‘Hereditary’ is a critical success, a box office smash. But do people actually like it?
- June 14, 2018
Everybody associated with Ari Aster’s Hereditary should be patting themselves vigorously on the back. Right? After generating the noisiest buzz(...)
Golden Raspberry Awards must go back to cutting room
- March 2, 2018
The most pointless, unimaginative, insular, celebrity-obsessed film awards of the year will take place this weekend. Once again, we’ll wonder how the (...)
Harris Dickinson is a little late for our interview, but he has a series of very solid excuses. Long story short: Dickinson is in high demand. Next Se(...)
Perfect Blue review: Peerless animation that inspired ‘Black Swan’
- November 2, 2017, 11:00
Satoshi Kon, the Japanese film-maker and comic-book artist, died from pancreatic cancer in 2010. He was 46. Seven years on and finally the late, great(...)
Domhnall Gleeson: How is he using his ‘Star Wars’ success?
- September 30, 2017
Everything’s coming up Domhnall Gleeson. And to paraphrase the title of one of his best-loved movies, it’s about bleeding time. Good tidings we bring:(...)
Darren Aronofsky: ‘My ego finds its way into all the films’
- September 14, 2017
The plot summary of Darren Aronofsky’s oddly stylised mother! – yes, the lower-case lettering and exclamation point are mandatory; more on that (...)
Mother! A disgusting, disturbing feast for the senses
- September 12, 2017
There is a place for pale, retiring films that venture out only on cloudless days. We also need big, loud, even vulgar movies that grab you by the sho(...)
Stone, Aniston, Lawrence: the best paid actresses in Hollywood
- August 17, 2017, 09:38
Emma Stone has been named Hollywood’s best-paid female actor in Forbes’ annual list of top earners. The 28-year-old made $26m (€22m) in the last 12 m(...)
The Harry Potter ‘Big Seven’ – Where are they now?
- June 10, 2017, 06:00
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) Radcliffe looked to be faltering for a while. He admitted to excessive drinking and gave up the booze in 2010 as Pott(...)
And the nominees for the 2018 Academy Award for best picture are ...
- March 3, 2017, 06:00
There is no more foolish game than trying to predict the Oscars a year in advance. After all, a day before the award was presented, almost nobody gues(...)