Action and adventure films

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The fast and the farcical: the Rock v Vin Diesel, round two
The beef between Fast and Furious’s hulking megastars had simmered down – but now the Rock has hit the nitro again in a Vanity Fair interview

Stuart Heritage

13, Oct, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Streaming: Fast & Furious and ​other great car movies
The juggernaut series powers on in the slipstream of full-throttle classics from Thunder Road and The Italian Job to Bullitt and Mad Max

Guy Lodge

09, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The top 20 duels in cinema – ranked!
Forty-four years after The Duellists, Ridley Scott draws swords again with his star-studded swashbuckler The Last Duel. But which one-on-one fight film is the champion? Let mortal combat begin …

Anne Billson

07, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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No Time to Die review – Daniel Craig’s Bond swan song takes aim at well-worn conventions
Craig’s final outing as the secret agent is too long and needs a better villain, but attempts at real change to the 007 formula feel fun and fresh

Wendy Ide

03, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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What did you think? Readers review No Time to Die and the big-screen experience
It’s been a long goodbye for Daniel Craig’s James Bond. So how did he fare in his final outing, and what was it like going back to the cinema?

Guardian readers and Rachel Obordo

30, Sep, 2021 @4:13 PM

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Never mind the explosions – how sexist is No Time to Die?
The new Bond movie is keen to highlight more positive gender credentials, while keeping the Bond-girl glamour. Does it work?

Simran Hans

30, Sep, 2021 @11:22 AM

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The 20 best Will Smith films – ranked!
Soon to be seen as the father of Venus and Serena Williams in the Oscar-tipped King Richard, Smith has lent his everyman charm to comedies, sci-fi and even a buddy movie pairing a cop with an orc

Peter Bradshaw

23, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Prisoners of the Ghostland review – Nicolas Cage outdoes himself in deranged action movie
Brace yourself as Cage at his most OTT and Japan’s barmiest director wreak havoc

Wendy Ide

19, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Gunpowder Milkshake review – ‘John Wicks with chicks’ does no one any favours
A secret society of assassins is played by a stellar cast – but does it really matter that they’re all women?

Wendy Ide

19, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Disney+ is killing the blockbuster movie with its identikit mega-hits
It may be much-loved, but the streaming service’s winning formula has insidiously changed films into formulaic franchise fare

David Alexander

15, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Paper Tigers review – martial arts team reunites in likable comedy
Quoc Bao Tran’s tale of three ageing men who meet up again when their old teacher dies is formulaic but charming, with some great fight sequences

Leslie Felperin

13, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Copshop review – taut, 70s-style actioner
Three bad guys and a female sheriff square off in Joe Carnahan’s thriller starring Gerard Butler

Simran Hans

12, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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