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So-so drama Gaslit stars a radiant Julia Roberts and a chin-dribbling Sean Penn
A prosthetics-enhanced Sean Penn is a sight to behold, sinking into all his new chins and stomach rolls.
Spotlight on Elisabeth Moss: the ferocious face of peak TV for a reason
The Mad Men actress brings a sense of modernity to any time period in which she appears.
After Yang is a trenchant family drama viewed through a sci-fi lens
Movies are empathy machines, and Colin Farrell shines in this empathetic tale of a broken robot nanny.
Award-winning abortion drama Happening is more than just a social issue film
Venice Film Festival winner traps us in the predicament of its vulnerable, tenacious character.
Joe vs. Carole attempts to cash in a story we haven’t had time to get nostalgic about
Tiger King could – and probably should – have been a weird one-off hit, but somehow it became a quasi-franchise.
C’mon C’mon is the best movie ever made about a podcast, with an ever-compelling Joaquin Phoenix
Mike Mills’ latest drama is keenly invested in the lessons children and adults can learn from one another.
Bel-Air loses the laughs of The Fresh Prince, but retains the charm
It’s hard to say just where this dramatic, freshened-up reboot is heading.
Stale conwoman drama Inventing Anna scams the audience out of a good time
Who is Anna Delvey? You may still be left wondering, after ten episodes of juicy yet drawn-out drama.
Oscar Isaac gambles on redemption in Paul Schrader’s provocative The Card Counter
“Sweaty nightmares of torture and degradation”? It’s not an easy watch, but it’s a fascinating one.
Parallel Mothers continues Pedro Almodóvar’s passion for films about family and femininity
Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar has always shown a deep respect for the women at the heart of his stories.
Pam & Tommy is an addictively entertaining history lesson – full of sex, drugs and wobbly bits
Turns out the tape is the least interesting part of this wildly entertaining new series.
Implausible biopic Spencer reduces royal history to a princess-in-a-tower fairytale
The Diana biopic is so removed from reality that it resembles ‘an extended commercial for Chanel skirts’.
No-one emerges from House of Gucci looking (or sounding) good
Ridley Scott’s star-studded misfire feels like a film made up of deleted scenes.
Olivia Colman can’t take a holiday away from herself in aching drama The Lost Daughter
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut adapts Elena Ferrante’s novel with sharp insight and character construction.
Liberal outrage, smart arse dialogue and other Sorkinisms are on fine display in Being the Ricardos
True-ish stories, smart arse dialogue and liberal outrage with a sprinkling of sentiment – ah yes, it’s another Aaron Sorkin movie.
From a magical mailbox to an unstoppable bus: the 8 essential Sandra Bullock movies
Hurtling through space, driving an unstoppable bus – is there anything she can’t do?!
Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is good enough to tide us over until his next perfect pic
Wes Anderson’s new film is the latest example of his distinct and unwavering style. In short: it’s VERY Wes Anderson-y.
Sweet, surreal fantasy Petite Maman shows Céline Sciamma in total command of the visual medium
The new film from the director of Portrait of a Lady on Fire is a delicately constructed and rewarding drama.
All 10 Wes Anderson movies, ranked from worst to best
Dysfunctional humans, dysfunctional dogs, a suave fox, a camp concierge – all part of Wes Anderson’s adorable funny farm.
Firing on all cylinders, here’s why Eric Bana mystery drama The Dry works so well
The Dry set the box office alight – now it arrives in your living room.
It’s convoluted and overly long, but The Last Duel is a compelling examination of female victimhood
Ridley Scott’s medieval drama uses a compelling ‘he said, he said, she said’ structure to tell its (exhaustive) tale.
No capes! The very best non-superhero comic book movies
Twelve terrific adaptations—with no superpowers needed.