Baz Luhrmann’s glamorous remake is set for Cannes after a worthy opening weekend, while Star Trek Into Darkness should knock Iron Man 3 off the top spot in the takings
JJ Abrams’s second voyage with Kirk and Spock reduces Gene Roddenberry’s original mission statement to a tiresome showdown between good and evil
Superman is armed with a new name, while Tony Stark has remained bonded to his iron moniker, but how will the battle of strength unfold at the multiplexes?
The battle for superhero movie supremacy continues, as an extended trailer for Man of Steel shows off furious action, a glimpse of General Zod and a Superman fit for the iPhone generation
The recent biopic, The Iron Lady, doesn’t tell the whole story of Margaret Thatcher’s impact on British cinema: for that you have to go back to the difficult, confrontational days of the 1980s. But it’s safe to say, nothing was the same again
The Margaret Thatcher era left an indelible mark on British cinema – not all of it negative. Here we select some key films that distilled the essence of Thatcher’s Britain, for better or worse
Short films no longer rule the cinematic roost as they once did. A feature-length assembly of 2013 Bafta nominees suggests why
Currently starring in A Late Quartet, Walken has been a striking presence since his early film roles in the 70s. Here are a few of his most memorable performances
The Chicago Sun-Times film reviewer, who has died aged 70, had an open, personal approach with an unadorned writing style
Trailer for Nicolas Winding Refn’s new Thailand-set crime thriller ups the stylised violence of Drive, his previous film with Gosling
Who wouldn’t want to see a film in which Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg shoot the $$s off a big shower of cash?
New armour, new villains and a nasty new nemesis in the shape of Ben Kingsley – preview footage of the next Iron Man film shows a franchise on the warpath
Peter Jackson’s preview of the sequel to the Rings prequel shows the director taking fresh liberties with Tolkien’s work
The forthcoming animated sequel about a supervillain turned superdad needs to maintain the delicious nastiness of the original or risk becoming prosaic
Our pick of some of the actor’s most memorable performances. What would you add to the list?
Trailer shows more crazed crimefighting in violent comic-book sequel that may be in danger of becoming too slick