Film

Fifty Shades Freed ties up top spot at UK box office

The third instalment takes the franchise over $1bn worldwide, while The Greatest Showman appears set to overtake La La Land as biggest-grossing original musical Performing well … Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson in Fifty Shades Freed. Photograph: Doane Gregory/Universal The winner: Fifty Shades Freed Universal is celebrating cracking $1bn worldwide with its Fifty Shades franchise. …

Does Venom's weak trailer spell box-office ruin for the Spider-Man spin-off?

Sony has provoked fury among fans by releasing the first teaser for the Tom Hardy-starring superhero movie – with no sign of Venom in it Fiendishly determined … Tom Hardy in the Venom trailer. Photograph: Sony Pictures What’s the toughest job in film? Some might argue that actors face the most Sisyphean of tasks in …