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Michelle Williams

Steven Spielberg will get personal with a film looking back on his childhood

By Charles Bramesco

Michelle Williams is in line to star as a character supposedly based on the director’s mother.

Todd Haynes will direct Michelle Williams in a film about Peggy Lee

By Charles Bramesco

Billie Eilish is also reported to be starring in the director’s upcoming biopic of the American jazz singer.

Kelly Reichardt and Michelle Williams will reunite on Showing Up

By Charles Bramesco

The director’s regular collaborator is set to play an artist preparing the exhibition of a lifetime.

Me Without You and the toxic female friendship

By Lydia Figes

Sandra Goldbacher’s coming-of-age drama from 2001 powerfully portrays the perils of female intimacy.

How Kelly Reichardt’s depiction of loneliness helped me feel full again

By Annie Wojnarowski

Watching Certain Women as a severely depressed 17-year-old, I saw my own feelings of isolation reflected back at me.

After the Wedding

By Caitlin Quinlan

Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams star in this gender-swapped remake of Susanne Bier’s 2006 drama.

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After the Wedding – first look review

By Jennifer Verzuh

Strong performances from Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams aren’t enough to save this melodrama from mediocrity.

Venom

By Adam Woodward

Tom Hardy sneers and sweats his way through this sanitised origin story of Marvel’s Spidey-bothering baddie.

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I Feel Pretty

By Eve Jones

A head injury drastically improves Amy Schumer’s life in this misguided body comedy.

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Wonderstruck

By Anton Bitel

Todd Haynes’ wistful adaptation of Brian Selznick’s novel is a tad too saccharine for its own good.

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All the Money in the World

By Hannah Strong

Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg battle the might of an unfeeling empire in Ridley Scott’s latest.

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I Am Heath Ledger offers an intimate look at a fallen star

By Sophie Wyatt

A new documentary allows us access into the private life of the late Australian actor.

Kelly Reichardt: ‘Filmmaking is not as carefree a thing as it once was’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The American director talks Certain Women, working with Michelle Williams and why she’s ready to take a break from filmmaking.

Why Wendy and Lucy remains a vital piece of American cinema

By Joel Blackledge

Kelly Reichardt’s low-key anti-drama from 2008 offers a sobering look at poverty in small town USA.

Certain Women

By David Jenkins

Director Kelly Reichardt returns with another brilliantly understated study of love and desire.

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A beginner’s guide to the films of Kelly Reichardt

By Edward Cripps

Before you see Certain Women, delve into this great American filmmaker’s stellar back catalogue.

Michelle Williams is being lined up for Jonah Hill’s directorial debut

By Dan Einav

The Manchester by the Sea star is in talks for coming-of-ager Mid ’90s.

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