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Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

    Nasa and The Martian - a cosmic coincidence too good to be true?
    Nasa and The Martian - a cosmic coincidence too good to be true?
    It could hardly have come at a more spookily appropriate time: just when film-fans and the media are getting excited about the entertaining new...
    Camping: At two with rude nature
    Camping: At two with rude nature
    Our 10-year-old son Dominic has been nagging us to take him on the annual group camping weekend in Ivinghoe Beacon, in the Chiltern Hills,...
    Sex on the beach: A brief history of Cannes and erotic cinema
    Sex on the beach: A brief history of Cannes and erotic cinema
    The posters, the trailers, the teaser trailers, and the teaser posters are all emerging. And though it is rash to generalise, there is a certain...
    The Imitation Game: First-class acting cracks biopic code
    The Imitation Game: First-class acting cracks biopic code
    Despite its flaws, The Imitation Game watchably recreates one of Britain’s finest hours, and one of its most shameful. In 1952, the...
    Birdman: A delirious, crazy showbiz comedy takes flight
    Birdman: A delirious, crazy showbiz comedy takes flight
    You’ll believe a man can fly. Or you’ll believe that believing you can fly and flying are sort of the same thing. Either way, Alejandro...
    Allen's Jasmine is the cinephile's perfume
    Allen's Jasmine is the cinephile's perfume
    Here it is: the real deal, an actual Woody Allen film, the kind we once looked forward to, took for granted, then despaired of ever seeing...
    Movie of the week: Finding The One, again
    Movie of the week: Finding The One, again
    As Etta James might say: At last. A romantic comedy that is romantic and funny and not simply an insult to the intelligence of all carbon-based...
    Shades of grey on open seas
    Shades of grey on open seas
    MOVIE OF THE WEEK
    Princess Di's dark side doesn't get a look in
    Princess Di's dark side doesn't get a look in
    NOT THE BIOPIC OF THE WEEK EITHER
    Peacock of the ivories
    Peacock of the ivories
    MOVIE OF THE WEEK
    Severity and mastery: Defining the film 'Amour'
    Severity and mastery: Defining the film 'Amour'
    “Love” is boiled down to something elemental, something like survival, or perhaps the exact opposite, though calling it L’Amour might have been to risk a pun....
    Movie of the week: Man of Steel
    Movie of the week: Man of Steel
    In Man of Steel, the new Superman movie directed by Zack Snyder and produced and co-written by Christopher Nolan, the letter on our...