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Why Maurice remains one of the great queer romances

By Annie Jo Baker

James Ivory and Ismail Merchant’s stunning 1987 love story prizes sensuality over intellectualism.

Meet the next generation of genre filmmakers

By Ben Robins

By tackling real-world issues, these talented directors are delivering big ideas on minuscule budgets.

Beats, Rhymes and Cinema: Menace II Society

By Thomas Hobbs

Screenwriter Tyger Williams reflects on the legacy of the Hughes Brothers’ controversial crime saga, which turns 25 this year.

Howard Shore tells the story behind his favourite film scores

By Adam Woodward

The legendary composer discusses his work on Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and more.

Robin Campillo: ‘I love to film things that seem impure in cinema’

By Manuela Lazic

The Moroccan-born French director recalls the excitement of being a member of Act Up.

Asghar Farhadi’s Everybody Knows to open the 71st Cannes Film Festival

By Hannah Woodhead

Everybody Knows is set for the coveted opening slot of the festival on 8 May.

Six times an on-set feud made a film more real

By Louisa Cavell

From Paul Thomas Anderson’s beef with Burt Reynolds to Peter Sellers and Orson Welles’ legendary spat.

Party on dudes!! The Bill & Ted comeback is finally on

By Eve Jones

The totally excellent news of a new sequel comes after a recent cast and crew reunion.

The complex cinematic legacy of Martin Luther King Jr

By Leila Latif

Fifty years after his death, does the Civil Rights Leader’s on screen image belie his true nature?

Anya Taylor-Joy and Olivia Cooke on playing nasty in Thoroughbreds

By David Jenkins

The stars of Cory Finley’s venomous chamber comedy discuss getting into their complex characters.

Ten things you probably didn’t know about John Williams

By Little White Lies

We take a closer look at the maestro behind some of cinema’s best-loved scores.

“It was the best time of my life” – Jason Schwartzman on Rushmore at 20

By Simon Bland

The actor recalls how a chance encounter with Wes Anderson launched his career.

Designing Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs

By Erica Dorn

Lead graphic designer Erica Dorn describes how she helped bring the director’s future Japan to life.

Paul Popplewell: From 24 Hour Party People to Journeyman

By David Jenkins

The stalwart British actor runs us through some of his scene-stealing career moments.

Watch this hilarious deleted scene from Phantom Thread

By Little White Lies

Daniel Day-Lewis and Lesley Manville have an epic food fight in this outtake from Paul Thomas Anderson’s drama.

Beats, Rhymes and Cinema: CB4

By Thomas Hobbs

How a low-budget Chris Rock comedy exposed the absurdity of gangsta rap.

What would you like to see from the Sopranos prequel?

By Joe Boden

David Chase’s quintessential mob series looks set to grace the big screen in 2019.

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