Features

Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs gets a delightful first trailer

By Emily Bray

The director’s Japan-set stop-motion feature follows a young boy searching for his dog.

Hard Corps: Women in power and the politics of taking action

By Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

More and more movies are featuring female characters with strength, agency and a drive to take action. What took them so damn long?

Totally Addicted to Pablo: How Narcos fuelled an unlikely pop culture obsession

By Emily Bray

Why are we all so fascinated by the story of this notorious cartel boss?

How Curb Your Enthusiasm reinvented the TV sitcom

By Darren Richman

Larry David’s semi-improvised comedy paved the way for an entire new generation of shows.

Take an exclusive look at Isle Full of Noises, narrated by David Oyelowo

By Emily Bray

The British actor reads Shakespeare in this drone-lit dramatic short by Jamie Whitby.

Drew Barrymore is joining the female horror revolution

By Sofie Steenhaut

The all-female Black Rose Anthology is a necessary catalyst for achieving gender equality in the genre.

Mom and Dad – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Nicolas Cage runs amok in this deliciously berserk comedy-horror about parents compelled to kill their kids.

Discover the classic Gothic chills of this Mario Bava masterpiece

By Anton Bitel

Kill, Baby... Kill! contains one of cinema’s earliest evil children.

Why Hausu remains one of the weirdest horror films ever made

By Taryn McCabe

Forty years ago, directed Nobuhiko Obayashi created a totally unique art-house treasure.

Better Things and the new TV family dynamic

By Roxanne Sancto

Pamela Adlon’s hit show belongs to an exciting new genre of female-driven storytelling.

Broad City Season 4: ‘Sliding Doors’ and the train of destiny

By Roxanne Sancto

Ilana and Abbi are back to remind us that women are at their strongest when they pull together.

Lady Bird – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Saoirse Ronan whirlwinds her way through Greta Gerwig’s sublime directorial debut.

First Reformed – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Paul Schrader returns to the fray with a mediative masterwork powered by a stunning central turn from Ethan Hawke.

Mary Shelley – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Elle Fanning is the star of the show in Haifaa Al-Mansour’s uneven biopic of the ‘Frankenstein’ author.

The Shape of Water – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sally Hawkins finds a scaly suitor in Guillermo del Toro’s strange, sentimental snow globe fairy tale.

How has trans-female representation in film changed in the last 45 years?

By Isobel Raphael

Findings from a rare public screening of John Dexter’s I Want What I Want.

Discover this Japanese epic about the horrors of war

By Anton Bitel

Shinya Tsukamoto’s Fires on the Plain is a harrowing reminder of the futility and madness of human conflict.

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