Science fiction and fantasy films

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Star Wars and Harry Potter actor Paul Grant dies aged 56
The actor was found collapsed outside King’s Cross station in London on Thursday afternoon

Nadeem Badshah

20, Mar, 2023 @9:27 PM

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James Gunn must usher in nothing less than Superman’s big-screen second coming
The Guardians of the Galaxy writer-director and DC Studios CEO has turned his focus to the company’s ultimate hero. But will anyone ever fill Christopher Reeve’s 45-year-old red boots?

Ben Child

17, Mar, 2023 @9:37 PM

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Everything Everywhere All at Once owes its smashing Oscars victory to its amazing resonance | Peter Bradshaw
The Daniels’ alt-reality adventure achieved its smashing success because of its resonant questions how life could be different for any one of us

Peter Bradshaw

13, Mar, 2023 @6:51 AM

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Can 95 years of data tell us who will win this year’s Oscar for best picture?
Expect long odds for a remake or sequel to triumph as analysis of previous winners suggests the smart money should be on a drama that’s already won a ton of awards

Carmen Aguilar García, Michael Goodier and Niels de Hoog

12, Mar, 2023 @9:38 AM

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Could Everything Everywhere All at Once write a new future for Hollywood?
Will the Daniels’ absurdist sci-fi pave the way for genre films to win Oscars … or is this just a glitch in the multiverse?

Ben Child

10, Mar, 2023 @5:50 PM

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65 review – Adam Driver v dinosaurs in almost fun enough thriller
A scrappy adventure, shot two years ago and getting unceremoniously dumped, isn’t as bad as its backstory would suggest but it’s missing something

Benjamin Lee

09, Mar, 2023 @8:42 PM

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Star Wars films by Kevin Feige and Patty Jenkins shelved
Taika Waititi is looking to direct and act in the first live action Star Wars film since The Rise of Skywalker in 2019, according to a report in Variety

Andrew Pulver

08, Mar, 2023 @12:26 PM

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Grogu, this is your destiny! Is it time to bring The Mandalorian to multiplexes?
As Lucasfilm prepares to reveal the plan for the next phase of Star Wars movies and lure fans back to the big screen, the epic Disney+ series could be just what they are looking for

Ben Child

03, Mar, 2023 @1:52 PM

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Why Avatar: The Way of Water should win the best picture Oscar
People may sniff, but this was a superbly realised grand spectacle, which has done far more to literally save cinema than any of the other nominees

Steve Rose

01, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Why Everything Everywhere All at Once should win the best picture Oscar
This weird, hilarious multiverse fantasy has more fresh ideas than the rest of Hollywood’s output put together, plus buckets of heart and phenomenal performances from Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan

Ann Lee

27, Feb, 2023 @8:11 AM

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We Have a Ghost review – supernatural Netflix caper needs more spirit
A so-so attempt to recall kids’ films of the 80s struggles to find its own personality amidst its many influences

Benjamin Lee

24, Feb, 2023 @8:14 PM

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Disney minus: is the streaming platform spreading Star Wars and Marvel too thin?
Disney CEO Bob Iger says it must ‘get better at curating’ its sprawling output, which could signal thinner pickings for the geek community

Ben Child

24, Feb, 2023 @12:52 PM

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