Joel Edgerton

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The Boy from Medellín: J Balvin

The Boy from Medellín May 7th The Academy Award-nominated director Matthew Heineman (A Private War) turns his attention to the Colombian “Prince of (...)

Julia Roberts: a Hollywood substudio  head proposed the actor play Harriet Tubman. Photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty

A Hollywood executive suggested Julia Roberts play the black slavery abolitionist Harriet Tubman in a film about her life, a screenwriter has claimed.(...)

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth in The Crown. Photograph: Netflix

The King November 1st Timothée Chalamet in The King. Photograph: Netflix Timothée Chalamet – aka The Internet’s Boyfriend – surrende(...)

Robert Pattinson. Photograph: Ryan Pfluger/New York Times

When Robert Pattinson signed on to play the antagonistic dauphin of France in Netflix’s medieval epic The King, he knew it was a juicy role that would(...)

Timothée Chalamet in The King

The last thing any critic should do is berate a director for not making the movie he or she most wanted to see. With apologies, I will, nonetheless, e(...)

Boy Erased: Nicole Kidman and Lucas Hedges in Joel Edgerton’s film. Photograph: Focus Features

It’s unusual to hear a writer-director hope that his film is soon irrelevant, but that’s what Joel Edgerton would like for his quietly devastating ada(...)

Garrad Conley: Two years on, it pains him to even recall writing the book, ‘Boy Erased: A Memoir’.

Detailing his time in Love in Action, a “gay conversion therapy organisation”, for Boy Erased: A Memoir was no easy task for Garrad Conley. Released i(...)

Charlize Theron in Gringo. She plays a self-preserving schemer whose idea of small talk is to gasp at a Mexican colleague’s family photographs: “Do they not sell condoms down here?”

 The deluge of unlovely imitations that followed Quentin Tarantino’s earliest and best-loved films were a particular blight on 1990s cinema. That(...)

You haven’t escaped yet. Before awards season closes down for a month or two – it’s now almost as long as the football season – we beg your indulgence(...)

It’s an action film that doesn’t feature a superhero. Remember those? Red Sparrow has a big idea. Or at least notions. Or we think it does: it’s hard (...)

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