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Exploring indigenous Canadian films at the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma

By Justine Smith

This year’s edition of the Montreal-based festival showed the value of giving marginalised native filmmakers a platform.

Is this the clearest insight into Martin Scorsese’s moral perspective?

By Jake Cole

Released in 1999, Bringing Out the Dead is a clear response to the perceived ambiguity of Taxi Driver.

South Korea’s female filmmakers are finally making their voices heard

By Darren Carver-Balsiger

At the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, five films directed by women signalled a new chapter for Korean cinema.

Did Ethan Coen deliver the strangest screenwriting lecture ever?

By Flavia Ferrucci

The writer-directors maps out the past, present and future of cinema through its depiction of… surgery?

Know The Score: Merrill Garbus on the joys of Clue

By Thomas Hobbs

The lead singer of art pop duo Tune-Yards’ discusses the cartoony genius of John Morris’ famed score.

The release of Tarantino’s latest has been cancelled in China

By Charles Bramesco

It may or may not have something to do with the much-discussed Bruce Lee scene.

Want to live at Stephen King’s house in Maine? Now you can

By Charles Bramesco

The horror novelist par excellence has turned his home into a museum/writers' retreat.

Is this one of the great lesser-known location-based horrors?

By Adam Scovell

Robert Fuest’s And Soon the Darkness foreshadows both The Wicker Man and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

Is The Peanut Butter Falcon a watershed moment for on-screen disability?

By Leigh Singer

The film’s directors and star Zack Gottsagen, who has Down syndrome, discuss overcoming industry stigma.

Watch this beautiful short film about a father trying to find his son

By Adam Woodward

My Boy is the latest micro-budget drama from British writer/director Charlotte Regan.

Why I love Audrey Hepburn’s performance in Sabrina

By Lauren Pinnington

Her playful, emotionally nuanced turn is the beating heart of Billy Wilder’s classic romantic comedy.

Olivier Assayas: ‘People are no longer on the side of art’

By David Jenkins

The French maestro on his acerbic new film Non-Fiction and why he’s a software rather than a hardware guy.

Why The Straight Story remains one of the great American road movies

By James Clarke

In praise of David Lynch’s 1999 drama, a film about moving slowly and gently in a hard and fast world.

In London’s suburbs, community cinema is alive and well

By Steph Green

Through its volunteer-led screenings, Talkies is encouraging local audiences to reconnect.

Fanny Lye Deliver’d – first look review

By David Jenkins

This slow-burn folk horror set in old, weird England marks the auspicious return of talented British director Thomas Clay.

Revisiting Disney’s bizarre live-action run from the 1960s to the ’80s

By Charles Bramesco

Disney+ will soon be a repository for kiddie films forgotten by time.

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