The writer, director, set designer, puppet builder, animator, composer and actor behind the dystopian stop-motion epic Junk Head discusses how he created a film almost single-handedly.
Keanu Reeves returns as the international assassin known as 'Baba Yaga', facing new enemies as he battles his way to redemption.
Masaaki Yuasa's animated epic is more than worthy of consideration beyond the narrow restrictions of the 'Best Animated Feature' category.
Guillermo del Toro finally realises his long-gestating passion project, with charming results.
As Dreadnaught and Knockabout receive new restorations via Eureka Video, it's time to put this Hong Kong martial arts star in the spotlight.
Ryoo Seung-Wan’s action-thriller sees North and South Korean diplomats cooperate in order to escape the onset of the Somalian Civil War.
As part of their Japan season, the BFI presents a programme of new and classic animation plus special events.
Michael Bay returns to the multiplex with a high octane thriller involving a bank robbery and a stolen ambulance.
Domee Shi’s feature debut about a teenage girl with an unusual power is Pixar’s best film in years.
The man behind the return of Gotham’s favourite son reveals why Robert Pattinson was his first and only choice.
As Belle hits UK cinemas, the acclaimed Japanese director talks Digimon, virtual cityscapes, and parenthood in the digital age.
The final film by the great Benny Chan is a glorious throwback to the golden days of Hong Kong action flicks.
Back in cinemas this week, Hideaki Anno’s feature-length finale breaks hearts, bodies, and the fourth wall.
Phil Tippett’s long-gestating stop-motion animation epic is a frenzied and frequently deranged Dantean odyssey.
The producers of Avatar prequel The Legend of Korra expand on Netflix’s dark fantasy series with a bloody “anime”.
Though light on the technique, this documentary offers a fascinating insight into the anime icon’s world.
Alien on Stage tells the story of a pantomime troupe’s hand-crafted tribute to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic.
This riveting sports documentary tells the stranger-than-fiction story of the famed Japanese women’s volleyball team.
Pixar’s fish-out-of-water fable on the Italian Riviera takes its cues from vivid imagination of Studio Ghibli.
The legendary jazz musician and two-time Oscar nominee shares his creative process.
LeSean Thomas’ six-part animated series is an electrifying vision of a long-ignored legend.
This gorgeous semi-memoir filters the ragged glory of the American Dream through a family of South Korean immigrant farmers.
The Wan brothers and Te Wei are among the pioneering artists featured in an online film season.
Media, memory and film history collide in Satoshi Kon’s time-bending story of a faded screen star.
An ancient Irish folk tale is brought to life in wondrous hand-drawn animation courtesy of Cartoon Saloon.
Long-serving Disney animator Glen Keane directs this visually inventive musical adventure.
The animation studio behind Song of the Sea and The Secret of Kells return with a spellbinding revisionist fable.
The anime master behind Paprika and Perfect Blue left behind several incomplete projects which could still be realised.
The star of Christopher Nolan’s Tenet revels in the toil of making an experimental mega blockbuster.
The first and only film from Miyazaki protégé Yoshifumi Kondo stands among the studio’s best works.
Hausu director Nobuhiko Obayashi’s penultimate film, Hanagatami, is as surreal as it is moving.
The classic Japanese manga series makes the jump from 2D to 3D, and makes it look easy.
Screen Anime will allow fans to discover more of Japan’s animation output, offering a wide range of films new and old.
The new show from the makers of Adventure Time filters personal experiences through psychedelic animation.
Nicolas Cage encounters an unholy cosmic terror in director Richard Stanley’s HP Lovecraft adaptation.
With the release of Studio Ghibli’s back catalogue on Netflix, we look back at one of their unsung greats.
Your Name director Makoto Shinkai returns with a riveting fantasy romance backdropped by environmental ruin.
Netflix’s Andrej Sapowski adaptation is playful, violent, and enamoured with Henry Cavill’s chest.
Pyrokinetic mutants, shirtless firefighters and eco-fascists collide in the first feature film from Studio Trigger.
Netflix’s first animated feature production is a gorgeous looking festive heart-warmer.
Ang Lee’s sci-fi thriller explores male intimacy and dependency through a time-honoured trope.
Kantemir Balagov’s beautiful drama depicts the lasting wounds left by war, both physical and psychological.
Director and designer Shōji Kawamori sees hand-drawn animation going the way of noh or kabubki in Japan.
Makoto Shinkai’s blissful follow-up to his 2016 smash, Your Name, plants teen romance in a climate change disaster.
Shape-shifting aliens take on Nic Cage’s customary rage crescendo in this new horror film by the great Richard Stanley.
The latest anime series from Shinichirō Watanabe is among his kindest and most soulful to date.
Spike Lee’s magnum opus tells the story of a tense, sweltering summer day in Brooklyn, New York.
Park Chan-wook’s revenge thriller mixes stylish thrills and perverse twists with a surprising amount of humour.
This measured adaptation of Robert Holman’s stage play can’t quite escape its theatre roots.
The director’s vision of Gotham City remains one of blockbuster cinema’s greatest creations.
Sophie Turner’s Jean Grey becomes fused with a cosmic entity in this lacklustre series add-on.
Penny Lane’s head-spinning documentary charts the rise of The Satanic Temple.
Jordan Peele’s second feature disturbs, provokes and tickles in its arch dismantling of the modern American family.
A disbanded superhero team reunites in this brisk and playful take on Gerard Way’s comic.
Multiple Spider-Mans makes for outrageous fun in Marvel’s slick, constantly surprising multiverse animation.
Shinichiro Watanabe’s singular ’90s show is yet another classic anime that should be left well alone.
Michael B Jordan returns as Adonis Creed in this overly sentimental and uninspired rehash of Rocky IV.
With a breakout turn from Amandla Stenberg, this YA melodrama offers a fresh look at institutional oppression.
Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Shannon star in this lurid, weird and impeccably designed new work from Park Chan-wook.
Like Do the Right Thing and Bamboozled before it, Spike Lee’s film is a wake up call to white America.
To celebrate the release of You Were Never Really Here, we’ve put together a handy primer of the director’s short and feature work.
From Oldboy to Stoker, here are some of the South Korean director’s most memorable moments.
John Singleton and Barry Jenkins’ films understand what it means to grow up young, black and American.