Features

Spike Lee and the art of the challenging postscript

By Chance Solem-Pfeifer

BlacKkKlansman is the latest ‘Spike Lee Joint’ to feature a powerful, thought-provoking epilogue.

A new documentary boldly challenges our perceptions of death

By Matt Turner

Steven Eastwood’s Island follows four terminally ill people across the final year of their lives.

The enduring legacy of Claudia Weill’s Girlfriends

By Katie Goh

This overlooked classic pioneered an entire subgenre of films about women living in the big city.

The 10 best films from the 2018 Locarno Film Festival

By Josh Slater-Williams

A smorgasbord of international cinematic treasures was on offer at this year's festival.

Is now the perfect time for a Sin City reboot?

By Robert Blair

With the rights to the property having reverted back to series creator Frank Miller, we could be set for a return to Basin City.

Dinners Gone Wrong – A Supercut of Weird Movie Meals

By Luís Azevedo

Luís Azevedo serves up some of the strangest and more stomach-turning food moments in cinema history.

Red Earth Resistance – Remembering Geronimo: An American Legend

By James Clarke

Walter Hill’s under-appreciated historical drama reminds us how powerful Hollywood cinema can be.

The dark heart of Powell and Pressburger’s The Red Shoes

By Adam Scovell

The British filmmaking pair’s 1948 masterpiece is an elegant ballet of myth and fairy tale.

Netflix’s The Innocents puts a horror twist on teenage romance

By Catherine Pearson

It may look like your average YA fodder, but there’s something sinister lurking beneath the surface of this supernatural drama.

The best new genre films from Fantasia Film Festival 2018

By Justine Smith

Our complex relationship with technology came under the spotlight at this year’s festival.

A brief history of food fights in the movies

By Georgina Guthrie

This messy, invariably entertaining cinematic staple can represent anarchy, revenge and sexual release.

Please Stand By was the film I needed after my autism diagnosis

By Chloe Smith

Ben Lewin’s 2017 film allowed me to better understand my condition and myself.

The best new films from New Horizons Film Festival 2018

By Matt Thrift

Some of the strongest emerging voices in world cinema took centre stage at the Polish festival’s 18th edition.

How The Stairs provides an honest insight into drug addiction

By Manuela Lazic

Hugh Gibson’s 2016 documentary is a sensitive and important portrait of addicts in Toronto.

Is this the definitive film on the conflict between North and South Korea?

By David Jenkins

Kim Dong-won’s rare 2003 film Repatriation plays at the 2018 London Korean Film Festival.

Brett Haley: ‘I do like The Backstreet Boys, I wanna put that on record’

By Hannah Woodhead

The director of Sundance hit Hearts Beat Loud talks about his favourite bands, Stephen Sondheim, and provides an impassioned defence of compilation soundtracks.

Nicolas Winding Refn wants to share his movie collection with you

By David Jenkins

We’ve teamed up with the director of Drive and The Neon Demon to bring weird cinema to the masses.

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