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We’re still figuring out how to capture comic books on screen

By Tom Dunn

With superhero movies reaching saturation point, it’s time more embraced the visual tone and texture of the physical medium.

The films of M Night Shyamalan – ranked

By James Slaymaker

From Signs to Split, The Sixth Sense to The Happening, we survey this divisive director’s surprisingly varied career.

The underlying politics of M Night Shyamalan

By Nathan Smith

Throughout his career, the twist-loving director has shown an interest in a range of social and environmental issues.

Inside Fyre: How a luxury music festival went up in smoke

By April Clare Welsh

A new Netflix documentary reveals the crazy truth behind the greatest party that never happened.

Steven Soderbergh takes on the NBA in High Flying Bird trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The director shot the feature on an iPhone 7 modified with special lenses.

What shows like Sex Education and Luther teach us about therapists

By Sarah Gonnet

Gillian Anderson and Hermione Norris’ characters fuel the myth that therapy is something to be feared.

An eerie new trailer for Claire Denis’ High Life has entered orbit

By Charles Bramesco

The French director’s sci-fi masterpiece stars Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche.

An open letter to Jason Reitman

By Hannah Woodhead

A message to the American filmmaker, who’s set to follow in his father’s footsteps with a newly announced Ghostbusters sequel.

Billy Zane is playing Marlon Brando in a new biopic

By Charles Bramesco

Waltzing with Brando tracks the late Hollywood icon’s strange partnership with an architect.

Check out the winning entries from our Beautiful Boy creative brief

By Little White Lies

We were blown away by the excellent entries for our latest competition.

Steve Carell: ‘I don’t think about comedy and drama as separate genres’

By Hannah Woodhead

From office buffoon to father of a teenage drug addict, the American actor is a veritable screen all-rounder.

Why the ideal Oscars host is… Nobody

By James Luxford

With Kevin Hart out of the frame, the Academy would be wise to put the focus back on the films.

True Detective Season 3 review – Mahershala Ali shines as winning formula returns

By Emma Fraser

Series creator Nic Pizzolatto hopes to recapture that debut magic, and he’s found the perfect man for the job.

Two decades on Waterworld remains a mad, fascinating folly

By Anton Bitel

A new restoration reveals the insane ambition of this bloated Kevin Costner vehicle.

Why Les Rendez-vous d’Anna is one of the great films about loneliness

By Gus Edgar-Chan

A young woman searches for connection in Chantal Akerman’s melancholy travelogue from 1978.

Everything we know about Denis Villeneuve’s Dune

By Charles Bramesco

Checking in on the director’s long-gestating, Timothée Chalamet-starring sci-fi epic.

15 Netflix Originals to look out for in 2019

By Rory Marsh

Our preview of the streaming site’s upcoming slate includes a Paul Rudd doppelgänger comedy and a dark update of Groundhog Day.

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