Just Mercy review: a courtroom drama of real quality

Review | Dan Cooper | 17.01.20
Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx and Brie Larson lead Just Mercy – and it’s a film well worth seeking out

Casting rounded out as Macbeth shooting date approaches

News | Dan Cooper | 17.01.20
Ingram Moses lands the role of Lady Macbeth for director Joel Coen

Star Wars: Disney approaching Taika Waititi to develop new film

News | Simon Brew | 17.01.20
When he’s done with Thor: Love and Thunder, Taika Waititi has the option of a Star Wars movie

The Personal History Of David Copperfield preview screenings

News | Simon Brew | 17.01.20
Get to see The Personal History Of David Copperfield early, and support Children In Need

Roland Emmerich is making a sci-fi movie about the moon heading for the Earth

News | Simon Brew | 17.01.20
What happens when the moon starts hurtling towards the Earth? Independence Day director Roland Emmerich intends to find out

Waves review: a film of two halves

Review | Maria Lattila | 17.01.20
Trey Edward Shults’ latest film isn’t short of a bold choice or two – and here’s our review

DVD & Blu-ray release dates confirmed: up to March 2020

News | Simon Brew | 17.01.20
A glimpse at upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release dates until March 2020

Bombshell review

Review | Simon Brew | 17.01.20
Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman star in the gruesome story of Fox News boss Roger Allies’ ultimate fall, thanks to the women who stood up to him – here’s our review

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray: upcoming UK release dates

News | Simon Brew | 17.01.20
The 4K disc format continues to slowly gain traction – and here’s our regularly-updated list of upcoming UK disc releases

Warner Bros & Universal set to merge their disc operations

News | Simon Brew | 16.01.20
Warner Bros will be distributing Universal DVDs, Blu-rays and 4Ks under the terms of a major new deal

King Arthur: Charlie Hunnam on what went wrong

News | Simon Brew | 16.01.20
Plans for King Arthur sequels were abandoned when the first film struggled – and Charlie Hunnam has thoughts on why that was

James Bond: Barbara Broccoli on the next 007

News | Simon Brew | 16.01.20
Barbara Broccoli shoots down suggestions that Daniel Craig’s replacement as James Bond will be a woman

1917 review: more than just a one-take wonder

Review | Mark Harrison | 16.01.20
Sam Mendes’ Oscar-nominated wartime thriller transcends the one-shot hype quite spectacularly – here’s our review of 1917

Guns Akimbo, starring Daniel Radcliffe: first trailer lands

Misc | Simon Brew | 16.01.20
Daniel Radcliffe has guns bolted to his hands and is taking part in a deathmatch: here’s the trailer for Guns Akimbo

New documentary on becoming a mother needs your help

News | Simon Brew | 16.01.20
Hope Dickson Leach is directing a new documentary on motherhood

Bad Bays For Life review: the sequel that’s grown up just a bit

Review | George Nash | 16.01.20
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return, director Michael Bay doesn’t – here’s our review of Bad Boys For Life

Mulan: new promo spot lands for Disney’s live action retelling

News | Simon Brew | 16.01.20
Here’s the new promo for Disney’s live action take on Mulan, that lands in cinemas in 2020

Bad Boys 2: Seth Rogen revealed he helped rewrite the movie

News | Simon Brew | 15.01.20
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg did script work on Michael Bay’s Bad Boys II, it’s been revealed

Disney pressing ahead with live action Peter Pan movie

News | Simon Brew | 15.01.20
Filming is set to begin on Disney’s live action Peter Pan movie imminently

The lost Hitchcock film set in Disneyland

Feature | Sarah Philip | 15.01.20
When North By Northwest proved a success, Alfred Hitchcock planned one of his most ambitious projects – and Walt Disney wasn’t happy

Star Trek: Quentin Tarantino backing away from directing

News | Simon Brew | 15.01.20
The Tarantino Star Trek films is looking less likely to happen

Wellbeing Matters: New Year, New Shoes

Feature | Jane Roberts | 15.01.20
Jane returns with our weekly wellbeing column, in which she thinks about not setting resolutions, but finding happy stuff instead

The many planning whiteboards of Edge Of Tomorrow 2

News | Simon Brew | 15.01.20
Doug Liman offers a visual insight into how the Edge Of Tomorrow 2 story planning is going

Black Widow: the new trailer lands

News | Simon Brew | 15.01.20
Scarlett Johansson takes centre stage in Marvel’s Black Widow – and here’s the brand new promo

Bloodshot, starring Vin Diesel: new trailer lands

News | Simon Brew | 15.01.20
Vin Diesel stars in Bloodshot, and a new trailer for the incoming film has arrived

95 movie sequels currently on the way

News | Simon Brew | 15.01.20
Hollywood still loves its follow-ups – here’s our round-up of 95 (and counting) sequels that are currently being worked on

Film Stories: digital magazine subscription changes

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.20
A quick update for those who subscribe to Film Stories – or want to – in digital form

HMV: more on stores closing later this month

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.20
Further closure news, as HMV continues to negotiate with landlords in spite of putting the ‘closing down’ signs up

Morbius: first trailer lands for Spider-Man spin-off

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.20
Jared Leto and Matt Smith star in Morbius – and the first trailer has landed

The Batman heading to Scotland

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.20
Glasgow is to become Gotham City in February, it’s been revealed

Terminator: Dark Fate – big extra features to be on digital not on disc?

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.20
If you want the director’s commentary for Terminator: Dark Fate, it looks like you can’t have it if you buy the physical disc

Oscars 2020: the Academy simply must do better

News | Millicent Thomas | 14.01.20
The Oscar nominations arrived yesterday, and ongoing problems of representation are showing little sign of being solved

How a cast and crew vote affected the last scene of Groundhog Day

Feature | Simon Brew | 14.01.20
Tensions were high when shooting one of the last scenes for Groundhog Day – to the point where it took a cast and crew vote to resolve them

Saw 9: Chris Rock on how he came to make the film

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.20
Chris Rock reveals how he landed the job of Saw 9, and teases the new movie

No Time To Die: Hans Zimmer confirmed to take over music duties

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.20
Dan Romer isn’t scoring the next James Bond film anymore, as Hans Zimmer steps in at the last minute

Zombieland: Double Tap landing on disc in February, extras announced

News | Simon Brew | 14.01.20
Zombieland 2’s arriving on all disc formats on February 24th 2020

The rise and fall of Jared Leto’s Joker

Feature | Emily Murray | 13.01.20
Jared Leto was set to take the role of The Joker forward across more than one DC movie – but things didn’t quite go to plan

Sam Mendes responds to 1917 trailer criticism

News | Simon Brew | 13.01.20
Did the trailer for 1917 give too much of the game away? Sam Mendes responds to that very question

Director Robert Zemeckis is returning to science fiction

News | Simon Brew | 13.01.20
When he’s finished with The Witches, Robert Zemeckis looks set to sign up to sci-fi project Areas – more details right here

Star Trek 14: “there isn’t a mandate to connect it”

News | Simon Brew | 13.01.20
The writer and director of the next Star Trek movie has been hinting it might just be a standalone project

Ruth Wilson, Jude Law for True Things About Me

News | Simon Brew | 13.01.20
Deborah Kay Davies’ book True Things About Me is heading to the screen

The new G.I. Joe movie finally starts filming

News | Simon Brew | 13.01.20
Snake Eyes is picking up the mantle of the GI Joe movies, and filming is now underway