Ron Howard

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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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Dads review – stars report from the frontline of fatherhood
Actor Bryce Dallas Howard’s documentary mixes the platitudinous with the genuinely moving as she grills Hollywood celebrities and other fathers

Cath Clarke

18, Jun, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Bryce Dallas Howard: 'Dads changing diapers is still somehow revolutionary'
The actor has made a film about fathers – including her own, director Ron. She talks about the racist role that caused ‘a disturbance’ in her soul – and why working with Lars von Trier gave her acne

Ryan Gilbey

17, Jun, 2020 @1:22 PM

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Pavarotti review – syrupy tribute to the legendary tenor
From Bono to Domingo, the stars line up to sing the praises of their late friend in Ron Howard’s heart-sinking documentary

Peter Bradshaw

12, Jul, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Star Wars trolls to blame for Solo's box-office failure, says Ron Howard
Director says ‘aggressive’ campaign staged via review aggregator sites was a major factor in spin-off film’s meagre ticket sales

Andrew Pulver

04, Jun, 2019 @12:06 PM

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How can Star Wars get back on track after Solo's disappointing debut?
Solo: A Star Wars Story points to a promising future for the space saga. Here is what the beleaguered studio must do to move the franchise forward

Ben Child

31, May, 2018 @5:30 AM

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