Xan Brooks

Novelist, journalist. The Clocks in This House All Tell Different Times

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Lost Empress by Sergio de la Pava review – a crazed American football farce
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Lost Empress by Sergio de la Pava review – a crazed American football farce
August, 30 2018
A Weekend in New York by Benjamin Markovits review – absorbing tennis drama
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A Weekend in New York by Benjamin Markovits review – absorbing tennis drama
July, 4 2018
Room to Dream by David Lynch and Kristine McKenna – review
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Room to Dream by David Lynch and Kristine McKenna – review
June, 24 2018
Ageing bulls: have Robert De Niro’s roles inspired Donald Trump?
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Ageing bulls: have Robert De Niro’s roles inspired Donald Trump?
June, 14 2018
Does Lars von Trier’s ‘vomitive’ new film spell the end for provocative cinema?
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Does Lars von Trier’s ‘vomitive’ new film spell the end for provocative cinema?
May, 18 2018
Overland by Graham Rawle review – the illusion of home
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Overland by Graham Rawle review – the illusion of home
April, 4 2018
Ruben Östlund: ‘All my films are about people trying to avoid losing face’
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Ruben Östlund: ‘All my films are about people trying to avoid losing face’
March, 11 2018
Joaquin Phoenix: ‘There was a period when I wanted out. I wanted my life back’
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Joaquin Phoenix: ‘There was a period when I wanted out. I wanted my life back’
March, 8 2018
Road to nowhere: the new crop of writers unearthing the dark side of village life
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Road to nowhere: the new crop of writers unearthing the dark side of village life
March, 3 2018
Chaos, conflict – and conga: Fanny and Alexander takes the stage
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Chaos, conflict – and conga: Fanny and Alexander takes the stage
February, 15 2018
Controversial Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev: 'Dissident? I'm more of a clown'
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Controversial Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev: 'Dissident? I'm more of a clown'
January, 12 2018
Three Billboards director Martin McDonagh: 'Little girls don’t have a James Dean to emulate’
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Three Billboards director Martin McDonagh: 'Little girls don’t have a James Dean to emulate’
January, 11 2018
The 50 top films of 2017: No 8 Blade Runner 2049
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The 50 top films of 2017: No 8 Blade Runner 2049
December, 13 2017
Reel dilemma: are we condoning the conduct of Hollywood's tyrants by watching their films?
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Reel dilemma: are we condoning the conduct of Hollywood's tyrants by watching their films?
November, 10 2017
Kristin Scott Thomas: ‘For me, Brexit is a disaster – talk about not knowing where you belong’
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Kristin Scott Thomas: ‘For me, Brexit is a disaster – talk about not knowing where you belong’
October, 5 2017
Sleeping Beauties by Stephen & Owen King review – King Sr’s return to form
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Sleeping Beauties by Stephen & Owen King review – King Sr’s return to form
September, 26 2017
Ai Weiwei: ‘Without the prison, the beatings, what would I be?'
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Ai Weiwei: ‘Without the prison, the beatings, what would I be?'
September, 17 2017
Home invasions, melting glaciers and Humpty Dumpty – is VR finally coming into its own?
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Home invasions, melting glaciers and Humpty Dumpty – is VR finally coming into its own?
September, 8 2017
‘Jennifer Lawrence was hyperventilating because of the emotion’
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‘Jennifer Lawrence was hyperventilating because of the emotion’
September, 7 2017
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri review – violent carnival of small-town America
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri review – violent carnival of small-town America
September, 4 2017
Foxtrot review – Samuel Maoz's fierce nightmare vision of Israel
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Foxtrot review – Samuel Maoz's fierce nightmare vision of Israel
September, 4 2017
Victoria & Abdul review – Judi Dench a class act amid lazy Raj-era nonsense
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Victoria & Abdul review – Judi Dench a class act amid lazy Raj-era nonsense
September, 3 2017
The Leisure Seeker review – Helen Mirren camper van yarn sticks to the middle of the road
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The Leisure Seeker review – Helen Mirren camper van yarn sticks to the middle of the road
September, 3 2017
Wormwood review – Errol Morris's splendidly spooky doc about death, LSD and the CIA
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Wormwood review – Errol Morris's splendidly spooky doc about death, LSD and the CIA
September, 2 2017
The Private Life of a Modern Woman review – how does Sienna Miller keep a straight face?
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The Private Life of a Modern Woman review – how does Sienna Miller keep a straight face?
September, 2 2017
Brawl in Cell Block 99 review – Vince Vaughn has a riot in ultraviolent thriller
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Brawl in Cell Block 99 review – Vince Vaughn has a riot in ultraviolent thriller
September, 2 2017
Suburbicon review – George Clooney's picket-fence creepfest grows up to be Fargo's idiot child
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Suburbicon review – George Clooney's picket-fence creepfest grows up to be Fargo's idiot child
September, 2 2017
Our Souls at Night review – Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in a moving autumn romance
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Our Souls at Night review – Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in a moving autumn romance
September, 1 2017
West of Sunshine review – tender tale of father-son dodgy dealings
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West of Sunshine review – tender tale of father-son dodgy dealings
September, 1 2017
Lean on Pete review – Andrew Haigh's equine epic is as comforting as a country ballad
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Lean on Pete review – Andrew Haigh's equine epic is as comforting as a country ballad
September, 1 2017
The Shape of Water review – Guillermo del Toro's fantasy has monster-sized heart
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The Shape of Water review – Guillermo del Toro's fantasy has monster-sized heart
August, 31 2017
Zama review – Lucrecia Martel emerges from the wilderness with a strange, sensual wonder
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Zama review – Lucrecia Martel emerges from the wilderness with a strange, sensual wonder
August, 31 2017
First Reformed review – Ethan Hawke finds faith and fury in portrait of a whisky priest
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First Reformed review – Ethan Hawke finds faith and fury in portrait of a whisky priest
August, 30 2017
Downsizing review – Matt Damon thinks small in Alexander Payne's miniature masterpiece
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Downsizing review – Matt Damon thinks small in Alexander Payne's miniature masterpiece
August, 30 2017
Jerry Lewis: from Cinderfella to King of Comedy – a career in clips
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Jerry Lewis: from Cinderfella to King of Comedy – a career in clips
August, 20 2017
Jerry Lewis, king of comedy, dies at 91
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Jerry Lewis, king of comedy, dies at 91
August, 20 2017
The Locals by Jonathan Dee review – lost in the heart of America
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The Locals by Jonathan Dee review – lost in the heart of America
August, 16 2017
Acting up: Angelina Jolie and the movie stars who dispute their interviews
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Acting up: Angelina Jolie and the movie stars who dispute their interviews
August, 10 2017
'I've not retired!' Earl Cameron, Britain's first black film star, on Bond, racism – and turning 100
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'I've not retired!' Earl Cameron, Britain's first black film star, on Bond, racism – and turning 100
August, 8 2017
Game, set and movie: what makes a winning tennis film?
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Game, set and movie: what makes a winning tennis film?
July, 13 2017
Elle Fanning: ‘It’s a job, but it’s also about dressing up and pretending’
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Elle Fanning: ‘It’s a job, but it’s also about dressing up and pretending’
July, 6 2017
Cannes 2017 – the best of week two
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Cannes 2017 – the best of week two
May, 27 2017
24 Frames review – a mesmeric glimpse into Abbas Kiarostami's mysterious mind
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24 Frames review – a mesmeric glimpse into Abbas Kiarostami's mysterious mind
May, 23 2017
Oh Lucy! review – Japanese tale of office worker in love with her teacher is a little wonky
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Oh Lucy! review – Japanese tale of office worker in love with her teacher is a little wonky
May, 22 2017
How to Talk to Girls at Parties review – Nicole Kidman goes peroxide punk in messy sci-fi caper
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How to Talk to Girls at Parties review – Nicole Kidman goes peroxide punk in messy sci-fi caper
May, 21 2017
Cannes 2017 – the best of week one
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Cannes 2017 – the best of week one
May, 21 2017
Vanessa Redgrave: ‘Democracy is at stake. That’s why I’m voting Labour’
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Vanessa Redgrave: ‘Democracy is at stake. That’s why I’m voting Labour’
May, 21 2017
A Prayer Before Dawn review – kickboxing Thai prison epic goes the full Midnight Express
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A Prayer Before Dawn review – kickboxing Thai prison epic goes the full Midnight Express
May, 20 2017
Cary Grant: how 100 acid trips in Tinseltown 'changed my life'
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Cary Grant: how 100 acid trips in Tinseltown 'changed my life'
May, 12 2017
The new wave of British countryside movies: 'It's all about the mud and the wind'
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The new wave of British countryside movies: 'It's all about the mud and the wind'
April, 28 2017
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