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Latest film reviews and releases

22 Jump Street

  • Rated as: 3/5

This follow-up scores cynical laughs from the idea that it could never match up to the gleeful surprise factor of the original...

Hercules

The most eye-opening fact we learn from the ‘Hercules’ trailer is that in ye olde Greek myth times, ladies wore G-strings...

Step Up: All In

Eight years after the original, ‘All In’ is the fifth incarnation of the Step Up franchise. Model turned actor Ryan Guzman picks up where...

The Fault in Our Stars

  • Rated as: 4/5

This adaptation of John Green’s bestselling 2012 young adult novel about a teenage girl in love and living with cancer is far from...

Locke

  • Rated as: 4/5

For its entire running time the only character on screen is Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy), a Welsh building-site manager driving across England...

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

  • Rated as: 4/5

Let’s face it, high-minded ideas are all very well, but can they compete with a chimp on horseback firing an Uzi?

Transformers: Age of Extinction

  • Rated as: 3/5

It feels like Michael Bay has returned to his normal beat – big robots, explosions and tush shots – with a vengeance and a chip on his shoulder, as if to say...

The Rover

David Michod’s second film sounds like a grittier, grimier, Western-influenced companion piece to his debut, as Guy Pearce’s outback loner hauls ass...


Exclusive film interviews

Michael Fassbender

'As an actor you can get self-obsessed'

Andrew Garfield

‘If I’d had these opportunities when I was younger, I would have been Justin Bieber’

Tom Hiddleston

'I'm just not cool enough...'

Photo: Amir Rashid

Gavin Yap

'Friendship among men is not portrayed often and that's a very unique thing...'


TV features and interviews

Binary love: Silicon Valley

It might have all started with ‘Betas’, but TV shows like ‘Silicon Valley’ are pushing the computer geek genre into a whole new age.

Mike Bridavsky interview

Internet cat sensation Lil Bub’s ‘dude’ talks lap cats and crazy cat guys.

Heston Blumenthal interview

'I love a wet, sloppy pizza'

Chef Matt Stone interview

'Forget about having a girlfriend; I was working 16 to 17 hours a day'


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