Film & TV

Movie reviews and film trailers, plus the latest film and TV releases and exclusive interviews


Latest film reviews and releases

A Walk Among the Tombstones

  • Rated as: 2/5

It’s the end of the old millennium. New York is a pusher’s paradise, Y2K fever is sweeping the globe...

The Purge: Anarchy

  • Rated as: 2/5

This action thriller follows the silly premise of last year’s ‘The Purge’. America in the near future has wiped out crime with Purge Night...

The Giver

  • Rated as: 2/5

A film so totally bereft of rational thought that it borders on complete abstraction...

The BoxTrolls

  • Rated as: 3/5

It’s no surprise that this digitally animated adventure from the producers of Edward Gorey-esque kids’ fairytales ‘Coraline’ and ‘ParaNorman’ is an ooky, spooky affair...

The Hundred-Foot Journey

  • Rated as: 3/5

If you catch whiffs of ‘Chocolat’, you’re not imagining them: this middlebrow culture-clash foodie fable, based on a novel by Richard C Morais...

Planes: Fire & Rescue

  • Rated as: 1/5

Displaying a weird lack of memorable or endearing characters, this animated effort feels more like a direct-to-video job from the 1990s...

Lucy

  • Rated as: 3/5

Scarlett Johansson plays Lucy, an American student in the Taiwanese capital Taipei, who is forced to act as a drug mule...

The Expendables 3

  • Rated as: 2/5

Who actually watches the ‘Expendables’ movies? Are there legions of middle-aged weightlifting nuts out there who yearn for...


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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