The Impossible – DVD review

The 2004 tsunami is rendered in traumatising, immaculate CGI but fictionalised survivors are casualties to cliché

Villain of the piece

Ahead of a new staging of Shakespeare’s tragedy, the actor talks to the FT’s theatre critic Sarah Hemming about what makes Iago such a complex character

Comfort amid the catastrophe

This week’s new film releases reviewed: ‘The Impossible’, ‘Jack Reacher’, ‘Parental Guidance’, ‘Safety Not Guaranteed’ and ‘Zaytoun’

Biking with the FT: Deon Meyer

It’s not the Karoo desert, but a rainy ride through Surrey still provides a little ‘plotting’ time for the bestselling South African crime writer

Charisma on a shocking scale

This week’s cinema reviewed: ‘Marley’, ‘Elles’, ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen’, ‘Town of Runners’, ‘Lockout’, ‘Beauty’ and ‘Ecstasy’

Film releases: July 22

Nigel Andrews reviews Kevin Spacey’s star turn in ‘Horrible Bosses’, Ewan McGregor in ‘Beginners’, Pixar’s ‘Cars 2’ and ‘The Big Picture’