Jim Jarmusch’s 1989 film is a melodic ode to an America of drifters, tourists and lonesome wanderers.
Stanley Kubrick’s thrilling study of the Vietnam War chooses individual narratives over a collective moral message.
Twenty-five years on, the show’s mix of high-brow humour and genuine heart is as appealing as ever.
The British actor casts a gaunt, morbid, uncompromisingly human figure in Mike Leigh’s nocturnal London odyssey.
With its sleazy motels and crowded terminals, John Hughes’ vision of America is one audiences know only too well.
The writer/director’s dystopian arthouse flick holds a smudged mirror to white middle America.
Exploring the hit Netflix show through the lens of its biggest inspiration.
The director’s atmospheric 2002 film makes the most of its remote setting.
Walter Hill’s cult film is full of intense car chases and silent antiheroes.
Johnny Depp is on career-best form in Mike Newell’s classic crime-thriller from 1997.
Hot picks from this year’s programme – including a Morrissey biopic and a British animation retrospective.
Barry Levinson’s rapid-fire dialogue and use of popular music set the blueprint for Tarantino’s style.
The Wonder Woman director has revealed several exciting new projects she’s keen to develop.
The director’s annual celebration returns with an exciting blend of music and film.
David Michôd and Brad Pitt serve up a fascinating but uneven satire of America’s military might.
Michaël Dudok de Wit reveals how traditional animation comes to life.
Director Seth Gordon says his cult arcade game documentary is destined for the stage.
The late actor was at his debonair best as James Bond in series highlight The Spy Who Loved Me.
The cinematic king of the undead is putting his creations behind the wheel for his next project.
The Japanese animator will bow out with Boro the Caterpillar, a passion project 20 years in the making.
With his directorial debut, Gary Oldman offers a deeply affecting study of addiction and domestic abuse.
Mickey Rourke is perfectly cast as Hank Chinaski in this down-and-dirty picture from 1987.
With its opening disclaimer, the Coen brothers’ homespun murder story lulls us into a false reality.
Alan Parker’s violent tale of private detectives and devil worship is a heady blend of neo-noir and horror.
Andrei Tarkovsky’s magnum opus offers a stark, spectacular reminder of what it means to be human.
The cult director’s peek behind the curtain of this iconic American city reveals the horrors within.
Ben Affleck’s Live by Night continues a long Hollywood love affair with this crime-ridden era.
The Canadian director’s latest, Arrival, explores intimate themes present in his earlier work.
Andrew Dominik’s 2007 biopic humanises America’s most storied outlaw.
This late ’90s neo-noir offers a heady mix of non-linear narratives, cockney rhyming slang, and Terence Stamp.