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A new documentary reveals the casual genius of Richard Linklater

By Daniel Dylan Wray

Dream Is Destiny shows the famously laid-back director as a man of unwavering self-belief.

Lucile Hadzihalilovic on the evolution of Evolution

By David Jenkins

The French writer/director reveals the steps she took to make her eerie sea-side epic.

The Danish novel that’s exactly like the Tree of Life

By Mark Asch

Everything is connected – including Peter Adolphsen’s ‘Machine’ and Terrence Malick’s 2011 film.

Lars von Trier – apocalyptic auteur

By John Wadsworth

The story of how the famously provocative Danish director lost control on his 2011 film, Melancholia.

Captain America – the last good guy

By James Luxford

Five years after making his big screen bow, Chris Evans’ patriotic do-gooder continues to stand out in a world of antiheroes.

A practical guide to making your first short film

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Five emerging filmmakers offer essential first-hand advice for how to bring your creative vision to life.

Watch the gripping first trailer for Remainder

By Little White Lies

Take an exclusive first look at the upcoming British psycho-thriller starring Tom Sturridge.

Why Rope is Alfred Hitchcock’s most audacious masterpiece

By Jen Grimble

The director’s classic “one shot” thriller introduced numerous new and innovative cinematic techniques.

Eight surprising depictions of the President of the United States

By Henry Heffer

Will Ferrell’s casting as Ronald Reagan got us thinking of other memorable POTUS portrayals in the movies.

The irresistible madness of Orson Welles’ Don Quixote

By Tom Graham

Read the remarkable story of the director’s ill-fated passion project, 400 years on from the death of Miguel de Cervantes.

Ex-Rent Hell presents… Krull

By Adam Lee Davies

Remember this fantasy cult favourite in which good triumphs over evil with the help of a flying swastika?

Why can’t Hollywood seem to make sense of surveillance?

By Fred Wagner

Oliver Stone’s Snowden will look to realistically show the actions of the NSA and other government agencies.

How cinema is tackling Europe’s austerity crisis

By Tom Bond

Miguel Gomes, Jacques Audiard and others are capturing a shifting continental mood.

How Shane captured the shifting mood of postwar America

By Christina Newland

Alan Ladd’s mysterious stranger in town fundamentally changed the way audiences believed in heroes.

The inevitable white gay appropriation of Beyoncé’s Lemonade

By Kyle Turner

The singer’s visual album raises vital questions over identity politics in popular culture.

Would you eat at any of these movie themed restaurants?

By Henry Heffer

A new Star Wars dinner has inspired us branch out into the lucrative world of novelty food joints.

Is this the most subversive femme fatale in movie history?

By Paul Risker

How a young actress named Googie Withers stole the show in British noir Pink String and Sealing Wax.

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