Now is the perfect time to catch up on the best books, films, television shows and podcasts you might have missed. If you’re looking for distraction, of any kind, one of these five movies should do the trick.
Perfect in many ways, especially when Marlon Brando chases a child through the garden with a mouthful of oranges.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino’s latest might be divisive but no one’s arguing with Brad Pitt’s shirting-off scene.
If gentle soothing is in order, Hayao Miyazaki’s beautifully-illustrated take on The Little Mermaid will do the trick.
Shaun of the Dead
This zombie action-comedy is a sure-fire reminder there’s always a worse apocalypse than yours out there.
The Hunger Games
Thinking about last night’s spaghetti? These teens are fighting to the death for a slice of bread.