A sequel is coming - here's my version.
This labour of love from the legendary director is no more a movie than a pile of ingredients is a picnic.
This sophisticated new addition to the franchise fuses fantasy with grimy realism, and gives the actors space to actually act.
There is now evidence to show that most dinosaurs were covered in feathers, but film-makers might not welcome the new, softer, image.
Awards season is upon us again.
As the next Star Wars film, Rogue One, is released, it reveals Disney’s dilemma that neither nostalgic additions nor “standalone” stories can sustain the franchise.
Gordon-Levitt makes Snowden’s motives transparent without ever fully dropping his guard. It is reassuring that a film in which people are spied can still have a protagonist who remains essentially unknowable.
On the pop culture podcast this week: Zadie Smith’s novel Swing Time, teen movie The Edge of Seventeen and the 2015 film Maggie’s Plan.
Lee's film, in which the women of Chicago decide to go on a sex strike, is often muddled – but never dull.
On the pop culture podcast this week: the eagerly-awaited Gilmore Girls revival on Netflix, new graphic novel memoir Saving Grace and the 1938 film Bringing Up Baby.
The film director dabbles in advertising yet again, showing that his signature quirk can sell products as well as seduce audiences.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?