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Empire (UK) - - RE.VIEW -

ACROSS

1 This Ian was Win­ston in John Wick (7)

5 Luke, Ru­pert or Linda maybe? (5)

8 The — (Sean Con­nery’s monastery mystery) (4,2,3,4)

9 In which Rooney Mara was con­tro­ver­sially cast as Tiger Lily (3)

11 Hugh Jack­man starred in this Netflix movie about anorexia (2,3,4)

13 Natalie Port­man’s First Lady por­trayal (6)

14 Jen­nifer Anis­ton lent her skills to this an­i­mated big bird com­edy (6)

16 Werner Her­zog res­ur­rected this iconic vam­pire in 1979 (9)

17 Film com­pany once fa­mous for its mu­si­cals (3)

19 Dis­man­tled Al­ge­rian harem pro­vides a film for Danny Glover and For­est Whi­taker (1,4,2,6)

22 Jen­nifer —, Lor­raine Bracco's char­ac­ter in The So­pra­nos (5)

23 Was this a peak in the ca­reers of Josh Brolin and Ja­son Clarke? (7)

DOWN

1 Si­mon Pegg and Lake Bell's date movie (3,2)

2 Could be Neill, could be Wor­thing­ton (3)

3 Richard Cur­tis claimed this could be his di­rec­toral swan­song (5,4)

4 The Fifth — (Cum­ber­batch star­rer) (6)

5 Jen­nifer Lopez played this ti­tle char­ac­ter while Vi­ola Davis was Lila (3)

6 — For The King (Tom Hanks movie) (1,8)

7 Stella seen in The Po­sei­don Ad­ven­ture etc (7)

10 He por­trayed Tom Wilkin­son and Sissy Spacek’s son in In The Bed­room (4,5)

12 This HBO TV se­ries be­came a film star­ring Adrian Gre­nier and friends in 2015 (9)

13 Mad Men’s Don Draper (3,4)

15 Pa­trick who was Sir God­frey Tib­bett in A View To A Kill (6)

18 David lo­cated amid a Dogma-me­trop­o­lis dou­ble bill. (5)

20 The Book Of — (Den­zel Wash­ing­ton) (3)

21 The good un­truth with Reese Wither­spoon (3)

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