Film

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Sabaya review – moving documentary on women sex-trafficked by Isis
Hogir Hirori’s film follows a daring undercover operation to rescue exploited captives in a Syrian camp

Simran Hans

22, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Reminiscence review – a sci-fi noir you may want to forget
Hugh Jackman stars as a scientist helping people recreate their memories in this cheesy dystopian thriller

Simran Hans

22, Aug, 2021 @10:30 AM

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The Night House review – stylish scares with Rebecca Hall
The British actor gives a chillingly assured performance in this tense US psychological thriller

Simran Hans

22, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A few of our favourite films: seven forthcoming screen musicals rated
The musical is having a moment, from arthouse director Leos Carax’s Annette to Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story. We separate the toe-tappers from the lead-footed

Guy Lodge

22, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Underground review – mine explosion disaster film digs deeper than most
French-Canadian director Sophie Dupuis puts human drama ahead of the action in this naturalistic, character-driven film

Cath Clarke

21, Aug, 2021 @2:58 PM

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Pig review – a low-key Nicolas Cage on the trail of a missing porker
Director Michael Sarnoski promises a revenge thriller but delivers something much quieter and more profound

Simran Hans

21, Aug, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Candyman’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II: ‘Black people are so much more than our trauma’
After wowing in Watchmen, the Emmy-winning actor is starring in a reboot of the timely 90s horror. ‘I want to inspire others to be magical,’ he says

Ellen E Jones

21, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Eye Without a Face review – digital voyeur hacks into webcam mayhem
An odd but lively mixture of slasher tropes and slacker comedy, about a loner who may have spied on a female serial killer

Phil Hoad

21, Aug, 2021 @8:46 AM

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An American Werewolf in London at 40: John Landis’s crafty creative peak
The 1981 horror-comedy has endured as a result of its gnarly effects and goofy comedy but it’s the film’s surprising restraint that remains most impressive

Guy Lodge

21, Aug, 2021 @6:23 AM

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Neill Blomkamp: ‘It’s possible Ridley Scott watched Chappie and was like: this guy can’t do Alien’
The Oscar-nominated writer-director of District 9 talks why his Alien film fell apart and why he went back to basics for his new movie

Benjamin Lee

21, Aug, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Patricia Hitchcock O’Connell obituary
Stage and screen actor whose roles ranged from Broadway to her father Alfred Hitchcock’s thrillers

Ryan Gilbey

20, Aug, 2021 @4:21 PM

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BellBottom review – Akshay Kumar has flare as a Bollywood Bond
A look at Indian politics elevates this crowd-pleasing blockbuster, in which movie god Kumar lives out his super-spy fantasy

Mike McCahill

20, Aug, 2021 @11:22 AM

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