Features

Don’t lose your lunch at the first trailer for the puke-flecked Triangle of Sadness

By Charles Bramesco

Male models, a massive cruise liner, and a whole lot of vomit herald the coming of Ruben Östlund's latest.

A summer with Satyajit Ray

By S. Farwah Rizvi

The BFI’s current retrospective of the Indian auteur’s cinema gave me chance to reconnect with my homeland while studying abroad.

Human Flowers of Flesh – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Helena Wittman’s extraordinary seafaring anti-epic is a prime contender for the big prize at the 2022 Locarno Film Festival.

Little Ones – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Debut director Julie Lerat-Gersant offers up a vivid character study of a pregnant teen who’s adamant to give up her baby.

Eighty-five years on, Stella Dallas remains a style icon

By Winnie Wang

The outspoken heroine of King Vidor’s 1937 drama eschews social conventions to express herself through her clothes.

Fairytale – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Alexander Sokurov offers a collegial walking tour through limbo with Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin and Churchill. It’s completely mad.

A friendship ends with severed fingers in The Banshees of Inisherin’s first trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Brendan Gleeson torches his longtime relationship with Colin Farrell in Martin McDonagh's new dramedy.

Twenty years on, Devdas is still a perfect Bollywood introduction for the uninitiated

By Soham Gadre

As well as being a landmark achievement for filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, this romantic epic brilliantly showcases the magic Indian cinema has to offer.

Three decades on, Joel Schumacher’s Flatliners is a cheesy, existential delight

By Anton Bitel

A group of medical students push the boundary between life and death in this bombastic thriller.

How Men in Black subverted blockbuster tropes to become box office gold

By Callie Petch

Twenty-five years ago Barry Sonnenfeld's workplace action-comedy broke the rules and launched an iconic franchise.

The Gospel According to Saint John

By Juan Barquin

The Pope of Trash on 50 years of Pink Flamingos and waking up each morning and trying to be nuts in new and exciting ways.

Why I love Rebecca Hall’s performance in Christine

By Caroline Madden

In her haunting depiction of Christine Chubbock, I recognised elements of my own experience with depression and isolation.

Fame devours Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in the first Blonde trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Andrew Dominik's long-awaited not-quite-biopic adapts Joyce Carol Oates' novel for Netflix.

Narratives of conflict at the Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival

By Isabel Jacobs

Armenia’s flagship film festival provided a platform for filmmakers to reflect on various wars, although there were some curious absences.

Why I love Robin Williams’ performance in The World According to Garp

By Richard Brownell

Forty years on, one of Robin Williams’ earliest film roles still ranks among his best work.

The wooden boy comes to life again in the first trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

By Charles Bramesco

There's a darker edge to the classic kiddie fable in this stop-motion take with a starry voice cast.

Panah Pahani: ‘As Iranians, we have to craft our own spaces of peace’

By Anahit Behrooz

The writer/director of Hit the Road reflects on finding comfort in car journeys and learning to see beyond genre.

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