The Independent | Film Reviews | Latest Film Reviews
Latest Video
Craig Roberts and Charlotte Ritchie play a musical duo in 'Benny and Jolene'

Benny & Jolene, film review: Satirical comedy, teen romance or road movie?

(15) Jamie Adams, 88 mins Starring: Craig Roberts, Charlotte Ritchie
Not so funny games: Pat Healy and Ethan Embry in EL Katz's tense and extreme 'Cheap Thrills'

Cheap Thrills, film review: A sadistic, nasty film with some truly jaw-dropping moments

(15) E L Katz, 88 mins. Starring: Pat Healy, David Koechner, Ethan Embry
Ariana Neal and Michael B Jordan in ‘Fruitvale Station’

Fruitvale Station, film review: A drama about the random nature of life and death

(15) Ryan Coogler, 84 mins. Starring: Michael B Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer
The wheel deal: Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum in the very funny ‘22 Jump Street’

22 Jump Street, film review: A traditional affair that offers audiences the same pleasures as Laurel and Hardy or Abbott and Costello

(15) Phil Lord, Chris Miller 112 mins. Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum
Nicole Kidman in the stylised ‘Grace of Monaco’

Grace Of Monaco, film review: Creaky and at times risible, but Nicole Kidman saves the day

(PG) Olivier Dahan, 103 mins. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Tim Roth, Parker Posey
'Pluto': a grim cautionary tale about ultra-competitive students at a South Korean school

Pluto, film review: Bullying and back-stabbing of ultra-competitive students

(15) Shin Su-Won, 107 mins. Starring: Kim Khobbi, Lee Da-wit, Sung Joon
Jarvis Cocker in ‘Pulp: a Film about Life, Death and Supermarkets’

Pulp: A Film About Life, Death And Supermarkets, film review

(12A) Florian Habicht, 91 mins Starring: Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey, Mark Webber
'Road' is about the champion motorcyclists Joey and Robert Dunlop

Road, film review: Film-makers do an excellent job of conveying reckless thrill of racing

(PG) Diarmuid Lavery, Michael Hewitt, 102 mins

The Dirties, film review: Top marks for Matt Johnson's brutal school portrait

(15) Dir. Matt Johnson; Starring Matt Johnson, Owen Williams, 83mins
Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort star as Hazel and Gus in The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars review round-up: Thumbs up for 'unabashed tearjerker'

Josh Boone's film adaptation has received a warm reception from US critics

Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are back for 22 Jump Street, out in June

22 Jump Street review: Jonah Hill's yearning for Channing Tatum is never in doubt

Unlike most buddy movies, the homoeroticism is never suppressed

Tom Cruise in Doug Liman's Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow 3D, film review: 'At its worst, both repetitive and plain ridiculous'

Doug Liman, 113 mins, starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton.

DVD & Blu-ray reviews: Dallas Buyers Club, Jamaica Inn, Out of the Furnace, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, That Awkward Moment

Dallas Buyers Club (15) Jean-Marc Vallee, DVD/Blu-ray (116mins)

Four middle-aged friends set out to re-create Alfred Wainwright’s coast-to-coast walk in 'Downhill'

Downhill, film review: Quintessentially British movie combines comedy with bleak observations

(15) James Rouse, 98 mins. Starring: Richard Lumsden, Karl Theobald, Ned Dennehy, Jeremy Swift
Ken Loach’s ‘Jimmy’s Hall’

Jimmy's Hall, film review: Ken Loach tells his latest story in a sprightly and very engaging way

(12A) Ken Loach, 109 mins. Starring: Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott
Arts and Entertainment
Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black

TV
Arts and Entertainment
Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel are bringing Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street to the London Coliseum

theatre
Arts and Entertainment
Robin Thicke's video for 'Blurred Lines' has been criticised for condoning rape

Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'

music
Arts and Entertainment
While many films were released, few managed to match the success of James Bond blockbuster 'Skyfall'

film
Arts and Entertainment
Matt Damon as Jason Bourne in The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

film
Arts and Entertainment
Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black

Review: Cilla, ITV TV
Arts and Entertainment

TV
Arts and Entertainment
Tom Hardy stars with Cillian Murphy in Peaky Blinders II

TV
Arts and Entertainment

art
Arts and Entertainment
Keira Knightley and Benedict Cumberbatch star in the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game

film
Arts and Entertainment
Kanye West is on his 'Yeezus' tour at the moment

Music
Arts and Entertainment
Rob James-Collier, who plays under-butler Thomas Barrow, admitted to suffering sleepless nights over the Series 5 script

TV
Arts and Entertainment
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence star in new film 'Serena'

film
Arts and Entertainment
Some might argue that a fleeting moment in the actor’s scintillating, silver-tongued company is worth every penny.

TV
Arts and Entertainment
Colin Firth stars as master magician Stanley Crawford in Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight'

film
Arts and Entertainment
U2 have released Songs of Innocence in partnership with Apple

musicBand have offered new record for free on iTunes
Arts and Entertainment
Brad Pitt stars in David Ayer's World War II drama Fury

film
Arts and Entertainment
Top hat: Pharrell Williams

music
Arts and Entertainment
Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum star as undercover cops in 22 Jump Street

film
Arts and Entertainment
David Bowie is back with fresh music after last year's hit album The Next Day

music
Arts and Entertainment
Keith Richards is publishing 'Gus and Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar', a children's book about his introduction to music

music
Arts and Entertainment
Calvin Harris has generated £4m in royalties from the music platform

music
Arts and Entertainment
Jenna Coleman stars as the Time Lord's companion Clara in Doctor Who

TV
Arts and Entertainment
Time and time again: the popular daytime quiz has been a fixture on Channel 4 since 1982

TV
Arts and Entertainment

To mark Tolstoy's 186th birthday

books
The Independent
 
The Independent on Google+
i100
i100 on Google+
i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    Career Services

    Day In a Page

    Independent Travel
    Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – MS Swiss Corona from £949pp
    Dubrovnik, the Dalmatian Coast & Montenegro from £799pp
    Provence from £599pp
    Apulia, Lecce and Vieste – Undiscovered Italy from £899pp
    Pompeii, Capri and the Bay of Naples from £759
    Classical Spain from £539pp
    Prices correct as of 12 September 2014
    Mystery of the Ground Zero wedding photo

    A shot in the dark

    Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
    His life, the universe and everything

    His life, the universe and everything

    New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
    Save us from small screen superheroes

    Save us from small screen superheroes

    Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
    Reach for the skies

    Reach for the skies

    From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
    These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

    12 best hotel spas in the UK

    Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
    These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

    Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

    Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
    Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

    Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

    Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
    How to make a Lego masterpiece

    How to make a Lego masterpiece

    Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
    Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

    Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

    Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
    Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

    Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

    His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam
    'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

    'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

    Exclusive extract from Janis Winehouse's poignant new memoir
    Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

    Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

    The Imitation Game, film review
    England and Roy Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption in Basel

    England and Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption

    Welbeck double puts England on the road to Euro 2016
    Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

    Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

    Pictures removed from public view as courts decide ownership
    ‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

    ‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

    Donatella Versace at New York Fashion Week