Cinema

aladdin

Disney wants A Whole White World

December 7, 2019 11:58 am

These white supremacists certainly like to play the long game

irishman

If you like Joe Biden, you’ll love The Irishman

December 7, 2019 9:22 am

The Irishman reviewed

popes

A wildly entertaining Pope-off

November 28, 2019 12:33 am

The Two Popes reviewed

rogers

Tough gospel: the twin cities of Sesame Street and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

November 19, 2019 1:00 pm

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is the world we have lost: grandparents, honest jobs and Sunday school teachers

marriage story

Noah Baumbach delivers a detailed and devastating movie

November 14, 2019 12:57 pm

Marriage Story reviewed

irishman

Scorsese at his most leisurely, meandering and engrossing

November 7, 2019 1:35 pm

The Irishman reviewed

joker

Don’t insult Joker by comparing him to Trump

November 1, 2019 10:23 am

What Todd Phillips’s film tells us about protest movements

Doctor Sleep reviewed

Scooby Doo with better CGI: Doctor Sleep reviewed

October 31, 2019 10:40 am

Doctor Sleep reviewed

terminator dark fate

The best Terminator film since the first

October 24, 2019 3:36 pm

Terminator: Dark Fate reviewed

joan collins

Joan Collins: why I love London taxi drivers

October 24, 2019 11:04 am

I confess I don’t walk if I have to travel more than a half-mile

ladies in black

The most uplifting film ever made

October 24, 2019 9:26 am

Ladies in Black is the type of movie we should all be watching

maleficent

The Disney sequel that no one wanted is finally here – what a relief!

October 17, 2019 12:26 pm

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil reviewed

joker

If you ever want to sleep again, step away from Joker

October 3, 2019 12:01 pm

Joker and Judy reviewed

louise linton

Louise Linton: why I don’t like being ‘the wife of…’

September 21, 2019 10:05 am

I married a politician. But my identity is not defined by my husband

downton abbey

Not in front of the servants

September 20, 2019 11:49 am

Long live Downton Abbey

judy garland

The untold story of Judy Garland

September 19, 2019 11:41 am

Why does the forthcoming biopic ignore the story of the Essex-born civil servant Judy turned to at the end of her life?

felicity huffman

The Oscar goes to Felicity Huffman

September 15, 2019 11:15 am

The Desperate Housewife is down with a case of the Varsity Blues

pennywise clown it

Gays triggered after mass murdering clown outed as homophobe

September 9, 2019 2:08 pm

Oh no, not Pennywise, I used to like him...

disney

Disney and the imagination recession

September 2, 2019 11:13 am

Today Hollywood’s undoubted creative power is spent updating and reimagining stories that are decades old

the hunt

The Hunt and conservative cancel culture

August 13, 2019 9:14 pm

The wrong kind of bipartisan consensus

blinded by the light

Sweet but formulaic

August 8, 2019 1:08 pm

Blinded by the Light reviewed

groucho marx

When Tom met Groucho

August 6, 2019 7:37 pm

‘He seemed more interested in discussing Animal Crackers and A Night at the Opera’

tarantino hollywood

Tarantino’s male fantasy rejects your hypothesis

August 1, 2019 2:00 pm

Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood reviewed

hollywood china

Hollywood parrots the Chinese Communist party line

July 30, 2019 1:12 pm

For almost a decade, American cinema has rolled over and had its fluffy belly tickled by grim-faced CCP censors

fandom tourism

Instagram is ruining tourism. Could fandom save it?

July 25, 2019 4:43 pm

May we all travel for our own loves, rather than for the ‘likes’ of others