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100 great female comedy performances – part 4

By Little White Lies

Big hitters, bridesmaids and women on the verge of a nervous breakdown make the cut in this penultimate segment.

Blow Out and the politics of despair

By Taylor Burns

Brian De Palma’s taut Watergate-era thriller highlights the difference between what a country believes itself to be, and what it actually is.

Who are Steven Spielberg’s greatest artistic muses?

By James Luxford

Mark Rylance is the latest in a list of key collaborators who bring out the best in The Beard.

100 great female comedy performances – part 3

By Little White Lies

Our comedic rundown continues with a promiscuous band camp geek and an ageless Old Hollywood icon.

100 great female comedy performances – part 2

By Little White Lies

Thora Birch, Tilda Swinton and Whoopi Goldberg feature in the second part of our tribute to funny film women.

100 great female comedy performances – part 1

By Little White Lies

A tribute to some of the most memorable comic turns from women actors, featuring an immortal Meryl Streep.

How Ken Loach captured the emotional fallout of the Spanish Civil War

By James Clarke

Land and Freedom shows the personal and political sides of this 80-year-old conflict.

The film noir villain who became a role model for real-life gangsters

By David Hayles

In 1947’s Kiss of Death, Richard Widmark plays a murderous Joker-styled sociopath.

In praise of Kin-dza-dza! – the best sci-fi film you’ve never heard of

By Joel Blackledge

Mad Max meets Monty Python is the best way of describing this strange, little-seen Soviet gem.

Aliens at 30 – in praise of James Cameron’s feminist masterpiece

By Lara C Cory

Thirty years on, Sigourney Weaver’s iconic hero stands as a defiant symbol of gender equality.

How Summertime channels the pro-choice spirit of One Sings, the Other Doesn’t

By Katherine McLaughlin

Catherine Corsini’s new film carries the torch for Agnès Varda’s feminist musical.

Need a break from the awfulness of world news? Choose cinema

By Jessica Kiang

Diverse, inclusive festivals like Karlovy Vary are reaffirming the power film to edify, unite and entertain.

Watch the Spielberg-inspired trailer for the 24th Raindance Film Festival

By Little White Lies

Director Filippo Capuzzi Lapietra has created a charming tribute for the festival’s 2016 edition.

Meet the young female directors leading Mexico’s cinema revolution

By Matt Turner

Documentary filmmakers Betzabé García and Tatiana Huezo are giving a voice to victims of violent abuse.

Damien Chazelle’s La La Land gets a heavenly first trailer

By Little White Lies

Watch Ryan Gosling serenade Emma Stone in the first look at the director’s follow-up to Whiplash.

Why War of the Worlds is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By Adam Woodward

Steven Spielberg’s alien invasion epic offers a boldly personal take on a contemporary global crisis.

Why Pacific Rim is the greatest blockbuster of the 21st century

By David Jenkins

Guillermo del Toro choreographs a ballet with giants and offers one of cinema’s most beautiful definitions of love.

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