By Lara C Cory
There’s so much more to this lusty ’80s hit than meets the eye.
By Josh Howey
Sidney Lumet’s 1957 film is a perfect example of how to combine character and setting.
Clint Eastwood’s gritty 1992 film dispelled many of the myths which he helped to popularise.
Ten years ago, the director dropped his most profound meditation on life’s journey.
We tip our trilby to the legendary performer who epitomised Hollywood’s most iconic era.
This tragicomic Joe Orton biopic offers a fascinating glimpse into London’s hidden homosexual community.
Natalie Portman’s preteen protagonist is transformed when wearing this striking accessory.
Alongside Jeff Bridges the late American actors gives a career-defining central turn.
By Thomas Hobbs
This 1972 British B-movie is essential viewing in the wake of the recent Grenfell tragedy.
By James Oddy
The Farrelly brothers’ reached their vulgar, freewheeling peak with this 1996 bowling comedy.
Dawn of the Dead and Day of the Dead are films of hunger and the frustration of bodies.
By Lena Hanafy
Joe Wright’s World War Two-era romance is a beautiful story of a young couple torn apart by fate.
By Tom Williams
This moody monochrome thriller from 1998 is an immaculately crafted tale of crime and obsession.
She offers a fresh and frightening take on the comic book villain in this underrated genre classic.
The Hong Kong master’s 1997 film is a deeply affecting portrait of a failing relationship.
The director’s atmospheric 2002 film makes the most of its remote setting.
By Sam Bowles
He’s never been better than in Michael Mann’s historical epic.