Vinnie Jones: ‘My career flew off the rails. The wheels were going. There wasn’t a spare seat!’ | Film

[ad_1] I am, obviously, scared of Vinnie Jones. Even though he is calling from New York, 3,000 miles and five hours away, I keep expecting him to click his neck three times and pull me into a breathless headlock. But instead, he is sleepy and then charming, and doesn’t threaten to kick my face in … Read more

Vacation Friends review – raucous summer comedy is a washout | Comedy films

[ad_1] There’s a sense of strained desperation behind the title of the crude summer comedy Vacation Friends that seeps through to the film itself, the bullish insistence that, yes, Vacation Friends is a phrase that people frequently use is as deranged as assuming that something as utterly disposable as Vacation Friends needs to exist right … Read more

He’s All That review – Netflix’s dull TikTok teen remake lacks charm | Romance films

[ad_1] For the majority of people too young to remember the premiere of She’s All That in 1999, the main draw of He’s All That, Netflix’s gender-swapped remake of the teen classic, is its casting of the TikTok star Addison Rae. In July 2019, an 18-year-old Rae, given name Addison Rae Easterling, went from freshman … Read more

‘We want to create magic’: taking cinema to remote Spanish villages | Spain

[ad_1] Stretching six metres and painted turquoise, the trailer has trundled across Spain, making its way to mountaintop villages, cobblestone plazas and medieval historical centres. No matter the location, the process starts much in the same way: with the unfurling of a giant screen. “Our motto is cinema for everyone and anywhere,” said Patricia de … Read more

Spencer: first trailer shows Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana | Spencer

[ad_1] The first trailer for Spencer, the much-anticipated Diana, Princess of Wales drama, has been unveiled just days before its premiere at the Venice film festival. The film, which stars Kristen Stewart, shows us just three days over the Christmas period at Sandgringham, where Diana chose to end her marriage to Charles. It’s directed by … Read more

Souad review – shrewd and poignant study of social media identities | Film

[ad_1] As well as being subtle, tender and sad, this feature from Egyptian director Ayten Amin is one of those rare films which really engages with online existence and social media – yet without needing to flash up tweets and texts as onscreen graphics in the way most movies do. Souad meditates on the mysterious … Read more

Patsy Kensit: ‘You don’t have to marry all your boyfriends’ | Life and style

[ad_1] We grew up without money: two rooms and an outside loo. I remember shyly cowering behind the coal shed as Mum tried to photograph me, but by the age of four I was playing Mia Farrow’s daughter in The Great Gatsby. I loved the fantasy of acting, the contrast of the worlds in which … Read more