Tom Cruise speaks at the Top Gun: Maverick panel during 2019 Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center on Thursday. Photograph:  Kevin Winter/Getty Images

When Top Gun: Maverick emerges next June, 34 years will have elapsed since the release of Tony Scott’s original film. If a similarly delayed sequel we(...)

The less said about the central character the sooner the screeching nightmares can stop

Alternative universes provide film-makers with the opportunity to wind new cultures and new philosophies about architectures that stretch the limits o(...)

Alita: Rosa Salazar plays the title role in a motion-capture suit

Robert Rodriguez made ‘El Mariachi’ for $7,000. His new film, ‘Alita: Battle Angel’, made with his pal James Cameron, cost $200m. ‘They’re get(...)

Josh Brolin and Miles Teller in Only the Brave. The film gets by well enough as a latter-day Hawksian tale of men at work and the women who love them.

“It’s not what stands in front of you it’s who stands beside you.” So runs the breathless tagline of this sweaty arm-wrestle of a film. Based on the t(...)

Nobel Prize winning mathematician John Nash and his wife Alicia at the 74th annual Academy Awards in  2002. Photograph: Reuters.

John Nash, the Princeton University mathematician and Nobel laureate who inspired the movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died aged 86. Mr Nash and his wife(...)

Lo, in the second Millennium of our Lord’s time, there came upon the world a monstrous entity that laid (...)

A New York Winter’s Tale 2:53

We’ve had this conversation too many times. If there is one genre of fiction that almost never translates successfully to film, it is magic rea(...)

Stuck in Love

Debuting writer-director Josh Boone has just been snapped up to adapt John Green’s mega-selling weepie The Fault in Our Stars. Watching his incurable (...)