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Machismo and Mojitos – The misunderstood genius of Miami Vice

By Tom Augustine

Michael Mann’s maligned 2006 remake is quite unlike any Hollywood blockbuster before or since.

Watch the 4K restoration trailer for Joseph Losey’s The Servant

By Adam Woodward

StudioCanal has announced a re-release of this 1963 classic starring Dirk Bogarde and James Fox.

Oscar Isaac beats the odds in the first trailer for The Card Counter

By Charles Bramesco

He’s a card shark, vengeance-seeker, and possible war criminal in Paul Schrader’s new crime drama.

Discover this cutting-edge, Gothic-inspired ’80s slasher

By Anton Bitel

Starring Linda Blair as a textbook final girl, Tom DeSimone’s 1981 Hell Night offers an effective blend of horrors old and new.

In praise of Lucio Fulci’s violent, vengeful Spaghetti westerns

By Adam Scovell

The Italian horror maestro’s handful of entries in the genre showcase his penchant for bloody retribution.

Ben Sharrock’s Limbo makes my home country feel unknown

By Rory Doherty

The Scotland depicted in this incisive asylum drama is at odds with how the nation likes to see itself.

Tomorrow creeps in its petty pace in the first image from Joel Coen’s Macbeth

By Charles Bramesco

Denzel Washington assays the Scottish noble and Frances McDormand is his scheming wife in the NYFF opener.

Julia Ducournau’s first film is available to watch for free

By Hannah Strong

Before she was a Palme d'or winner, Ducournau made a creepy little short about a teenager undergoing a strange transformation.

Matt Damon and Adam Driver throw down the gauntlet in The Last Duel trailer

By Charles Bramesco

In Ridley Scott’s medieval epic, they face off alongside Jodie Comer and a towheaded Ben Affleck.

The 2021 Toronto International Film Festival returns with a wave of announcements

By Charles Bramesco

Kenneth Branagh, Edgar Wright, Mélanie Laurent, Zhang Yimou, Terence Davies, and many more!

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider was an escape for queer teens like me

By Samuel Sims

Through its rejection of gender stereotypes, the 2001 video game adaptation helped me realise the power of my own identity.

Your guide to the major distribution deals from Cannes 2021

By Charles Bramesco

Here’s a full breakdown of who is bringing some of the year’s most-anticipated movies to the UK and US.

Is True Romance the ultimate male movie fantasy?

By Anton Bitel

With its movie nerd hero, doting blonde heroine and shocking violence, this early ’90s cult classic is peak Tarantino.

David Squires on… Space Jam 2 and other sport movie reboots

By Adam Woodward

With the release of the basketball-themed sequel, our resident cartoonist updates some other classic sport movies.

Park Chan-wook will adapt The Sympathizer for TV, with Robert Downey Jr. on board

By Charles Bramesco

RDJ will portray multiple antagonists in the new take on Viet Thanh Nguyen's novel.

Who decided independent cinemas are worth 2.8%?

By Daisy Bata

The UK government’s Culture Recovery Fund has disproportionately favoured larger cultural and media institutions.

Tilda Swinton goes on a sensory journey in the first Memoria trailer

By Charles Bramesco

She embarks on an existential quest in the latest feature from Thai great Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

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