JJ Abrams’ Super 8 reminds you of the best Spielbergian flicks from the 1970s and 80s, something to be treasured amid the relative dearth of memorable, live action kids films in the modern age.
Robert De Niro is always so much funnier when he’s not self-consciously parodying his own image. That’s why Midnight Run is the greatest comedy he’s ever starred in – not only that, it’s one of the most criminally overlooked films of all time. Sean Wilson reviews this underrated classic.
Eclectic yet consistent; both dark and uplifting – John Williams delivers a multifaceted knock-out with his score for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – arguably the best score in the series, and one of the best scores in this celebrated composer’s distinguished career
Frothy, lively, corny, jingoistic – Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger is a blast of testosterone-induced fun, and arrives at a time when such things are needed in the wake of dreck like Transformers