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David Squires on… The future of the Halloween film franchise

By Adam Woodward

With Michael Myers’ killing spree showing no sign of letting up, what could the next instalment of the series look like?

Why I love Ellen Burstyn’s performance in The Last Picture Show

By Rafaela Sales Ross

She inhabits the role of the frustrated housewife in Peter Bogdanovich’s 1971 drama with apparent effortlessness.

Aaron Sorkin goes behind the scenes of I Love Lucy in the Being the Ricardos trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The writer/director’s latest film stars Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

Olivia Colman grapples with motherhood in The Lost Daughter trailer

By Charles Bramesco

She’s joined by Dakota Johnson and Jessie Buckley in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s outstanding directorial debut.

Discover the fear and disillusionment of this cabin fever horror

By Anton Bitel

Toshiaki Toyoda’s Monsters Club sees a Unabomber-like character wage a private war from a remote cabin in the woods.

The Penguin is an empowering anti-hero for trans people like me

By Ian Thomas Malone

Danny DeVito’s portrayal of Oswald Cobblepot in Batman Returns shows the importance of embracing your differences.

In defence of Halloween: Resurrection

By Oumar Saleh

In breaking from franchise tradition, this maligned 2002 slasher foreshadowed the rise of live streaming and viral fame.

The Beatles make one last record in the Get Back documentary trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Peter Jackson's film unlocks a treasure trove of never-before-seen footage of John, Paul, George, and Ringo.

Ghostface has a new game for a new generation in the Scream trailer

By Charles Bramesco

In the first installment of the franchise sans Wes Craven, the masked killer returns to prey on another round of teens.

Discover the monstrous spectacle of this meta exploitation movie

By Anton Bitel

Marco Ferreri’s controversial The Ape Woman is a deeply cynical portrayal of masculinity bestialised and femininity reified.

Nothing Gold Can Stay – In praise of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Outsiders

By James Clarke

This teenage drama from 1983 is the pinnacle of the director’s career-long obsession with the passage of time.

David Squires on… Who could be the next James Bond

By Little White Lies

With Daniel Craig out of the picture, our resident cartoonist makes a few suggestions for who could inherit the iconic tux.

How The French Connection reinvented the Hollywood cop movie

By Jarek Kupsc

Gene Hackman maniacally navigates New York’s crime world in William Friedkin’s enduring procedural.

Peter Dinklage and a few musical numbers liven up a classic in the Cyrano trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The latest film from Joe Wright brings his signature theatricality to Rostand’s timeless romance.

Simon Rex is a dirtbag triumphant in the trailer for Sean Baker’s Red Rocket

By Charles Bramesco

He plays a washed-up porn star hungry for a second chance in this drama set around the Texan fringes.

A cinematic road trip that’s not to be missed

By Little White Lies

The Calvert Journal Film Festival offers a unique survey of work from the Balkans, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Netflix’s Maid is an unfiltered portrayal of single motherhood

By Roxanne Sancto

Margaret Qualley gives a stunning performance in this 10-part drama about a young mum who escapes an abusive relationship.

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