All articles by Kate Stables

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The White Lotus satirisises the empty lives of a Hawaiian resort’s wealthy clientele

Mike White explores the clashes between serving staff and their spoilt guests in a series which undercuts the glamour of its holiday destination with lashings of claustrophobia.

By Kate Stables

The White Lotus satirisises the empty lives of a Hawaiian resort’s wealthy clientele
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The World to Come finds forbidden love in a 19th century New York winter

By Kate Stables

The World to Come finds forbidden love in a 19th century New York winter
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Mare of Easttown investigates a murder in small-town Pennsylvania

By Kate Stables

Mare of Easttown investigates a murder in small-town Pennsylvania
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Earwig and the Witch combines a new look for Studio Ghibli with a disappointingly safe story

By Kate Stables

Earwig and the Witch combines a new look for Studio Ghibli with a disappointingly safe story
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The Flight Attendant is pandemic escapism at its finest

By Kate Stables

The Flight Attendant is pandemic escapism at its finest
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Promising Young Woman is a right-on-time school of shocks

By Kate Stables

Promising Young Woman is a right-on-time school of shocks
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Slalom is a chilling sexual assault story in the world of elite Alpine skiing

By Kate Stables

Slalom is a chilling sexual assault story in the world of elite Alpine skiing
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The White Tiger is a scathing satire of India’s rigid social structures

By Kate Stables

The White Tiger is a scathing satire of India’s rigid social structures
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The Midnight Sky is a disappointing addition to the survivor sci-fi canon

By Kate Stables

The Midnight Sky is a disappointing addition to the survivor sci-fi canon
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Adult Material gets down and dirty with the porn industry

By Kate Stables

Adult Material gets down and dirty with the porn industry
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Rialto review: a life in the docks, a week at sea

By Kate Stables

Rialto review: a life in the docks, a week at sea
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
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I May Destroy You review: Michaela Coel rewrites the rules of the game

By Kate Stables

I May Destroy You review: Michaela Coel rewrites the rules of the game
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Misbehaviour review: a too-trim retelling of the 1970 Miss World takedown

By Kate Stables

Misbehaviour review: a too-trim retelling of the 1970 Miss World takedown
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Military Wives review: the song remains the same

By Kate Stables

Military Wives review: the song remains the same
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Spycies review: animated animals chase away the climate crisis

By Kate Stables

Spycies review: animated animals chase away the climate crisis
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Emma review: a toothsome take on Jane Austen’s classic comedy

By Kate Stables

Emma review: a toothsome take on Jane Austen’s classic comedy
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Honey Boy review: Shia LaBeouf acts out the sins of his father

By Kate Stables

Honey Boy review: Shia LaBeouf acts out the sins of his father
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Knives Out review: Rian Johnson revives the whodunnit with crowd-pleasing panache

By Kate Stables

Knives Out review: Rian Johnson revives the whodunnit with crowd-pleasing panache
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Frozen II review: Disney’s spectacular sequel dampens the charm

By Kate Stables

Frozen II review: Disney’s spectacular sequel dampens the charm
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The Last Tree review: a lyrical story of British identity pains

By Kate Stables

The Last Tree review: a lyrical story of British identity pains
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Downton Abbey review: on the big screen, the Crawleys serve trifle for our present nerves

By Kate Stables

Downton Abbey review: on the big screen, the Crawleys serve trifle for our present nerves
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The Souvenir review: Joanna Hogg pulls the threads of a doomed romance

By Kate Stables

The Souvenir review: Joanna Hogg pulls the threads of a doomed romance
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Animals review: two friends’ clash of millennial hedonism and romantic yearning

By Kate Stables

Animals review: two friends’ clash of millennial hedonism and romantic yearning
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Bohemian Rhapsody review: Freddie Mercury, tied up with a bow

By Kate Stables

Bohemian Rhapsody review: Freddie Mercury, tied up with a bow
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Capernaum review: a sharp-eyed, street-level melodrama

By Kate Stables

Capernaum review: a sharp-eyed, street-level melodrama
Features

Penny Marshall obituary: sitcom star turned trailblazing director

By Kate Stables

Penny Marshall obituary: sitcom star turned trailblazing director
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Film of the week: The Wife – Glenn Close glowers in the shadow of her prize lesser half

By Kate Stables

Film of the week: The Wife – Glenn Close glowers in the shadow of her prize lesser half
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Film of the week: Funny Cow is a tough tale of hard times and dark humour

By Kate Stables

Film of the week: Funny Cow is a tough tale of hard times and dark humour
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