Dennis Hopper

Weighing up Hollywood’s fixation with the War on Drugs

By Finley Crebolder

The trade in illegal drugs between Latin America and the US has been a favoured subject for mainstream filmmakers for decades.

10 essential New Hollywood directors you should know

By Peter Thompson

From Mike Nichols to John Badham, these filmmakers helped to reshape the American cinema landscape.

River’s Edge and the troubling psychosis of ’80s youth

By Christina Newland

This Keanu Reeves-starring drama is a poignant tale of teenage apathy.

The wild, untold story of The Good Life

By Christopher McKittrick

How a ’90s indie movie tried (and failed) to survive stolen golf clubs, an MMA pioneer, Mexican crocodiles and the Stallone brothers.

The seductive, subversive sound of David Lynch’s Blue Velvet

By Stephen Puddicombe

Exploring the director’s use and manipulation of music in his 30-year-old masterpiece.

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