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Phantom Thread is Paul Thomas Anderson’s finest film yet

Daniel Day-Lewis' cinematic swan song as a 1950's fashion designer is simply stunning

The Shape of Water – an odd romance makes perfect sense

Jonnie Barrow finds many parallels to modern issues despite The Shape of Water's period setting

Downsizing review – ‘leaving the audience more bored than scintillated’

Alexander Payne's latest film loses its way between its big ideas and its tiny characters

The Greatest Showman falls on its face

This longtime passion project for Hugh Jackman is far more ugly and cynical than it first appears

Disney buys Fox’s entertainment assets for $52.4 billion

How this deal might change your viewing habits forever

More Slush than Snow – The Snowman fails to impress

Jonnie Barrow is severely disappointed by the new Scandi thriller

‘It’ review – the most purely entertaining horror movie of the...

Jonnie Barrow reviews the latest silver screen horror sensation

Simian Success, or Weird Monkey Movie?

Jonnie Barrow argues the latest Planet of the Apes installment is the crowning glory of the franchise

Despicable Me 3 and Cars 3: this summer’s prime animated franchises

Jonnie Barrow reviews the newest instalments of two popular animated trilogies

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ defies expectations as a surprising pleasure

Jonnie Barrow finds the new Marvell instalment provides a fresh take on the stale Spider-Man character

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Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women

The Band Review – ‘heartwarming and nostalgic fun’

The new Take That inspired musical a great testament to the great British boyband.

The Witching Hour

A séance themed photo shoot