Film & TV

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


Latest film reviews and releases

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

  • Rated as: 4/5

This is the film where it’s all meant to go horribly wrong for ‘The Hunger Games’...

Interstellar

  • Rated as: 5/5

Christopher Nolan’s overwhelming, immersive and time-bending space epic ‘Interstellar’ makes Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Gravity’ feel like a...

The Drop

  • Rated as: 3/5

Tom Hardy is the reason to watch this Brooklyn crime drama, the English-language debut of Belgian director Michaël R Roskam (‘Bullhead’)...

Horns

  • Rated as: 2/5

‘Are you horny?’ No one ever asked Daniel Radcliffe questions like that when he was Harry Potter...

Nightcrawler

  • Rated as: 5/5

It's no news to anyone who's ever watched American TV – especially local crime coverage – that the beat has devolved into a cesspool of gore...

Before I Go to Sleep

  • Rated as: 3/5

If there was as much injury-related memory loss in real life as in the movies, we’d all be walking around with pillows...

Fury

  • Rated as: 3/5

Brad Pitt pulls along this gutsy, old-fashioned World War II epic by the sheer brute force of his charisma...

Annabelle

  • Rated as: 2/5

Horror filmmakers are terrible at putting away childish things – least of all creepy Annabelle, a doll with burning eyes and skin the slightest hint of rotting green...


Exclusive film interviews

Anthony Chen

The Singaporean director on ‘Ilo Ilo’s universal appeal

Richard Linklater and Ellar Coltrane

After watching ‘Boyhood’, you feel like you’ve known 19-year-old Ellar Coltrane all his life

Andrew Garfield

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

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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