If you need a break from superheroes and franchise blockbusters, The Little Things is here to remind you of the days when character-driven, star-led crime thrillers ruled the box office in the ’90s.
Total Film talks to Oscar-winning stars Denzel Washington, Jared Leto and Rami Malek to get the lowdown on a serial killer movie that’s been almost 20 years in the making.
Plus, in another throwback, Eddie Murphy and co talk about returning to Zamunda some three decades after Coming to America. Plus, the lowdown on the upcoming awards season, and interviews with Tom Holland, Daniel Kaluuya, Olivia Colman and more. Read on to find out all about the issue!
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The making of The Little Things
The Little Things places a trio of Oscar-winning actors into a thrillingly old-school serial-killer movie set in ’90s Los Angeles. Total Film rounds up writer-director John Lee Hancock and stars Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto to ask if storytelling, suspense and stupendous acting can rescue Hollywood from the superheroes…
Awards in 2021
How will the Oscars and all the other awards ceremonies cope with Covid-19 restrictions? Total Film looks at a race where there’s everything to play for…
Coming 2 America interviews
Thirty-three years after the beloved original, Eddie Murphy returns as Prince Akeem in Coming 2 America. Total Film chats exclusively with Murphy and his team about recreating Zamunda, reprising Reverends and revisiting an ’80s classic.
- Eddie Murphy on returning for Coming 2 America: “The original movie is part of the cultural zeitgeist”
Tom Holland on Cherry
After directing the biggest film of all time, the Russo brothers reteam with star Tom Holland and change gears for a powerful, based-on-real-life story of a young man dealing with love, war and opioid addiction. Total Film meets the actor and filmmakers to discuss a personal project that’s attracting awards buzz.
Daniel Kaluuya interview
Get Out star Daniel Kaluuya continues his electrifying ascent with Judas and the Black Messiah, playing Black Panther party chairman Fred Hampton in a powerhouse performance that could earn his next Oscar nomination. But, as he explains to Total Film, “You don’t have to sacrifice accessibility just because you pursue excellence...”
Movie road trip
Nomadland will have you itching for an American road trip, so get on the trail with Total Film as we take a cinematic ride through every US state. Bring the car snacks as we hit the asphalt via 51 wanderlust films…
Aubrey Plaza talks Black Bear
Aubrey Plaza, Sarah Gadon and Christopher Abbott retreat to a remote lake house and turn on each other in Lawrence Michael Levine’s Trump-era meta-thriller, Black Bear. Total Film talks stir craziness with the writer/director and cast.
Olivia Colman career interview
From sitcom standout to Oscar-winning heavyweight, Olivia Colman has made her journey to national treasure status look easy. But, ahead of the release of searing, awards-attracting dementia drama, The Father, she tells Total Film she’s never had a gameplan.
In the front section, Teasers, Total Film speaks to Steven Knight about his lockdown heist thriller, starring Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Plus Jared Leto on Morbius, Neve Campbell on Scream 5, Famke Janssen, Raya and the Last Dragon, and much more.
- Jared Leto teases intense, dark, and scary Morbius: "I took this real character approach to the role"
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