Sam Riley

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Seventies flair: Brie Larson and Cillian Murphy in Free Fire

The latest from Ben Wheatley – prolific creator of such grim wonders as Kill List and A Field in England – can reasonably be referred to as an experim(...)

Food as philosophy: Jeong Kwan and David Gelb in the first episode of Chef’s Table

Television has a terrible habit of handling our food. Cookery shows have long folded homeliness into coquettishness, chefs would rather be masters, ev(...)

Sam Riley as detective superintendent Douglas Archer in SS-GB.  Photograph: Laurie Sparham

Let’s start with the unavoidable comparison. In The Man in the High Castle, the Amazon drama that imagines post-war America under Axis rule, the resis(...)

Towards the beginning of this very interesting, mildly feminist take on Sleeping Beauty, there is a moment that, thanks to recent sad accidents of fat(...)

Review: Byzantium

Those vampires really are not prepared to get their fangs out of our necks. Last week Jim Jarmusch premiered Only Lovers Left Alive, his own hip take (...)