New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

ALADDIN ★★☆☆☆ Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad The ongoing campai(...)

Jessica Chastain manages to instill slightly more feeling into her lines than Sophie Turner in 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'

Your mind wanders when watching an X-Men Babies film. The wider franchise dates back to 2000. Correspondents to The Irish Times’ letters page would ar(...)

Rachel Weisz and Olivia Coleman in The Favourite

You could reasonably describe the latest film from Yorgos Lanthimos as his most conventional to date. Then again, you could reasonably describe Das (...)

Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique in X-Men Apocalypse.

With a nod to the profoundly unfashionable Chariots of the Gods (not to mention the recent swords and sandals mega-flop Gods of Egypt), the ninth fil(...)

Hugh Jackman as Logan in X-Men: Days of Future Past

Steady on, readers. Remain calm. There comes a moment in X-Men: Days of Future Past, the seventh and arguably best X-Men film to date, when Hugh Ja(...)

It’s 2023 and the titular mutants are being hunted to the brink of extinction by a fleet of marauding robots known as the Sentinels. Surviving A-liste(...)

Jack the Giant Slayer

You may think of fairytales as moralistic fables handed down and gradually sanitised through successive generations. But where you see collecti(...)