Stephen Merchant

Film Review: Fighting With My Family (UK, 2019) is a satisfying crowd-pleaser that will wrestle your funnybone as well as your heart

Based on a true story (well-documented in the Channel 4 documentary The Wrestlers: Fighting with My Family), born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige (Florence Pugh) and her brother Zak (Jack Lowden) are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the…

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Film Review: The Girl in the Spider’s Web (USA, 2018) lacks adherence but compensates with thrills, fun and a great performance by Claire Foy

Lisbeth Salander is back! In another reiteration! Over the years, we have had four films revolving around the characters created by acclaimed Swedish author Stieg Larsson, and each have been hits in their home territory, as well as receiving rave reviews from many critics. Many people have complimented the Scandinavian cinematic thriller tropes (i.e. winter settings,…

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Stephen Merchant to join Hugh Jackman in Wolverine 3

The Office alum Stephen Merchant is set to join Hugh Jackman in director James Mangold‘s Wolverine 3, according to The Wrap. Merchant is yet to be tied to a specific role but is best known for his comedic work, often collaborating with Ricky Gervais on titles including The Office, An Idiot Abroad and Extras. Merchant will join Richard…

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