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He wasn’t the first seductive Hollywood villain, but he may have been the last to fully seduce us. Alan Rickman’s Hans Gruber doesn’t speak until the 25th minute of Die Hard, and when he finally does,
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If his life unspools in the arch, neat fashion of one of his movies then the director Wes Anderson, who'll turn 45 this spring, is halfway through. "You had these film-makers, John Huston, Luis Buñuel,
You’ve entered what appears to be an elaborate shoebox theatre in which everything looks so deliciously edible you consider licking the candy-coloured walls. You’re inside a strangely symmetrical world.