Features

Arson at Kyoto Animation Studio takes both a human and artistic toll

By Charles Bramesco

A fire at one of Japan’s foremost animation houses has resulted in the loss of precious life and work.

Hirokazu Koreeda’s The Truth to open the 76th Venice Film Festival

By David Jenkins

The Japanese filmmaker’s follow-up to Shoplifters will have its world premiere on 28 August.

Take a first look inside MINDHUNTER Season 2

By Charles Bramesco

David Fincher and Netflix’s crime thriller returns 16 August – with some familiar faces...

Quentin Tarantino is bringing his favourite ’60s movies to TV

By Charles Bramesco

The public will be able to bone up in anticipation of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Why we’re excited about Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie

By Charles Bramesco

It seem like a ‘one for them’ job, but this is an exciting opportunity.

Take an exclusive first look at Shola Amoo’s The Last Tree

By Hannah Woodhead

The official trailer for the British writer/director’s semi-autobiographical drama is here.

Sunshine and the existential dilemma of space travel

By Emily Maskell

With NASA to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020, what lessons can be learned from this 2007 sci-fi thriller?

Peek into the UK’s secret history in The King’s Man trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Ralph Fiennes and Harris Dickinson star in the espionage prequel.

Diary of a first-time-filmmaker: Part 3 – Production

By Lucy Brydon

Lucy Brydon reflects on the ups and downs of shooting her low-budget debut feature Sick(er).

The subversive fantasy of Catherine Breillat’s Romance

By Anton Bitel

The French auteur’s 1999 erotic drama challenges the viewer to separate sex from love.

Born to be Wild: The defiant, laid-back legacy of Easy Rider

By Lynsey Ford

Fifty years ago, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper birthed arguably the defining film of America’s counterculture era.

Gheisar vs Get Carter: The Iranian precursor to a British crime classic

By Joobin Bekhrad

Before Mike Hodges and Michael Caine, there was Masoud Kimiai and Behrouz Vossoughi.

Three early Stanley Kubrick scripts have been unearthed

By Charles Bramesco

The draft screenplays, dating from the 1950s, all deal with themes of marital strife.

Brian De Palma’s next project will be his first crime novel

By Charles Bramesco

‘Are Snakes Necessary?’ will hit shelves next year.

David Lynch: My Head is Disconnected – A strange trip into a brilliant mind

By Adam Woodward

This major exhibition spans the artist-filmmaker’s five-decade career.

Carlos Reygadas: ‘I hate entertainment in cinema’

By David Jenkins

The Mexican auteur reflects on Our Time whether those who create art are all-seeing creatures.

Jessica Chastain gets spy thriller 355 up and running

By Charles Bramesco

The US star is producing, and she’s doing it her way.

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