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The 20 best films set on trains – ranked!
The Railway Children Return is shortly to arrive on UK platforms and Bullet Train speeding down the tracks behind it. Until then – as rail strikes bring stations to a standstill – here are 20 vicarious train trips

Ryan Gilbey

23, Jun, 2022 @12:52 PM

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The Southbury Child review – a vicar picks an odd hill to die on
Even-handed to a fault, Stephen Beresford’s new comedy coasts by on sub-Alan Bennett humour and the odd eye-roll at wokeness. But its hero’s stance on balloons beggars belief

Ryan Gilbey

19, Jun, 2022 @10:12 AM

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Stephen Thompson obituary
Screenwriter and novelist who won a Bafta for his BBC drama, Sitting in Limbo, about his brother’s experiences of being threatened with deportation

Ryan Gilbey

12, Jun, 2022 @4:26 PM

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‘What a ball-buster!’ Juno Temple on sass, Ted Lasso and taking on the mafia
In her new show, Juno Temple plays the no-nonsense assistant who got The Godfather made ... by fighting mob bosses. She talks tough women, making T-shirts for Keeley – and why she always looks like she slept in her car

Ryan Gilbey

10, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Tony! (The Tony Blair Rock Opera) review – Harry Hill puts the party into politics
Co-written by Hill and Steve Brown, this is a messy jamboree-bag of songs and silliness that pokes enjoyable fun at the messianic ex-PM

Ryan Gilbey

09, Jun, 2022 @9:52 AM

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Enigmatic, transgressive, gleefully queer: the 1970s cult film you’ve never seen
Warhol and Dalí loved it – but Luminous Procuress, Steven Arnold’s trippy sex film, was never widely released. Now on Blu-ray, it offers a rare glimpse into the artist’s esoteric world

Ryan Gilbey

08, Jun, 2022 @9:13 AM

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Ray Liotta obituary
Actor whose charred handsomeness and mercurial qualities led to magnetic performances in Goodfellas and Something Wild

Ryan Gilbey

27, May, 2022 @4:39 PM

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The Unfriend review – manners can be the death of you in Steven Moffat’s comedy
Mark Gatiss directs Reece Shearsmith in Moffat’s cringe-tastic play that more than stands up next to the trio’s celebrated TV work

Ryan Gilbey

27, May, 2022 @10:26 AM

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Terence Davies on sex, death and Benediction
As his Siegfried Sassoon biopic is released, the director opens up about his ill-fated straight romance, being snubbed by Bafta and how it felt to sleep in the bed where his father died

Ryan Gilbey

20, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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For You I’d Wait review – Bataclan attack is dangerous territory for a musical
Sophie Golby and Tom West stray too far from home in their soft-rock musical about the 2015 Paris terror attacks, let down by repetitive numbers with tourist-board lyrics

Ryan Gilbey

15, May, 2022 @10:39 AM

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Jacques Perrin obituary
‘Adorable charmer’ of 1960s French film who worked with Jacques Demy and Costa-Gavras and later appeared in the Oscar-winning Cinema Paradiso

Ryan Gilbey

05, May, 2022 @2:49 PM

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Gavin Millar obituary
Film and television director and leading light of arts journalism in the 1960s and 70s

Ryan Gilbey

28, Apr, 2022 @3:20 PM

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