Luke Holland

Luke Holland

After what seems like a frankly unfair delay following its preposterously successful release overseas, Gravity – the most talked about cinematic event for quite some time – will hit cinemas…

Apparently, there’s a new Bond film on its way, had you heard? No? It came as a surprise to us too. Since Skyfall is indeed imminent we thought it would…

Considering humanity is a predominantly two-legged species it seems odd that there’s an entire sub-genre of compilation albums dedicated to being perfect accompaniment to driving, yet none which promise to…

Some would argue there is good reason for our disdain of remakes: past evidence shows that the overwhelming majority of them are – and this is a term film journos…Some…

It’s nice to have The Doctor back in our Saturday evenings, isn’t it? They just haven’t been the same without him. Photo: BBC Steven Moffat certainly didn’t waste time easing…

David Mitchell once said he rejected coolness as a concept, only to be told that doing this, by some form of ironical default, made him cooler. It’s a fine demonstration…

Whatever your opinion may be on whether £9.2bn of public money was well spent on a school sports day with delusions of grandeur – an egg and spoon race with…

Holy twiddling thumbs, Batman! It’s been a hell of a long wait, but the closing chapter of Christopher Nolan’s superlative Batman trilogy is finally upon us, and from this Friday…

It is said that every time Ray Winstone attempts an American accent a kitten dies. Who says this? We don’t know. Did we just make it up? ….yes. But Winstone,…

The Stone Roses titanic homecoming gigs at Etihad Stadium are next week. While you probably can’t control yourself at all, just remember how long everyone had to wait for the…

The characteristic that separates an action hero from an imitator is not the breadth of their arm, nor the calibre of their hand cannon. No, it is the deadpan silver…

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You only have to watch any of the thousands of shit horror films that have been vomited into existence over the years to appreciate that establishing tension in a scene…

How to fire a gun in a way which means it never needs reloading. How to fall through a window without giving yourself so much as the mildest of scratches.…

The news that Noah Abrams is making a ‘buddy movie’ documentary about The Black Keys’ extensive El Camino world tour arrives as a tantalising invitation into their enigmatic world. Wouldn’t…

NME’s Euro Festival Guide Despite the level of evidence to the contrary available to anyone with at least one eye and one window it’s May, which means our Great British…

Foul, prowling spectres of the moonless night; ancient, wretched abominations sired from unholy union betwixt Man and bloodthirsty bat; ungodly horrors of the arcane underworld! No, not The Rolling Stones…

While idly watching TV this week you may seen some horrific and garish imagery juxtaposing bizarrely protruding boobs with the gaping, vacant fizzogs of some large and angry fish. This…

There are several moments during Joss Whedon’s ecstatically awaited Avengers Assemble – the Marvel franchise mash-up promised since the Samuel L. Jackson-starring post-credits sting of 2008’s Iron Man – that…

If time travel was possible, what would you do? Go forward a week and memorise the Euro Millions results? Go back to an argument you once had with the killer…

With Valentine’s Day looming expensively on the horizon it seems as good a time as any to remind ourselves that the secret to any successful relationship is compromise. For without…