Chloé Zhao

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The 50 best films of 2021 in the UK, No 5: Nomadland
Fully deserving of her Oscar, Frances McDormand is on career-defining form in Chloé Zhao’s soulful docu-fiction on America’s dispossessed

Benjamin Lee

13, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How can the Eternals franchise be saved?
Oscar-winner Chloé Zhao’s intergalactic adventure is the lowest-rated Marvel film to date but the series is set to continue

Ben Child

09, Nov, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Eternals review – everlasting comic-book mediocrity
Despite some hammy fun and excellent casting, Chloé Zhao’s delicate vision is steamrollered in this latest Marvel yomp

Wendy Ide

06, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Is the Marvel Cinematic Universe lost in space?
Marvel’s fourth phase is proving fickle, with a muted critical response to its latest film releases and its TV shows fluffing their creative lines. Can the comic-book heroes pull it back from the brink?

Luke Walpole

04, Nov, 2021 @2:01 PM

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Eternals review – Chloé Zhao’s indie nuance can’t power the Marvel machine
The new diversity is welcome, but the Nomadland director’s socio-realist touches left me missing the brash humour and energy

Peter Bradshaw

04, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Eternals review – magic hour meets PowerPoint in Chloe Zhao’s Marvel yarn
The Nomadland director manages to get some nice-looking shots and personal drama in her superhero debut, but there’s just too much mythology to explain

Steve Rose

24, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Why on earth is Angelina Jolie in Marvel’s Eternals?
No one is more suited to playing a godlike otherworldly creature. Yet no one, surely, needs this kind of movie less. Unless…

Ben Child

08, Oct, 2021 @10:09 AM

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West Side Story, a Sopranos prequel and Bond: the best films to see in autumn 2021
Spielberg revamps Bernstein, young Tony is lured by the mob, Phyllida Lloyd tackles spousal abuse, Top Gun returns – and Daniel Craig calls time on 007 with bangs galore

Peter Bradshaw

24, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The best films of 2021 so far
Chloé Zhao hits the road, Carey Mulligan takes her revenge and Emma Stone refashions Cruella in the pick of this year’s films

Andrew Pulver

15, Jun, 2021 @8:52 AM

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Eternals: first trailer for Chloé Zhao’s Marvel movie released
Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Gemma Chan and Kit Harington among stars seen in promo for Oscar-winning director’s superhero movie

Catherine Shoard

24, May, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Nomadland review – Chloe Zhao’s triumphant ode to community
Zhao’s triple Oscar winner, inspired by the ‘new nomads’ of recession-hit America, eschews conflict in favour of quiet humanity

Mark Kermode Observer film critic

02, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Nomadland review – Frances McDormand delivers the performance of her career
McDormand plays a boomer forced out of her home and on to the road in Chloé Zhao’s inspired docu-fiction

Peter Bradshaw

30, Apr, 2021 @7:37 AM

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