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Kristen Stewart enters the briny deep in the Underwater trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Something's terrorizing their ocean-floor research lab in the upcoming thriller.

How Cruising exposes the dangers of internalised homophobia

By Anton Bitel

William Friedkin’s 1980 thriller casts an unwavering eye over New York’s gay S&M subculture.

How Mae West took on the Hollywood studio system

By Lynsey Ford

In the pre-code era, the trailblazing Hollywood star used her sly humour and sex appeal to thrill audiences.

Vitalina Varela – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Pedro Costa returns with another gently moving study of life on the fringes of Portuguese society.

Bong Joon-ho unleashes household mayhem in the Parasite trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Class conflict takes a bloody turn in the South Korean master’s Palme d’Or winner.

Harris Dickinson and Joe Alwyn set for The Souvenir sequel

By Charles Bramesco

The former, along with Charlie Heaton, is replacing Robert Pattinson in Joanna Hogg’s next film.

Press your petticoat, the Little Women trailer has arrived

By Charles Bramesco

Greta Gerwig directs Meryl Streep, Saoirse Ronan, and Timothée Chalamet.

It’s faith versus fascism in the trailer for A Hidden Life

By Charles Bramesco

Whispering voiceover, drifting dolly shots, parents playing with children – Terrence Malick is back!

How The Nightingale subverts the rape-revenge genre

By Madeleine Seidel

In reckoning with the horrors of colonialism, Jennifer Kent’s film implicates the audience in the graphic acts of sexual and racial violence it depicts.

Eddie Murphy struts his stuff in the Dolemite Is My Name trailer

By Charles Bramesco

He plays Rudy Ray Moore in this salute to the blaxploitation legend.

Revisiting Paul Verhoeven’s Hollow Man and its straight-to-video sequel

By Anton Bitel

Both film are now available as part of a special collector’s edition box set.

Quentin Tarantino and Margot Robbie on the real Sharon Tate

By Adam Woodward

The director and star of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood tell the story of one of the film’s key scenes.

Unpacking the myth of The Wizard of Oz’s hanging Munchkin

By James McMahon

Did a member of the supporting cast really commit suicide on the set of MGM’s classic musical?

In praise of Quentin Tarantino, inglourious feminist

By Hermione Sylvester

Accusations that the director’s work is misogynistic for enacting violence against women are wide of the mark.

The story of Apocalypse Now’s controversial Cannes premiere

By Katherine Jane Alexander

Francis Ford Coppola caused an unprecedented stir when he unveiled his unfinished Vietnam opus in 1979.

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