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The bovine life cycle makes for high drama in the first Cow trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Take an exclusive look at Andrea Arnold’s new documentary, in which life and death come to the barnyard.

Vikings unleash hell in the first trailer for Robert Eggers’ The Northman

By Charles Bramesco

Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, and Björk star in the 10th-century Icelandic epic.

The 30 best films of 2021

By Little White Lies

Our annual countdown of the year’s finest silver screen offerings. How many have you seen?

Why Harold and Maude remains one of cinema’s great survivor stories

By Zoe Kurland

In Hal Ashby’s unconventional 1971 romance, the central protagonists have very different ideas about life and death.

The 20 best film posters of 2021

By Hannah Strong

We celebrate our favourite film posters of the year, including Titane and The French Dispatch.

The 10 best film soundtracks of 2021

By Thomas Hobbs

From Mica Levi’s crashing, trap-infused Zola score to Emile Mosseri’s delicate piano work on Minari.

The 25 Best TV Shows of 2021

By Emma Fraser

From Squid Game to Succession, we count down our favourite small screen offerings from a bumper year.

Michelle Yeoh busts through the multiverse in Everything Everywhere All at Once

By Charles Bramesco

Swiss Army Man directors Daniels – Kwan and Scheinert – reteam for this suitably out-there follow-up.

Nicolas Cage plays himself in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Pedro Pascal plays an obsessive fan who draws the master thespian into a real-life shootout in the action-comedy.

The photographer and director capturing the magic of cities after-dark

By Little White Lies

Louis Dazy shines a light on his fascination with documenting the possibility of night-time. In partnership with Adobe Creator Collective.

How we created Lamb’s creepy human-sheep hybrid child

By George Fenwick

VFX supervisors Peter Hjorth and Fredrik Nord discuss the ovine inspirations behind the year’s most disturbing horror.

How Nobuhiko Obayashi’s Anti-War Trilogy bridges generational trauma

By Alicia Haddick

The late Japanese director explores the twin national disasters of 3.11 and World War Two in an epic series of films.

Discover this goofy intergalactic comedy about star-crossed lovers

By Anton Bitel

Richard Benjamin’s hokey My Stepmother is an Alien is an effects-heavy time capsule of ’80s excess.

In praise of two hats in Jim Jarmusch’s Night on Earth

By Liz Gorny

In Jim Jarmusch’s 1991 film, a cab driver and his passenger’s identical hats capture the power and poignancy in cultural exchange.

What is the greatest film score of all time?

By Sean Wilson

Composer Magazine takes a look at the elements which earn a film score a place in the history books.

George MacKay staves off World War Two in the Munich: The Edge of War trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The latter portrays Neville Chamberlain in this dramatisation of the 1938 Nazi appeasement in Munich.

Discover the film that helped kickstart the found footage phenomenon

By Anton Bitel

Stefan Avalos and Lance Weiler’s 1998 horror mockumentary The Last Broadcast predates The Blair Witch Project.

How witchploitation cinema cast its spell on the counter-culture

By Adam Scovell

In the 1960s and ’70s, a spate of low-rent exploitation films tapped sorcery and the occult for cheap, sleazy thrills.

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