New Movies

Our best director goes Hollywood; two Chinese stars in a comic romp, J.D. Salinger’s story re-told and art thieves at work

Denis Villeneuve makes his first Hollywood film with Prisoners starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Dano

Reviews of Passion, The Family and Insidious Chapter 2

Rachel McAdams is back in Mean Girls mode in Passion.

Riddick’s dour action and Something in the Air’s radical nostalgia: reviews

Vin Diesel is Hollywood’s lone standard bearer this week, as Riddick

Reviews of Closed Circuit,The Grandmaster, One Direction: This is Us

Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall can’t shake the surveillance in Closed Circuit

The World's End is hilarious, while You’re Next is bloody and twisted

Simon Pegg sends up sci fi movies and immature men in The World’s End

The Butler, In a World and The Spectacular Now shine, while Jobs underwhelms

Forest Whitaker and Oprah relive the American civil rights movement in Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Vancouver's Elysium intriguing, The Canyons and Lovelace lurid and creepy

Matt Damon battles the new world order of the year 2154 in Elysium.

Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine is one of his best, while Blackfish and The Attack are thought-provoking

Cate Blanchett delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in Blue Jasmine

The Wolverine is murky, The To Do List is all about sex and Crystal Fairy is too airy

Hugh Jackman is back in his most famous role: the Alberta-born Marvel Comics mutant Wolverine.

RED 2 and Turbo disappoint, The Hunt and The Conjuring get scary and The Act of Killing amazes

They try hard but Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary Louise Parker and Helen Mirren deliver less in the sequel RED 2.