Jack Black

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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story review – bizarre, one-joke biopic
Daniel Radcliffe dons a wig and does his best in this mildly amusing glorification of the 80s ‘musical sensation’

Wendy Ide

06, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story review – Daniel Radcliffe biopic packed with wacky walk-ons
Packed with parody musical cliches, this spoof biopic of the afro-haired singing turn is a long slow trudge with little comedy

Peter Bradshaw

03, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Bernie: Jack Black soars in Richard Linklater’s brilliant true-crime comedy
Actor is breathtakingly good as a sweet man who befriends a wealthy widow, with deadly results – backed up by Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey

Luke Buckmaster

06, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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School of Rock star Kevin Clark dies in collision aged 32
Jack Black leads tributes to Clark, who played drummer Freddy in the comedy film, saying he was ‘heartbroken’ at the loss

Andrew Pulver

27, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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High Fidelity at 20: the sneakily dark edge of a comedy about bad breakups
Stephen Frears’ smart adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel of stunted growth remains as compelling as ever with one of John Cusack’s best performances

Scott Tobias

31, Mar, 2020 @8:35 AM

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Jumanji: The Next Level review – an upbeat, frenetic adventure
In this latest lively instalment of the video game adventure, two old curmudgeons join the kids in a battle against tyranny

Mark Kermode

15, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Jumanji: The Next Level review – Dwayne Johnson ups his comedy game
The old gang re-enter the video game fantasy world for more body-swap hijinks and Indiana Jones-ish adventures, and Johnson levels-up his comedy stylings

Peter Bradshaw

10, Dec, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Jack Grey? … Jack White and Jack Black collaborate on new song
The long hoped-for partnership was announced by Black at a concert with his band Tenacious D

Corissa Hollenbeck

08, Aug, 2019 @11:43 AM

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The House With a Clock in Its Walls review – post-Potter children's fantasy
Jack Black and Cate Blanchett star in this uninspiring tale of a lonely, recently orphaned boy with supernatural skills

Peter Bradshaw

19, Sep, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Amy Schumer and Hollywood’s ‘inner-beauty’ problem
The comic’s new film I Feel Pretty follows the likes of Shallow Hal and Never Been Kissed in its ugly definitions of physical attraction

Steve Rose

08, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle review – a crowd-pleasing romp
Body-swapping, a wisecracking cast and a dazzling effects-laden package add up to a game-world movie that outshines its 1995 predecessor

Mark Kermode

24, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle review – fantasy romp likably upgraded for gamer generation
Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart have fun in a video-game world in an amiable sequel-by-numbers with a body-swap twist

Peter Bradshaw

09, Dec, 2017 @2:00 AM

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