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‘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

Old and new fused in ‘Alien: Covenant’

Jonnie Barrow examines the influences of Ridley Scott’s latest horror

‘Ghost in the Shell’: A mind-numbing bore

Jonnie Barrow takes on the forgettable remake of an anime classic

Review: “Get Out”

Jonnie Barrow lavishes praise on this recently-released horror masterpiece.

Live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a ‘dose of weaponised nostalgia’

Jonnie Barrow examines whether the recent live-action remake of 'Beauty and the Beast' is worth your time...

Moonlight: a transcendent spectacle

Jonnie Barrow delights in Barry Jenkins' mesmeric exploration of identity

“An enormous array of talent on display”

Jonnie Barrow enjoys a bumpy ride through a musical twist on a classic

Review: ‘A Monster Calls’

Jonnie Barrow is impressed by Bayona’s adaptation of an underrated children’s novel

Review: ‘La La Land’

Jonnie Barrow is amazed by Chazelle’s modern musical, which reinvents a forgotten genre

Review: I, Daniel Blake

Jonnie Barrow is bowled over by the film’s emotional realism, the kind to which so many of us should open our eyes

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Only students registered as estranged are eligible for the full bursary

From Deontay to Divock: a ‘Super Sunday’ done right

'Why can't all 'Super Sundays' start on a Saturday night?'

Airbrushing is a practice that reinforces unattainable societal norms

Jameela Jamil is right: airbrushing does nothing but make us miserable, it should be banned