Just give me five more minutes

Towards the close of JA Bayona’s adequate cash gulper, plucky Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) asks salty Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) if he can remem(...)

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(...)

Chadwick Boseman in Marshall

No button is left unpushed in this study of an incident from the early career of the first African-American appointed to the US supreme court. Those b(...)

Christian Bale in The Promise

Not too far into the 20th century, small-town Armenian apothecary Mikael (Oscar Isaac) agrees to marry a beautiful local girl and uses the dowry to tr(...)

Steve Martin and Michael Caine are rival con artists scamming wealthy marks on the French Riviera in 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'. Their one-upmanship makes for one of cinema’s great comic rivalries

A few years ago, we published a guide to the best films available on Netflix. It proved to be one of our most popular stories ever. Since then many n(...)

Margaret Griffin at home in Moynalty with Honky the pig. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

When actor James Cromwell played a pig’s best friend in the 1995 hit film Babe, he announced afterwards that he was an “ethical vegan”. Co Meath sm(...)

 If you’ve (somehow) missed out on all those OITNB premiere parties, now is the time to get queuing

In the olden days, you had to leave your seat every three hours to change the DVD. Now, only the demands of bladder and nutrition need force you up(...)

Photograph: Fergal Phillips

He’s the self-proclaimed “demon dog” of American fiction, the foul-mouthed writer with the lurid past whose lightning-paced, viscerally plotted novels(...)