Doctor Strange

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Is the Marvel Cinematic Universe an indictment of toxic masculinity?
Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange looks to have reverted to his old, arrogant ways in a new Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer. And he’s not the only hubristic male hero in the saga

Ben Child

12, Nov, 2021 @10:18 AM

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White hero, sidekick of color: why Marvel needs to break the cycle
In Captain Marvel, Brie Larson’s hero is the latest in a long line of white MCU superheroes backed up by a supportive, underdeveloped character of color

Gretchen Smail

15, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Why don't superheroes fall in love any more?
Romance was once an integral part of the genre but recent years have seen love interests hit the cutting room floor

Nicholas Barber

13, Mar, 2019 @2:48 PM

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To Infinity War and beyond: are we in danger of Avengers fatigue?
James Cameron has warned against unnecessary superhero sequels, as a new Marvel film opens – does he have a point?

Stuart Heritage

23, Apr, 2018 @12:57 PM

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Avengers: Infinity War – watch the first trailer for Marvel's massive superhero sequel
The latest instalment in the explosive film franchise sees Iron Man, Thor and co join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to thwart new foe Thanos

Guardian film

29, Nov, 2017 @1:28 PM

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Teaching on a film set: 'I’ve found myself in all sorts of bizarre locations'
Judith Phillips has taught child actors for a decade. She reveals the joys and challenges of squeezing in lessons between costume fittings and scene takes

As told to Holly O'Mahony

06, Nov, 2017 @10:30 AM

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Ghost in the Shell’s whitewashing: does Hollywood have an Asian problem?
From Scarlett Johansson’s heroine in the remake of the anime classic to Tilda Swinton as a Himalayan high priest in Doctor Strange, the film industry stands accused of whitewashing Asian characters and culture. Does it have a defence?

Steve Rose

31, Mar, 2017 @6:30 AM

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Doctor Strange; Endless Poetry; The Young Offenders and more – review
Benedict Cumberbatch makes for an odd superhero in a feast of enjoyable claptrap

Guy Lodge

05, Mar, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Oscar winners 2017: the full list
All the winners from the 89th Academy Awards

Guardian film

28, Feb, 2017 @7:15 AM

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Rogue One's CGI resurrection tech: how 'ghosting' will change Hollywood
Peter Cushing-style reappearances might soon be used to solve all kinds of problems, from Ben Affleck’s discomfort in the Batsuit to Benedict Cumberbatch’s busy schedule

Ben Child

16, Jan, 2017 @5:23 PM

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Tilda Swinton releases Margaret Cho emails about film role diversity
White actor, cast as character in Doctor Strange originally written as Tibetan man, criticised by Asian-American comedian

Esther Addley

21, Dec, 2016 @4:38 PM

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Rogue One opens well in the UK – but not quite as well as Fantastic Beasts
Star Wars spin-off claims biggest opening of the year as rereleased James Stewart classic It’s a Wonderful Life crashes back into the festive chart

Charles Gant

20, Dec, 2016 @5:03 PM

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