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Top Gun: Maverick sensationally reaffirms your belief in how movies can be magic
“Prepare for more hyperbole because holy sh-t, I loved this film.”
Get ready for take-off with these 12 things to know about Top Gun: Maverick
All about Val Kilmer’s return, Lady Gaga’s new pop anthem, and the gruelling training program our new actors experienced.
Spotlight on Alex Garland: sci-fi’s consistently brilliant ideas man
The UK writer-director keeps his horror human, whether he’s speeding up zombies or letting the Sunshine in.
13 things to know about the Obi-Wan Kenobi series
Anakin’s return, the “haunting” new score, weird co-star casting: these are the facts you’re looking for.
The top 20 action movies to watch on Netflix right now
Spectacular stunts, ambitious set-pieces, down and dirty fights – we’ve got them all covered.
Retrospective: Conan The Barbarian is still fantastically barbaric at age 40
Opening with a Nietzsche quote, this patchy 1982 fantasy had its tongue nowhere near its cheek.
Nicolas Cage plays Nicolas F**king Cage in the zestily entertaining The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
Nic Cage meets his biggest fan and plays himself AND becomes a government agent in a film that’s catnip for Cage completists.
Everything Everywhere All At Once is a speeding bullet train of laughs, punches and parallel realities
You’ll want to hang on tight to grasp the multiple realities of this bold, imaginative A24 sci-fi odyssey.
12 things you need to know about The Northman before it pillages cinemas
Coming from the land of the ice and snow, we can’t wait for Robert Eggers’ historically accurate bloodbath.
Marvel at Egyptian magic and Oscar Isaac’s comedic Englishness in Moon Knight
Much was made of Isaac’s weird English accent when it appeared in the trailer – get ready for a lot of it.
Its characters flatline, but Ambulance delivers as a big dumb blockbuster
Bay’s camerawork and editing insist that every moment is the single most intense ever captured on film.
Action-packed Halo series nails the sights and sounds of the iconic games
We take a peek under the helmet of the new live-action Master Chief, hearing from the series’ stars.
Wobbly wintery war pic Black Crab can’t skate by on a few good ideas
Cool ideas are let down by many problems in yet another very forgettable streaming release.
With a brilliantly mopey R-Patz, The Batman is a bold new start for DC’s overrepresented hero
Robert Pattinson and Matt Reeves put the ‘graphic’ back in ‘graphic novel’, with this visually striking blockbuster.
Everything we can learn from dogs (according to dog movies)
Air Bud, Gromit, Hooch: cinema isn’t short of heartwarming (and educational!) doggo characters.
Retrospective: RoboCop has badass 80s action and brutal social commentary
“Your move, creep.”
The 50 biggest new movies arriving in 2022
Bookmark our monster list of the year’s most exciting releases: it’s gonna be a big one.
Reacher is a cheerfully violent action series that knows exactly what it’s about
Alan Ritchson punches through a small-town mystery as a hulking ‘virile role model for a new age.’
The 10 most exciting action films of 2022 you don’t know about yet
Ten action-packed movies, packed with hundreds of fists, bullets and blades.
James Gunn’s ridiculously entertaining Peacemaker is full of gleeful crassness and kick-ass rock
Peacemaker is a pretty heartfelt character study. With swearing, violence and sex.
The Matrix Resurrections is really good – and it’s also outrageously bananas
Wildly literal commentary on sequels and reboots is more weird, more self-aware, more fun.
Stylish assassin flick The Protégé still has a lot to learn about action movie plotting
Maggie Q, one of the action genre’s most undersung stars, is a vengeful killer in this solid Amazon original.