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Why the Hollywood monster movie will never die

By James Luxford

From King Kong to Pacific Rim’s Kaijus, what’s behind the appeal of these larger than life screen icons?

Pacific Rim Uprising

By Hannah Woodhead

John Boyega gamely fills Idris Elba’s shoes in this madcap sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s shiny robot romp.

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The fascinating etymology behind Guillermo del Toro’s character names

By Nicholas Russell

The Mexican filmmaker’s work is loaded with religious symbolism.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

By Hannah Woodhead

Rian Johnson serves up the most spectacular, emotional and weirdest Star Wars film to date.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi gets another awesome trailer

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Rian Johnson’s eighth instalment of the world’s biggest movie franchise is almost upon us. And it looks like another good one…

10 recent London realist films you should watch

By Lou Thomas

Contemporary stories offering a diverse mix of authentic, recognisable London voices.

Detroit

By David Jenkins

Kathryn Bigelow returns with this expansive, rousing and overwrought cine-autopsy of the 1967 Detroit riots.

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Detroit, Charlottesville and filming the American race war

By Nicholas Laskin

Kathryn Bigelow’s new film is part of a larger, ongoing cultural problem.

The Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer is here

By Little White Lies

Luke Skywalker threatens the end of the Jedi in this teaser for Episode VIII.

Emma Watson gets tech wary in the first trailer for The Circle

By Tom Williams

She stars alongside Tom Hanks in this adaptation of Dave Eggers’ best-selling thriller.

Attack the Block

By Matt Bochenski

Joe Cornish’s dazzling first feature is a brilliant first film by anybody’s standards.

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