Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway in ‘Serenity’

With popular streaming services such as Netflix pouring outrageous sums of money into original movies – albeit with mixed success – it is hardly surpr(...)

Wonder ★★★★ Directed by Stephen Chbosky. Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Daveed Diggs, Izabela Vidovic, Sonia Bra(...)

Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic, and Jacob Tremblay in Wonder

Auggie (Room’s Jacob Tremblay, under prosthetic make-up), a 10-year-old kid with a rare facial disfigurement, lives in Manhattan with his loving paren(...)

‘Look into my eyes. Watch the show. Tell your friends.’

Homeland has the sort of survival instincts that Jack Bauer would kill for (actually that’s setting the bar quite low; Jack would kill to skip the qu(...)

Flint-hard: Claire Danes in Homeland

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I was not among those who paid towards the campaign that allowed Zach Braff to make this largely terrible unintended satire of the previous decade’(...)

The Reader: concerned with second-generation guilt, Bernhard Schlink’s novel uses literature and literacy as a way of revisiting the “incomparable” crimes of Nazi Germany

Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen (1818) Austen’s first novel, published posthumously, may not have as much finesse as her later more famous works (...)