Laurence Fishburne

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The Ice Road review – Liam Neeson slums through Netflix B-movie
The prolific action star brings his gruff cut-and-paste persona to yet another anonymous thriller, this time about a perilous rescue mission

Benjamin Lee

25, Jun, 2021 @8:19 PM

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Take the red pill and hire Laurence: can the Matrix work without Fishburne’s Morpheus?
Matrix 4 is under way, with director Lana Wachowski spinning a fresh puzzle for fans to obsess over. But their biggest question for now is: why isn’t Laurence Fishburne on the cast list?

Ben Child

25, Jun, 2021 @9:24 AM

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The 20 best music biopics - ranked!
As the David Bowie biopic Stardust is released, we take a look through the greatest music star portrayals – from Johnny Cash and Billie Holiday to Ian Curtis and Ray Charles

Peter Bradshaw

14, Jan, 2021 @1:09 PM

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Quick bye: I watched all of Quibi’s ‘quick bites’ so you never have to
The streaming service offered nuggets of TV fit for the commute – and then we stopped going to the office. Now it’s folding, but were any of its shows worth watching?

Jack Bernhardt

23, Oct, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Why is Elon Musk telling us to 'take the red pill'?
A cryptic tweet from the Tesla billionaire that referenced the first Matrix movie has garnered approval from Ivanka Trump – but not everyone is happy

18, May, 2020 @2:39 PM

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John Singleton: maverick director with a radical edge
Boyz N the Hood sent audiences reeling and marked the start of an uneven career for a writer-director whose films were rooted in lived experience

Peter Bradshaw

29, Apr, 2019 @8:45 PM

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The Matrix at 20: how the sci-fi gamechanger remains influential
In 1999, the sci-fi thriller became an instant pop culture phenomenon and in the years since, its influence on the industry and audiences has endured

Scott Tobias

28, Mar, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Mule review – Clint Eastwood beguiles as a grumpy old drug-runner
Eastwood is the director and star of this sentimental tale of a cantankerous horticulturist who falls on hard times

Peter Bradshaw

23, Jan, 2019 @5:00 PM

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The Mule review – Clint Eastwood's drug running drama is a slow misfire
The director’s second film in a year is a strangely inelegant tale cursed with a clumsy script, uneasy politics and a lethargic pace

Benjamin Lee

12, Dec, 2018 @9:00 PM

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Last Flag Flying review – a trio of terrific performances
Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell and and Laurence Fishburne beef up Richard Linklater’s film about a reunion of ex-marines

Wendy Ide

27, Jan, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Last Flag Flying review – Richard Linklater's treacly trip goes nowhere
Bryan Cranston leads a sort-of-sequel to The Last Detail that squanders its promise with a heartwarmer-by-numbers script

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jan, 2018 @12:30 PM

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John Wick: Chapter 2 review – adrenaline-pumping perfection
Keanu Reeves is back in full force for an elegantly violent sequel

Simran Hans

19, Feb, 2017 @8:00 AM

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