Hailee Steinfeld in Bumblebee

One of the biggest (and most pleasant) surprises of the movie year arrives as the minute hand closes in on New Year’s Day. Okay, the utter loveliness (...)

Shameik Moore voices Miles Morales in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

With one bound we were free again. Arriving late in the year with less hoopla than its live-action predecessors, this animated Spider-Man extravaganza(...)

Julia Michaels: 'My family has always been super open about sex'

As Niall Horan is soundchecking for his first solo gig at 3Arena in Dublin, Julia Michaels is sitting cross-legged backstage, and she is brutally jet-(...)

Dakota Fanning: “If you’re not challenging yourself, that’s no fun.” Photograph:  Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

For the longest time, Dakota Fanning was framed as an “old soul” by her invariably impressed co-stars. Glenn Close deployed the phrase when, in 2005, (...)

Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones in The Homesman

If you weren’t really paying attention, you could sit through Tommy Lee Jones’s engrossing drama secure in the assumption that the title refers to (...)

The key scene in this ludicrous, deafening, hugely entertaining romp comes about two-thirds of the way through. By this stage, we have discovered t(...)

It is somewhat jarring to note that Begin Again, a delightful musical sickeningly in love with New York City, counts as the seventh feature by our own(...)

Ah, McG. Your films are as magnificent as your name is long. There is further worrying news in the credits to this tonally befuddled Franco-American t(...)

Hailee regarded

Under normal circumstances, you’d expect a 16-year-old girl to be intimidated by the hoopla that surrounds the promotion of a major motion picture. An(...)

In the run-up to the release of this perfectly satisfactory space opera, much of the press attention has focused on comments concerning marriage equal(...)