Related Articles: Film reviews: Hillbilly Elegy; Collective

Film reviews: Hillbilly Elegy; Collective

Film reviews: Hillbilly Elegy; Collective

The first true clunker of the Oscar season comes to us courtesy of Ron Howard. To be more accurate, the first true clunker of Oscar season comes to us courtesy [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Hillbilly Elegy; Collectiv...→

Film reviews: Hillbilly Elegy; Collective

Film reviews: Hillbilly Elegy; Collective

The first true clunker of the Oscar season comes to us courtesy of Ron Howard. To be more accurate, the first true clunker of Oscar season comes to us courtesy [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Hillbilly Elegy; Collectiv...→

Film reviews: Mank; Tripping with Nils Frahm

Film reviews: Mank; Tripping with Nils Frahm

There were good reasons to be leery of Mank. David Fincher’s long-nursed passion project for Netflix, from a script written by his late father, Jack, about the [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Mank; Tripping with Nils F...→

Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix cast: Who stars in the JD Vance book adaptation?

Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix cast: Who stars in the JD Vance book adaptation?

EVERYONE is talking about new Netflix film Hillbilly Elegy. The movie brings with it a star cast, but many of the famous faces look virtually unrecognisable in [...] Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix cast: Who sta...→

Collective review — plot twists astound in a true tale of corruption

Collective review — plot twists astound in a true tale of corruption

★★★★☆Newspaper journalism has rarely appeared so intense and urgent as it does in this gripping Romanian documentary about whistleblowers, criminal practices a [...] Read full article: Collective review — plot twists astound ...→

Hillbilly Elegy star Amy Adams on quietly ruling Hollywood and the perks of a stay‑at‑home husband

Hillbilly Elegy star Amy Adams on quietly ruling Hollywood and the perks of a stay‑at‑home husband

“Right now I’m in a T-shirt romper,” Amy Adams says over a Zoom call from Atlanta, Georgia. Her husband, Darren Le Gallo, is pottering off screen and their ten [...] Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy star Amy Adams on quietl...→

Interview: JD Vance, America’s working-class hero and author of Hillbilly Elegy, on being the “Trump whisperer”

Interview: JD Vance, America’s working-class hero and author of Hillbilly Elegy, on being the “Trump whisperer”

When JD Vance enters a room, you don’t gasp or stare. He doesn’t look like a living embodiment of the American dream, or indeed a man who could one day run for [...] Read full article: Interview: JD Vance, America’s working-c...→

Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's grouchy gran saves the day

Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's grouchy gran saves the day

A troubled teenager ends up at Yale Law School thanks to his eccentric grandmother in this adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's g...→

Film reviews: The Climb; Totally Under Control; Summer of 85; Pixie; Cordelia

Film reviews: The Climb; Totally Under Control; Summer of 85; Pixie; Cordelia

The ClimbIn cinemas15, 98 mins ★★★★Charting the relationship between two old buddies (Michael Angelo Covino and Kyle Marvin) as they proceed through their thir [...] Read full article: Film reviews: The Climb; Totally Under C...→

Film news, reviews, true stories and trailers - Mirror Online

Film news, reviews, true stories and trailers - Mirror Online

Check out all the latest news, reviews, trailers, gossip and true stories behind the movies for everything film and cinema. Read full article: Film news, reviews, true stories and tra...→

The Trial of the Chicago 7: The true story behind new legal drama Netflix film

The Trial of the Chicago 7: The true story behind new legal drama Netflix film

HUNDREDS of cops clashed with protestors in a storm of batons and tear gas for five blood-soaked days in Chicago, 1968. The demonstrators had gathered in the c [...] Read full article: The Trial of the Chicago 7: The true sto...→

More film reviews: Max Richter’s Sleep; The Broken Hearts Gallery; Waiting for the Barbarians; Koko-Di Koko-Da; Real; Savage

More film reviews: Max Richter’s Sleep; The Broken Hearts Gallery; Waiting for the Barbarians; Koko-Di Koko-Da; Real; Savage

Max Richter’s Sleep In cinemasPG, 99 mins ★★★★Max Richter’s musical composition Sleep is an eight-and-a-half-hour piece that invites you to chill out, so it’s [...] Read full article: More film reviews: Max Richter’s Sleep; ...→

Amy Adams tells Hillbilly Elegy critics the film 'transcends politics'

Amy Adams tells Hillbilly Elegy critics the film 'transcends politics'

The Netflix film - adapted from a 2016 memoir of the same name - has been panned by critics for what they've called a caricatured depictions of poverty in rura [...] Read full article: Amy Adams tells Hillbilly Elegy critics ...→

Film reviews: Possessor; Uncle Frank; Finding Jack Charlton; The Christmas Chronicles 2

Film reviews: Possessor; Uncle Frank; Finding Jack Charlton; The Christmas Chronicles 2

PossessorAmazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Curzon Home Cinema, Sky Store and others18, 103 mins★★★As the writer-director of this story of merged personalities, Bra [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Possessor; Uncle Frank; Fi...→

The Flight Attendant's Kaley Cuoco struggled to film her  'first true sex scene'

The Flight Attendant's Kaley Cuoco struggled to film her 'first true sex scene'

THE Flight Attendant’s Kaley Cuoco revealed that she had to be coached by her co-star to get her through her “first true sex scene” in the new series. The 34-y [...] Read full article: The Flight Attendant's Kaley Cuoco strug...→

Glenn Close has little to work with in conservative Hillbilly Elegy

Glenn Close has little to work with in conservative Hillbilly Elegy

And the award for most distracting hair and make-up goes to… the twits who worked on this Netflix melodrama. Thanks to them, Glenn Close (playing working-class [...] Read full article: Glenn Close has little to work with in c...→

Film reviews: Jingle Jangle; Lennox

Film reviews: Jingle Jangle; Lennox

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas JourneyNetflixPG, 122 mins★★★With blatant calculation, David E Talbert’s film for children throws musical numbers, action scenes, st [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Jingle Jangle; Lennox...→

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy

Maria Duarte recommends a touching portrayal of a troubled Appalachian childhood Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy...→

Collective: The best film about journalism since All The President’s Men

Collective: The best film about journalism since All The President’s Men

On October 30, 2015 the Romanian metal band Goodbye to Gravity played a show at Colectiv, one of the most popular nightclubs in Bucharest. In video footage fro [...] Read full article: Collective: The best film about journali...→

Film reviews: Love Child; Luxor; Looted; Fantastic Fungi; A Christmas Gift from Bob

Film reviews: Love Child; Luxor; Looted; Fantastic Fungi; A Christmas Gift from Bob

Love ChildBarbican Cinema On Demand, Curzon Home Cinema; from November 9: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, Sky Store, Rakuten15, 112 mins★★★★Document [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Love Child; Luxor; Looted;...→

Get the latest film news and reviews, With celebrity interviews, this week's rel

Get the latest film news and reviews, With celebrity interviews, this week's releases, trailers, pictures and videos from The Sun Read full article: Get the latest film news and reviews, Wi...→

Amy Adams and Glenn Close are unrecognisable in 1st trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

Amy Adams and Glenn Close are unrecognisable in 1st trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

AMY Adams and Glenn Close look unrecognisable in the first trailer for Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy. The new film, directed by Ron Howard, is based on JD Vance’s [...] Read full article: Amy Adams and Glenn Close are unrecognis...→

Film reviews: Eternal Beauty; The Trial of the Chicago 7; On the Rocks

Film reviews: Eternal Beauty; The Trial of the Chicago 7; On the Rocks

Eternal BeautyIn selected cinemas, BFI Player, Curzon Home CinemaCraig Roberts, 15, 94 mins★★★The Trial of the Chicago 7In cinemasAaron Sorkin, 15, 129 mins★★★ [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Eternal Beauty; The Trial ...→

Film reviews: The Roads Not Taken; The Painted Bird

Film reviews: The Roads Not Taken; The Painted Bird

The Roads Not TakenIn cinemasSally Potter, 15, 85 mins ★★The Painted BirdSelected cinemas, Curzon Home Cinema, BFI Player, Amazon Prime VideoVaclav Marhoul, 18 [...] Read full article: Film reviews: The Roads Not Taken; The P...→

How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to show the 'real' America

How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to show the 'real' America

Ron Howard’s misjudged adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir is both histrionic and boring – and too shallow to act as social commentary Read full article: How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to s...→

Film reviews: Lovers Rock; Happiest Season

Film reviews: Lovers Rock; Happiest Season

Steve McQueen’s film Lovers Rock is about a house party. No, really, that’s it. The party begins, the party ends, finis. We’re used to a certain abruptness fro [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Lovers Rock; Happiest Seas...→

Did Amy Adams put on weight to play Bev Vance in Hillbilly Elegy?

Did Amy Adams put on weight to play Bev Vance in Hillbilly Elegy?

AMY Adams’ fans are used to seeing her in roles like the Princess in Enchanted or the glamourous con artist in America Hustle. However, the actress has stunned [...] Read full article: Did Amy Adams put on weight to play Bev ...→

Film reviews: Patrick; Asia

Film reviews: Patrick; Asia

PatrickAmazon Prime Video et al15, 97 mins ★★★★Even though the characters in this Belgian comic drama live in a nudist colony, most of them are uptight in one [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Patrick; Asia...→

Film reviews: Sophia Loren in The Life Ahead; Billie

Film reviews: Sophia Loren in The Life Ahead; Billie

Imagine for a second that Sophia Loren does not appear in Edoardo Ponti’s The Life Ahead. What sort of film do we have on our hands? Adapted from Romain Gary’s [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Sophia Loren in The Life A...→

Hillbilly Elegy is a sickeningly irresponsible parade of death and despair – review

Hillbilly Elegy is a sickeningly irresponsible parade of death and despair – review

The Netflix adaptation has done nothing to combat the central ethos that made JD Vance’s original memoir so damaging Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy is a sickeningly irrespo...→

Hillbilly Elegy review — as much fun as wading through gumbo

Hillbilly Elegy review — as much fun as wading through gumbo

★★☆☆☆The author, self-described “hillbilly” and regular Fox News commentator JD Vance brings his life story to the screen with this muddled and deadening biopi [...] Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy review — as much fun as ...→

Film reviews: The Burnt Orange Heresy; The Painter and the Thief

Film reviews: The Burnt Orange Heresy; The Painter and the Thief

Why is art such good cover for a con? Maybe because we like to hold artists aloft from any grubby considerations of commerce, money will have its revenge: you’ [...] Read full article: Film reviews: The Burnt Orange Heresy; T...→

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Film icon Sophia Loren, 86, shows her true grit 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Film icon Sophia Loren, 86, shows her true grit 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: At 86, Sophia Loren still exhibits the showstoping glamour she had in her golden movie-making heyday. Read full article: BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Film icon Sophia Loren, 8...→

Disney releases new film based on devastating true story of Zach Sobiech

Disney releases new film based on devastating true story of Zach Sobiech

Disney Plus film Clouds stars Fin Argus as inspirational high school student Zach Sobiech who wrote beautiful music as he battled terminal cancer Read full article: Disney releases new film based on devast...→

Glenn Close is barely recognizable in new trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

Glenn Close is barely recognizable in new trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

The 73-year-old actress portrays an aged matriarch of a dysfunctional Appalachian family dealing with addiction through Amy Adams' character, Bev. Read full article: Glenn Close is barely recognizable in ne...→

Stepping back: the film that reclaims the true story of jazz dance

Stepping back: the film that reclaims the true story of jazz dance

Khadifa Wong’s fascinating documentary Uprooted traces the origins of an artform and the cultural bias that robbed great practitioners of recognition Read full article: Stepping back: the film that reclaims th...→

Film reviews: Mank; Tripping with Nils Frahm

Film reviews: Mank; Tripping with Nils Frahm

There were good reasons to be leery of Mank. David Fincher’s long-nursed passion project for Netflix, from a script written by his late father, Jack, about the [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Mank; Tripping with Nils F...→

Amy Adams tells Hillbilly Elegy critics the film 'transcends politics'

Amy Adams tells Hillbilly Elegy critics the film 'transcends politics'

The Netflix film - adapted from a 2016 memoir of the same name - has been panned by critics for what they've called a caricatured depictions of poverty in rura [...] Read full article: Amy Adams tells Hillbilly Elegy critics ...→

Film reviews: Lovers Rock; Happiest Season

Film reviews: Lovers Rock; Happiest Season

Steve McQueen’s film Lovers Rock is about a house party. No, really, that’s it. The party begins, the party ends, finis. We’re used to a certain abruptness fro [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Lovers Rock; Happiest Seas...→

The Flight Attendant's Kaley Cuoco struggled to film her  'first true sex scene'

The Flight Attendant's Kaley Cuoco struggled to film her 'first true sex scene'

THE Flight Attendant’s Kaley Cuoco revealed that she had to be coached by her co-star to get her through her “first true sex scene” in the new series. The 34-y [...] Read full article: The Flight Attendant's Kaley Cuoco strug...→

Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix cast: Who stars in the JD Vance book adaptation?

Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix cast: Who stars in the JD Vance book adaptation?

EVERYONE is talking about new Netflix film Hillbilly Elegy. The movie brings with it a star cast, but many of the famous faces look virtually unrecognisable in [...] Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix cast: Who sta...→

Film reviews: Patrick; Asia

Film reviews: Patrick; Asia

PatrickAmazon Prime Video et al15, 97 mins ★★★★Even though the characters in this Belgian comic drama live in a nudist colony, most of them are uptight in one [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Patrick; Asia...→

Glenn Close has little to work with in conservative Hillbilly Elegy

Glenn Close has little to work with in conservative Hillbilly Elegy

And the award for most distracting hair and make-up goes to… the twits who worked on this Netflix melodrama. Thanks to them, Glenn Close (playing working-class [...] Read full article: Glenn Close has little to work with in c...→

Collective review — plot twists astound in a true tale of corruption

Collective review — plot twists astound in a true tale of corruption

★★★★☆Newspaper journalism has rarely appeared so intense and urgent as it does in this gripping Romanian documentary about whistleblowers, criminal practices a [...] Read full article: Collective review — plot twists astound ...→

Film reviews: Sophia Loren in The Life Ahead; Billie

Film reviews: Sophia Loren in The Life Ahead; Billie

Imagine for a second that Sophia Loren does not appear in Edoardo Ponti’s The Life Ahead. What sort of film do we have on our hands? Adapted from Romain Gary’s [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Sophia Loren in The Life A...→

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy

Maria Duarte recommends a touching portrayal of a troubled Appalachian childhood Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy...→

Interview: JD Vance, America’s working-class hero and author of Hillbilly Elegy, on being the “Trump whisperer”

Interview: JD Vance, America’s working-class hero and author of Hillbilly Elegy, on being the “Trump whisperer”

When JD Vance enters a room, you don’t gasp or stare. He doesn’t look like a living embodiment of the American dream, or indeed a man who could one day run for [...] Read full article: Interview: JD Vance, America’s working-c...→

Hillbilly Elegy review — as much fun as wading through gumbo

Hillbilly Elegy review — as much fun as wading through gumbo

★★☆☆☆The author, self-described “hillbilly” and regular Fox News commentator JD Vance brings his life story to the screen with this muddled and deadening biopi [...] Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy review — as much fun as ...→

Film reviews: Love Child; Luxor; Looted; Fantastic Fungi; A Christmas Gift from Bob

Film reviews: Love Child; Luxor; Looted; Fantastic Fungi; A Christmas Gift from Bob

Love ChildBarbican Cinema On Demand, Curzon Home Cinema; from November 9: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, Sky Store, Rakuten15, 112 mins★★★★Document [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Love Child; Luxor; Looted;...→

Film news, reviews, true stories and trailers - Mirror Online

Film news, reviews, true stories and trailers - Mirror Online

Check out all the latest news, reviews, trailers, gossip and true stories behind the movies for everything film and cinema. Read full article: Film news, reviews, true stories and tra...→

Disney releases new film based on devastating true story of Zach Sobiech

Disney releases new film based on devastating true story of Zach Sobiech

Disney Plus film Clouds stars Fin Argus as inspirational high school student Zach Sobiech who wrote beautiful music as he battled terminal cancer Read full article: Disney releases new film based on devast...→

Amy Adams and Glenn Close are unrecognisable in 1st trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

Amy Adams and Glenn Close are unrecognisable in 1st trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

AMY Adams and Glenn Close look unrecognisable in the first trailer for Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy. The new film, directed by Ron Howard, is based on JD Vance’s [...] Read full article: Amy Adams and Glenn Close are unrecognis...→

Stepping back: the film that reclaims the true story of jazz dance

Stepping back: the film that reclaims the true story of jazz dance

Khadifa Wong’s fascinating documentary Uprooted traces the origins of an artform and the cultural bias that robbed great practitioners of recognition Read full article: Stepping back: the film that reclaims th...→

Film reviews: The Roads Not Taken; The Painted Bird

Film reviews: The Roads Not Taken; The Painted Bird

The Roads Not TakenIn cinemasSally Potter, 15, 85 mins ★★The Painted BirdSelected cinemas, Curzon Home Cinema, BFI Player, Amazon Prime VideoVaclav Marhoul, 18 [...] Read full article: Film reviews: The Roads Not Taken; The P...→

How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to show the 'real' America

How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to show the 'real' America

Ron Howard’s misjudged adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir is both histrionic and boring – and too shallow to act as social commentary Read full article: How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to s...→

Film reviews: Possessor; Uncle Frank; Finding Jack Charlton; The Christmas Chronicles 2

Film reviews: Possessor; Uncle Frank; Finding Jack Charlton; The Christmas Chronicles 2

PossessorAmazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Curzon Home Cinema, Sky Store and others18, 103 mins★★★As the writer-director of this story of merged personalities, Bra [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Possessor; Uncle Frank; Fi...→

Did Amy Adams put on weight to play Bev Vance in Hillbilly Elegy?

Did Amy Adams put on weight to play Bev Vance in Hillbilly Elegy?

AMY Adams’ fans are used to seeing her in roles like the Princess in Enchanted or the glamourous con artist in America Hustle. However, the actress has stunned [...] Read full article: Did Amy Adams put on weight to play Bev ...→

Film reviews: Jingle Jangle; Lennox

Film reviews: Jingle Jangle; Lennox

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas JourneyNetflixPG, 122 mins★★★With blatant calculation, David E Talbert’s film for children throws musical numbers, action scenes, st [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Jingle Jangle; Lennox...→

Hillbilly Elegy star Amy Adams on quietly ruling Hollywood and the perks of a stay‑at‑home husband

Hillbilly Elegy star Amy Adams on quietly ruling Hollywood and the perks of a stay‑at‑home husband

“Right now I’m in a T-shirt romper,” Amy Adams says over a Zoom call from Atlanta, Georgia. Her husband, Darren Le Gallo, is pottering off screen and their ten [...] Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy star Amy Adams on quietl...→

Hillbilly Elegy is a sickeningly irresponsible parade of death and despair – review

Hillbilly Elegy is a sickeningly irresponsible parade of death and despair – review

The Netflix adaptation has done nothing to combat the central ethos that made JD Vance’s original memoir so damaging Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy is a sickeningly irrespo...→

Collective: The best film about journalism since All The President’s Men

Collective: The best film about journalism since All The President’s Men

On October 30, 2015 the Romanian metal band Goodbye to Gravity played a show at Colectiv, one of the most popular nightclubs in Bucharest. In video footage fro [...] Read full article: Collective: The best film about journali...→

Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's grouchy gran saves the day

Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's grouchy gran saves the day

A troubled teenager ends up at Yale Law School thanks to his eccentric grandmother in this adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's g...→

Film reviews: The Burnt Orange Heresy; The Painter and the Thief

Film reviews: The Burnt Orange Heresy; The Painter and the Thief

Why is art such good cover for a con? Maybe because we like to hold artists aloft from any grubby considerations of commerce, money will have its revenge: you’ [...] Read full article: Film reviews: The Burnt Orange Heresy; T...→

Film reviews: The Climb; Totally Under Control; Summer of 85; Pixie; Cordelia

Film reviews: The Climb; Totally Under Control; Summer of 85; Pixie; Cordelia

The ClimbIn cinemas15, 98 mins ★★★★Charting the relationship between two old buddies (Michael Angelo Covino and Kyle Marvin) as they proceed through their thir [...] Read full article: Film reviews: The Climb; Totally Under C...→

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Film icon Sophia Loren, 86, shows her true grit 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Film icon Sophia Loren, 86, shows her true grit 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: At 86, Sophia Loren still exhibits the showstoping glamour she had in her golden movie-making heyday. Read full article: BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Film icon Sophia Loren, 8...→

Get the latest film news and reviews, With celebrity interviews, this week's rel

Get the latest film news and reviews, With celebrity interviews, this week's releases, trailers, pictures and videos from The Sun Read full article: Get the latest film news and reviews, Wi...→

The Trial of the Chicago 7: The true story behind new legal drama Netflix film

The Trial of the Chicago 7: The true story behind new legal drama Netflix film

HUNDREDS of cops clashed with protestors in a storm of batons and tear gas for five blood-soaked days in Chicago, 1968. The demonstrators had gathered in the c [...] Read full article: The Trial of the Chicago 7: The true sto...→

Glenn Close is barely recognizable in new trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

Glenn Close is barely recognizable in new trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

The 73-year-old actress portrays an aged matriarch of a dysfunctional Appalachian family dealing with addiction through Amy Adams' character, Bev. Read full article: Glenn Close is barely recognizable in ne...→

Film reviews: Eternal Beauty; The Trial of the Chicago 7; On the Rocks

Film reviews: Eternal Beauty; The Trial of the Chicago 7; On the Rocks

Eternal BeautyIn selected cinemas, BFI Player, Curzon Home CinemaCraig Roberts, 15, 94 mins★★★The Trial of the Chicago 7In cinemasAaron Sorkin, 15, 129 mins★★★ [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Eternal Beauty; The Trial ...→

More film reviews: Max Richter’s Sleep; The Broken Hearts Gallery; Waiting for the Barbarians; Koko-Di Koko-Da; Real; Savage

More film reviews: Max Richter’s Sleep; The Broken Hearts Gallery; Waiting for the Barbarians; Koko-Di Koko-Da; Real; Savage

Max Richter’s Sleep In cinemasPG, 99 mins ★★★★Max Richter’s musical composition Sleep is an eight-and-a-half-hour piece that invites you to chill out, so it’s [...] Read full article: More film reviews: Max Richter’s Sleep; ...→

Film reviews: Mank; Tripping with Nils Frahm

Film reviews: Mank; Tripping with Nils Frahm

There were good reasons to be leery of Mank. David Fincher’s long-nursed passion project for Netflix, from a script written by his late father, Jack, about the [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Mank; Tripping with Nils F...→

Amy Adams tells Hillbilly Elegy critics the film 'transcends politics'

Amy Adams tells Hillbilly Elegy critics the film 'transcends politics'

The Netflix film - adapted from a 2016 memoir of the same name - has been panned by critics for what they've called a caricatured depictions of poverty in rura [...] Read full article: Amy Adams tells Hillbilly Elegy critics ...→

How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to show the 'real' America

How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to show the 'real' America

Ron Howard’s misjudged adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir is both histrionic and boring – and too shallow to act as social commentary Read full article: How Hillbilly Elegy tries and fails to s...→

Film reviews: Possessor; Uncle Frank; Finding Jack Charlton; The Christmas Chronicles 2

Film reviews: Possessor; Uncle Frank; Finding Jack Charlton; The Christmas Chronicles 2

PossessorAmazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Curzon Home Cinema, Sky Store and others18, 103 mins★★★As the writer-director of this story of merged personalities, Bra [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Possessor; Uncle Frank; Fi...→

Film reviews: Lovers Rock; Happiest Season

Film reviews: Lovers Rock; Happiest Season

Steve McQueen’s film Lovers Rock is about a house party. No, really, that’s it. The party begins, the party ends, finis. We’re used to a certain abruptness fro [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Lovers Rock; Happiest Seas...→

The Flight Attendant's Kaley Cuoco struggled to film her  'first true sex scene'

The Flight Attendant's Kaley Cuoco struggled to film her 'first true sex scene'

THE Flight Attendant’s Kaley Cuoco revealed that she had to be coached by her co-star to get her through her “first true sex scene” in the new series. The 34-y [...] Read full article: The Flight Attendant's Kaley Cuoco strug...→

Did Amy Adams put on weight to play Bev Vance in Hillbilly Elegy?

Did Amy Adams put on weight to play Bev Vance in Hillbilly Elegy?

AMY Adams’ fans are used to seeing her in roles like the Princess in Enchanted or the glamourous con artist in America Hustle. However, the actress has stunned [...] Read full article: Did Amy Adams put on weight to play Bev ...→

Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix cast: Who stars in the JD Vance book adaptation?

Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix cast: Who stars in the JD Vance book adaptation?

EVERYONE is talking about new Netflix film Hillbilly Elegy. The movie brings with it a star cast, but many of the famous faces look virtually unrecognisable in [...] Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix cast: Who sta...→

Film reviews: Patrick; Asia

Film reviews: Patrick; Asia

PatrickAmazon Prime Video et al15, 97 mins ★★★★Even though the characters in this Belgian comic drama live in a nudist colony, most of them are uptight in one [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Patrick; Asia...→

Glenn Close has little to work with in conservative Hillbilly Elegy

Glenn Close has little to work with in conservative Hillbilly Elegy

And the award for most distracting hair and make-up goes to… the twits who worked on this Netflix melodrama. Thanks to them, Glenn Close (playing working-class [...] Read full article: Glenn Close has little to work with in c...→

Collective review — plot twists astound in a true tale of corruption

Collective review — plot twists astound in a true tale of corruption

★★★★☆Newspaper journalism has rarely appeared so intense and urgent as it does in this gripping Romanian documentary about whistleblowers, criminal practices a [...] Read full article: Collective review — plot twists astound ...→

Film reviews: Jingle Jangle; Lennox

Film reviews: Jingle Jangle; Lennox

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas JourneyNetflixPG, 122 mins★★★With blatant calculation, David E Talbert’s film for children throws musical numbers, action scenes, st [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Jingle Jangle; Lennox...→

Film reviews: Sophia Loren in The Life Ahead; Billie

Film reviews: Sophia Loren in The Life Ahead; Billie

Imagine for a second that Sophia Loren does not appear in Edoardo Ponti’s The Life Ahead. What sort of film do we have on our hands? Adapted from Romain Gary’s [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Sophia Loren in The Life A...→

Hillbilly Elegy star Amy Adams on quietly ruling Hollywood and the perks of a stay‑at‑home husband

Hillbilly Elegy star Amy Adams on quietly ruling Hollywood and the perks of a stay‑at‑home husband

“Right now I’m in a T-shirt romper,” Amy Adams says over a Zoom call from Atlanta, Georgia. Her husband, Darren Le Gallo, is pottering off screen and their ten [...] Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy star Amy Adams on quietl...→

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy

Maria Duarte recommends a touching portrayal of a troubled Appalachian childhood Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy...→

Hillbilly Elegy is a sickeningly irresponsible parade of death and despair – review

Hillbilly Elegy is a sickeningly irresponsible parade of death and despair – review

The Netflix adaptation has done nothing to combat the central ethos that made JD Vance’s original memoir so damaging Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy is a sickeningly irrespo...→

Interview: JD Vance, America’s working-class hero and author of Hillbilly Elegy, on being the “Trump whisperer”

Interview: JD Vance, America’s working-class hero and author of Hillbilly Elegy, on being the “Trump whisperer”

When JD Vance enters a room, you don’t gasp or stare. He doesn’t look like a living embodiment of the American dream, or indeed a man who could one day run for [...] Read full article: Interview: JD Vance, America’s working-c...→

Collective: The best film about journalism since All The President’s Men

Collective: The best film about journalism since All The President’s Men

On October 30, 2015 the Romanian metal band Goodbye to Gravity played a show at Colectiv, one of the most popular nightclubs in Bucharest. In video footage fro [...] Read full article: Collective: The best film about journali...→

Hillbilly Elegy review — as much fun as wading through gumbo

Hillbilly Elegy review — as much fun as wading through gumbo

★★☆☆☆The author, self-described “hillbilly” and regular Fox News commentator JD Vance brings his life story to the screen with this muddled and deadening biopi [...] Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy review — as much fun as ...→

Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's grouchy gran saves the day

Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's grouchy gran saves the day

A troubled teenager ends up at Yale Law School thanks to his eccentric grandmother in this adaptation of JD Vance’s bestselling memoir Read full article: Hillbilly Elegy review – Glenn Close's g...→

Film reviews: Love Child; Luxor; Looted; Fantastic Fungi; A Christmas Gift from Bob

Film reviews: Love Child; Luxor; Looted; Fantastic Fungi; A Christmas Gift from Bob

Love ChildBarbican Cinema On Demand, Curzon Home Cinema; from November 9: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, Sky Store, Rakuten15, 112 mins★★★★Document [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Love Child; Luxor; Looted;...→

Film reviews: The Burnt Orange Heresy; The Painter and the Thief

Film reviews: The Burnt Orange Heresy; The Painter and the Thief

Why is art such good cover for a con? Maybe because we like to hold artists aloft from any grubby considerations of commerce, money will have its revenge: you’ [...] Read full article: Film reviews: The Burnt Orange Heresy; T...→

Film reviews: The Climb; Totally Under Control; Summer of 85; Pixie; Cordelia

Film reviews: The Climb; Totally Under Control; Summer of 85; Pixie; Cordelia

The ClimbIn cinemas15, 98 mins ★★★★Charting the relationship between two old buddies (Michael Angelo Covino and Kyle Marvin) as they proceed through their thir [...] Read full article: Film reviews: The Climb; Totally Under C...→

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Film icon Sophia Loren, 86, shows her true grit 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Film icon Sophia Loren, 86, shows her true grit 

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: At 86, Sophia Loren still exhibits the showstoping glamour she had in her golden movie-making heyday. Read full article: BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Film icon Sophia Loren, 8...→

Film news, reviews, true stories and trailers - Mirror Online

Film news, reviews, true stories and trailers - Mirror Online

Check out all the latest news, reviews, trailers, gossip and true stories behind the movies for everything film and cinema. Read full article: Film news, reviews, true stories and tra...→

Get the latest film news and reviews, With celebrity interviews, this week's rel

Get the latest film news and reviews, With celebrity interviews, this week's releases, trailers, pictures and videos from The Sun Read full article: Get the latest film news and reviews, Wi...→

Disney releases new film based on devastating true story of Zach Sobiech

Disney releases new film based on devastating true story of Zach Sobiech

Disney Plus film Clouds stars Fin Argus as inspirational high school student Zach Sobiech who wrote beautiful music as he battled terminal cancer Read full article: Disney releases new film based on devast...→

The Trial of the Chicago 7: The true story behind new legal drama Netflix film

The Trial of the Chicago 7: The true story behind new legal drama Netflix film

HUNDREDS of cops clashed with protestors in a storm of batons and tear gas for five blood-soaked days in Chicago, 1968. The demonstrators had gathered in the c [...] Read full article: The Trial of the Chicago 7: The true sto...→

Amy Adams and Glenn Close are unrecognisable in 1st trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

Amy Adams and Glenn Close are unrecognisable in 1st trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

AMY Adams and Glenn Close look unrecognisable in the first trailer for Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy. The new film, directed by Ron Howard, is based on JD Vance’s [...] Read full article: Amy Adams and Glenn Close are unrecognis...→

Glenn Close is barely recognizable in new trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

Glenn Close is barely recognizable in new trailer for Hillbilly Elegy

The 73-year-old actress portrays an aged matriarch of a dysfunctional Appalachian family dealing with addiction through Amy Adams' character, Bev. Read full article: Glenn Close is barely recognizable in ne...→

Film reviews: Eternal Beauty; The Trial of the Chicago 7; On the Rocks

Film reviews: Eternal Beauty; The Trial of the Chicago 7; On the Rocks

Eternal BeautyIn selected cinemas, BFI Player, Curzon Home CinemaCraig Roberts, 15, 94 mins★★★The Trial of the Chicago 7In cinemasAaron Sorkin, 15, 129 mins★★★ [...] Read full article: Film reviews: Eternal Beauty; The Trial ...→

Stepping back: the film that reclaims the true story of jazz dance

Stepping back: the film that reclaims the true story of jazz dance

Khadifa Wong’s fascinating documentary Uprooted traces the origins of an artform and the cultural bias that robbed great practitioners of recognition Read full article: Stepping back: the film that reclaims th...→

More film reviews: Max Richter’s Sleep; The Broken Hearts Gallery; Waiting for the Barbarians; Koko-Di Koko-Da; Real; Savage

More film reviews: Max Richter’s Sleep; The Broken Hearts Gallery; Waiting for the Barbarians; Koko-Di Koko-Da; Real; Savage

Max Richter’s Sleep In cinemasPG, 99 mins ★★★★Max Richter’s musical composition Sleep is an eight-and-a-half-hour piece that invites you to chill out, so it’s [...] Read full article: More film reviews: Max Richter’s Sleep; ...→

Film reviews: The Roads Not Taken; The Painted Bird

Film reviews: The Roads Not Taken; The Painted Bird

The Roads Not TakenIn cinemasSally Potter, 15, 85 mins ★★The Painted BirdSelected cinemas, Curzon Home Cinema, BFI Player, Amazon Prime VideoVaclav Marhoul, 18 [...] Read full article: Film reviews: The Roads Not Taken; The P...→