Features

In defence of Southland Tales – Richard Kelly’s futuristic folly

By Dominic Jaeckle

The director’s much-maligned second feature is a vigorous piece of pulp for the 21st century.

In praise of Julee Cruise: the voice behind Twin Peaks

By Little White Lies

On the life and work of the ethereal vocalist who helped bring David Lynch’s iconic show to life.

10 lesser-known music docs you should watch

By Eve Watling

Seek out these great musical portraits, featuring David Bowie, Lil Wayne and Leonard Cohen.

A guide to cinema’s most enduring rebels

By Christopher Machell

What is it that makes maverick character actors like Jack Nicholson so dangerously irresistible?

Austin Lynch is ready to step out of his father’s shadow

By Neil Young

The director chats Gray House and reveals why he’s keen to distance himself from his illustrious kin.

The Endless – first look review

By Anton Bitel

Directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead serve up a meta meditation on cults in this smart genre-blurring thriller.

Eight good reasons why you should shoot on 16mm film

By David Jenkins

Juho Kousmanen, director of The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki, extols the virtues of celluloid.

Six great sports movies for people who hate sport

By Eve Watling

You don’t have to be mad on organised physical activity to enjoy these films.

Who should play the Genie in the live-action Aladdin?

By Eve Watling

Will Smith is reportedly in talks to take over from Robin Williams in the iconic role.

New films by Claire Denis, Sean Baker and Abel Ferrara to debut in Cannes

By David Jenkins

The 2017 Directors’ Fortnight line-up is even more tantalising than the main Competition.

Gemma Arterton: ‘I can definitely tell when a woman has written a script’

By David Jenkins

The British leading lady discusses her role in the delightful Blitz-era comedy-drama, Their Finest.

Does the world really need a King Kong TV show?

By Eve Watling

The giant movie ape is set for a return to the small screen.

Six great TV shows to watch now that Girls is over

By Marta Bausells

Unmissable millennial sitcoms to fill the void left by Lena Dunham and co.

How Fargo brilliantly blurs the line between fact and fiction

By William Carroll

With its opening disclaimer, the Coen brothers’ homespun murder story lulls us into a false reality.

Watch Alison Brie play a dirty nun in The Little Hours trailer

By Eve Watling

Apostasy, heresy and eating blood are just some of these sisters’ sins...

The vampire movie is finally growing up

By Elisabeth O’Neill

Michael O’Shea’s The Transfiguration builds its fantasy before shattering it with real-world adult truths.

Why I’ll miss the brave, flawed brilliance of Lena Dunham’s Girls

By Roxanne Sancto

Millennial attitudes have shifted since the show first aired in 2012, but its core values have endured.

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