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West Side Story review – Spielberg’s triumphantly hyperreal remake
Stunning recreations of the original film’s New York retain the songs and the dancing in a re-telling that will leave you gasping

Peter Bradshaw

02, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The most unusual movie sex scenes – ranked!
Lady Gaga and Adam Driver give us animal grunting in House of Gucci and Agathe Rousselle mates with a car in Titane – but that’s tame compared with some of the sexual themes cinema has found to explore

Peter Bradshaw

02, Dec, 2021 @1:25 PM

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The Shop Around the Corner review – 1940 Lubitsch romcom still a Christmas delight
James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan’s love-hate romance, which spawned many later meet-cutes, is more eccentric than you might remember

Peter Bradshaw

02, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Boxing Day review – likable romcom with a cheeky nod to Love Actually
Aml Ameen directs and stars in a transatlantic love story with glam-tourist London locations and a great supporting cast

Peter Bradshaw

02, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Hand of God review – Paolo Sorrentino tells his own Maradona story
The Italian film-maker may owe his life to the footballer, as this vivid, autobiographical Neapolitan drama reveals

Peter Bradshaw

01, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Silent Night review – jolly hockey sticks, it’s the end of the world with Keira Knightley
Knightley and Matthew Goode host a posh Christmas party in this arrestingly strange apocalyptic comedy drama

Peter Bradshaw

01, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Blue Bayou review – painful drama about the US’s answer to the Windrush scandal
Justin Chon’s fierce heartbreaker, written and starring himself, centres on a Korean-American whose family is threatened by racist government policy

Peter Bradshaw

01, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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There Is No Evil review – passionate plea against Iran’s soul-poisoning executions
Dissident Mohammad Rasoulof blasts against his country’s profligate use of capital punishment that includes making citizens carry out death sentences

Peter Bradshaw

30, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Unforgivable review – Sandra Bullock does something terrible in ITV drama remake
Bullock plays a woman restarting life after 20 years behind bars for killing a police officer, in this compressed and contrived adaptation of Sally Wainwright’s miniseries Unforgiven

Peter Bradshaw

24, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass review – Oliver Stone returns to the grassy knoll
This doc is packed with facts related to the 1963 assassination yet is frustratingly short on answers

Peter Bradshaw

24, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Pirates review – Reggie Yates’s cheerful tale of friends off to a new millennium
Three young pirate radio DJs from London go in search of the New Year’s night of their lives in Yates’s likeable homage to 90s ensemble capers

Peter Bradshaw

24, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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House of Gucci review – Lady Gaga murders in style in true-crime fashion house drama
Ridley Scott’s pantomimey soap entertainingly tracks fractures in the fashion world as Patrizia Reggiano plots to kill her ex, Maurizio Gucci

Peter Bradshaw

22, Nov, 2021 @11:00 PM

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