France pulled a surprising snub — could it pay off in a crowded field?
We list six great composers who aren’t one of the small pool of men who seem to get all the big composing gigs in Hollywood.
From Independence Day to Zero Dark Thirty, the movies have fuelled our fascination with this top-secret military facility.
It's good-guy lawyer Mark Ruffalo versus the corporate machine in the upcoming film.
Singing? In the world of high fashion? Groundbreaking.
By Dilara Elbir
Is there an argument to drop the cover-all term “queer” in favour of something that’s more specific to the subject of a piece of art?
The Cotton Club's Encore cut restores studio-pruned footage.
By Rich Johnson
Condemned as ‘un-American’ upon release, Fred Zinnemann’s 1954 classic remains one of the most forward-thinking films of its era.
Tracy Flick’s almost thwarted candidacy is an eerie presage of our current political climate.
By Alex Hess
From the post-Vietnam counterculture to brash Reaganite muscle-flexing to Trumpian nationalism, cinema’s ultimate lone survivor has always held a mirror to US society.
Director and designer Shōji Kawamori sees hand-drawn animation going the way of noh or kabubki in Japan.
By Anton Bitel
A new Blu-ray of this 1984 cheapjack sequel shows there's more value to it than meets the eye.
Our latest issue pays tribute to an icon of Hollywood, as played by Renée Zellweger in Rupert Goold's beautiful new biopic.
Roy Andersson's latest is a series of vignettes along the outskirts of war.
By Adam Scovell
Maryon Park in Charlton lies at the beguiling centre of the Italian director’s psychological mystery.
By Rich Johnson
Samuel Fuller’s murder mystery captures the fear and paranoia which beset postwar society.
By Thomas Hobbs
The American musician and composer sings the praises of Ennio Morricone’s iconic spaghetti western soundtrack.