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A reunion gig by rivals brings the Bellas mistakenly together. Then they end up on a tour with DJ Khaled.

The hugely entertaining third – don’t make it the last – episode in the world’s best a cappella franchise defies any graded assessment such as that at(...)

Anna Kendrick in Table 19

There is, surely, no need to ask where the idea came from for this so-so ensemble comedy. Almost everybody has been to a wedding. What better way of b(...)

Maria Schneider and Marlon Brando in the 1972 film Last Tango in Paris

The film industry has reacted with disgust at the admission from a director that one of the most notorious rape scenes in modern film history was sho(...)

Kristen Stewart “I have brought the same energy to everything I’ve done from the get.”

More than a few writers give the impression that it requires a leap of faith to admire Kristen Stewart. A war is, it seems, still being fought with t(...)

 Twitter: year-on-year revenue growth from large brand advertisers had been “softer than expected”. Photograph:  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

When Twitter introduced its video advertising product First View in the US earlier this year, it did so with this endorsement from a marketer at 20th (...)

Ryan Reynolds and Gemma Arterton in The Voices

Marjane Satrapi is one of those rare enigmas; a best-seller and Oscar-nominee, sure, but one who remains totally uncompromising in the face of glob(...)

These days, however, Swanberg’s micro-movies aren’t quite so micro or non-professional.

It’s almost impossible to stumble upon the words “Joe Swanberg” without the inevitable subheading “godfather of mumblecore”. It’s true, of course. As (...)

It is in keeping with Joe Swanberg’s oblique approach that Happy Christmas, his latest low- key comic drama, was released in the US during high sum(...)

Computer Chess
Computer Chess

The most interesting thing about 2013’s cinematic landscape is the coming-of-age of Mumblecore. America’s post-Cassavetes kids are stumbling out of sp(...)

Drinking Buddies

Even if you loathe the ‘like y’know’ relationships and slow-voiced hipsters that define the Mumblecore movement, you have to admire filmmaker Joe S(...)