Kristian Bruun, Melanie Scrofano, Andie MacDowell, Henry Czerny, Nicky Guadagni, Adam Brody and Elyse Levesque in the film Ready or Not. Photograph:  Eric Zachanowich

The big-house family murder is having a bit of a moment. Rian Johnson’s Knives Out – a breathlessly heightened Agatha Christie pastiche – has just pre(...)

Andie MacDowell and Hugh Grant. They wanted Alan Rickman as male lead

Twenty-five years ago this, um, ah… month, one of the most… I suppose, erm, influential British films ever was… well, not to put to fine a point on it(...)

Josh Brolin and Miles Teller in Only the Brave. The film gets by well enough as a latter-day Hawksian tale of men at work and the women who love them.

“It’s not what stands in front of you it’s who stands beside you.” So runs the breathless tagline of this sweaty arm-wrestle of a film. Based on the t(...)

When I was five years old, my parents decided they could no longer watch the nightly news. Or rather, they could no longer watch it if I was in earsh(...)

Steven Soderbergh  with Daniel Craig on the set of Logan Lucky. Photograph: Claudette Barius/Fingerprint

What are you doing here, Steven Soderbergh? A few years ago, the director of Sex Lies and Videotape, Traffic and the Oceans trilogy told us that he wa(...)