Richard Phippen

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ review: death, drugs and the American Dream

Ron Howard's ode to the forgotten working class fails to acknowledge the legitimate problems they face

‘The Forty-Year-Old Version’ review: life begins with middle age for Radha Blank’s stunning debut

The native New Yorker kicks of her career with a witty thinkpiece about knowing your worth

Radha Blank: “It wasn’t easy to get a movie about a 40-year-old Black woman made”

'The Forty-Year-Old Version' is one of 2020's best films – we met the comedian, playwright and rapper behind it

‘Love, Guaranteed’ review: forgettable Netflix romcom can’t promise a good time

Don't bet your Friday night on this flimsy concept-comedy

‘Fatal Affair’ review: algorithmic Netflix thriller isn’t worth the click

This straight-to-streaming drama is designed to appeal to the masses – but ends up pleasing no one

‘The Old Guard’ review: high-concept action thriller is a new kind of superhero romp

Charlize Theron fronts this spandex-free Netflix adventure about a team of immortal mercenaries

‘Stormbreaker’ star Alex Pettyfer on his directorial debut: “It was a life-changing experience”

On-set bust-ups and a reputation as a 'bad boy' derailed the former teen heartthrob's Hollywood aspirations. Can 'Back Roads' put his career on the right track again?

‘Wasp Network’ review: convoluted spy drama loses focus amid tangled plot

Netflix's international thriller deals in secrets, but the biggest mystery here is what's going on

‘Back Roads’ review: ‘Stormbreaker’ star Alex Pettyfer stretches new muscles with promising directorial debut

The former model helms an atmospheric, if not entirely convincing, drama that's filled with family secrets

‘To The Stars’ review: queer coming-of-age drama serves up clichés before knocking them flat

When a reckless new girl drives into town, loner Iris discovers a different part of her personality
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