Scarlett Johansson

Ghost in the Shell

By David Jenkins

All the slick CG in the galaxy can’t save this mind-numbing sci-fi noir starring Scarlett Johansson as a femme cyborg.

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The uncanny disembodiment of Scarlett Johansson

By Christopher Machell

Ghost in the Shell isn’t the first film to refigure the actor’s body into something disturbing or monstrous.

Is this the Coen brothers’ most underrated movie?

By Dan Einav

The Man Who Wasn’t There is a film without levity, hope or redemption – and it’s one of the directors’ very best.

Take a sneak peek at Wes Anderson’s animated movie Isle of Dogs

By Little White Lies

The director has revealed early footage from his upcoming stop-motion feature.

Hey Marvel, hurry up and give us a Black Widow movie, already

By Rebecca Speare-Cole

Scarlett Johansson has poured cold water on a possible solo outing for her comic book heroine.

Sing – first look review

By Manuela Lazic

Brit director Garth Jennings turns his hand to an eccentric animated singing competition in this utterly delightful new work.

The art of defending Woody Allen

By Vadim Rizov

Woody Allen has made his fair share of bad movies. But who are the critical gatekeepers who will stop at nothing to defend his honour?

The films of Woody Allen ranked

By Little White Lies

A comprehensive countdown of the great American writer/director’s complete filmography.

Captain America: Civil War

By David Jenkins

Hey kids! Captain America’s back, and he’s brought some lively political views with him.

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The Jungle Book is the melancholy coda to Jon Favreau’s Chef

By Phil W Bayles

The director’s recent collaboration with Disney provides a bittersweet tang to his story of a talented cook.

Five iconic films that harness the symbolic power of high-rises

By Luke Channell

Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise isn’t the first film to use a towering structure to reflect social anxieties.

Hail, Caesar! gets an incredible trailer

By Little White Lies

The Coens are back and have brought every one of their celebrity pals with them.

Lucy

By David Ehrlich

Who remembers the last good Luc Besson movie? Time to reset that particular clock, as he’s returned with a stormer.

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Chef

By Chris Blohm

Jon Favreau goes back to his indie roots in this appealing, ramshackle street food saga.

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Why ‘Under the Skin’ author Michel Faber is one of the best writers around

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Celebrating the reclusive author whose words have been transformed into one of the year’s most beguiling movies.

We Bought a Zoo

By Dan Stewart

The type of old-fashioned family entertainment that Generation Xers would’ve tossed their stale bong water at.

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