Daniel-Day Lewis and Vicky Krieps in Phantom Thread

Vicky Krieps is in Cannes. It is the day before the premiere of Mia Hansen-Løve’s Bergman Island, in which she stars opposite Tim Roth and Mia Wasikow(...)

Zendaya: 'I think there are aspects of my life where maybe I felt overlooked or not appreciated for something that I’ve put so much into'.  Photograph: Chantal Anderson/New York Times

From Disney via the Marvel universe to HBO’s Euphoria, Zendaya has done a lot of growing up on screen. But for her new film, Malcolm & Marie, t(...)

Firefly Lane February 3rd Firefly Lane The elusive Katherine Heigl and Scrubs star Sarah Chalke team up in this Hallmark Channel-sty(...)

John David Washington is the protagonist in Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. Literally, The Protagonist.

“We are being attacked by the future,” somebody says. “Stor is helping and we need to know why.” Elsewhere, it is suggested the incoming threat is wor(...)

Uncut gems: the Safdie brothers' film, starring Adam Sandler, had a 10-year journey to the srceen

I’m not sure what to expect from Joshua and Benjamin Safdie. The New Yorkers have, over the last decade and a bit, taken successively greater leaps to(...)

Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly (left) in a study of sexual harassment at Fox News, with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie

What a cornucopia of delights are coming our way in 2020. We offer a few warnings. One or two of these may slide into 2021. On the upside, the odd exc(...)

Firm favourites: Toni Collette in Hereditary (centre) and from left, Cold War, Climax, Lady Bird, Sorry to Bother You and Loveless

We should begin by acknowledging the continuing eccentricities of the distribution business. For once there was, in this place, only the mildest of ey(...)

Spacek and Redford: The dialogue is witty, but sparse. The editing is leisurely. This is why we need movie stars

We may as well begin by saying what The Old Man and the Gun is not. It’s not among that exhaustingly tedious genre of old-geezer crime films that has (...)

 Spike Lee   at the premiere  of his new film ‘BlacKkKlansman’   in   California. “I hope that this film can give some little extra push or touch or anything to get people to register to vote.” Photograph: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Spike Lee furrows his brow, peers across the table and asks: “How old was Kurosawa when he stopped making films?” On the spot, I don’t have an exact (...)

Adam Driver and John David Washington create a pairing – the former laconic; the later bemused – that cries out for further exploitation

Spike Lee has been getting in trouble throughout his career. He can handle it. Veteran Lee watchers may, however, be surprised by the precise col(...)

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