Zac Efron

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Ricky Stanicky review – boorish swagger and sentimentality from Peter Farrelly
An imaginary friend takes the blame for one too many pranks in this slight buddy comedy featuring Zac Efron and co

Wendy Ide

10, Mar, 2024 @11:30 AM

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Ricky Stanicky review – Zac Efron can’t save deeply unfunny bro comedy
Comedy veteran Peter Farrelly shows very little experience with this puerile caper on Amazon about three friends concocting a wacky scheme

Adrian Horton

06, Mar, 2024 @5:00 PM

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The Iron Claw review – crowd-pleasing wrestling saga grapples with toxic masculinity
A career-best turn from Zac Efron, plus a tide of true-life triumph and tragedy, power director Sean Durkin’s bone-crunching drama

Wendy Ide

11, Feb, 2024 @8:00 AM

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The Iron Claw review – bulked-up Zac Efron amazing sight in tragic wrestling drama
Efron, Jeremy Allen White and Harris Dickinson play the Von Erich brothers, the wrestling superstars who were battered by trauma, in and out of the ring

Peter Bradshaw

08, Feb, 2024 @1:00 PM

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From Ferrari to The Iron Claw: this season’s Oscarbait movies that missed
While Oppenheimer, Poor Things and Barbie made an impression with voters, there were other big bets that didn’t quite pay off

Benjamin Lee

06, Feb, 2024 @5:38 PM

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Real men sob in spandex: wrestling movie The Iron Claw and the power of tears
In this true-life tale of TKOs and tragedy, there are dreadful consequences for a bunch of wrestling brothers who are too scared to show their real emotions. Could it change how men cry?

Ann Lee

15, Jan, 2024 @8:00 AM

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‘It felt like a Greek tragedy’: the shocking truth behind wrestling drama The Iron Claw
A new film tells the story of the Von Erich family, who gained fame in the 80s in a series of highs and devastating lows, with only one of six brothers surviving

David Smith in Washington

19, Dec, 2023 @5:20 PM

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The Iron Claw review – underpowered drama dulls impact of real-life wrestling tragedy
Martha Marcy May Marlene director Sean Durkin’s retelling of the cursed Von Erich family, starring Zac Efron, is missing some signature moves

Adrian Horton

12, Dec, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Zac Efron would be ‘honoured’ to play Matthew Perry in biopic
After finding that the Friends actor wanted Efron to play him in a film, the latter, who had already played a younger Perry in 17 Again, expressed his agreement

Andrew Pulver

09, Nov, 2023 @10:19 AM

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From Audrey Hepburn to Zac Efron: a brief history of dubbed singing in Hollywood
Christopher Plummer isn’t the only star to discover his voice replaced in the movie’s final cut

Esther Addley

29, Sep, 2023 @3:01 PM

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The Greatest Beer Run Ever review – crass Vietnam jaunt falls flat
Zac Efron goes to great lengths for a few drinks with his buddies in Peter Farrelly’s formulaic latest

Wendy Ide

02, Oct, 2022 @11:30 AM

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The Greatest Beer Run Ever review – Zac Efron’s charm can’t save Vietnam misfire
Green Book director Peter Farrelly makes an equally cliche-ridden follow-up, the true story of a man bringing beers to his army buddies

Charles Bramesco in Toronto

14, Sep, 2022 @5:57 PM

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