A Man Called Ove (★★★★ Empire Review)

A year after losing his beloved wife Sonja (Engvoll) to cancer, cantankerous middle-aged curmudgeon Ove (Lassgård) plans to end it all – an objective frustrated by the inconvenience of dealing with his neighbours, and by flashback reminiscences about his life,

A Man Called Ove (★★★★ Empire Review)

A year after losing his beloved wife Sonja (Engvoll) to cancer, cantankerous middle-aged curmudgeon Ove (Lassgård) plans to end it all – an objective frustrated by the inconvenience of dealing with his neighbours, and by flashback reminiscences about his life,

Paddington 2 (★★★★★ Review)

Paul King’s 2014 movie adaptation of Paddington was an instant classic, and proof that they do make them like they used to, even though they now make them with state-of-the-art computer-generated effects that can render a beloved children’s character like Paddington, the bear from

Paddington 2 (★★★★★ Review)

Paul King’s 2014 movie adaptation of Paddington was an instant classic, and proof that they do make them like they used to, even though they now make them with state-of-the-art computer-generated effects that can render a beloved children’s character like Paddington, the bear from

James Cameron’s Spider-Man (Book Extract)

In this extract from his book The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made, David Hughes looks at James Cameron’s unmade version of Spider-Man. “There is no doubt that Jim is the best man on Earth to do the Spider-Man movie.” – Spider-Man co-creator

James Cameron’s Spider-Man (Book Extract)

In this extract from his book The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made, David Hughes looks at James Cameron’s unmade version of Spider-Man. “There is no doubt that Jim is the best man on Earth to do the Spider-Man movie.” – Spider-Man co-creator

Return to The Planet of the Apes (Book Extract)

In this extract from the book Tales from Development Hell, David Hughes look at the evolution of the return of The Planet of the Apes franchise. “I thought it was gonna be fantastic, like Star Wars or Lord of the Rings. The movie

Return to The Planet of the Apes (Book Extract)

In this extract from the book Tales from Development Hell, David Hughes look at the evolution of the return of The Planet of the Apes franchise. “I thought it was gonna be fantastic, like Star Wars or Lord of the Rings. The movie

Blue Velvet (Empire Masterpiece)

“It’s a strange world,” young Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) tells high school senior Sandy (Laura Dern) following his macabre discovery in some scrubland in the town of Lumberton, North Carolina: a severed human ear. If the world was strange before,

Blue Velvet (Empire Masterpiece)

“It’s a strange world,” young Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) tells high school senior Sandy (Laura Dern) following his macabre discovery in some scrubland in the town of Lumberton, North Carolina: a severed human ear. If the world was strange before,

Room (★★★★ Empire DVD Review)

Brie Larson won the Oscar, and deservedly so, for her heart-rending performance in Lenny Abrahamson’s adaptation of Irish playwright Emma Donaghue’s bestselling, Booker-shortlisted novel … but it could just as easily have been Jacob Tremblay (eight when he shot the

Room (★★★★ Empire DVD Review)

Brie Larson won the Oscar, and deservedly so, for her heart-rending performance in Lenny Abrahamson’s adaptation of Irish playwright Emma Donaghue’s bestselling, Booker-shortlisted novel … but it could just as easily have been Jacob Tremblay (eight when he shot the

Steve Jobs (★★★★★ Empire DVD Review)

David Fincher jumped ship, and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s 200-page screenplay took the form of a bizarre triptych, ending before the game-changing iPod, and Michael Fassbender looked nothing like its subject… yet audiences who overlooked Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs – it

Steve Jobs (★★★★★ Empire DVD Review)

David Fincher jumped ship, and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s 200-page screenplay took the form of a bizarre triptych, ending before the game-changing iPod, and Michael Fassbender looked nothing like its subject… yet audiences who overlooked Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs – it