Films starring Jessica Chastain

Miss Sloane

By Matt Thrift

Jessica Chastain takes it to The Man in this House of Cards-y drama about political lobbying.

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The Zookeeper’s Wife

By Manuela Lazic

They bought a zoo, and now the Nazis want it. Jessica Chastain stars in this soft-edged wartime drama.

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War

By David Jenkins

This originality-neutral trawl through a fairy tale fantasy world is saved by the comedy sidekicks.

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Crimson Peak

By David Jenkins

Guillermo del Toro’s luxuriant Gothic romance is the full cinematic package.

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The Martian

By David Jenkins

Matt Damon cracks wise on Mars in Ridley Scott’s rose-tinted paean to human endeavour.

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A Most Violent Year

By Adam Woodward

Oscar Isaac delivers the goods as the pacifist hero in this strange and slightly unsatisfying period crime drama.

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Interstellar

By David Ehrlich

Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic is his most ambitious film yet, if not necessarily his best.

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Zero Dark Thirty

By Simon Crook

Kathryn Bigelow’s rapid response to the death of Osama Bin Laden is a taut and morally ambiguous procedural for the ages.

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Lawless

By Matt Bochenski

In his liquor-soaked Prohibition-era drama John Hillcoat offers an imperfect depiction of family, masculinity and authority.

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Take Shelter

By Adam Woodward

More metaphorical tact would turn Take Shelter from a brisk gale to a force five.

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The Tree of Life

By Alan Mack

A glorious ode to the improbability of existence which asks us to cherish the simple processes of living and loving.

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