The Avenger - PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN
Emerald Fennell’s twist on the revenge thriller is a provocative stunner.
Chris Evans IS HEADING FOR INFINITY…
The first time I saw the suit I thought, ‘This could be the suit I die in,’” Chris Evans told us from the set of Captain America: The First Avenger. A decade on, it’s safe to say Evans owned that suit. And he will soon own another suit, as worn by another American (and fleetingly Spanish) hero.
WONDER WOMAN 1984 12A
back in time NO MORE WAITING FOR GADOT…
WHAT LIES BENEATH
Ralph Fiennes and Carey Mulligan dug deep to portray real-life treasure hunters uncovering Sutton Hoo in The Dig. They tell Total Film how the right hat, emotional connection and being buried alive made a period drama a personal matter...
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RUSSELL T. DAVIES HEADS BACK TO THE ’80S – AND THE AIDS CRISIS…
The WITCHING HOUR
It’s the twist no one saw coming – turning the MCU into a sitcom and asking Dick Van Dyke to help tell Marvel’s most ambitious story to date. The cast and crew of WandaVision tell us what to expect from Phase 4’s new chapter…
A Big Plus
DISNEY I At the recent Investor Day, the Mouse House dropped the motherlode. TF unpacks all the details we can physically cram in…
STAR WARS BOOKS
American epic space-opera media franchise, centered on a film series
'YOU HAVE TO DO THINGS WRONG SOMETIMES TO KNOW HOW TO DO THINGS RIGHT' - ROSAMUND PIKE
From Bond girl to Gone Girl, Rosamund Pike likes to confound expectations with diverse roles championing strong women. But as she heads into black comedy with festival favourite I Care A Lot, she tells Total Film that she likes a challenge...
Fast & Furious 9
The turbocharged franchise revs up its next huge installment...
EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE I Director Jonathan Butterell on his stage musical’s makeover.
IT'S A WANDA-FUL LIFE
WANDAVISION I Do not adjust your set. Scarlet Witch is back…
Regina King is acting royalty and now she’s bringing all of her nuance and fierce intelligence to her directorial debut, One Night In Miami. She gets personal and political with Total Film…
British multihyphenate Riz Ahmed has been consistently impressive in incendiary indies and bigger blockbuster fare. But as he takes on one of his most powerful roles yet as a drummer losing his hearing in Sound Of Metal, he tells Total Film that he’s just getting started... AT ITS HEART, EVERY STORY IS ABOUT TRYING TO ANSWER THE QUESTION, “WHO AM I?”
DOCTOR WHO’S FESTIVE SPECIAL PROMISES TEARS AND TINPOT FEARS…
KICKING & STREAMING
Thirty-five years after Daniel LaRusso crane kicked his way to victory at the All Valley Karate Championship, streaming series Cobra Kai has given the Karate Kid franchise a rousing new lease of life. Ahead of Season 3’s debut on Netflix, Total Film hits the dojo with Ralph Macchio, William Zabka and the show’s creators to discuss the unlikely resurgence of an ’80s icon, and Cobra Kai’s hardest hitting season yet.
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JOHN POWELL | VARÈSE SARABANDE
CAN WE TALK ABOUT...? STAR WARS' COMEBACK YEAR
The Force is strong again… but there’s work to be done.
An Oscar frontrunner after dominating festivals with its tale of itinerant van dwellers, Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland is a film for our recession-struck times. Total Film speaks to the team behind this year’s most soulful movie.
a wimple plan
HOW THE BBC ADAP OF BLACK NARCISSUS IS GETTING THINGS IN ORDER.
The Killer inside me
Brandon Cronenberg’s techno-thriller Possessor is being hailed as the genre film of the year. He sits down with Total Film to turn the gun on himself and pull the sick-trigger on a film so disturbing it would make his dad squirm.
THE KANE EVENT
Everything is Orson? Well, maybe not. David Fincher’s Mank explores the origins of Welles’ magnum opus, bringing his own Hollywood experience to bear on a 30-years in-the-making black-and-white masterpiece that feels like it could have been found on a shelf next to Citizen Kane. Total Film meets Fincher and cast to talk Hollywood past and present.
THE NEXT BIG THING
ARIANA DEBOSE IS TAKING CENTRE STAGE
MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM I A blues icon gets her due in Chadwick Boseman’s final film.
GUADAGNINO RETURNS TO TEENHOOD WITH WE ARE WHO WE ARE…
For his intense directorial debut Falling, multihyphenate Viggo Mortensen has drawn inspiration from his own tough-love upbringing. He sits down with Total Film to get up close and personal…
Game For A Laugh
FREE GUY I Ryan Reynolds’ alt-reality tentpole is a comedy for our turbulent times...
HOW PRISON DRAMA FOR LIFE SETS THE BAR HIGH…
A SENSITIVE APPALACHIAN FAMILY MEMOIR. THE BAROMETER OF A DIVIDED NATION. OR JUST OSCAR BAIT? RON HOWARD’S HILLBILLY ELEGY WILL SURELY SPLIT OPINION. TOTAL FILM MEETS THE DIRECTOR AND CAST TO UNPACK THE SEASON’S MOST INSPIRATIONAL TRUE STORY.
THE GOOD LORD BIRD FLIES IN THE FACE OF PERIOD-DRAMA CONVENTION…