Charlize Theron in The Old Guard

THE OLD GUARD ★★★☆☆ Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Starring Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli(...)

 The  film is the second killer Crocodilia picture we’ve experienced in the last 12 months.

More than a few undistinguished films have (for trivia buffs, anyway) gained a smidgeon of unexpected significance during the Covid era. Two horror fl(...)

Emma Stone as “Billie Jean King” and Steve Carell as “Bobby Riggs” in Battle of the Sexes. Photograph: Melinda Sue Gordon

There are dark themes of misogyny, gender inequality, homophobia, and discrimination underpinning the new film from the directors of Little Miss Sunsh(...)

Taking the low road: Michael Peña and Dax Shepard in CHiPs

Ah, CHiPs. It’s startling to discover that the automotive cop show ran from 1977 all the way through to 1983. That’s a lot of light humour and heavy p(...)