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 Many Parts Of Martin Lawrence
As the comedian makes a bigscreen comeback, he talks us through his greatest roles
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
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
Wonder Woman Swings Into The '80s
Director Patty Jenkins on setting Diana Prince loose in the era of excess
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
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.
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.
After an explosive Season 2 finale, where could Westworld go next? Empire’s most self-aware androids offer suggestions.
Taking The Trip
How director Cary Fukunaga brought the bonkers premise of new Netflix show Maniac back down to earth.
Ignore the trolls — the maintenance worker-turned-fighter pilot is a very modern hero.
It’s the realism of Fallout’s stuntwork that makes it feel so vital says Empire contributor.
How Bond Stays Relevant After #MeToo
Writer Simran Hans on how Danny Boyle should bring 007 up to date — without losing his essence.
Bumblebee is set to take the Transformers franchise back to its ’80s roots
HAN SOLOIt’s official: the ballsy bootlegger is Star Wars’ coolest character. But he’s also a Corellian of surprising complexity
Back In Black
Refusing to rest on his laurels, Shane Black exclusively reveals what he’s working on post-Predator.
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
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