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Spiral review – Chris Rock’s Saw reboot is torturously bad
The comedian’s attempt to reframe the gory horror franchise as a detective thriller is an ugly and embarrassingly shoddy disaster

Benjamin Lee

12, May, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Saw returns: what were the true horrors behind 00s torture porn?
Chris Rock joins Spiral: From the Book of Saw, the latest in a franchise that has shaped the last 15 years of horror

Steve Rose

11, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Chris Rock: Total Blackout review – confessional comic cuts loose
The standup is back with a messier, extended version of his 2018 TV special Tamborine that better captures the spirit of a live gig

Brian Logan

13, Jan, 2021 @2:29 PM

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Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin and Jim Carrey face off in debate parody
Chris Rock returns in season premiere to his old stomping grounds for hosting duties

Zach Vasquez

04, Oct, 2020 @1:31 PM

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'I've been a scoundrel all my life': quotes of the Oscars 2020
Jeff Bezos was mocked by Rock, Brad Pitt had a pop at Trump and Sigourney Weaver laced up her gloves

Lanre Bakare

10, Feb, 2020 @6:59 AM

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The 50 best comedians of the 21st century
From apocalyptic standup Frankie Boyle to the many hilarious faces of Tina Fey, Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Kristen Wiig, we present the funniest people of the era

Hannah J Davies, Paul Fleckney, Harriet Gibsone, Brian Logan and Stuart Heritage

18, Sep, 2019 @2:45 PM

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Chris Rock set to reboot Saw franchise with 'twisted' new film
The comedian is teaming up with Lionsgate to take the gory horror series to a ‘really intense’ new place

Benjamin Lee

16, May, 2019 @2:34 PM

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The nine Oscars hosts who gave the most
In the ninth decade of the awards, we look back on its greatest masters of ceremonies

Michael Hogan

20, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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'No-warning TV': why are surprise releases becoming so popular?
From the OA and UnReal to Who is America?, dropping shows into the world with little or no promotion is the latest TV trend. Is it just gimmickry and do viewers lose out?

Jack Seale

19, Jul, 2018 @6:00 AM

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The Week Of review – another tired Netflix comedy from Adam Sandler
In his fourth contracted movie with Netflix, Sandler teams up with Chris Rock in an underwhelming film about two fathers whose kids are getting married

Jake Nevins

27, Apr, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Chris Rock: Tamborine review – Netflix special balances shock with introspection
The comic’s first recorded special in 10 years is a sharp combination of social commentary and self-analysis deftly covering race, politics and relationships

Charles Bramesco

14, Feb, 2018 @3:38 PM

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Chris Rock review – comedy superstar doubles down on sex, race and religion
What was billed as a more confessional, reflective show actually finds Rock on familiar ground, as he surveys contemporary America and finds it wanting

Brian Logan

12, Jan, 2018 @11:28 AM

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