Cinema

richard madden golden globes

Moral preening and identity politics were the big winners at the Golden Globes

January 7, 2019 5:23 am

The answer to the race conundrum was to split the difference between the minorities, and give most of the awards to white actors

clint eastwood mule

Feeling lucky, pops?

January 6, 2019 8:01 am

The Mule reviewed

holmes watson

The critics are wrong about Holmes & Watson

December 30, 2018 12:59 pm

Holmes & Watson reviewed

vice dick cheney

The power behind the power behind the power

December 27, 2018 6:43 am

Vice reviewed

donald trump cinema christmas

Christmas at the cinema with Donald Trump

December 17, 2018 3:37 pm

‘We can say Merry Christmas again’ — and again, and again

mary queen of scots

Hail Mary

December 16, 2018 11:35 am

Mary Queen of Scots reviewed

mary poppins returns

There’s something about Mary

December 13, 2018 2:56 pm

Mary Poppins Returns reviewed

remake

Hollywood loves a remake, but do we?

December 10, 2018 10:19 am

Once more, with feeling

roger ailes

Is Roger really what Ailes the American republic?

December 9, 2018 11:11 am

Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes reviewed

kevin hart

Kevin Hart isn’t funny

December 7, 2018 11:57 am

Academy Awards viewers have dodged a bullet

rami malek freddie mercury bohemian rhapsody

The height of hypocrisy: why on earth is Bohemian Rhapsody up for a Golden Globe?

December 6, 2018 12:58 pm

It’s a mediocre vehicle that promotes Queen’s back catalog and some contemporary virtues

emma stone olivia colman the favourite

Court with its pants down

December 3, 2018 11:17 am

The Favourite reviewed

bernardo bertolucci

Bernardo Bertolucci was more pervert than genius

November 26, 2018 2:30 pm

His films were boring, too

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fantastic beasts the crimes of grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts 2 is visually delicious, but where’s its sense of humor?

November 15, 2018 12:58 pm

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald reviewed

hugh jackman gary hart the front runner

Was Gary Hart the best president we never had?

November 15, 2018 12:21 pm

The Front Runner reviewed

Rosamund Pike as Marie Colvin in A Private War

The Marie Colvin biopic is a study in compulsion

November 11, 2018 3:40 pm

A Private War reviewed

orson welles

A bitter kind of greatness

November 4, 2018 4:53 pm

The Other Side of the Wind reviewed

robert redford the old man and the gun

Another Robert Redford obituary for the heroic white misfit

October 29, 2018 10:24 am

The Old Man and the Gun reviewed

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody

A succession of predigested clichés

October 25, 2018 11:21 am

Bohemian Rhapsody reviewed

ennio morricone

‘Darmstadt taught me how to compose’: Ennio Morricone interviewed

October 25, 2018 11:09 am

The 91-year-old pop-cultural phenomenon is actually a major modernist composer hiding in plain sight

Jon Hamm, Jeff Bridges and Cynthia Erivo in Bad Times at the El Royale

The origin story of the American moral vacuum

October 22, 2018 9:46 am

Bad Times at the El Royale reviewed

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dominic west

‘I should just shut up’: Dominic West on #MeToo and the perils of talking politics

October 18, 2018 10:54 am

Melissa Kite wishes the actor didn’t voice his Remainer views all the time – but he is fabulous opposite Keira Knightley in new film Colette