Hays, Hollywood and Hiding Abortion: Difficult Conversations On and Off Screen
Cinema has a long and complicated history with depicting abortion on screen – has it become more essential than ever?
Aaron Taylor-Johnson outlines his “animal lover” take on Kraven The Hunter
Kraven The Hunter star Aaron Taylor-Johnson has offered an insight into his drastically different version of the Marvel Comics villain.
Nobody asked for Toy Story 4 but we cried anyway
Like Lightyear, nobody really asked for Toy Story 4. As a trilogy, the Toy Story canon seemed perfectly complete. Cynics may call the fourth instalment nothing more than a heartless cash grab. After all, what could possibly need to be said or explored after the…
Villains we need to see in Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse sequels
What villains should appear Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse? From Swarm to Cardiac, here’s what villains should fight Spidey next.
Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse debuts first look at Jason Schwartzman’s villain
Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse will feature Jason Schwartzman as deep-cut Spidey villain The Spot, facing off against Miles Morales.
The best The Boys characters – from Hughie to Homelander
Who are the best The Boys characters? It feels like we’ve had to wait a diabolically long time to have The Boys season 3 hit our screens. So much has been packed into the first two seasons, you’d be forgiven if you feel like you…
Frenzy at 50: Misogyny, murder, and morbid curiosity
“I’ve ‘eard he rapes ‘em first.” A salacious statement, breathlessly declared by a Bambi-eyed barmaid in one of the opening scenes of Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy. Just moments prior, we see a crowd gathered round the brownish-grey water of the Thames whilst the naked body of…
The best Tom Cruise movies – from Collateral to Eyes Wide Shut
What are the best Tom Cruise movies? Tom Cruise is often touted as the “last of the big Hollywood stars”. He’s been working in movies since 1981, when he made his cinematic debut with a minor role in the entirely forgettable Endless Love. Since then,…
The best Stephen King adaptations – from The Shining to Carrie
What are the best Stephen King adaptations? Almost from the moment Stephen King penned the final words of his first paperback, there’s been a Hollywood executive keen to snap it up and turn it into a horror blockbuster. “Based on the novel by Stephen King”…