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Roman Polanski

Terms of Roman Polanski’s return to US rejected by LA court

Roman Polanski, the film director who in 1977 raped a 13-year-old girl, has been told by Los Angeles district attorney that he does not...

‘Truth’ – Film Review

In a just world, one free of arcane rules and fine print, Cate Blanchett would have been battling herself in this year’s Best Actress...

‘Hail, Caesar!’ – Film Review

Joel and Ethan Cohen’s love of Hollywood’s Golden Age runs deep. From 1991’s Los Angeles screenwriter drama Barton Fink to 2001’s noir pastiche The...

Zoolander 2 – Film Review

Zoolander was never a great movie but it is beloved. Released in 2001, and roundly ignored at the box office, it was an uneven...

Deadpool – Film Review

We're supposed to think that Deadpool isn't like other superhero films featuring a popular character from Marvel comic books. That's the message pummelled home...

Point Break – Film Review

For a lesson in how hard it is to make a fun, silly action movie watch the two incarnations of Point Break back-to-back. In...

Concussion – Film Review

When people describe films as “Oscar bait” this is the sort of movie they mean. A solid, but dry, drama, there something strained about...

A Bigger Splash – Film Review

Welcome to the worst possible holiday in the most beautiful place imaginable. Marianne (Tilda Swinton), a Bowie-esque rockstar, is enjoying mute recovery from throat...

Goosebumps – Film Review

If you were a child in the mid-90s then there’s a high chance you’ve read, or are at least familiar with, R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps...

Trumbo – Film Review

So often big TV stars struggle to make anything like the same impact in film. Mad Men’s Jon Hamm, The Wire/Luther’s Idris Elba, the...