Dick Cheney

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From Bush to Blix: what happened to the key figures in the Iraq war?
The ex-president is a painter, his VP an avid fly fisher, while Tony Blair has built a property empire. They appear unrepentant

Julian Borger in Washington

23, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Texas lawyer shot by Dick Cheney on 2006 hunting trip dies aged 95
Harry Whittington spent week in intensive care after being inadvertently shot by then vice-president on quail-hunting trip

Gloria Oladipo

07, Feb, 2023 @8:26 PM

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Dick Cheney attacks Donald Trump as ‘greatest threat to our republic’
Vice-president under George W Bush denounces, in campaign ad for daughter Liz, ‘coward … who lost his election, and lost big’

Lauren Aratani in New York

05, Aug, 2022 @2:43 PM

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Adam McKay: ‘Leo sees Meryl as film royalty – he didn’t like seeing her with a lower back tattoo’
After politics in Vice and finance in The Big Short, director McKay is taking on the climate crisis in his star-studded ‘freakout’ satire Don’t Look Up

Steve Rose

13, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Why Vice should win the best picture Oscar
Best film of the year – or worst? Opinion is deeply divided, but the Dick Cheney biopic, starring a chunky Christian Bale, is as hilarious as it is grotesque

Gwilym Mumford

18, Feb, 2019 @10:50 AM

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Vice review – ambitious, amusing, but confused portrait of Dick Cheney
Despite a wickedly deft performance from Christian Bale, Adam McKay’s film can’t settle on a consistent tone

Wendy Ide

26, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Oscar nominations 2019: Roma and The Favourite deserve acclaim, but no female directors is woeful
The Academy consensus has produced two blue chip frontrunners, but passed over some exceptional films directed by women in the process

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jan, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Adam Curtis and Vice director Adam McKay on how Dick Cheney masterminded a rightwing revolution
We asked the British journalist and film-maker to talk to the director of Vice, the new biopic of the former vice-president, about the naked rightwing power grab that he orchestrated

As told to Paul MacInnes

18, Jan, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Dick Cheney is back but rehabilitation is not on Darth Vader's agenda
A new film takes a look at the power behind George W Bush’s throne – a man who brought war, torture and moral rot

David Smith in Washington

20, Dec, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Vice review – Christian Bale hilarious as toad-like VP Dick Cheney
Bale brilliantly captures the former vice-president’s bland magnificence in Adam McKay’s entertainingly nihilist biopic

Peter Bradshaw

17, Dec, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Golden Globes 2019: it's Dick Cheney v Lady Gaga in a surreal title fight | Peter Bradshaw
Vice is a surprise frontrunner – perhaps due to liberal nostalgia for when Republicans were intelligible – while A Star Is Born squares up to it, a little over-solemnly, in the best drama category

Peter Bradshaw

06, Dec, 2018 @5:34 PM

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First trailer released for Dick Cheney biopic starring Christian Bale
The actor has gained 40lbs to play the former Vice President in a starry take on White House wranglings from The Big Short director Adam McKay

Guardian Film

03, Oct, 2018 @3:28 PM

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