Hairy situation: John  Krasinski in 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Pain & Gain was fun, so maybe there’s hope for director Michael Bay when somebody takes away his giant robot playset? We couldn’t possibly say. S(...)

Hey! Kids! Look here! Capture the Flag

 Plucky pre-teen Mike Goldwing doesn’t know why his father and paternal grandfather – both Nasa astronauts – never speak but, he remains determi(...)

On the robe: Harvey Keitel as the struggling director in Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth

Harvey Keitel raises his fist in the air as he walks toward me: “Éirinn go brách,” he cries. We should not be surprised that the man knows his audi(...)

‘An audacious gripping screenplay’: Brad Pitt in The Big Short

We need to talk about regulation. The Big Short: Inside The Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis spent 28 weeks on the New York Times non-fiction bestse(...)

In search of her inner Bear Grylls: Chloe Grace Moretz in The 5th Wave

The trailer promises CG world attractions (or miniature models of same) getting totalled by giant waves and electro- magnetic pulses. The opening sce(...)

Our Brand is Crisis began life as a 2005 documentary that chronicled the Machiavellian marketing tactics employed by US company Greenberg Carville Sh(...)

Michael B Jordan and Sylvester Stallone in Creed

Twitter, that most reliably intemperate of mediums, went into a tizzy when Sylvester Stallone, having won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor,(...)

Hamish Linklater, Jeremy Strong, Steve Carell,  Rafe Spall, Jeffry Griffin and Ryan Gosling in The Big Short (2015)

Michael Lewis’s The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (2010) spent 28 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list thanks to its accessible accou(...)

Over the years, many cultural commentators have taken issue with the statue of Rocky Balboa – commissioned for Rocky III – which stands in the fictio(...)

Lenny Abrahamson has always been a bit of a clever clogs. Just ask him. It wasn’t enough for him to go to university – he had to do theoretical physi(...)