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An acting class with Isabelle Huppert

By David Jenkins

The screen icon discusses her craft plus her upcoming roles in Mia Hansen-Løve’s Things to Come and Michael Haneke’s Happy End.

Which VHS covers terrified you most as a kid?

By Wil Jones

They may seem tame today, but during the home video boom even the trashiest cover artwork could prove intensely effective.

Beyond Pedro – seven great Spanish films you need to see

By Stephen Puddicombe

Before you see Almodóvar’s latest seek out these lesser seen Spanish gems.

Is there still a place for eroticism in cinema?

By Justine Smith

Events like Le Festival du Film de Fesses are exploring stigmatising and transgression on the big screen.

The greatest film of the 21st century has been named

By David Jenkins

A new poll of critics conducted by the BBC reveals 100 cinematic marvels.

Denzel Washington returns to the director’s chair for Fences

By Poppy Doran

The iconic leading man is set to bring an acclaimed stageplay to the screen.

Why Unbreakable remains the ultimate superhero movie

By Alex Hess

M Night Shyamalan’s understated 2000 drama is anathema to the box-office behemoths of today.

Is this the greatest film-themed video essay ever made?

By David Jenkins

Actor and filmmaker Kentucker Audley celebrates the upcoming 21st anniversary of the inspirational drama, Powder.

In praise of Luxo Jr – the short film that changed cinema

By Michael Dalton

Thirty years ago Pixar’s charming debut ushered in a new age of cinematic storytelling.

Guillermo del Toro dives into The Shape of Water

By Poppy Doran

The Crimson Peak director has teamed up with Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon for a Cold War-set fantasy romance.

Why The Day the Earth Caught Fire still stuns 55 years on

By Joel Blackledge

Once deemed too strong for general consumption, this apocalyptic sci-fi is as relevant and powerful as ever.

10 great debuts by actors turned directors

By Brogan Morris

With The Childhood of a Leader arriving in cinemas, here are some other memorable shifts from stars behind the lens.

Watch the rugged first trailer for Hell or High Water

By Poppy Doran

Ben Foster and Chris Pine play bank robbing brothers in David Mackenzie’s gritty neo-western.

Is this the greatest sporting drama ever told?

By Stephen Puddicombe

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner underlines the importance of competing on your own terms.

Discover the T&A titillation of this homecooked horror

By Anton Bitel

Cannibalism and nudity abound in Microwave Massacre, now available on Blu-ray and DVD.

In praise of The Fly – the body horror that’s all in your head

By Dominic Preston

After 30 years David Cronenberg’s tour de force of disgust is as powerful and penetrating as ever.

Why The Firm has stood its ground for over 25 years

By Wilbur Charles-Roberts

Alan Clarke’s made-for-TV classic remains the most authentic film about football hooliganism ever made.

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