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Film review: The Big Sick – feeling good

The true live tale of Kumail and Emily's bumpy road to love, The Big Sick, has all the makings of an indie millennial classic The...

The Last Man On The Moon review – stellar career, astronomical...

Gene Cernan left an indelible impression upon the moon – and vice versa Whatever journeys we humans make in future there will always be something...

Spotlight – review: Gripping tale of dirty secrets exposed

The ensemble cast of Spotlight are happy to take a back seat and let the true story of the Catholic Church's cover-up of child abuse...

The Big Short – review: Laugh, or you’ll cry

Ron Burgundy director Adam McKay has taken Michael Lewis's devastating critique of the 2008 banking crisis and turned it into an entertaining 'traumedy' Hey, what...

The Revenant – review: An epic of human endurance

Leonardo DiCaprio has brutal encounters with a bear, a mendacious Tom Hardy and an uncaring Mother Nature in The Revenant, Alejandro Inarritu’s gruelling but...

Everest 3D – ‘Hitting heights of nerve shredding spectacle’

This based-on-a-true-story disaster movie may lose character in the blizzards but the camerawork is breathless and stunning   The highlights of director Baltasar Kormakur’s estimable film...

Why Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck is Love, Gruesomely – review

Beneath its gross-out exterior, Judd Apatow's thoroughly modern romcom is really rather prudish and conformist in its conclusions Behind the gross-out humour and lewd romps...

Why M:I Rogue Nation is a perfect match for its star...

Tom Cruise put through the mill in this impressive, adrenalin-fuelled confection that shows the 19-year-old Mission Impossible franchise still has legs This fifth instalment of...

Tilikum tells us we shouldn’t really be allowed to play outside

While the human race strives to conquer the stars, our species' inability to comprehend our environment shows we still have much to learn right...