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Leonardo DiCaprio

How Romeo + Juliet mastered the Shakespeare adaptation

By Tom Bond

Twenty years ago Baz Luhrmann put a vital contemporary spin on this timeless romantic epic.

Watch the shocking trailer for Netflix’s The Ivory Game

By Little White Lies

Leonardo DiCaprio exec produces this powerful documentary about Africa’s ivory trade.

Could Leonardo DiCaprio be about to revive the YA genre?

By Luke Channell

The actor and producer is set to adapt an eco-themed young adult novel set in a post-apocalyptic 2049.

Six reasons Why Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet still rocks

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Twenty years on, Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes are as irresistible as ever in this swooning melodrama.

Is this the most committed performance of all time?

By Tom Bond

Leonardo DiCaprio’s tortured turn in The Revenant reminded us of another even more astonishing showing from an A-list star.

Letters to Leo

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

A self-confessed Leonardo DiCaprio fangirl pens a series of passionate letters describing how she fell in and out of love with The Revenant star.

Watch the brutal new trailer for The Revenant

By Little White Lies

Plots details and bear savagings abound in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s revenge saga.

The Wolf of Wall Street

By Calum Marsh

A late-career dirty bomb from Martin Scorsese in this licentious and hilarious essay on greed and excess.

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Inception

By Matt Bochenski

It may not be art and it certainly isn’t truth. But Inception fulfils one of the basic tenets of cinema: it takes the breath away.

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Shutter Island

By Adam Woodward

Martin Scorsese’s latest is little more than a frustrating cobwebbed box of tricks and twists.

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