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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

By Hannah Woodhead

Dwayne Johnson and co enter a virtual wilderness in the ’90s reboot nobody asked for.

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In praise of Dwayne Johnson’s performance in Pain & Gain

By Josh Slater-Williams

There’s more to his larger-than-life turn than meets the eye.

Baywatch

By Amy Bowker

Bums, guns and red lycra – Baywatch is back and it’s exactly what you’re expecting.

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In defence of Southland Tales – Richard Kelly’s futuristic folly

By Dominic Jaeckle

The director’s much-maligned second feature is a vigorous piece of pulp for the 21st century.

Why The Fast and the Furious is the most important franchise around

By Benjamin Rabinovich

Over the years the focus has shifted from the fast cars to the increasingly diverse characters inside them.

Fast and Furious 8

By Adam Woodward

Dwayne Johnson ups the ante as the automotive action franchise successfully navigates a tricky existential crossroads.

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The Baywatch movie gets a suitably tongue-in-cheek trailer

By Caitlin Quinlan

Sun, sea and bare skin abound in this first look at Seth Gordon’s ’90s reboot.

How famous voices became a staple of Disney animation

By Jesc Bunyard

Moana directors Ron Clements and John Musker reflect on how Robin Williams broke the mould in Aladdin.

Moana

By Alexia Stam

A feisty Polynesian princess takes care of business on the high seas in this delightful animated caper.

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Central Intelligence

By Katherine McLaughlin

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart prove perfect comedic bedfellows in this snappy crime caper.

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San Andreas

By Adam Woodward

Crash bang wallop! Dwayne Johnson sizes up Mother Nature in this sub-Emmerichian actioner.

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Fast & Furious 7

By David Jenkins

Paul Walker’s swansong is a petrolhead poem to omnipotence and the concept of God in the digital age.

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Fast & Furious 6

By Lewis Bazley

The chase/stunt/joke formula is played to diminishing returns in the latest instalment of this 18-wheeler franchise.

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