Jon Hamm

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The best movies of 2022 … you may not have seen
From a sharp comedy reboot to an erotic political thriller, Guardian writers pick the hidden films of the year that people should know more about

Adrian Horton, Catherine Shoard, Scott Tobias, Benjamin Lee, Lauren Mechling, Andrew Pulver, Guy Lodge, Radheyan Simonpillai, Veronica Esposito, Jesse Hassenger, Lisa Wong Macabasco and Andrew Lawrence

28, Dec, 2022 @6:34 AM

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Confess, Fletch review – Jon Hamm wisecracks through screwball mystery
Greg Mottola’s amiable film rattles along with a host of wacky characters and Hamm’s more sophisticated portrayal of Irvin Fletcher

Peter Bradshaw

17, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Mad Men at 15: how the genius advertising drama foresaw the death of the American dream
From the micro-aggressions toward Black, female and LGBTQ characters to its depiction of a worrying narcissist named Donald, this forward-thinking drama was a warning from history

Phil Harrison

19, Jul, 2022 @4:08 PM

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Top Gun: Maverick review – Tom Cruise is still speedy, less needy in a rock’n’roll sequel
Cruise presides over some surprising differences from his first outing as the navy pilot hotshot in a film that’s missing the homoerotic tensions of the 80s original

Peter Bradshaw

12, May, 2022 @1:17 PM

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No need for speed: does anyone care about a Top Gun sequel?
The much-delayed follow-up to the 1986 fan favourite is almost here, with Tom Cruise back as mentor, but it remains to be seen if audiences are willing to return to the skies

Stuart Heritage

31, Mar, 2022 @1:58 PM

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Wild Mountain Thyme review – Emily Blunt in an awful Irish stew
This bucolic romance, co-starring bashful Jamie Dornan, is awash with whimsy, wonder – and laughable accents

Peter Bradshaw

30, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Richard Jewell review – Clint Eastwood's bomb-hero drama fails to detonate
The true story of the nerdy security guard who saved many lives during a terror attack at the Atlanta Olympics features a couple of great performances – and a lot of silliness

Peter Bradshaw

31, Jan, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Lucy in the Sky review – earthbound tale of an obsessed astronaut
Natalie Portman shines but Noah Hawley’s fact-based drama lacks the right stuff

Wendy Ide

08, Dec, 2019 @10:30 AM

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Saturday Night Live: impeachment hearings sketch a flat soap opera
Cold open filled with bad blocking, heavy mugging and wastes Jon Hamm, but episode picks up steam along the way

Zach Vasquez

17, Nov, 2019 @4:34 PM

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The Report review – claustrophobic tale of CIA interrogation failures
This fact-based thriller on a US Senate probe gets caught up in the detail

Wendy Ide

17, Nov, 2019 @10:29 AM

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The Report review – Adam Driver's battle to expose CIA torture
Driver stars as the real-life researcher who struggled to publish his study of ‘extreme interrogation techniques’ in this cool, dry look at the facts

Peter Bradshaw

14, Nov, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Between Two Ferns: The Movie review – ramshackle cameo comedy
Zach Galifianakis’s abrasive celebrity talkshow gets transformed into a featherweight, intermittently funny, full-length feature for Netflix

Benjamin Lee

20, Sep, 2019 @7:01 AM

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