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Five essential queer movies as chosen by LGBT filmmakers

By Thomas Curry

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK with these great films.

Five things to see at Cinema Rediscovered 2017

By Christina Newland

Jean-Luc Godard’s radical ’60s comedy La Chinoise is among the highlights of this year’s festival.

How Top of the Lake dissected masculinity to become a modern TV classic

By Lewis Gordon

The first season of Jane Campion’s crime drama offers a powerful critique of patriarchal values.

We need to talk about the Supergirl cast’s attitude towards LGBT fans

By Chloe Smith

Comments made at Comic-Con were not only deeply hurtful but dangerous.

Close Encounters is returning to cinemas for its 40th anniversary

By Courteney Tan

Steven Spielberg’s classic extraterrestrial tale has been digitally remastered in 4K.

The Big Sick does stand-up comedy right by doing it wrong

By Nick Chen

Kumail Nanjiani’s portrayal of a professional joke-teller is refreshingly honest and authentic.

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: The Black Dahlia

By Martyn Conterio

An infamous 70-year-old true crime case continues to bleed into David Lynch’s work.

Will Alias Grace be Netflix’s next female-driven success?

By Courteney Tan

Mary Harron and Sarah Polley join forces for this adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s acclaimed novel.

Why the future of genre cinema is female

By Justine Smith

At the 2017 Fantasia Film Festival, women directors once again took centre stage.

Ready Player One trailer reunites Steven Spielberg with his DeLorean

By Josh Howey

The director’s upcoming sci-fi adventure is packed with ’80s pop culture references.

How George A Romero helped me to overcome an eating disorder

By Oliver Zarandi

Dawn of the Dead and Day of the Dead are films of hunger and the frustration of bodies.

Why Atonement remains a great modern film about love and war

By Lena Hanafy

Joe Wright’s World War Two-era romance is a beautiful story of a young couple torn apart by fate.

How superhero culture helped me to overcome my depression

By Christopher Aguiar

As a kid, I found solace in the comic book characters who resembled my own outcast existence.

The story of Kuso, by Flying Lotus

By Gabriela Helfet

We met the musician-turned-movie director to talk Twitter, George Clinton and his sick cine-opus.

Practical Magic: Six Ways to Fight for Film

By Little White Lies

Inspired by Dunkirk’s 70mm release, The Badlands Collective present a manifesto for saving celluloid.

Todd Haynes’ Wonderstruck gets a magical first trailer

By Josh Howey

The director of Carol returns with a typically gorgeous looking fantasy drama.

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