Ben Affleck

The Last Thing He Wanted – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Dee Rees and Anne Hathaway tackle Joan Didion’s novel of the same name, with disastrous results.

Anne Hathaway gets political in the trailer for Dee Rees’ latest

By Charles Bramesco

The Last Thing He Wanted will open at Sundance before hitting Netflix.

Are they really going to release the Snyder Cut?

By Charles Bramesco

The director’s rumored alternate edit of Justice League may exist after all.

Adrian Lyne will make his return with a Ben Affleck erotic thriller

By Charles Bramesco

Ana de Armas also stars in the director’s forthcoming ’90s throwback, titled Deep Water.

Ridley Scott readies a period piece with a trio of big-name writers

By Charles Bramesco

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Nicole Holofcener are on scriptwriting duties for The Last Duel.

Triple Frontier

By Hannah Woodhead

JC Chandor’s South American action-thriller boasts a stellar cast, but it’s all brawn and no brains.

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A requiem for Batfleck

By James Luxford

Ben Affleck’s short-lived Batman deserved better than to end up on the DC scrapheap.

Just Keep Livin’ – In praise of Dazed and Confused at 25

By Stephen Puddicombe

Richard Linklater’s seminal high school movie is the ultimate endorsement of living in the moment.

When Deep Impact and Armageddon hit Hollywood

By Harry Harris

Though similar, there are marked differences between these twin films – and the fates of their respective directors.

Justice League

By Hannah Woodhead

The latest film off the DC production line sees Batman and co team up to fight an ancient evil force, with underwhelming results.

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10 great heist movies to get you in the mood for Baby Driver

By Ian Gilchrist

Classic crime-thrillers to seek out – from Rififi to Thief, Dog Day Afternoon to Reservoir Dogs.

A brief history of Prohibition in the movies

By William Carroll

Ben Affleck’s Live by Night continues a long Hollywood love affair with this crime-ridden era.

Live by Night

By David Jenkins

Ben Affleck directs and stars in this sprawling, ambitious and flawed east coast gangster epic.

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The Accountant

By Manuela Lazic

Ben Affleck’s compelling low-key performance isn’t enough to save this by-the-numbers thriller.

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The Accountant is another example of Hollywood’s autism problem

By James Luxford

Ben Affleck’s latest thriller shows that mainstream cinema still hasn’t moved on from the days of Rain Man.

10 great films to get you in the mood for autumn

By Joel Blackledge

As the nights draw in and the leaves turn it’s time to cosy up with these seasonal gems.

Watch the pulsating first trailer for The Accountant

By Henry Heffer

Ben Affleck plays the numbers game in this Bourne-esque thriller from director Gavin O’Connor.

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