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How to spot an undercover agent (according to the movies)

Wil Jones Feature Sep 3, 2015

To salute the release of American Ultra, we hunt down the subtle ways to spot an undercover agent on the big screen...

The top 25 Rutger Hauer movies

Wil Jones Feature Sep 1, 2015

We salute the film work of the mighty Rutger Hauer, counting down his top 24 movies, and Blade Runner.

The underappreciated films of Jesse Eisenberg

Wil Jones Feature Aug 30, 2015

To salute the incoming arrival of American Ultra, we salute some underrated treats from Jesse Eisenberg's back catalogue...

The top 10 Carl Weathers movie and TV roles

Wil Jones Feature Aug 17, 2015

The mighty Carl Weathers, of Rocky, Predator and Happy Gilmore vintage. We pick our favourites of his many screen roles...

Why I love inaccurate superhero movies

Wil Jones Feature Jul 23, 2015

Before superhero movies became big business, they were a lot more fun, Wil argues...

Eli Roth, Knock Knock, and his impact on horror

Wil Jones Feature Jun 12, 2015

Eli Roth returns to the big screen with the Keanu Reeves-headlined Knock Knock. Wil looks back at his impact on horror...

What would happen to a film released with no marketing?

Wil Jones Feature May 12, 2015

Imagine a world where Star Wars: The Force Awakens was just announced, then released. Would you still see it?

Sam J Jones interview: Flash Gordon , Ted 2, Flash remake

Wil Jones Interview Mar 11, 2015

Flash Gordon star Sam J Jones talks about the impact of the movie, and of a possible appearance in the sequel to the 2012 hit Ted...

The best non-Muppets Jim Henson Company productions

Wil Jones Feature Feb 26, 2015

Abstract short films, underappreciated Christmas specials, and the first "scratch and sniff" crime drama? They're all Henson productions...

Focus review

Wil Jones Review Feb 25, 2015

Will Smith and Margot Robbie team up for the new spy caper, Focus. Here's our review...

Will Smith & Margot Robbie: Suicide Squad script is ‘ever changing’

Wil Jones News Feb 13, 2015

As they promote their new film, Focus, Will Smith and Margot Robbie have been chatting about DC's Suicide Squad...

Burt Reynolds: Portrait Of A Superstar - what we learned

Wil Jones Feature Feb 11, 2015

This article contains hairy Burt Reynolds, manly Burt Reynolds and, er, naked Burt Reynolds...

Mortdecai review

Wil Jones Review Jan 23, 2015

Johnny Depp channels Leslie Phillips in his latest outing, Mortdecai. But is he successful? Not really...

David Koepp interview: Mortdecai, Jurassic Park, Indy 4

Wil Jones Interview Jan 23, 2015

Mortdecai director David Koepp chats to us about the film, along with Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Spider-Man, Mission: Impossible & more.

Is A Muppet Family Christmas the best holiday special ever?

Wil Jones Feature Dec 17, 2014

Yes, The Muppet Christmas Carol is wonderful, but children of the 80s might remember another classic Muppet special...

When Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles met Power Rangers

Wil Jones Feature Nov 24, 2014

Wil revisits a 90s live-action superhero crossover that's er, not exactly a classic of the genre: TMNT meet the Power Rangers...

Looking back at The Mask

Wil Jones Feature Nov 21, 2014

Jim Carrey scored one his earliest hits with comic book adaptation The Mask. Wil loved it as a kid. Turns out, he loves it now...

The 25 best female action stars in modern cinema

Wil Jones Feature Nov 13, 2014

Wil's got something to say to all those people who reckon women can't be action stars. These 25 kickass women might want a word too...

50 bizarre examples of movie tie-ins and merchandise

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 26, 2014

Movie merchandise is big business. But some people will try and slap the name of The Avengers or Batman on anything...

Top 50 appearances by wrestlers in the movies

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 19, 2014

Wrestling's just like acting, right? Wil counts down the best film appearances by wrestlers and finds there might be quite a big difference

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