A divorced, deadbeat dad, played by Colin Firth, fakes his own death and hooks up with Emily Blunt’s Manic Pixie Dream Girl for an all-American road t(...)

The Railway Man
The Railway Man

In the week that 12 Years a Slave offers a definitive take on slavery in America, it would be easy to overlook a quieter film examining a related topi(...)

Jeremy Irvine (centre) in The Railway Man. “I was 17 and being rebellious. I wanted to piss off my parents. So I tried to join the army. I tried lying about my diabetes first”
War baby

For most actors, news of their big break remains a misty memory. But Jeremy Irvine, irritatingly handsome English dreamboat, has the whole thing on ta(...)

How To Train Your Dragon 2: Coming July 4th

Welcome to our bumper guide to another year of sequels, remakes and leftfield experiments. The most comprehensive preview available is, f(...)

One of the world’s greatest creative hubs, the old Central St Martins College building at London’s 107-109 Charing Cross Road, is about to be reinvent(...)

Austenland
Austenland

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all reviews of Jane Austen adaptations and peripherals begin with the phrase “it is a truth universally ac(...)

Ancient cannibalistic religions have less eccentric calendars than does the movie universe. The long run-in and dreary aftermath to Christmas d(...)