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  • Mstyslav Chernov photographed while on assignment for Associated Press in Sloviansk

    ‘It felt like the beginning of the third world war … It still does’ – Mstyslav Chernov on 20 Days in Mariupol

    The Pulitzer prize-winning journalist at the heart of the Oscar-tipped documentary describes the weeks he and his team spent in the besieged city – and why they were willing to take the risk
  • An underwater picture of different shades of dark and light blue, with light from above shining on a metal capsule shaped like a pill with a porthole on the end facing toward the camera.

    OceanGate Titan sub disaster movie in the offing

  • Christopher Plummer in a scene from The Sound of Music

    Christopher Plummer’s singing voice included in rerelease of Sound of Music soundtrack

    • ‘Hard to know’ if Bruce Willis is aware of dementia condition, wife says

    • Studio Ghibli to be acquired by Nippon TV after struggle to find a successor to Miyazaki

    • Warner Bros studios in Leavesden to expand, creating 4,000 UK jobs

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  • Killer robots or here to save us? Madeleine Yuna Voyles in The Creator.

    The?Creator – vast and exhilarating sci-fi actioner rages against the AI machine

  • Saw X Press film still.

    Saw?X – torture porn horror returns with more blood, less value

    Stomachs will churn once again in an attempt to rewind the clock for the fatigued franchise but there’s ultimately little of worth here
  • Paul Dano in Dumb Money

    Dumb Money – GameStop drama makes for a fun financial romp

    The 2021 Reddit vs Wall Street saga gets a fast and fizzy big screen adaptation with an ensemble cast including Paul Dano and Seth Rogen
  • Reptile – Benicio Del Toro looms large in gruesomely ambitious noir

  • Love is in the Air – Delta Goodrem’s corny Netflix romcom is a saccharine mess

  • Expend4bles – cigar-smoking Stallone leads way as retro franchise lumbers on

  • The?Nun II – second dose of clerical horror is a demonic dead end

  • Gran Turismo – gamer turns racer in super-bland ode to product placement

  • Meg?2: The Trench – Jason Statham v seamonsters, round two

  • Kokomo City review – Black trans women tell truths of light and dark side of sex work

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem – evergreen superheroes rise up from the drains

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Video & audio

  • Lankum perform during the Mercury music prize

    Culture 2023: the films, music and TV shows not to miss this autumn

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    Franchesca Ramsey on the WGA and Hollywood strikes – Pop Culture with Chanté Joseph

    Actress and writer Franchesca Ramsey joins Chanté this week to talk about the deal the Writer’s Guild of America has struck with Hollywood studios and what life has really been like on the picket line
  • Michael Oher sits on a bench during an NFL game

    The?Blind Side and Hollywood’s blind spot

    Why is retired NFL player Michael Oher bringing a lawsuit against the family who took him in as a teenager? Andrew Lawrence reports
  • Photographer: Shaniqwa Jarvis

    Weekend podcast: Olivia Rodrigo, Marina Hyde on Prince Andrew, and the dark impact of Shallow Hal

  • Brian Cox speaks during a solidarity protest rally for the Sag-Aftra strike, as Hayley Atwell, David Oyelowo and Simon Pegg listen to him.

    Why?is Hollywood on strike – and why is Succession’s Brian Cox joining them? – Full Story podcast

  • Brian Cox speaks during a rally while Hayley Atwell, David Oyelowo and Simon Pegg listen to him.

    Why?is Hollywood on strike? (And why Succession’s Brian Cox is joining them)

  • Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie in front of Barbie promotion poster. Photo by Wiktor Szymanowicz/Anadolu Agency via Getty.

    Why?do Republicans hate the Barbie movie? – podcast

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  • A dog gets into character at the Guinness world record-breaking screening of Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles.

    Cinema may be going to the dogs, but at least dogs are going to the cinema

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  • The fantasy of a reunion … Greta Lee as Nora Moon and Teo Yoo as Hae Sung in Past Lives.

    Many unhappy returns: why Asian immigrant cinema is challenging the meaning of home

    Rebecca Liu
  • Ready for its closeup … Poop Trop Play-Doh by Hasbro.

    Barbie, what have you done? The nightmare of Hollywood’s toy movie future

    Stuart Heritage
  • Meg 2: The Trench.

    More gore please: don’t waste my time with blood-free monster movies

    Anne Billson
  • From Barbie to Talk to Me, trans actors’ visibility is at a tipping point – and about time too

    Caspar Salmon
  • William Friedkin created unforgettable horror and pleasure with equal brilliance

    Peter Bradshaw
  • Barbie’s muddled feminist fantasy still bows to the patriarchy

    David Cox
  • See?no evil: why have baddies vanished from our cinema screens?

    Alex Hess
  • No?more newborns: Watership Down has been upgraded to a PG. It’ll still terrify children

    Peter Bradshaw
  • Has?Barbie killed the indie director? Why credible film-makers are selling out

    Caspar Salmon
  • Latest Mission: Impossible shows the ‘silent Asian’ stereotype is alive and well

    Ann Lee
  • Jane Birkin: a tremendous screen presence with a gift for creative collaboration

    Peter Bradshaw
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  • ‘We’re just so bloody old!’ … Michael Caine and John Standing.

    ‘I’m 90. I worry if I’m gonna make it to lunch’: Michael Caine and John Standing on wives, war and feeling like the Queen

  • Glastonbury Festival 2009 - Day Two<br>Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer) from Spinal Tap performing during the 2009 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.

    Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls: ‘I’d like to collaborate with Mozart. I know chords he’s never used’

    The bass player legend, played by Harry Shearer in the film This Is Spinal Tap, talks facial hair, courgettes and how to break out of a cocoon
  • ‘Tom Waits called and said they were great’ … Schnabel with his new work at Pace gallery in New York.

    ‘You only spent 10 minutes looking at my paintings?’ Superstar artist (and terrifying interviewee) Julian Schnabel

    As the irascible New Yorker unveils his new velvet paintings, he talks about global disasters, sending Trump a resignation speech via Ivanka – and teaching Johnny Depp how to paint
  • Joan Collins photographed at her London home in June 2023

    Joan Collins on love, loss and lust at 90: ‘You have to eat life or life will eat you!’

  • Dan Gardner photographed at a movie theatre in Asheville, North Carolina, September 2023.

    Dan?Gardner wanted to know when to go to the loo during films – so he built an app

  • Being Beckett … Gabriel Byrne, star of Dance First.

    ‘A lot of biopics depend on likeness – this is braver’: Gabriel Byrne on playing Samuel Beckett

  • Tricky, 2019

    Tricky: ‘I was less nervous going to prison than I was getting on stage’


  • Paul Dano as Keith Gill in Dumb Money.

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    Dumb Money review – Paul Dano excels in fun retelling of the GameStop stock craze

  • Donald Sutherland rides a gondola on Venice's canals in Don't Look Now

    Streaming and DVDs
    Streaming: the best films set in Venice

  • David Corenswet and Rachel Brosnahan

    Week in geek
    The?writers’ strike is over – is it OK to get excited about Superman: Legacy now?

  • Cillian Murphy in Oppenheimer.

    Discuss with spoilers
    Oppenheimer: sex, death and impending apocalypse – discuss with spoilers

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    ‘Everyone was doing the crane kick’: Ralph Macchio on making The Karate Kid

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    Schlock horror! Meet the family who made lurid movies for the Lord

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  • Giovanni Ribisi playing the husband of Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson, centre), who flirts with a Hollywood star (Anna Faris) in Lost in Translation.

    Her?inside: Sofia Coppola, Spike Jonze and the perils of fictionalising your ex

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