Film & TV

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


Latest film reviews and releases

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...

Dracula Untold

  • Rated as: 1/5

‘Game of Thrones’: so much to answer for. With its mittel-European medieval setting, royal hostage-taking and epic mountain landscapes...

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...


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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