JJ Abrams

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‘Our fascination is rooted in hope’: why we’re so obsessed with UFOs
In a JJ Abrams-produced docuseries, the possible existence of alien life is given a serious and exhaustive examination

Veronica Esposito

17, Aug, 2021 @6:02 AM

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Arif Hussein obituary
Other lives: Film producer, screenwriter and actor whose latest work, on refugees, is in production with Steven Spielberg and JJ Abrams

Kathryn Wolfe

25, Mar, 2021 @11:10 AM

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Hear me out: why Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker isn't a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending unloved films is a defense of JJ Abrams’s troubled sci-fi sequel

Jordan Hoffman

15, Mar, 2021 @2:04 PM

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Marvel's next wave of heroes will tear up tradition in the name of progress
Boundaries are being razed with Natalie Portman cast as Thor and Ta-Nehisi Coates set to write a black Superman film

Ben Child

12, Mar, 2021 @9:32 AM

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Would George Lucas's Star Wars sequels have been better than Disney's?
It was a relief to many fans when the creator of Jar Jar Binks lost control of the space saga but his vision for the films that followed made a lot of sense

Ben Child

12, Nov, 2020 @3:48 PM

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'Women are so much more than the way we look': Brittany O’Grady on Apple TV's Little Voice
The cast and creators of the musical drama on how it explores life for women in the music industry juggling jobs, low pay and teeny, tiny living spaces

Dylan B Jones

08, Jul, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Can Taika Waititi revive the cosmic sweep of classic Star Wars?
Excellent film-maker that he is, Watiti seems to fit the Marvel blueprint far more easily than he does Star Wars’ more venerable, old-school template

Ben Child

07, May, 2020 @11:57 AM

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker review – may the ninth be with you…
JJ Abrams proves a safe pair of hands in this crowd-pleasing but unadventurous finale to the latest trilogy of the space opera

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

22, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Cats review – will haunt viewers for generations
No amount of A-list stars can save Tom Hooper’s dire adaptation

Simran Hans

21, Dec, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker review – a thrilling, fun-filled, light-speed finale
Flying stormtroopers, lightsaber duels and a resurrected evil lord … the hugely entertaining final episode in the nine-film saga brims with euphoric energy

Peter Bradshaw

19, Dec, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker fan review with spoilers: 'The thrill is tangible'
The story isn’t perfect, the reanimated Leia is weird and the Emperor is a pantomime villain – but who cares when you’re skipping along at lightspeed?

Jordan Hoffman

18, Dec, 2019 @1:10 PM

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Kylo who? Mysteries that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker must solve
The final film in the nine-part saga has a lot to explain, from Palpatine’s return from the dead to who the knights of Ren are

Ben Child

12, Dec, 2019 @12:36 PM

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