Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor plays the title character in “Christopher Robin,” another film based on A. A. Milne’s beloved characters. (Courtesy Disney)

‘Christopher Robin’ upsets simple magic of beloved ‘Pooh’ characters

The 1920s “Winnie-the-Pooh” books by A. A. Milne and illustrated by Ernest…

 

Director Danny Boyle, author Irvine Welsh, and actor Robert Carlye work on “T2 Trainspotting.” (Courtesy Jaap Buitendijk/ TriStar Pictures)

Danny Boyle finds reasons to go ‘Trainspotting’ again

English director Danny Boyle exploded onto the movie scene in 1996 with…

 

Ewan McGregor and Dakota Fanning star in “American Pastoral,” an adaptation of Philip Roth’s acclaimed novel. (Courtesy Richard Foreman)

Ewan McGregor wears a new hat with ‘American Pastoral’ directorial debut

Known for consistent good acting in dozens of films from “Trainspotting” to…

 

Susanna White directs the spy thriller "Our Kind of Traitor." (Courtesy Jaap Buitendijk/Roadside Attractions)

Susanna White directs ‘Traitor’ with shades of gray

As feminism is seemingly regressing when it comes to the movie industry,…

Susanna White directs the spy thriller "Our Kind of Traitor." (Courtesy Jaap Buitendijk/Roadside Attractions)
Don Cheadle becomes Miles Davis in “Miles Ahead,” a movie he co-wrote, co-produced and directed. (Courtesy Brian Douglas/Sony Pictures Classics)

Don Cheadle gets inside Miles Davis’ head

Don Cheadle really “got” Miles Davis in “Miles Ahead.” While filming the…

Don Cheadle becomes Miles Davis in “Miles Ahead,” a movie he co-wrote, co-produced and directed. (Courtesy Brian Douglas/Sony Pictures Classics)
Courtesy PhotoBill Nighy appears as the commader of the giants in “Jack the Giant Slayer

‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ is a big, giant bore

While spooky fairy tales once were intended to entertain and teach children…

Courtesy PhotoBill Nighy appears as the commader of the giants in “Jack the Giant Slayer
Courtesy photoScenic shot: Emily Blunt and Ewan McGregor star in “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

There’s something fishy about Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor is not your typical movie star. He impressed local audiences…

Courtesy photoScenic shot: Emily Blunt and Ewan McGregor star in “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

‘Beginners’ a warm dramedy about love and loss

More crowd-pleasing than truly heart-stirring, but immensely likable all the same, Mike…

A gay, if inconsistent, old time

Gutsy, zippy and exuberantly gay, “I Love You Phillip Morris” is not…

People, politics and paranoia

Whatever factors in his overanalyzed life have shaped his distinctive cinema, Roman…