibly sad
A meditation on our capacity for love shapes this sweeping story of two friends, torn apart by family and life’s journeys but bound by something deeper

Peter Bradshaw

19, May, 2022 @9:43 AM

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God’s Creatures review – Emily Watson and Paul Mescal shine in doom-laden drama
As her son returns home after years away, Eileen is asked to give him an alibi which sets in motion a terrible series of events

Peter Bradshaw

19, May, 2022 @8:06 AM

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When You Finish Saving the World review – Jesse Eisenberg’s sweet coming-of-age comedy drama
Eisenberg’s directorial debut, starring Julianne Moore and Finn Wolfhard, is a well acted, ironic yet sentimental portrayal of a tricky mother-son dynamic

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2022 @5:05 PM

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‘Would you ask Gene Kelly that?’: defiant Tom Cruise dazzles Cannes
A hero’s welcome met the star of two Top Guns and countless Mission: Impossible movies as he took part in a toothless Q&A carried by that mega-watt grin

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2022 @4:51 PM

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Tchaikovsky’s Wife review – love turns to obsession in an off-key marriage
Alyona Mikhailova is tremendous as estranged wife Antonina, whose naivety and narcissism fester in the rubble of her marriage to the gay composer

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2022 @3:53 PM

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RoboCop review – thrilling, subversive 80s masterpiece from Paul Verhoeven
Paul Verhoeven’s sophisticated sci-fi fable is rereleased in its original director’s cut, with the gruesome violence and black-comic queasiness restored

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The Innocents review – icily brilliant tale of kids with supernatural powers is future classic
Young actors steal the show in this scary movie set on a Norwegian housing estate, where grownups are unaware of the children’s abilities

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Final Cut (Coupez!) review – Hazanavicius’s silly, splattery zombie horror meta-farce
The Artist director’s remake of the Japanese cult film One Cut of the Dead is an undemanding, easygoing way to kick off the Cannes film festival

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2022 @8:56 PM

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Vampyr review – Dreyer’s hallucinatory undead classic comes back from the grave
Re-released for its 90th anniversary, Carl Theodor Dreyer’s film established some of the staples of the genre with a female, rather than male, vampire

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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