Thirteen Lives movie review: Ron Howard’s outstanding Oscar contender is one of the best films of the year

There is a thin line that every fact-based movie needs to walk. It needs to decide, for instance, whether to assume that the viewer is aware of the real-life story behind it, or if they are familiar with only the highlights. Thirteen Lives, the new Ron Howard film based on the (rather recent) Thai cave … Read more

Obi-Wan Kenobi movie trilogy was the first casualty of Solo bomb

Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregorphoto: Kate Green (Getty Images) Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, we now return Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Star Wars Story to the Earth’s crust. Roughly four years after an explosive box office bomb known as Ground wiped out a library of unread Star Wars Stories, sources excavated the blast’s first identified … Read more