Joel Edgerton

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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 (...)

Earlier this month, in the hours before the Superbowl kicked off, Ava DuVernay, director of Selma, tweeted that: “#FilmTwitter is going to explode ton(...)

LAPD officer Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and token orc Deputy Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) are beat partners in an alternate world where humans have coexis(...)


Voyeur Netfilx, December 1st Voyeur: a “social experiment” Voyeur is a documentary based on journalist Gay Talese’s New Yorker essay (...)

Tara Lee: “When I was four years old, I remember being really bored, so my dad said: ‘Why don’t you write a song?’ So I wrote a song about a man in space and thought I was David Bowie.” Photograph:  Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images

Tara Lee was born in the 1990s and can cite cultural cornerstones to prove it. Favourite movie? True Romance. First song she knew the words to? Heart-(...)

Last gasp David Pendleton in It Comes at Night

“Who the hell is Trey Edward Shults?” Cultural commentators thumbing through the film selections for Cannes in 2015 wondered how an unknown Texan youn(...)

Riley Keough, Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo and Kelvin Harrison Jr  in It Comes at Night

“For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” In his terrific second feature, Trey Shults, director of the fa(...)

Embracing change: Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga in Loving

Let us first clarify what Loving is not. Following its premiere at Cannes, Jeff Nichols’s singular treatment of the case that helped dismantle the US(...)

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