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Masters of Suspense: On Park Chan-wook’s love of Alfred Hitchcock

By David Jenkins

Decision to Leave reframes the blueprint of Hitchcock’s Vertigo, but it’s not the first time Park Chan-wook has looked back to this classic-era muse.

Pope of trash John Waters will return to directing with an adaptation of his own novel

By Charles Bramesco

Liarmouth: A Feel-Bad Romance marks Waters' first time behind the camera in 18 years.

Chaos in the kitchen with The Bear and Boiling Point

By Henry Boon

This year, one television series and one film have captured the highs and lows of working in a professional kitchen.

Everything we know so far about Terrence Malick’s Way of the Wind

By Finlay Spencer

True to form, the elusive American auteur is taking his precious time over his forthcoming Bible epic.

What is Luca Guadagnino adding to his extended cut of A Bigger Splash?

By Charles Bramesco

The director's cut, titled An Even Bigger Splash, will restore 70 minutes of footage cut from the film. To what effect?

How Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm stays warm 25 years later

By Kevin Bui

This chilly portrait of an all-American family is a fascinating and empathetic character study.

How The Chase set the topical, visceral tone for New Hollywood

By Chloe Walker

Though largely forgotten today, Arthur Penn’s 1966 crime thriller remains a fascinating precursor to a filmmaking revolution.

Timothée Chalamet chows down in the first Bones and All trailer

By Charles Bramesco

He and Taylor Russell play lovestruck teen cannibals in the latest from Luca Guadagnino.

Discover this high-octane, anti-colonial Jackie Chan actioner

By Anton Bitel

Like its predecessors, 1992’s Police Story 3: Supercop offers plenty of thrills and spills – but with more political commentary.

The Eurotrash guide to Jean-Luc Godard

By Adam Woodward

The late French New Wave icon was affectionately sent up on the cult 1990s late-night show.

Reckoning with the ghoulish visual spectacle of the Queen’s funeral

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sophie Monks Kaufman reflects on the cinematic elements and pomp and circumstance surrounding the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

Answer the door, it’s the first trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Knock at the Cabin

By Charles Bramesco

The suspense master's latest is a horror twofer — a home-invasion film and an apocalypse film.

The enduring atmosphere of Road to Perdition

By Nick Herrmann

Two decades on from its release, Sam Mendes' mob thriller exudes a powerful sense of dread.

No one can be trusted in the first trailer for Park Chan-wook’s Decision to Leave

By Charles Bramesco

A cop investigating a murder in a wind-swept mountain town falls for the victim's widow in the Cannes prize-winner.

In Praise of Eastern Promises

By Rose Dymock

As David Cronenberg's gangster flick turns 15, it remains a refreshing depiction of London's underbelly.

Discover the radical energy of this unsettling psychodrama

By Anton Bitel

Jonathan Weiss offers an unconventional and disturbing adaptation of J.G Ballard's 'unadaptable' work of experimental fiction.

Films to last a lifetime – RIP Jean-Luc Godard

By David Jenkins

In memory of one of cinema’s most formidable and pathfinding talents, who has died at the age of 91.

Be a mensch and take a look at the first Armageddon Time trailer, would you?

By Charles Bramesco

Anne Hathaway, Anthony Hopkins, and Jeremy Strong guide one boy's coming-of-age in James Gray's latest.

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