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The Harder They Fall

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Jeymes Samuel’s supremely violent revenge thriller is a bold and bloody reinvention of the movie western.

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The Harder They Fall – first-look review

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Jeymes Samuel’s star-studded revenge western boldly reframes cowboy mythology for a modern audience.

The Harder They Fall to open the 65th BFI London Film Festival

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Jeymes Samuel’s outlaw western will receive its world premiere at the festival in October.

The Suicide Squad

By Lillian Crawford

James Gunn doubles down on his crass brand of humour in this charmless, unfunny and facile franchise redo.

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The first trailer for The Harder They Fall revives the Black Western with style

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Regina King, Lakeith Stanfield, Idris Elba, and Jonathan Majors star in the yarn of cowpokes and outlaws.

The first trailer for The Suicide Squad assembles a ragtag psycho crew

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James Gunn reboots DC’s preeminent team of villains on the leash in a new adventure.

Meet the women tackling racism in UK film and TV

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Nisha Parti and Indira Varma discuss their experiences in the industry, and why they’re optimistic for change.

Cats

By Hannah Strong

Taylor Swift, TS Eliot and Digital Fur Technology combine to disastrous effect in this feline musical folly.

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The first Cats trailer is here, all alone in the moonlight

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Take a first look at Taylor Swift and co in Tom Hooper’s musical adaptation – “digital fur technology” and all.

Hobbs and Shaw gets a testosterone-fuelled first trailer

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Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham join forces in the Fast & Furious spin-off.

Yardie

By Christina Newland

Idris Elba makes his directorial debut with a partial adaptation of Victor Headley’s cult 1992 novel.

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The fascinating etymology behind Guillermo del Toro’s character names

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

Molly’s Game

By Manuela Lazic

Jessica Chastain plays real-life high roller Molly Bloom in this goofy gambling drama from Aaron Sorkin.

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Thor: Ragnarok

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Superheroes go comedy as Taika Waititi brings some much needed heart, soul and humour to the Marvel universe.

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The Mountain Between Us

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Love blossoms in the wake of a plane crash in this fun romantic disaster movie with Idris Elba and Kate Winslet.

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The Dark Tower

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Idris Elba plays a cosmic gunslinger in this tame adaptation of Stephen King’s fantasy saga.

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Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey duke it out in this trigger-happy fantasy western.

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