The friendship between Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Anthony Mackie is measured out in violent video games

How much more does Black Mirror (Netflix, now streaming) have to reflect on? When Charlie Brooker’s brilliantly unsettling tech-fi began, late in 2011(...)

Andrew Scott in Black Mirror. Photograph: Netflix

Pop singer Miley Cyrus, Irish actor Andrew Scott and Marvel film star Anthony Mackie appear in the first trailer for the new series of Black Mirror. (...)

Intelligent display: Amandla Stenberg

When critics attack they too often focus on all the things a work has failed to cover. This film about the Black Death doesn’t mention the Mongol conq(...)

The actual stand-off in ‘Detroit’ is a virtuoso piece of filmmaking, and a harrowing, unbearable art-horror set-piece

The 1967 Detroit riot began when police raided an unlicensed club during a celebration for returning black veterans, and ended four days later, with 4(...)

Our Brand is Crisis began life as a 2005 documentary that chronicled the Machiavellian marketing tactics employed by US company Greenberg Carville Sh(...)

Those of you properly hooked on Avenger juice had better enjoy the latest fix while you can. There won’t be another film in the extended franch(...)

 Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans at the UK premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier on March 20th

Even before one factors in the potentially baffling complications of Merlyn’s multiverse (ask a comic book fan then run away), the Marvelverse is a(...)

Review: The Fifth Estate

As long ago as War Games (1983), cinema was seen to get flustered in the face of this new-fangled, whatsit computer business. By Hackers (1995), the e(...)

Pain and Gain
Pain and Gain

Michael Bay’s broad comic account of roided-out wannabe gangsters and their crass attempts at extortion begins in media res as keystone criminal Danie(...)