Patty Jenkins

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Gal Gadot, who played Wonder Woman and has now been cast as Cleopatra,  attending the 90th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood in 2018. Photogaph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

What did Patty Jenkins think would happen when news emerged that she was to direct Gal Gadot as Cleopatra in a big-budget epic for Paramount? How did (...)

The biggest crisis can be found on the books of the debt-laden major chains, Cineworld among them. File photograph: Bloomberg

These are dark times for cinema. As Hollywood studios postpone releases repeatedly, those screens that remain open have become, in the words of Cinewo(...)

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(...)

Wonder Woman 1984: Gal Gadot returns as the story moves to the cold war

“We wanted to bring Wonder Woman into the modern world,” Patty Jenkins said before introducing the first trailer for Wonder Woman 1984, her new film, (...)

In Frozen  2   Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven journey far beyond the gates of Arendelle in search of answers. Photograph: Disney

Pity the people tasked with following up Frozen. We are already inundated with retrospective assessments of the cinematic decade. Any that leave out (...)

Patrick Wilson: I am conscious of my good fortune.

“I cast a wide net when I started out,” lovely Patrick Wilson tells me. “In the mid-1990s there weren’t a lot of guys coming into musical theatre who (...)

Evangeline Lilly as The Wasp/Hope van Dyne

When the titular demigod of Thor: Ragnarok met Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), his awkward attempts at supportive banter accidentally mimic the Marvel’s hi(...)

Steven Spielberg: 'I probably watch five old movies a week and five new movies a week. And it’s the old films more that make me want to keep directing.' Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Wrapped in a heavy suit and scarf against the wintry London day outside, Steven Spielberg walks up without a coterie of minders, a trail of rose petal(...)

Who doesn’t like a good war film?

The New York critics have decided. The Los Angeles critics have decided. And now the Dublin Film Critics Circle has awards its prizes for the year. Ch(...)

Unless you’ve avoided contemporary cinema since the turn of the millennium, you’ll be well-acquainted with the superhero origin story, wherein cyberne(...)

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