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The definitive ranking of The Rock’s greatest films – until Rampage

When pro-wrestler Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson made his big screen debut 17 years ago, the world was a very different place. Facebook hadn’t been...

Tense horror A Quiet Place is the perfect film for cinema narcs

If you're planning on seeing Emily Blunt and John Krasinski's new horror film A Quiet Place, you're gonna wanna skip the popcorn. Cinemagoers have been...

Hyped new horror film ‘Upgrade’, from Get Out’s producers, looks like an absolute gore fest

Gorehounds, gather! Upgrade, the hyped new horror movie from genre don Leigh Whannell, the screenwriter whose writing credits include the massively influential, James Wan-directed...

In praise of The Rock: why Dwayne Johnson is the hero we all need

Can you smell what The Rock is cookin’? It might be a bonafide case of rigor mortis, because The Rock is dead, baby. Hulking...

You definitely didn’t spot this embarrassing Last Jedi plothole

On its release in December 2017, Star Wars: The Last Jedi received adulation and scorn in equal measure. Even as the film was garnering 5-star...

Everything we know so far about the ‘Captain Marvel’ film

Captain Marvel – due for release next year – is Marvel Studios first female-fronted movie. But who's in Marvel Comics' latest superhero film? What's it...

Scott Eastwood: ‘My dad is a prisoner in Alcatraz, but he escaped’

Scott Eastwood is in the difficult position of having a superstar for a dad. If he embraces it — in the past he’s talked...

How Ben Affleck gaslit the world about his enormous back tattoo: a short story

Sit down. Get comfortable. Let me tell you a story about Ben Affleck. It's not about his historic sexual harassment allegations, his apologies for past...

‘Ready Player One’: all the easter eggs revealed so far

The film rights to Ready Player One were bought in 2010, before the bestselling novel it was based on had even been published. Years later,...

Avengers: Infinity War – release date, cast, trailers and the MCU story so far

The Marvel Cinematic Universe began with Iron Man all the way back in 2008, and almost 10 years later, it's now in 'Phase Three'. Phases One...

In defence of Nicolas Cage

Back in 1996, Nicolas Cage won Best Actor at the Oscars for an emotional performance in Leaving Las Vegas. During a typically understated acceptance...

Second coming: how Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft went from trapezoid-boobed pinup to incontrovertible feminist icon

She’s the most successful human videogame heroine of all time, gracing more than 1,100 magazine covers, and selling over 58 million videogame units worldwide. And...

Meet the new Lara Croft

Lara Croft has been a pop culture icon since the first Tomb Raider game was released in 1996. We’ve all changed a bit since...

Five reasons you should watch Tomb Raider

See how it all began For 22 years, ever since the first Tomb Raider game was released, we’ve know Lara Croft as an intrepid adventurer...

Tomb Raider: explore Lara Croft’s London

The life of a tomb raider takes Lara Croft to far-flung parts of the world, but she is a London girl at heart. She...

‘Call Me By Monet’ is your favourite new Insta feed

With its vibrant cinematography and superb soundtrack featuring three songs by Sufjan Stevens, Call Me By Your Name is arguably a work of art in itself....

Charlize Theron and David Oyelowo gave us five essential facts about ‘Gringo’

1. It very subtly encourages the legalisation of weed Charlize: “I was a pothead for many years – I have not been for many years – but...

Call Me By Your Name sequel: everything we know so far

With the critically-acclaimed Call Me By Your Name winning an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay at this year's ceremony – and director Luca Guadagnino revealing more details...

Have you spotted Timothée Chalamet’s favourite red carpet pose?

Timothée Chalamet: actor, icon, king of 2018. The Call Me By Your Name star may not have won the Academy Award for Best Actor...

Justice for Lady Bird – the outrageously brilliant film that didn’t take home a single Oscar

On Sunday it was the Oscars, the ultimate night of glitz and glamour and all-round back-patting for Hollywood’s brightest stars. There were loads of...
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