Someone has managed to persuade Fox to spend a large amount of money on a summer blockbuster that is predominantly subtitled, has little action despite the title and still manages to be totally engrossing.
Barry Norman’s death at the weekend prompted a genuine sense of loss from cinemagoers. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke pays a personal tribute to a man who was happy to share the secrets of film reviewing with him as a young wannabe.
Co-directed by Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda and Eric Guillon, the third chapter is a pick ‘n’ mix of ideas and an 80s soundtrack, but if you aren’t surrounded by hyperactive, chair-kicking brats, it is lots of fun.
After the incredible success of the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie in 2014, writer/director James Gunn returns for this sequel to continue the story of Marvel’s most disfunctional team of super heroes.
Directed by Nacho Vigalondo, Colossal tells the story of Gloria, played by Anne Hathaway, who after breaking up with her boyfriend, is forced to leave her hedonistic lifestyle in New York and return to her home town to start again.
Arriving ahead of director Joe Wright’s biopic with Gary Oldman as the cigar-puffing statesman, Jonathan Teplitzky’s film casts Brian Cox as the bombastic prime minister on the eve of the D-Day landings.
Co-written by stars Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby, Mindhorn tells the tale of Richard Thorncroft (Barratt), a washed up actor best known for his role as Detective Mindhorn in a popular 1980s TV show.