Hugh Grant

The Gentlemen Review

Frenetically-paced and wildly convoluted, Guy Ritchie's latest still manages to be entertaining thanks to a scene-stealing turn by and against-type Hugh Grant.

Cloud Atlas Review

It's admirable that a film as ambitious as Cloud Atlas can get made at all, but sadly, ambition is all this messy adaptation really has going in its favour.

The New Old: Boys, Men, Aliens, and Gremlins

Lots of talk about boys and men this week as Brandon Bastaldo takes a look at the coming of age tale La Haine, Andrew Parker looks at the Quebecois hockey comedy Les Boys II, and Phil Brown looks at Men in Black, About a Boy, and the almost childlike inhibition of Gremlins 2: The New Batch.

The Pirates: Band of Misfits Review

Aardman Animation, the creators of Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run, bring you The Pirates: Band of Misfits, a giddy sugar rush of British animated entertainment.

Interview: Aardman Animator Peter Lord

We talk with Aardman animation co-founder and stop motion maven Peter Lord about his latest film The Pirates: Band of Misfits, casting voice actors, the pitfalls of searching for animated perfection, and the changing landscape of his business.