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In praise of The Seventh Seal – Ingmar Bergman’s monochrome masterpiece

By Ned Carter Miles

The Swedish master’s 1957 film is a deceptively accessible arthouse staple.

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder – The Wizard of Oz

By Martyn Conterio

David Lynch’s obsession with the classic MGM musical has come to the fore again.

Watch the first teaser trailer for the new Noah Baumbach movie

By Little White Lies

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is the latest NY-set ensemble comedy from the director of Frances Ha.

Partition on screen: five essential films

By Sarah Jilani

A look at how cinema has separated the human stories from this major historical event.

Everything we know about Sicario sequel, Soldado

By Mark Allison

Josh Brolin and Benecio Del Toro are set to return in this continuation of Denis Villeneuve's cartel land throwdown.

Samuel L Jackson takes our 1990s movie poster quiz

By Little White Lies

We test the actor’s knowledge of ’90s movies – with one crucial twist...

Has Hollywood killed the event movie?

By Christopher Machell

In an age of increasingly familiar extended universes, individual films simply don’t have the same cultural impact as they did 20 years ago.

Why Dirty Dancing is a subversive feminist masterpiece

By Lara C Cory

There’s so much more to this lusty ’80s hit than meets the eye.

Why 12 Angry Men remains the ultimate ensemble drama

By Josh Howey

Sidney Lumet’s 1957 film is a perfect example of how to combine character and setting.

Watch the hilarious first trailer for The Death of Stalin

By Little White Lies

Armando Iannucci’s Soviet-set satire is packed with comedic talent.

Watch an exclusive clip from An Inconvenient Sequel

By Louise Busfield

Al Gore’s latest crusade reveals the shocking realities of climate change.

How Unforgiven laid the classic movie western to rest

By David Pountain

Clint Eastwood’s gritty 1992 film dispelled many of the myths which he helped to popularise.

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder – The Owl Cave ring

By Martyn Conterio

The supernatural motif which first appeared in Fire Walk with Me has cropped up again – but how many rings are there?

Story of a Scene: David Lowery on A Ghost Story

By Manuela Lazic

The writer/director reveals how he convinced Rooney Mara to eat a pie for his haunting drama.

Lucky – first look review

By Luke Walkley

Harry Dean Stanton delivers arguably the greatest performance of his long career in John Carroll Lynch’s contemplative debut feature.

Findings from a rare screening of Jacques Rivette’s masterpiece, L’Amour Fou

By Matt Thrift

The director’s astonishing 1969 film was shown from the only known 35mm print in existence.

Why The Darjeeling Limited is Wes Anderson’s best film

By Nathanael Smith

Ten years ago, the director dropped his most profound meditation on life’s journey.

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