Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in the film of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’: The reviews say the film is less terrible than the book. That’s still pretty awful though.

1 It’s not that I’m prudish but . . . 2 Okay, maybe I’m a little bit prudish. 3 Ever since The Fall I’ve been terrified of Jamie Dornan. (...)

If you’ve ever wondered about the finer differences between geeks and jocks, motorheads and micro-geeks, and skaters and plastics, then Beyond Clue(...)

Lily O’Connor (Agyness Deyn) is a pretty girl working in a change kiosk at a seaside amusements. She suffers from epilepsy: and we do mean “suffers(...)

Charlie Murphy knows the Christmas drill: “Too many tins of Roses. Sweating in your jumper. Watching an old film on TV. Popping over to different p(...)

Paraniod visions: Kevin McCarthy in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Dr Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy) recounts, in flashback, a fantastic tale about pod people replacing his patients and friends: “At first glance every(...)

The reptilian or lower brain controls basic life functions such as breathing, the fight-or- flight mechanism and the inner voice that insists it is(...)

Now, here’s a thing. This swashbuckling dramatisation of two major battles in the opening months of the first World War is a docudrama from a momen(...)

Despite a wonderfully elaborate set and quite a few special effects, Skip Kite’s film remains a lovely handmade artefact. A biographical portrait o(...)

Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson is a best-selling novel among folks who, evidently, have no experience of either high-fallutin’ (Christopher Nolan’s(...)

Blue-eyed soldier boy David (Dan Stevens) arrives in a small New Mexican town to visit the family of a fallen comrade. The grieving mom (Sheila Kelley(...)