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The 25 best TV shows of 2018

By Emma Fraser

From Atlanta to The Deuce and Doctor Who to Derry Girls, here are our small-screen highlights from this year.

Could you draw Timothée Chalamet or Steve Carell in Beautiful Boy?

By Little White Lies

Enter our latest creative brief inspired by this touching family drama.

Discover this shocking ’70s deep cut to middle-class America

By Anton Bitel

A babysitter is terrorised by an anonymous called in Fred Walton’s proto-slasher When a Stranger Calls.

The fractured masculinities of Alfonso Cuarón

By Megan Wallace

The Mexican director’s early Spanish-language films offer vital dissections of the male ego.

Ben Wheatley says British cinema is guilty of being “totally apolitical”

By Lou Thomas

The director discusses tackling class and Brexit in his new film Happy New Year, Colin Burstead.

The strange case of The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

By Joobin Bekhrad

When Mick Jagger and co took the stage 50 years ago, no one imagined the show would not go on.

Queen of discomfort Julia Davis reigns again in Sally4Ever

By Roxanne Sancto

This pitch-black relationship comedy is one of the year’s most excruciatingly awkward – and best – viewing experiences.

Watch: Alfonso Cuarón In Colour

By Luís Azevedo

In a new video essay, Luís Azevedo takes us on a journey through the Mexican filmmaker’s colourful worlds.

Discover the retro camp charm of this Razzie winning comedy horror

By Anton Bitel

In 1988’s Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Cassandra Peterson’s heroine proudly display her two best assets.

In praise of Antichrist – Lars von Trier’s anti-misogynist masterpiece

By Amy Simmons

The Danish filmmaker’s visceral battle of the sexes is one of his most misunderstood – and best – works.

Why we need smarter sci-fi movies now more than ever

By Nathan Fidler

Filmmakers like Christopher Nolan and Alex Garland are stoking our curiosity and critical thinking, but they’re in the minority.

A new documentary tells the story of lesbians on screen

By Katie Goh

Dykes, Camera, Action! features first-hand accounts from Barbara Hammer and Desiree Akhavan.

Nine roles that defined Robert Redford’s on-screen persona

By Elena Lazic

From the Sundance Kid to Jay Gatsby, here are some of the Hollywood icon’s most memorable characters.

Why Hobo is the perfect typeface for Robert Redford’s swansong

By Jake Cunningham

Title designer Teddy Blanks on how The Old Man & the Gun’s font of choice reflects the actor’s legacy.

This Arab filmmaker is secretly screening his LGBT films in the Middle East

By Salma Haidrani

Sam Abbas hopes his debut feature The Wedding will usher in a new era of queer cinema in the region.

“Frank Drebin was a combination of Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood” – David Zucker on The Naked Gun at 30

By Simon Bland

The writer/director reflects on the origins and legacy of his most beloved comic creation.

Discover new European gems for free with ArteKino

By Little White Lies

Throughout December, this online film festival is showcasing a treasure trove of under-the-radar features.

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