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George RR Martin, console-less games and a Final Fantasy fail: the biggest news from E3 2021
This year’s online-only E3 video game expo was hardly the usual explosion of blockbuster games, but there were still some standout stories

Keza MacDonald

16, Jun, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Sigourney Weaver’s 20 best films – ranked!
With her new film My New York Year released on 21 May, plus Ghostbusters: Afterlife and endless new Avatars in the offing, we sift through the career of Hollywood’s imperious, stylish powerhouse

Peter Bradshaw

06, May, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Avatar 2 is ready for launch – but has James Cameron left it too late?
The first sequel is in the can and the second is almost complete but the universe has changed in the 11 years since cinema’s biggest sci-fi blockbuster

Ben Child

01, Oct, 2020 @2:03 PM

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Blockbuster movies delayed again by new coronavirus spikes
Sequels to Top Gun, A Quiet Place, Star Wars and Avatar again pushed back in release schedules, while Mulan joins Tenet in being ‘delayed indefinitely’

Catherine Shoard

24, Jul, 2020 @11:27 AM

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Avatar 2 crew fly in to coronavirus row in New Zealand
James Cameron and 55 crew have been given permission to enter country, angering those who have suffered under strict lockdown

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin

02, Jun, 2020 @1:31 AM

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Part dinosaur, part Mars bar … it's the Avatar-inspired Mercedes-Benz!
With the promised sequels endlessly delayed, fans of the environmentalist blockbuster will have to settle for the next best thing: a baffling concept car

Stuart Heritage

08, Jan, 2020 @11:47 AM

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Avengers: Endgame tops Avatar to be highest grossing film
Marvel Studios sequel has earned $3bn since its release in April, breaking 10-year record

Latifa Yedroudj

21, Jul, 2019 @6:16 PM

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Nearing the endgame: is Hollywood's lust for sequels destroying cinema?
Franchises thrill fans and enrich studios. But in a fast-changing world, familiar comforts may be more harmful than we think

David Cox

16, May, 2019 @10:21 AM

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Break out the blue paint! Will James Cameron’s Avatar sequel tank?
New Avatar films are on the horizon. Despite contending with the Marvel universe, or its problematic ‘white saviour’ concept, the director’s heft shouldn’t be underestimated

Steve Rose

26, Nov, 2018 @9:58 AM

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The Titan review – unexciting Netflix sci-fi squanders its premise
Sam Worthington is a lifeless protagonist in a film about a government genetics experiment to evolve man into space

Jake Nevins

30, Mar, 2018 @12:00 AM

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Lynda Carter attacks 'thuggish' James Cameron over Wonder Woman jibes
Actor who played the character on TV in the 70s condemns Avatar director’s criticisms of the Patty Jenkins big-screen adaptation

Gwilym Mumford

29, Sep, 2017 @9:17 AM

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James Cameron repeats Wonder Woman criticism: 'That’s not breaking ground'
The Avatar director doubled down on comments he made about Patty Jenkins’s superhero film, saying the sexualisation of its star Gal Gadot is the issue

Jake Nevins

27, Sep, 2017 @9:41 PM

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