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Joker

By David Jenkins

Todd Phillips’ supervillain origin story strains so hard for seriousness and relevance that it cracks into a million pieces.

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Joker – first look review

By David Jenkins

Todd Phillips’ wannabe edgy comic book origin story falls flat on every conceivable level.

Ad Astra and Marriage Story to premiere at the 76th Venice Film Festival

By David Jenkins

James Gray and Noah Baumbach will be joined on the Lido by Steven Soderbergh, Roy Andersson and Haifaa al-Mansour.

Joker and Ford v Ferrari headline the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

By Charles Bramesco

Todd Philips, James Mangold, Taika Waititi, Rian Johnson and more are set to unveil new films this autumn.

Joaquin Phoenix puts on a happy face in the Joker trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Director Todd Phillips gives the clown prince of crime a tragic slant.

60 films to look forward to in 2019 – part 2

By Rory Marsh

New works from Claire Denis, Jordan Peele and Kelly Reichardt round out our bumper 2019 preview.

Todd Phillips: ‘The world is waking up to the fact that the system is rigged’

By Adam Woodward

The War Dogs director talks truth, Trump and why laughter will always be the best medicine.

The Hangover Part III

By Adam Lee Davies

The boys are back for some misc Tex-Mex high-jinx in order to get Zak Galifianakis to the nut hatch.

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The Hangover Part II

By Matt Bochenski

The Wolfpack hit Bangkok in this loud, dumb, occasionally obnoxious but truly hilarious sequel.

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Due Date

By Benjamin Lee

Try as it may, Due Date never really manages to escape its rather tired ‘odd couple’ concept.

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The Hangover

By Limara Salt

Director Todd Phillips manages to put a new spin on the curious male rite of passage.

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