Veteran actor Fred Ward, star of The Right Stuff and Tremors, dies aged 79

lizziesnoopes.com The character actor was part of the ensemble casts of Robert Altman’s films Short Cuts and The Player, and had a career in film and television that spanned five decades The veteran character actor Fred Ward, best known for appearances in The Right Stuff, Tremors and Short Cuts, has died aged 79. A statement …

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Blonde: will a shocking new film shatter the myth of Marilyn Monroe?

lizziesnoopes.com From Cannes to the Met Gala, the screen icon’s lucrative legacy lives on. But how will a new film affect the way the world sees her? Nearly 60 years after her death, the entertainment industry’s attempts to resurrect Marilyn Monroe continue apace. Earlier this week, Andy Warhol’s 1964 silk-screen portrait of the actor was …

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Top Gun: Maverick review – Tom Cruise is still speedy, less needy in a rock’n’roll sequel

lCruise 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 In the first Top Gun in 1986 – that anti-Strangelove cold war classic – the US Navy’s fighter pilot Lt Pete “Maverick” Mitchell gets accused of letting his …

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‘I fell in love with it in a profound way’: how The Quiet Girl’s fostering story captured its director’s heart

lizziesnoopes.com First-time director Colm Bairéad on turning the novella Foster by Claire Keegan into the tear-jerking tour de force that swept the Irish Film and TV awards Colm Bairéad resigned himself to walking away empty-handed from the Irish Film and TV awards in March. His tiny-budget Irish language drama The Quiet Girl was up against …

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Everything Everywhere All at Once review – nothing nowhere over a long period of time

lizziesnoopes.com Despite some smart gags, this broadly buzzed-about comedy turns out to be an oddly mediocre misfire This hipster hypefest is an adventure in alternative existences and multiverse realities from writer-directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert – the “Daniels” – who in 2016 gave us the Jonzeian comedy Swiss Army Man. Everything Everywhere All at …

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