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Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow streaming release

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow streaming release

The star of the Marvel superhero movie alleges that the company breached her contract when it released the movie on streaming at the same time it debuted in theatres.

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Possessed again: why is Universal spending $540 million on an Exorcist reboot?

Possessed again: why is Universal spending $540 million on an Exorcist reboot?

Hollywood’s Universal is spending an eye-watering $544 million for three new movies. 

  • by Garry Maddox
Stephen Dorff’s cage-fighting drama somehow punches above its weight
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Stephen Dorff’s cage-fighting drama somehow punches above its weight

Embattled may be smarter than it looks, but it’s still further evidence of the decline of human civilisation.

  • by Paul Byrnes
Shyamalan’s latest is harrowing, but may be his most inventive film yet
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Shyamalan’s latest is harrowing, but may be his most inventive film yet

In Old, an ordinary couple land at a tropical resort where they are trapped as time itself plays terrifying tricks on them.

  • by Jake Wilson
Dune and Princess Diana biopic to debut at a starry Venice Film Festival

Dune and Princess Diana biopic to debut at a starry Venice Film Festival

The festival, scheduled to run September 1-11, will also see the presentation of new films by Pedro Almodovar, Ridley Scott and Jane Campion.

  • by Alex Marshall
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The Rock and Emily Blunt’s new film is good fun, and full of wit
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The Rock and Emily Blunt’s new film is good fun, and full of wit

This blithely uninhibited yarn combines plots from a host of other adventure movies.

  • by Sandra Hall
Do The Right Thing official trailer
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Do The Right Thing official trailer

Do The Right Thing stars Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee and Samuel L. Jackson.

Val Kilmer on a life in illusion and the new doc Val

Val Kilmer on a life in illusion and the new doc Val

For years, hours of tapes documenting his life in film had just sat in boxes. Now Val Kilmer is “blessed and grateful” to share his story with the world.

  • by Jake Coyle
From Amelie to Ferris and Muriel: 10 cheerful films to brighten up lockdown

From Amelie to Ferris and Muriel: 10 cheerful films to brighten up lockdown

More than ever we need sunny and upbeat cinematic experiences. 

  • by Garry Maddox
Why Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is the action hero we need during lockdown

Why Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is the action hero we need during lockdown

He might be Hollywood’s highest-earning actor but there is a likeably human side to The Rock.

  • by Garry Maddox