La La Land is at its most convincing in those intimate exchanges between Gosling, with his melted eyes, and Stone, with her anime face.
With over 75 years of history, comics boast a multitude of inspirational female, black and even disabled characters. Superman is, at its heart, an immigrant tale, while X-Men is an allegory of the fight against fascism.
Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson star in David Michôd’s distopian thriller The Rover: a film with an uncertain mission at its core, like a post-apocalyptic Dude, Where’s My Car?
The star of To Have and Have Not and The Big Sleep has had a stroke aged 89. But did she always get the roles she deserved?
The American actor and comedian has been found dead at his home in California, aged 63.
Ben Whishaw stars as a grieving lover in this tale of cross-generational, Anglo-Chinese friendship.
Though the notorious Russian roulette scene looms large, The Deer Hunter is a tender – and even optimistic – depiction of the human capacity to endure.
There’s such pleasure for the listener in hearing something you know being chewed over properly.
Drawing largely on home movies shot by the subjects in the 1930s, the picture pieces together the circumstances that led to several unexplained deaths.
Despite its occasional longeurs and lapses of logic, post-global-freeze thriller Snowpiercer is an intoxicating mishmash of stunts and ideas which deserves to be seen in UK cinemas.
Not only does the film look like a bunch of sexist tropes strung out in a row, but if Christian Grey's knots are anything to go by he's rubbish at kink as well.
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