Shelagh Delaney’s voice stood out from the angry young men who dominated British cinema in the mid 20th century.
Contemporary Hollywood could learn a thing or two from Preston Sturges’ progressive and daring film.
Todd Haynes’ 1995 film stars Julianne Moore as a woman who becomes “allergic to the 20th century”.
The Lady from Shanghai is a prime example of the legendary filmmaker’s complicated genius.
Franklin J Schaffner’s satire was a response to an era of social upheaval.
Michael Haneke’s home invasion horror is a chilling satire of violence in popular entertainment.
The terrifying intimacy of The Silence of the Lambs lends it to a different kind of viewing experience.
Bruce Robinson’s cult classic will strike a chord with any struggling young artist living in a big city.
Released 30 years ago, Sam Raimi’s blood-drenched horror-comedy is as grotesque and hilarious as ever.
Bette Davis and Joan Crawford’s anti-chemistry is palpable in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? from 1962.
This 1930s gangster classic set the blueprint for films like Goodfellas and The Departed.
Sick of rewatching It’s a Wonderful Life? Seek out the other holiday-themed James Stewart classic.
As the acting icon celebrates his centenary, we reflect on one of his greatest performances.
This 1966 TV play on a young woman’s descent into homelessness has lost none of its impact.
In 1992 a young Peter Jackson created one of horror cinema’s most gruesome and enduring splatterfests.
Fifty years on, this low-key drama stands as a glorious shrine to analogue film.
The Yul Brynner-starring original from 1973 expertly fuses futuristic science fiction and classic western tropes.
Exploring the director’s use and manipulation of music in his 30-year-old masterpiece.
Before you see Almodóvar’s latest seek out these lesser seen Spanish gems.
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner underlines the importance of competing on your own terms.
George Cukor’s 1944 Gaslight was the first major Hollywood picture to depict an abusive relationship.
Director Damien Chazelle has admitted this ’60s classic is a key influence on his forthcoming musical.
It may not be the most iconic piece of film music, but Tobe Hooper’s organic, visceral soundtrack is uniquely unsettling.
From finding his feat as touring acrobat to earning Hollywood leading man status, the story of this enduring icon is full of intrigue.
With Johnny Guitar returning to cinemas, we tip our hat to one of the most towering acting talents of his generation.
Dawn plays an important role in the Italian director’s 1960 film La Dolce Vita.
Is the alt-right giving rise to a new generation of Travis Bickles?