Ron Howard

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‘David Bowie had seven pairs of socks down his tights’: Warwick Davis on reboots, relationships and rock stars
George Lucas wrote Willow for Warwick Davis after seeing him play an Ewok in Star Wars. As the actor returns as the baby-saving sorcerer, he talks about Val Kilmer pep talks, the Harry Potter shoot – and channelling a Ricky Gervais sitcom

Stuart Heritage

25, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Thirteen Lives review – thrilling dramatisation of the Thailand cave rescue
Ron Howard’s recreation of the 2018 rescue of a Thai junior football team is an impressively claustrophobic piece of cinema

Wendy Ide

30, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Thirteen Lives review – Ron Howard’s Thai cave-rescue saga told with non-Hollywood heroics
Howard gives this stunning true story the Apollo 13 treatment but swerves Elon Musk’s grotesque ‘pedo’ comment

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Going underground: inside Ron Howard’s explosive movie about the Thai cave rescue
Viggo Mortensen plays a heroic firefighter in new movie Thirteen Lives, based on the dramatic 2018 rescue of 12 boys and their coach in Thailand. But the film isn’t simply a white-saviour narrative, as its director explains

Stuart Jeffries

22, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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What links Nixon and the Kennedys to the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park? We go down a rabbit hole to find out
With a new Jurassic World film on the loose, let’s follow Laura Dern, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Richard Nixon down the rabbit hole on a dinosaur hunt

Larry Ryan

04, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Hear me out: why The Dilemma isn't a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending maligned films is a reappraisal of Ron Howard’s starry relationship comedy

Stephen Snart

26, Feb, 2021 @7:23 AM

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How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to show the 'real' America
Ron Howard’s misjudged adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir is both histrionic and boring – and too shallow to act as social commentary

Adrian Horton

30, Nov, 2020 @9:25 PM

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Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close and Amy Adams trade Appalachian cliches
Close and Adams are all platitudes and prosthetics in Ron Howard’s hackneyed adaptation of a rags-to-riches memoir

Simran Hans

29, Nov, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's grouchy gran saves the day
A troubled teenager ends up at Yale Law School thanks to his eccentric grandmother in this adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir

Peter Bradshaw

10, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Hair, glasses, Santa puppy T-shirt: get the Glenn Close Hillbilly Elegy look
She might be best described as Jeremy Kyle Mrs Doubtfire, but I predict Glenn Close’s character will be your next style icon. Here are her looks from the trailer – ranked!

Stuart Heritage

14, Oct, 2020 @5:48 PM

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Rebuilding Paradise review – after the wildfire in a California town
The town of Paradise tries to get back on its feet in Ron Howard’s quietly harrowing documentary

Ellen E Jones

25, Sep, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Ron Howard: 'I'm introverted and risk-averse. But not when there's a story to be told'
As a young star, he found fame as Richie Cunningham in Happy Days. Now one of Hollywood’s biggest directors, he discusses friendship, wildfires and workaholism

Hadley Freeman

22, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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