NS Profile - Scarlett Johansson
By Zoe Williams - 23 May 13:00

The Fifties ideal of sexuality was serious: less flesh, more promise. That's Scarlett's secret, too.

Mark Kermode - Heady mix
By Mark Kermode - 16 May 13:00

Film - An engrossing, if derivative, thriller and a lukewarm rehash. By Mark Kermode

The Jacket

Mark Kermode - Desert storm
By Mark Kermode - 09 May 13:00

Orlando Bloom fights a losing battle in a fatally flawed epic, writes Mark Kermode

Kingdom of H

Mark Kermode - Virgin voyage
By Mark Kermode - 02 May 13:00

Film - Prepare to be moved by the unfilmable and the unoriginal. By Mark Kermode

The Hitchhiker

Infinite variety
By Michael Coveney - 25 April 13:00

Encounters - Political activist, Shakespearean heroine, writer and star; Michael Coveney is entrance

Mark Kermode - In need of therapy
By Mark Kermode - 25 April 13:00

Dysfunctional characters cause much pain and anguish, writes Mark Kermode

Tarnation (15)


Modern times
By Iain Simons - 25 April 13:00

Video games - Want to catch Marlon Brando's last performance? Iain Simons explains how

Mark Kermode - Serious bits of fluff
By Mark Kermode - 18 April 13:00

Film - Two zombified films leave us feeling numb and lifeless. By Mark Kermode

The Amityville H

Mark Kermode - Failed attempt
By Mark Kermode - 11 April 13:00

Film - A real-life loser should have stayed in the dustbin of history, writes Mark Kermode


People's picture
By Sebastian Harcombe - 11 April 13:00

Cinema - It is 100 years since the events dramatised in Battleship Potemkin. Sebastian Harcombe send

Mark Kermode - Problem child
By Mark Kermode - 04 April 13:00

An Asian frightmaster saves Hollywood from itself. By Mark Kermode

The Ring Two (15)

Camera angels
By Rachel Millward - 04 April 13:00

Film is one of the most powerful tools, or weapons, we have to shape views and lives. As long as dir

Porn again
By Rosie Millard - 04 April 13:00

It may have had a fashionable make-over and acquired arty pretensions, but "modern porn" is really n

Mark Kermode - Tragic comedy
By Mark Kermode - 28 March 13:00

Woody Allen's latest offers lots to chew on, but leaves us empty, writes Mark Kermode

Melinda a

Bizarre encounters
By Richard Cork - 21 March 12:00

Visual art - Richard Cork is surprised by a show that transforms and elevates the everyday

Mark Kermode - In reverse order
By Mark Kermode - 21 March 12:00

Film - Two marriages collapse before they've even begun. By Mark Kermode

5x2 (15)

Don't Move

Mark Kermode - Lost the plot
By Mark Kermode - 14 March 12:00

Film - Poor Bruce Willis - again forced to fight bad guys with bad hair. By Mark Kermode


Nous vous aimons
By Rachel Halliburton - 14 March 12:00

Encounter - Jane Birkin is awe-inspiring compared to today's Botox-riddled sex goddesses, finds Rach

How Korea became cool
By Victoria James - 07 March 12:00

Observations on eastern fashions

Mark Kermode - Sexual revolution
By Mark Kermode - 07 March 12:00

Film - A triumph of grown-up cinema, and adolescent fare that sucks. By Mark Kermode

Kinsey (15

You sexy thing
By Anna Shepard - 07 March 12:00

Cinema - How should the most explicit film in recent memory be viewed? With pleasure

Mark Kermode - Bacon and egg
By Mark Kermode - 28 February 12:00

A meaty treat satisfies much more than a scrambled satire. By Mark Kermode

The Woodsman (15)

World view - Michela Wrong asks a murderous question
By Michela Wrong - 28 February 12:00

Told your country was in danger, and your sister-in-law was one of its enemies, could you kill her a

It's all in the presentation
By Ian Garrick Mason - 21 February 12:00

Hosts - The awards show has a new host and format to boost the ratings

And the Oscar will not go to . . .
By Mark Kermode - 21 February 12:00

One thing is certain about the Academy Awards: the most important films never win. Mark Kermode, the

Give pirates a break
By Boyd Farrow - 21 February 12:00

Black market - The studios are crying theft, but their pleas of poverty don't add up. Boyd Farrow in

Mark Kermode - In deep water
By Mark Kermode - 14 February 12:00

Film - Go with the flow - or you'll crash on the rocks. By Mark Kermode

The Life Aquatic With S

Mark Kermode - A "real" con
By Mark Kermode - 07 February 12:00

Film - The stars cash in, but their fans are short-changed. By Mark Kermode

Ocean's Twelve (12A

Mark Kermode - Old soaks
By Mark Kermode - 31 January 12:00

A treat to be savoured and a rash of rehashes. By Mark Kermode

Sideways (15)

Meet the Focker

Mark Kermode - High notes
By Mark Kermode - 24 January 12:00

Film - A legendary bluesman inspires another hit. By Mark Kermode

Ray (15)

A Very Long Engage