Okay, so we realise that there’s still a good chunk of 2017 left, but we’re calling it right here and now: Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me by Your Name is the year’s best film. We simply can’t imagine anything topping this immaculate adaptation of André Aciman’s 2007 novel of the same name, with Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamat hanging out, relaxing and flirting in the sun-blushed climes of northern Italy.
For our latest print edition, we spoke to the people who helped bring this wondrous romantic tale to life on the big screen, and commissioned Madrid-based artist Luis Mazón to create an illustrated cover which beautifully captures the distinct tone and spirit of the film.
A conversation with Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino about how to capture love on film. By David Jenkins
Love My Way
Call Me By Your Name stars Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet discuss life and love, while we meet up-and-coming French actor Esther Garrel. By Adam Woodward and David Jenkins
Twelve tall tales of formative movie love from a selection of cinephiles.
Eat a Peach
How fruit and sex have overlapped and intermingled throughout the history of art, literature and culture. By Catherine Ellis
Men’s swimming trunks are placed under the microscope in our column about fashion and film. By Christina Newland
Three short movie appreciations of A Room With a View, A Nos Amours and A Day in the Country, each intended as vita supplementary viewing for our cover film.
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Life’s a beach as we take a deep dive into Christopher Nolan’s wartime suspense saga.
We pay homage to Ben Wheatley and his wild and wonderful shoot ’em up spectacular.