Posts by John Wadsworth

How can we actively promote diversity in the film industry?

By John Wadsworth

The founder of Ghetto Film School discusses the challenges of improving the visibility of marginalised groups.

Are Hollywood blockbusters too long?

By John Wadsworth

With Justice League rumoured to be three hours in length, we ask: how much is too much?

Watch an exclusive clip from I Am Not Your Negro

By John Wadsworth

James Baldwin discusses the future of America in this powerful archive footage.

Jonah Hill has directed a sitcom-inspired music video for Danny Brown

By John Wadsworth

‘Ain’t It Funny’ features a bizarre cameo from fellow filmmaker Gus Van Sant.

Natalie Portman is playing a bull rider in Anna Rose Holmer’s next film

By John Wadsworth

She’s been cast as a female rodeo star in the writer/director’s Bronco Belle.

Just how weird is Tim Burton’s Dumbo remake going to be?

By John Wadsworth

Will the director borrow any of the original’s surreal elements for his forthcoming live-action version?

Nicolas Winding Refn is producing a remake of Maniac Cop

By John Wadsworth

The Neon Demon director is working on a new update of William Lustig’s cult classic from 1988.

The Age of Shadows

By John Wadsworth

Wily resistance fighters take on wicked foreign occupiers in this breathless period thriller set in 1920s Korea.

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1984 is returning to cinemas in protest of Donald Trump

By John Wadsworth

Almost 200 independent cinemas have pledged to screen Michael Radford’s Orwellian adaptation.

A Spring Breakers TV series is in the works

By John Wadsworth

Harmony Korine won’t be in the director’s chair, but it’s set to arrive on a new streaming platform and on an unusual format.

1990s short films from 10 incredible directors

By John Wadsworth

Wes Anderson, Sofia Coppola and Christopher Nolan feature in this amazing crop of short works.

Jennifer Kent is ready to shoot her follow-up to The Babadook

By John Wadsworth

The Nightingale will tell the dark history of colonialism in Australia.

25 of the best movie posters from the 1990s

By John Wadsworth

A selection of iconic film art from the slacker generation.

Aardman’s Early Man gets a delightful teaser trailer

By John Wadsworth

Take a first look at Nick Park’s claymation caveman adventure.

Watch the gloriously silly first trailer for Mindhorn

By John Wadsworth

Julian Barratt plays a washed-up TV actor in this brilliant new comedy.

Terrence Malick is a massive fan of Zoolander, apparently

By John Wadsworth

Read this and other surprising revelations in a fascinating new profile of the director.

Will Wonder Woman breathe new life into the comic book origin story?

By John Wadsworth

A new trailer for DC’s standalone adventure tale hints at its heroine’s badass back story.

Burning Sands

By John Wadsworth

Frat boy hazing becomes a metaphor for slavery in this muddled drama from director Gerard McMurray.

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Ryan Gosling is playing Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s next film

By John Wadsworth

The pair are working on a biopic about the first man on the Moon.

The Creeping Garden

By John Wadsworth

Suppurating slime mould takes the limelight in this eccentric, sci-fi themed documentary.

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A new series tells the story of the greatest horror movies never made

By John Wadsworth

Doomed projects like David Cronenberg’s Frankenstein are discussed in Untold Horror.

Martin Scorsese pledges to preserve classic African cinema

By John Wadsworth

The director is launching a vital new initiative called The African Film Heritage Project.

Lars von Trier – apocalyptic auteur

By John Wadsworth

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

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