Pixels

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Everest hangs on at UK box-office summit
Real-life mountaineering drama makes one-two at the top of the chart for Working Title, as second-placed Kray twins biopic Legend breaks more records

Charles Gant

29, Sep, 2015 @4:18 PM

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Krays smash Legend muscles its way to top of UK box office
A stunning opening weekend for the gangster biopic confirms Tom Hardy’s star power as he plays both the notorious twins

Charles Gant

15, Sep, 2015 @4:40 PM

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Straight Outta Compton is streets ahead at the UK box office
F Gary Gray’s hip-hop biopic holds off competition from Owen Wilson’s new thriller No Escape, while Inside Out remains steady at No 2

Charles Gant

08, Sep, 2015 @4:17 PM

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Universal makes a minion of the competition in 2015's summer battle
Universal’s focused approach shows up scattergun Warner confusion, while UK and German openings suggest Straight Outta Compton off the pace outside of its hood

Phil Hoad

31, Aug, 2015 @8:05 AM

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Why bad films aren't getting the disrespect they deserve
Adam Sandler’s Pixels was a recent rare example of a truly terrible movie getting a cinema release. With studios now burying their turkeys on Netflix, we’re unlikely to enjoy the pleasure of hating another Showgirls or Gigli

Joe Queenan

20, Aug, 2015 @3:00 PM

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Continue? Second chance for Sandler as Pixels tops UK box office
The whizz-bang special effects of Adam Sandler’s video game comedy distract from the buggy script, while Guy Ritchie’s The Man from UNCLE needs more eyes to spy

Charles Gant

18, Aug, 2015 @2:38 PM

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Punching power of Akshay Kumar's Brothers fuelled by Hollywood tag-team
In this week’s round-up of the global box office scene:

• Fox-produced remake of 2011’s Warrior manages India’s third highest debut of 2015
• Russia - but nowhere else - shows love for Guy Ritchie’s The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
• NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton bucks ghettoisation of hip-hop films

Phil Hoad

17, Aug, 2015 @5:11 PM

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Pixels review – dreary Adam Sandler romp
Female talent loses out as a bunch of klutzes fight aliens in this lame comedy with Adam Sandler

Jonathan Romney

16, Aug, 2015 @7:00 AM

Mistress America, Trainwreck, The Man From UNCLE: this week’s new films
Mistress America | Trainwreck | The Man From UNCLE | Pixels | Unity | Absolutely Anything | Precinct Seven Five | Pleasure Island | The Confessions Of Thomas Quick | Brothers | Captain Webb | Theeb

Ryan Gilbey

14, Aug, 2015 @2:10 PM

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Pixels review – game over for Adam Sandler (again)
Run as fast as you can from this sci-fi comedy about arcade-game addicts who must defend Earth against space invaders

Mike McCahill

13, Aug, 2015 @9:00 PM

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Adam Sandler: still scraping the bottom of the comedy barrel
Pixels, the latest film from Hollywood’s falling star, is another low-brow high-concept comedy that’s lazy, juvenile and simply not funny

John Patterson

11, Aug, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Peter Dinklage: ‘Tyrion has a sense of humour'’
He’s everyone’s favourite in Game of Thrones, but before Hollywood came calling Peter Dinklage refused to sacrifice his principles to pay his bills. He talks to Will Lawrence about the changing expectations of a leading man

Will Lawrence

09, Aug, 2015 @8:30 AM

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