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Andrew Garfield

BFI LFF 2017: Breathe (2017)

At the age of 28, Robin Cavendish contracted polio in Kenya in 1958, resulting in him paralysed from the neck down. He was only given three months to live. However, defying the odds, he became one of the longest surviving polio survivors in…

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

"War! Huh, yeah! What is it good for?" "Oscar nominations!" "Say it again, y'all!" Gibson's fifth directorial feature tells the tale of Desmond Doss (Garfield), the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honour during…

Win Hacksaw Ridge DVDs

Having received a 10-minute standing ovation when it first premiered at the Venice Film Festival, Lionsgate is pleased to announce that HACKSAW RIDGE – the extraordinary true story of conscientious objector Desmond Doss – will be…

Venom to appear in Amazing Spiderman 2?

The Amazing Spiderman was a well received re-boot to the Spiderman franchise. It was so well regarded by the film community because of  its more accurate take on the hero, more 'true' to the comic books most would say. Andrew Garfield…

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

When I first watched The Amazing Spider-Man I hated it. It just didn't feel right to me, I didn't like the attempt to add darkness and intrigue to the character and I said as much. Re-watching it recently (hey, I still had to buy it on…

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

The joy of flying In The Amazing Spider-Man, a reboot of the comic book superhero classic and the fourth American blockbuster movie on the theme, Andrew Garfield has replaced Tobey McGuire as Peter Parker. That was the essential change.…

Lions For Lambs (2007)

When Lions For Lambs was released in cinemas I saw a few clips that piqued my interest. Great acting, that's all I saw, just great acting. So I was surprised to find that the movie then quickly dropped off the radar for most people. No…

Never Let Me Go (2010)

When you label a movie as sci-fi many people forget that the term encompasses a wide range of thought-provoking material that doesn’t have to include shiny constumes, spaceships, laser guns, teleporters or pointy-toothed aliens. Never Let…