Daniel Kaluuya in Judas and the Black Messiah

JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH ★★★★☆ Directed by Shaka King. Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Martin S(...)

Daniel Kaluuya as Illinois Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah

We have recently seen a lot of decent, respectable, borderline dreary historical dramas – naming no names – creeping onto our smaller screens. Good ac(...)

Lucas Hedges (22) comes across as articulate and unaffected. Photograph: Mark Schaefer

There are times when one actor seems to be in everything – remember the Year of Chastain? – but that ubiquity rarely involves someone so young as Luca(...)

Denzel Washington as a former super soldier Robert McCall

In an age when far too many superheroes are brooding on rooftops, wandering in and out of each other’s movies, and fending off various intergalactic m(...)

Incredibles 2: Mr Incredible struggles as a stay-at-home dad in this sequel to Pixar’s 2004 hit

Lessons have been learnt. Back in 2014, some weeks after Brazil were thoroughly spanked by the Germans, Hollywood’s summer sputtered to a halt after t(...)