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Top Gun: Maverick shows Tom Cruise can still get his rockets off

The grin still wins as Cruise’s ageless wonder returns to the skies in a barely straight reprise of the Reaganite air-combat smash hit.

By Kim Newman

Top Gun: Maverick shows Tom Cruise can still get his rockets off
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Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness: An inventive trip through the Marvel universe

By Kim Newman

Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness: An inventive trip through the Marvel universe
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Morbius has all the signs of a troubled film production

By Kim Newman

Morbius has all the signs of a troubled film production
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The Batman is a muted, early-in-the-career superhero story with a narrow emotional register

By Kim Newman

The Batman is a muted, early-in-the-career superhero story with a narrow emotional register
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Nightmare Alley: Guillermo del Toro returns with a creepy carnival noir

By Kim Newman

Nightmare Alley: Guillermo del Toro returns with a creepy carnival noir
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Spider-Man: No Way Home offers a satisfying trip through the multiverse

By Kim Newman

Spider-Man: No Way Home offers a satisfying trip through the multiverse
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage serves up a strangely affecting superhero sequel

By Kim Newman

Venom: Let There Be Carnage serves up a strangely affecting superhero sequel
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No Time to Die brings Daniel Craig’s tenure as Bond to a disappointing end

By Kim Newman

No Time to Die brings Daniel Craig’s tenure as Bond to a disappointing end
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Boys from County Hell reawakens a bloodthirsty beast under an Irish bypass

By Kim Newman

Boys from County Hell reawakens a bloodthirsty beast under an Irish bypass
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The Suicide Squad regroups its gang of DC supervillains for a US cover-up mission

By Kim Newman

The Suicide Squad regroups its gang of DC supervillains for a US cover-up mission
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Settlers fights for its life on Mars

By Kim Newman

Settlers fights for its life on Mars
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Old washes up on the sands of time

By Kim Newman

Old washes up on the sands of time
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Black Widow fails to balance low key pseudo-familial bickering with CGI-smashing action

By Kim Newman

Black Widow fails to balance low key pseudo-familial bickering with CGI-smashing action
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Loki confronts the God of Mischief with alternative versions of himself

By Kim Newman

Loki confronts the God of Mischief with alternative versions of himself
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Freaky puts a horror villain into the final girl’s shoes

By Kim Newman

Freaky puts a horror villain into the final girl’s shoes
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Fast & Furious 9 may be nonsensical, but it has heart

By Kim Newman

Fast & Furious 9 may be nonsensical, but it has heart
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Fatima witnesses a holy apparition in wartime

By Kim Newman

Fatima witnesses a holy apparition in wartime
Features

Vile VHS: unspooling the history of the ‘video nasty’ controversy

By Kim Newman

Vile VHS: unspooling the history of the ‘video nasty’ controversy
Lists

Cruel Britannia: six British ‘video nasties’

By Kim Newman

Cruel Britannia: six British ‘video nasties’
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The Night fills a haunted hotel with manifestations of migrant paranoia

By Kim Newman

The Night fills a haunted hotel with manifestations of migrant paranoia
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Godzilla vs. Kong is a giant alpha-male roughhouse

By Kim Newman

Godzilla vs. Kong is a giant alpha-male roughhouse
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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier keeps Captain America’s special friends in harness

By Kim Newman

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier keeps Captain America’s special friends in harness
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WandaVision presents a bold, old-school spin on Marvel stalwarts

By Kim Newman

WandaVision presents a bold, old-school spin on Marvel stalwarts
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A Ghost Waits joins the ranks of classic supernatural romances

By Kim Newman

A Ghost Waits joins the ranks of classic supernatural romances
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Sweet Home is a Korean horror fantasy uncannily of its moment

By Kim Newman

Sweet Home is a Korean horror fantasy uncannily of its moment
From the Sight and Sound archive

Remake/remodel: 45 weird and wonderful alternative film cuts

By James Bell, Tom Charity and others

Remake/remodel: 45 weird and wonderful alternative film cuts
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The Queen’s Gambit is an intoxicating chess thriller

By Kim Newman

The Queen’s Gambit is an intoxicating chess thriller
Features

Planet terror: the horror of 2020

By Kim Newman

Planet terror: the horror of 2020
The best of 2020

His House gives a displaced couple no happy home

By Kim Newman

His House gives a displaced couple no happy home
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