Joe Crowley (right) a survivor of clerical abuse, and Michael Cyril Creighton, the actor who portrays him in ‘Spotlight’.

The idea of journalism being cinematic is counterintuitive. Rather than being visually appealing, the craft of journalism is more in keeping with Bism(...)

Addyi: women should be wary of swallowing this vision of equality wrapped up in a little pink pill. Photograph: Thinkstock

The name Addyi probably doesn’t mean much to you. Likewise flibanserin. But take note, because you are about to become very familiar with them both. E(...)

Making things happen: John Carney. Photograph: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

Take heed of the American press and you could be forgiven for believing that John Carney ceased to exist for most of the last decade. Can it really be(...)

It is somewhat jarring to note that Begin Again, a delightful musical sickeningly in love with New York City, counts as the seventh feature by our own(...)

Steve Carell and Channing Tatum
Review: Foxcatcher

Bennett Miller has been creeping up on us over the past few years. For Capote, he placed elegant packaging around a transcendent performance. Moneybal(...)

Film review: Thanks for Sharing

Some way into this baffling, irritating comic drama – misleadingly marketed as a straight-up romcom – uptight eco-expert Mark Ruffalo tells flighty nu(...)

Now You See Me

Why has Now You See Me won out, in box office terms, against bigger stars and grander budgets to become a sleeper Stateside smash? Should we chalk it (...)

If you’re familiar with the internet you’ve likely seen the footage wherein a mischievous Jesse Eisenberg takes a dimwit blogger to task for (a) needi(...)

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it a seven-figure weekend tally? Keep calm, cinema operators: everything below the top spot may be floundering (Epic i(...)