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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new musical film is no Hamilton, and lacks drama
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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new musical film is no Hamilton, and lacks drama

In the Heights has a big problem: there’s not much drama, comedy or even story in its two and a half hours.

  • by Jake Wilson

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I watched all the Fast & Furious movies furiously fast – here’s how they rank

I watched all the Fast & Furious movies furiously fast – here’s how they rank

Like a shot of NO2 to my four-core intercoolers, the release of F9 sent me on a marathon 48-hour binge of the previous eight films in the Fast & Furious franchise.

  • by Michael Dwyer
The Suicide Squad: Official 'Rain' trailer
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The Suicide Squad: Official 'Rain' trailer

Watch the new trailer for James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, in cinemas August 5.

The Suicide Squad - Early Access Trailer Do Not Share official trailer
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The Suicide Squad - Early Access Trailer Do Not Share official trailer

The official trailer for James Gunn's The Suicide Squad movie.

How did Bill Nighy learn an Australian accent? He went to a bar

How did Bill Nighy learn an Australian accent? He went to a bar

How Bill Nighy learned to speak like an Aussie sheep farmer.

  • by Louise Rugendyke
'Mandy' official trailer starring Nicolas Cage
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'Mandy' official trailer starring Nicolas Cage

Watch the official trailer for 'Mandy' starring actor Nicolas Cage.

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A Score to Settle trailer
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A Score to Settle trailer

The movie trailer for Nic Cage's film A Score to Settle

No Sudden Move trailer
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No Sudden Move trailer

Starring Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, David Harbour, Jon Hamm, Amy Seimetz, Brendan Fraser, Kieran Culkin, Noah Jupe, Craig Grant, Julia Fox, Ray Liotta, and Bill Duke.

Has social media put an end to the Christchurch movie They Are Us for good?

Has social media put an end to the Christchurch movie They Are Us for good?

The furore could prove to be a test of how much influence people power now wields over decisions in the world of arts and entertainment.

  • by Karl Quinn
Who’s the beautiful, brooding, man in Martin Eden? Meet Luca Marinelli
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Who’s the beautiful, brooding, man in Martin Eden? Meet Luca Marinelli

He won best actor at the Venice Film Festival with a mesmerising performance in a new film version of Jack London’s classic novel.

  • by Paul Byrnes
What is wrong with this picture? Cinema feeds our latest sci-fi fears

What is wrong with this picture? Cinema feeds our latest sci-fi fears

My Zoe and Little Joe join a long list of films in which science slips its ethical leash.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury