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Do you get your best ideas from watching movies? You’re not alone…

By Little White Lies

Creatives from around the world say they find inspiration in film, according to a new WeTransfer report.

Why Scrooged remains the ultimate anti-Christmas film

By Chris Heasman

Thirty years ago, Bill Murray’s cruel network executive taught us all the importance of spreading a little seasonal misery.

Watch the brand new trailer for Jean-Luc Godard’s The Image Book

By David Jenkins

The veteran French auteur’s Cannes-winning latest arrives in cinemas and on MUBI next month.

A new documentary reveals the ugly truth of modern politics

By Justine Smith

The Trial examines the impeachment of Brazil’s first democratically elected female president.

Sleeve notes from Nic Roeg and Donald Cammell’s Performance

By Jay Glennie

Read an exclusive extract from a new book celebrating 50 years of this groundbreaking British film.

My Brilliant Friend ‘The Dolls’ review – A heartfelt portrait of postwar Italy

By Roxanne Sancto

HBO’s adaptation of Elena Ferrente’s novel sees a woman recall the special friendship that changed her life.

On Location: The house from Don’t Look Now

By Adam Scovell

The private residence featured in Nicolas Roeg’s iconic ’70s horror remains an idyllic, evocative setting.

Discover the erotic grotesquery of this Japanese triptych

By Anton Bitel

The prolific filmmaker Teruo Ishii invented a whole new subgenrre with 1969’s bizarre Orgies of Edo.

The bleak futurism of John Carpenter’s Escape from New York

By Anton Bitel

The genre maestro’s dystopian thriller feels eerily prescient in its depiction of a broken police state.

Tears of a Wookiee – The Star Wars Holiday Special at 40

By Beth Webb

Show writer Bruce Vilanch reflects on the strange legacy of this psychedelic seasonal folly.

Watch the trailer for Aleksey German’s Khrustalyov, My Car!

By David Jenkins

The late Soviet director’s 1998 satire is said to have inspired Armando Ianucci’s The Death of Stalin.

Watch Neil Maskell in poignant short Little Monster

By Adam Woodward

British writer/director Charlotte Regan’s latest work screens on Channel 4 as part of Random Acts.

Exclusive: A new audiovisual nightmare from David Lynch

By Adam Woodward

Watch a surreal promotional short for the director and Angelo Badalamenti’s debut jazz LP ‘Thought Gang’.

The curious case of the Suspiria smile

By Martyn Conterio

Suzy Bannion is put through the wringer in Dario Argento’s 1977 horror classic. Why, in the end, is she so happy about it?

Why I love Jean Seberg’s performance in Breathless

By Adam Scovell

The American star led something of a tragic life, but she will forever be remembered for her role in Jean-Luc Godard’s debut feature.

The strange, surprising legacy of Jacob’s Ladder

By Steve Timms

The influence of Adrian Lyne’s 1990 psychological horror, starring Tim Robbins and Elizabeth Peña, far outstretches its modest success.

The Polish-American immigrant who changed the face of animation

By Georgina Guthrie

Max Fleischer, creator of Betty Boop and the rotoscope, was one of the great cartoonists of the 20th century.

What Daniel Sloss’ Netflix special teaches us about love, actually

By James Morton

The Scottish stand-up’s “love letter to single people” brilliantly challenges unrealistic ideas of romance.

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