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Audrey Diwan’s L’Événement wins the Golden Lion at Venice 2021

By David Jenkins

The searing French takes home the top prize, plus all the other winners from this year’s awards ceremony.

The Power of the Dog – first-look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Jane Campion doesn’t so much dissect masculinity as explode it in her dirt-smudged adaptation of Thomas Savage’s western.

Benedict Cumberbatch is a dastardly cowpoke in The Power of the Dog trailer

By Charles Bramesco

He stars with Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons in the new Western from Jane Campion.

Jane Campion is ready for her first male protagonist

By Lydia Rostant

Benedict Cumberbatch is the perfect fit for the director’s upcoming neo-western, The Power of the Dog.

Jane Campion, Paul Schrader head up Venice Film Festival 2021 line-up

By David Jenkins

They’ll be joined by big names and exciting new talent, including Pedro Almodóvar, Ana Lily Amirpour and Pablo Larraín.

The Current War

By Hannah Strong

This star-studded retelling of the rivalry between electricity magnates Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse lacks dramatic spark.

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Latest Avengers: Endgame trailer teases new uniforms, haircuts

By Charles Bramesco

Hawkeye has a mohawk in the new promo for the Russo brothers’ Marvel melee.

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

By Adam Woodward

Andy Serkis and an all-star cast fail to breathe new life into Rudyard Kipling’s cherished adventure.

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Doctor Strange

By Manuela Lazic

At long last – a light, funny superhero movie that embraces the fantasy aspects of the genre in both its story and form.

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Why Doctor Strange is a vital step for gender representation in Hollywood

By James Luxford

Tilda Swinton’s Ancient One looks to be Marvel’s most progressive character yet.

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch in the first trailer for Doctor Strange

By David Jenkins

The Sherlock star goes through the looking glass in Marvel’s mind-bending latest.

Star Trek Into Darkness

By Adam Woodward

Cumberbitches rest easy: JJ Abrams ably navigates the USS Enterprise through dark skies.

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