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The 10 best Amy Adams performances
From an astronaut to a nun to a cleaner who mops up crime scenes, the mighty Amy Adams is everywhere.
Glenn Close is excellent in the so-so Hillbilly Elegy
Glenn Close and Amy Adams bung on some scabs in Hillbilly Elegy, a toothless Netflix drama that lacks an edge and a heartbeat.
Freaky is a blast
“Delightful” is not usually a word used to describe horror movies, yet the body swap romp Freaky is exactly that.
David Fincher’s Mank is beautiful but struggles to come to life
A homage to old school Hollywood and a kind of high art fan fiction…
Sponge on the Run is clear evidence that there’s no such thing as a bad SpongeBob movie
As silly, sweet, joyous and anarchic as anything that’s ever had the SpongeBob name.
Truth Seekers smacks of the winning Nick Frost and Simon Pegg formula
It’s been seven long years since The World’s End, the third and final entry into Edgar Wright’s Cornetto Trilogy…
Subsequent Moviefilm review: Can Borat still shock us?
The ghastliness of Cohen’s pantomime serves a higher purpose: to illuminate the prejudices of everyday Americans, from frat boys to conservative Christians and cowboy hat wearing rednecks.
The Queen’s Gambit is Netflix’s best show in ages
Is chess boring? For many, even those who have never really played, the answer would be yes…
Hitchcock’s psychodrama is missing from Ben Wheatley’s glossy take on Rebecca
Wheatley eschews both Hitchcock’s Freudian psychodrama and Daphne du Maurier’s gothic desperation in favour of glossy romance and costume drama pomp.
This crazier-than-fiction doco is one of 2020’s most essential films
For around the last five years or so, I’ve often felt like I’m losing my mind.
The protest movement is on trial in Aaron Sorkin’s energetic courtroom drama
The Trial of the Chicago 7 is hugely relevant 50-plus years after the events depicted.
Gangs of London is a blisteringly brutal crime saga full of mayhem and melodrama
After Irish mob boss Finn Wallace (Colm Meaney) is murdered, the London criminal demimonde is thrown into chaos.
Hubie Halloween review: Sandler delivers Sandler in spades
Adam Sandler has returned to Netflix with his 46th Happy Madison movie…
Totally Under Control is a damning investigation into America’s mishandling of the coronavirus
If you haven’t guessed by now: this ain’t a happy story.
The 2020 Emmy Awards: Watchmen leads with 26 nominations
Which shows have you already seen, and which will you feverishly devour over the coming months of isolation?
An investigation: Does Christopher Nolan really ban chairs on his film sets?
Nolan’s alleged ‘no chair rule’ has been called “ableist and a labor violation”, but it may all be a misunderstanding.
Little Fires Everywhere is a well-produced drama that smoulders rather than burns
Reese Witherspoon gives another expert portrayal of an uptight fusspot.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard turn it up to 11 at your place on Saturday
Bring the party to your living room this weekend.
Celebrities on TikTok: watch these 12 movie stars slowly lose their minds
Jack Black’s shirtless cowboy dance will make your day.
All Pixar movies, ranked from worst to best
From a lonely robot to a rodent chef to feelings with feelings – here are the best and worst of Pixar.
Watch the official short film selections from canceled SXSW festival
70+ short films from this year’s fest are being made available for you to watch.