Jenny Slate

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New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

ALADDIN ★★☆☆☆ Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad The ongoing campai(...)

Jeff Goldblum and Jodie Foster in Hotel Artemis

For those of us who grew up with Jodie Foster, the most chilling moment in this half-baked futuristic thriller comes at the beginning when, woken by c(...)

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(...)

Jack Black and Jason Schwartzman in The Polka King. Photograph: Netflix

There’s a touch of School of Rock with an Oom-Pah-Pah beat about this likeable, if lightweight comedy featuring Jack Black in a role that is, if you (...)

Lovesick: The series centres around the hapless Dylan(Johnny Flynn) who having contracted chlamydia, must contact all his previous sexual partners to inform them of this misfortune.
Have a streaming good January

Lovesick (Netflix, January 1st) It’s hard to imagine a show with the dubious title of Scrotal Recall getting a third season. Thankfully, a name-chang(...)

Outlander

Outlander - Season 3 Amazon Prime, September 11th If you haven’t caught up with this time-bending, genre defying historical romance (think The Time (...)

Pick of the summer streams

Summertime is traditionally a wasteland for original programming, with all the best new shows stored up for winter hibernation. Summer is usually rese(...)

Mindy Kaling, creator and star of   The Mindy Project, one of a new genre of films and television shows written by  women that portray a more sexually frank account of their  lives.   Photograph: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SCAD

It is a vulgar truth universally acknowledged that Sex and the City creators on HBO Darren Star and Michael Patrick King ratcheted up the raunch of th(...)

By now, you’ve likely heard of Obvious Child. Its reputation as the “abortion comedy” proceeds it, particularly in this part of the world, where, we a(...)

Jenny Slate in Obvious Child

As this nation sets in for another poisonous debate on the subject of abortion – a problem stubbornly resistant to lazy “Irish solutions” – we welcome(...)