Out Of The Cage
From the ashes of Suicide Squad has risen something fresh, bold and exciting: birds of prey. Inside the first-ever female-ensemble superhero film
The Master Of Suspense
With a string of dazzling, high-concept thrillers, bong joon ho has drawn comparisons to hitchcock. But his films also have a strong social message, and his latest, parasite, is no exception
Wonder Woman Swings Into The '80s
Director Patty Jenkins on setting Diana Prince loose in the era of excess
The Many Parts Of Martin Lawrence
As the comedian makes a bigscreen comeback, he talks us through his greatest roles
HIS NUMBER'S UP
AFTER 14 YEARS, THE LONGEST TENURE OF ANY BOND, DANIEL CRAIG IS ABOUT TO HANG UP HIS MARTINI GLASS AND WALTHER PPK. EMPIRE TRACKS 007 ACROSS THE GLOBE, FROM LONDON TO JAMAICA AND NEW YORK, TO BRING YOU THE ULTIMATE INTEL ON NO TIME TO DIE. AND HIS EMOTIONAL FAREWELL...
THE FALL GUYS
In 2011, Zack Stentz and Ashley Edward Miller were the hottest new screenwriting team in Hollywood. Then they disappeared. Eight years later, they tell EMPIRE their cautionary tale; revealing the tough reality of a writer's life Hollywood
The last blockbuster to be released in the 1980s, Tango & Cash seemed like a no-brainer: a buddy-cop team-up for two of Hollywood’s biggest stars. But it didn’t take long for the wheels to spectacularly come off
BLAZING a TRAIL
Queen & Slim IS A ROAD MOVIE, A TENDER ROMANCE AND AN UNFLINCHING LOOK AT WHAT IT MEANS TO BE BLACK IN 21ST CENTURY AMERICA. EMPIRE ASSEMBLES ITS WRITER, DIRECTOR AND TWO STARS FOR A FRANK, FREEWHEELING CONVERSATION ABOUT WHY IT NEEDED TO BE MADE
HOW SAM MENDES AND TEAM TURNED WORLD WAR I DRAMA 1917INTO A REAL-TIME, ONE-TAKE WONDER
An Oscar-winning director. The world's biggest pop star. A classic West End musical. Judi Dench with a tail. The biggest gamble of the year
Ever since the trailer dropped the world has been mesmerized by Cats. We journey deep inside the maddest, milkiest film of 2019
The People Vs David Fincher
FROM HIS LOVE OF MUSIC VIDEOS TO HIS AVERSION TO iPHONES, THE WORLD’S MOST METICULOUS DIRECTOR ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS
The Last Alliance
Four Decades After Star Wars Began, J.j. Abrams Has Returned To Usher In The Series’ Final Act. With New Heroes Emerging And Old Favourites Returning, Empire Talks To The Cast Of The Rise Of Skywalker To Find Out How They Brought The Saga Home
EARLY LAST YEAR, ROBERT PATTINSON, WILLEM DAFOE AND DIRECTOR ROBERT EGGERS ARRIVED ON A PIECE OF VOLCANIC ROCK TO SHOOT THEIR CRAZED PSYCHODRAMA THE LIGHTHOUSE. . . . THEY’RE STILL RECOVERING. EMPIRE SPEAKS TO THEM TO FIND OUT ABOUT THE GRUELLING SHOOT BEHIND ONE OF THE MOST STARTLING FILMS IN YEARS
Breaking The Rules
You Do Not Talk About Fight Club? Try Telling David Fincher That. Twenty Years After The Film Smashed S Into Cinemas, The Director Shares Tales And Unseen Photos From His Archives
A Boy And His Fuhrer
How do you Follow up Thor: Ragnarok? For Director Taika Waititi, The Answer was to make a comedy about Nazi Germany, And cast himself as Hitler. Unsurprisingly, Jojo Rabbit Turned out be his most difficult movie yet.
30 Years 30 Films - A Celebration Of The Greatest Movies Of Empire's Lifetime
THE PAST THREE DECADES HAVE SEEN MANY MASTERPIECES, BIG AND SMALL, JOIN THE MOVIE PANTHEON. OVER THE NEXT 30 PAGES WE CELEBRATE OUR FAVOURITE FILM FROM EACH YEAR, WITH HELP FROM THE PEOPLE WHO MADE THEM
THE ONE THAT MADE HORROR SELF-AWARE
1994 The Shawshank Redemption
THE ONE THAT MADE US HOPE AGAIN
Bumblebee is set to take the Transformers franchise back to its ’80s roots
Taking The Trip
How director Cary Fukunaga brought the bonkers premise of new Netflix show Maniac back down to earth.
After an explosive Season 2 finale, where could Westworld go next? Empire’s most self-aware androids offer suggestions.
How Broadway star Cynthia Erivo landed one of the most buzzed-about film roles of the year in period-thriller Bad Times At The El Royale.
How Much Is A Carton Of Milk? Bruce Dern
On a scale of one to 10, how famous are you? Well, I’d say I’m in the top million. I mean I’m not gonna give myself accolades beyond that, for Christ’s sake.
Sicario: Day Of The Soldado
DIRECTOR Stefano Sollima CAST Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner, Matthew Modine, Catherine KeenerPLOT After a US bombing is linked to Mexican people-smugglers, covert ops experts Graver (Josh Brolin) and Gillick (Benicio Del Toro) are enlisted to help the CIA incite war between rival cartels. However, when a druglord’s kidnapped daughter (Isabela Moner) is deemed expendable, the two men find themselves on opposing sides of a violent war.
The Bigger Picture Queens Of Cool
Ocean’s 8’s gender swap is no mere gimmick, says Empire’s Editor-At-Large Helen O’Hara; it can be a landmark moment in cinema
In 2015’s Ant-Man, Paul Rudd superheroed solo. Now sequel Ant-Man And The Wasp has elevated Evangeline Lilly to equal billing status. The pair talk to Empire about the biggest little blockbuster around
The Hero And The Dark Lord
A NEW BOOK BY EMPIRE CONTRIBUTING EDITOR IAN NATHAN TELLS THE UNTOLD STORIES BEHIND THE MAKING OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS. IN THIS EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT, PETER JACKSON RECALLS ONE OF HIS GRIMMEST MOMENTS — TANGLING WITH HARVEY WEINSTEIN
How Donald Glover and the Solo: A Star Wars Story team recreated Calrissian
Fun Of A Preacher Man
Having released Hitler from hell, where does Preacher, TV’s most barn stormingly blasphemous show, go next?
The Fallout Guy
Henry Cavill on joining the Mission: Impossible series, Tom Cruise, and that infamous ’tache.