King Lear – reviews of Sam Mendes' 'exceptional' staging

Hot Ticket Mon 27 Jan, AT 07:47

Simon Russell Beale stars as the tragic Lear in a gripping modern-day version of Shakespeare's masterpiece

Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall

Skyfall director Sam Mendes to return for another James Bond

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Jul, AT 16:56

'Extraordinary follow-up' already at early stage with Daniel Craig starring again as agent 007

Sweet and sour reviews for 'Charlie and Chocolate Factory'

First Reaction Wed 26 Jun, AT 14:05

Sam Mendes's big-budget musical boasts 'amazing' sets but can't match 'Matilda's' magic

Helen Mirren takes swipe at Sam Mendes at awards

First Reaction Mon 25 Mar, AT 14:19

Observers say Dame Helen was right to take director to task after he lists his all-male movie influences

Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall

James Bond faces American rivals in Bafta film awards

Summary Wed 9 Jan, AT 10:14

Eight nominations for Skyfall - but Spielberg's Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, leads the pack

Lincoln tops Golden Globes, but where are Bond and Batman?

First Reaction Fri 14 Dec, AT 11:38

Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg lead nominations for the January movie awards

Crispin Black

In Skyfall, James Bond is no longer a spook – he's a vigilante

Fri 2 Nov, AT 08:38 Crispin Black

What would The Week's resident intelligence analyst make of Skyfall? Read before his article self-destructs

James Bond - Skyfall

Spy thriller meets comic-book caper in new Bond film Skyfall

Hot Ticket Fri 26 Oct, AT 07:20

Slinky women, loathsome villains and beautiful action sequences make it one of the best ever 007 films

Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall

Skyfall: prepare to be shaken and stirred by 'best ever' Bond

Review Wed 24 Oct, AT 11:40

Bond is back with a careful balance of nostalgia and reinvention – and, in Bardem, the scariest ever villain

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