Alexander Skarsgård

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Infinity Pool review – Mia Goth electrifies in a nightmarish thriller
The actor’s live-wire performance in Brandon Cronenberg’s outlandish satire about super-rich tourists being cloned on a holiday from hell is worth the admission price alone

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

26, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Infinity Pool review – Brandon Cronenberg’s holiday horror has tremendous Mia Goth
Cronenberg has the 1% in his sights in this unnerving satire about wealthy tourists who get more than they bargained for in a luxury resort

Peter Bradshaw

23, Mar, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Infinity Pool review – a holiday turns hellish in full-on thriller
Brandon Cronenberg continues following in his father David’s footsteps with a violent eye-opener about extreme hedonism

Benjamin Lee in Park City, Utah

25, Jan, 2023 @9:10 PM

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Volcano films – ranked!
Missing the heatwave? With the release of Sara Dosa’s hotly tipped new documentary Fire of Love, we round up the most epic, exploding-mountain movies ever made

Anne Billson

21, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The best films of 2022 so far
Tilda Swinton aces Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dreamy fable, director Clio Barnard’s forbidden affair and Catherine Clinch in The Quiet Girl rank in the pick of this year’s films

Guardian film

09, Jun, 2022 @6:03 AM

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Norse code: are white supremacists reading too much into The Northman?
Robert Eggers’ Viking blockbuster has already been hailed by white nationalists keen to exploit European mythology. Can Hollywood tell historical tales without unwittingly appealing to toxic ideologies?

Steve Rose

22, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Northman review – Robert Eggers’s ambitious, preposterous Viking epic
Understatement is not on the menu as Alexander Skarsgård scorches through a mission of bloody vengeance in this oddly plodding Scandi saga

Mark Kermode

17, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Northman review – Robert Eggers’ brutal vision of vengeance and violence
Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Björk and Anya Taylor-Joy feature in a mesmerisingly outrageous take on the Norse myth that inspired Hamlet

Peter Bradshaw

11, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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The Northman director Robert Eggers: ‘I’m shocked I made such a macho movie’
The American director of arthouse hits The Witch and The Lighthouse on how he came to create The Northman, a blood-soaked Viking blockbuster starring Alexander Skarsgård

Guy Lodge

10, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Passing review – Rebecca Hall’s stylish and subtle study of racial identity
Hall’s directing debut stars Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga as friends who are both ‘passing’ for what they are not in an adaptation of Nella Larsen’s 1929 novel

Peter Bradshaw

28, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Godzilla vs Kong review – duelling monsters make for one hell of a show
The two titans take each other on in a goofy and hugely enjoyable action adventure that delivers the big dumb thrills many of us have been craving

Benjamin Lee

29, Mar, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Passing review – Rebecca Hall's elegant but inert directorial debut
The actor’s adaptation of Nella Larsen’s novel about race in 1920s Harlem features a scene-stealing Ruth Negga but a disappointing lack of verve

Benjamin Lee

31, Jan, 2021 @2:00 AM

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