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True Mothers review: Naomi Kawase’s adoption drama feels boxed in by the melodrama

True Mothers review: Naomi Kawase’s adoption drama feels boxed in by the melodrama

True Mothers review: Naomi Kawase’s adoption drama feels boxed in by the melodrama True Mothers review: Naomi Kawase’s adoption drama feels boxed in by the melodrama Dir: Naomi Kawase. Starring: Hiromi Nagasaku, Arata Iura, Aju Makita, Miyoko Asada. 140 mins Naomi Kawase’s work is an odyssey of the soul. As a child, the Japanese director, was abandoned by her birth …

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Too Close review: Sharp, involving psychological drama begins with an unthinkable act

Too Close review: Sharp, involving psychological drama begins with an unthinkable act

Too Close review: Sharp, involving psychological drama begins with an unthinkable act Too Close review: Sharp, involving psychological drama begins with an unthinkable act Too Close (ITV) begins with an unthinkable act. Driving at night in pouring rain, with her daughter Annie (Isabelle Mullally) and her friend Ness’s daughter Polly (Thea Barrett) in the back seats, Constance Mortensen (Denise Gough) …

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Jodie Turner-Smith transforms into Anne Boleyn in first look trailer for Channel 5 drama

Jodie Turner-Smith transforms into Anne Boleyn in first look trailer for Channel 5 drama

Jodie Turner-Smith transforms into Anne Boleyn in first look trailer for Channel 5 drama Jodie Turner-Smith transforms into Anne Boleyn in first look trailer for Channel 5 drama Channel 5 has released its first look at Jodie Turner-Smith as Anne Boleyn in its new drama. The Queen & Slim actor is set to portray the second wife of Henry VIII …

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From a South African Slur to a Scathing Drama About Toxic Masculinity

From a South African Slur to a Scathing Drama About Toxic Masculinity

From a South African Slur to a Scathing Drama About Toxic Masculinity From a South African Slur to a Scathing Drama About Toxic Masculinity A chance meeting with the director Roland Emmerich and his cinematographer, Ueli Steiger, in a Cape Town restaurant led to a friendship that changed everything. “One day Roland said to me, if you can get in …

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Boris Johnson refuses to be drawn into the royal drama.

Boris Johnson refuses to be drawn into the royal drama.

Boris Johnson refuses to be drawn into the royal drama. Boris Johnson refuses to be drawn into the royal drama. Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain on Monday refused to discuss the drama engulfing the royal family, praising the contribution of Queen Elizabeth while declining to comment on damaging claims made by her grandson Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan. …

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Your Honor review: Bryan Cranston breaks bad again in this elegant yet glacially-paced drama

Your Honor review: Bryan Cranston breaks bad again in this elegant yet glacially-paced drama

Your Honor review: Bryan Cranston breaks bad again in this elegant yet glacially-paced drama Your Honor review: Bryan Cranston breaks bad again in this elegant yet glacially-paced drama Prestige TV diehards may recall the AMC series Breaking Bad, in which Bryan Cranston starred as an upstanding Albuquerque chemistry teacher who turns to crime to leave something for his wife and …

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‘My Zoe’ Review: Julie Delpy’s Provocative Family Drama

‘My Zoe’ Review: Julie Delpy’s Provocative Family Drama

‘My Zoe’ Review: Julie Delpy’s Provocative Family Drama ‘My Zoe’ Review: Julie Delpy’s Provocative Family Drama The French filmmaker Julie Delpy is still best known as an actor, but she’s been building a varied and impressive filmography as a feature writer and a director since the early part of the century. Her new picture, “My Zoe,” in which she also …

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Unforgotten recap: Everything that happened in series 1-3 of the ITV drama

Unforgotten recap: Everything that happened in series 1-3 of the ITV drama Unforgotten recap: Everything that happened in series 1-3 of the ITV drama The hit crime drama Unforgotten returns to ITV on Monday 22 February at 9pm for its fourth series, with Cassie and Sunny back on the scene to crack some more cold cases. If you haven’t been …

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Review: Fathers, but Not Yet Men, in the Prison Drama ‘Shook’

Review: Fathers, but Not Yet Men, in the Prison Drama ‘Shook’

Review: Fathers, but Not Yet Men, in the Prison Drama ‘Shook’ Review: Fathers, but Not Yet Men, in the Prison Drama ‘Shook’ Great injustice makes great drama, so it’s no surprise that playwrights have been drawn to the epidemic of incarceration among neglected young men. Or should I say the pandemic? “Shook,” Samuel Bailey’s knockout professional debut, diagnoses much the …

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From Mrs America to The Great – how bad sex became a staple of feminist drama

Shortcomings: Timothee Chalamet and Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird

From Mrs America to The Great – how bad sex became a staple of feminist drama From Mrs America to The Great – how bad sex became a staple of feminist drama N ot far into Tony McNamara’s droll drama The Great, currently airing on Channel 4, Catherine’s servant asks nervously: “Are you ready for tonight? You do know what …

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