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‘It requires something like genius – on Anderson’s part and those of his collaborators – to get such a complex machine whirring so smoothly.’ Photograph: Searchlight Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox

As the boos and the cheers faded after the Cannes premiere of Wes Anderson’s latest, critics began squabbling among themselves about a near-theologica(...)

Daniel Craig as James Bond

We need a more pungent cliche than “eagerly anticipated”. Delayed more times than Frank Sinatra’s retirement, the latest James Bond film carries a res(...)

No Time to Die: Daniel Craig as James Bond in next year’s film. Photograph: Nicole Dove/MGM

James Bond comes face to face with the woman who appears to have replaced him as 007 in the first trailer for No Time to Die. The footage from the hi(...)

Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas in The Laundromat

Over the past decade or so, Steven Soderbergh has devoted much of his energy to a sketchy, half-formed class of cinema that delights greatly in its ow(...)

The patina of superficial quality is so robust it’s hard to think of The Goldfinch as ‘a bad film’

Hollywood has long wrestled with the perceived need to deliver “faithful” adaptations of the fat books everyone read last summer. In the internet age,(...)

The Goldfinch. Nicole Kidman and Ansel Elgort in John Crowley’s film of the Donna Tartt novel

We mean no disrespect to John Crowley or Donna Tartt when we note that the former’s take on the latter’s bullet-stopping novel will, until at least it(...)

Jean-Michel Basquiat: he “was like his own university. He was always gathering material and information and storing it.” Photograph: Alexis Adler/Magnolia Pictures

Sara Driver’s new picture, Boom for Real, about the late teenage years of the New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, is a huge cause for celebration. L(...)

Michael Dell speaking at the Web Summit in Dublin in 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

CIARA O’BRIEN Technology is now top of the agenda for business, as companies eye digital transformation and how it can impact their future. So said(...)

Season premiere. The puppet show is over, and we are coming for you and the rest of your kind. Welcome back to Westworld

Whatever you think about of Westworld (Sky Atlantic, Monday, 9pm), the labyrinthine sci-fi about a robotic western theme park run amok, it doesn’t qui(...)

FIFA officials are escorted out behind sheets following their arrests by Swiss authorities at the Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich on Wednesday. The US has filed federal charges alleging corruption over two decades. Photograph: Pascal Mora/The New York Times

In a devastating blow to world football’s governing body, US justice officials have charged 14 people linked to Fifa and international football organi(...)

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