Michelle Pfeiffer

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The 20 best Michelle Pfeiffer films – ranked!
She blazed a trail as gangsters’ molls and slinky lounge acts, then returned from a career break to essay a variety of wicked witches, comic turns and grand dames. Next month she’ll be seen as a penniless heiress in acclaimed comedy French Exit. But which are her best roles?

Peter Bradshaw

25, Feb, 2021 @12:05 PM

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French Exit review – Michelle Pfeiffer can't save disastrous sinking souffle
A misjudged performance from the star is one of many bum notes in an irritating and indulgent story of rich people becoming less rich

Benjamin Lee

11, Oct, 2020 @2:00 AM

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil review – panto fun is missing in action
Angelina Jolie, Michelle Pfeiffer and Elle Fanning do their best to justify a second revisionist fairytale, but CGI battles replace narrative clarity

Peter Bradshaw

15, Oct, 2019 @1:00 PM

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'I'm sucking up your IQ!': what 90s Batman tells us about Hollywood
The dialogue is corny, the heroes moody, the fights risible, but the Batman films of Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher paved the way for today’s blockbusters

Alex Hess

14, May, 2019 @11:10 AM

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Streaming: Where Is Kyra? Good question…
The neglected 2017 Sundance hit starring Michelle Pfeiffer film is available – if you know how to find it

Guy Lodge

08, Apr, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Al Pacino on Scarface 35 years later: ‘Bombast was what we were trying to say’
The team behind the crime classic reunited at the Tribeca film festival to celebrate the film’s 35th anniversary with some awkward moments

Jordan Hoffman

20, Apr, 2018 @2:38 PM

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Murder on the Orient Express review – delicious whodunnit fun
Kenneth Branagh’s lavish, all-star take on the Agatha Christie classic is endearingly nostalgic

Simran Hans

05, Nov, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Kenneth Branagh: ‘I want you to smell the steam of the Orient Express’
The actor-director’s latest film, Murder on the Orient Express, boasts a stellar cast, including Branagh himself as Poirot. He discusses magnificent moustaches, moral brooding and the passion of Agatha Christie

Sarah Crompton

27, Oct, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Mother! review – a complicated labour for Jennifer Lawrence…
Darren Aronofsky’s darkly comic blend of home-invasion nightmare and eco-parable takes some digesting – but it’s worth it

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

17, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Darren Aronofsky on Mother! - ‘Jennifer Lawrence was hyperventilating because of the emotion’
The director’s new film pushed Lawrence – as well as audiences – to the brink. Is the bizarre psychological horror a warped self-portrait?

Xan Brooks

07, Sep, 2017 @4:32 PM

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Mother! review – no gob left unsmacked in Jennifer Lawrence's anxiety dream of horror and dismay
Lawrence and Javier Bardem play a husband and wife whose isolated house is invaded by another married couple in Darren Aronofsky’s black-comic nightmare

Peter Bradshaw

05, Sep, 2017 @9:37 PM

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George Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence and a shrunken Matt Damon: Oscars race kicks off in Venice
The Venice film festival kicks off awards-season with star power – from George Clooney’s Suburbicon to Damon in sci-fi comedy Downsizing – as it fights off competition from Telluride, Toronto and Netflix

Gwilym Mumford

29, Aug, 2017 @4:57 PM

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