Films starring Ian McKellen

All Is True

By Caitlin Quinlan

Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in this familiar and rather silly William Shakespeare biopic.


McKellen: Playing the Part

By Eve Jones

A witty, whistle-stop tour through the eventful life of this British icon of stage and screen.

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Mr Holmes

By David Jenkins

Sir Ian McKellen is riveting in this moving and humane look at Sherlock Holmes in his twilight years.

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