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Just Keep Livin’ – In praise of Dazed and Confused at 25

By Stephen Puddicombe

Richard Linklater’s seminal high school movie is the ultimate endorsement of living in the moment.

Discover the deranged melodrama of this maternal horror

By Anton Bitel

Ted Post’s 1973 film The Baby takes the notion of the dysfunctional family to a whole other level.

The psychosexual pleasures of David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers

By Adam Scovell

The director’s tale of twin gynecologists is a gory study of the relationship between the physical and mental self.

Where Eagles Dare marked a turning point for Hollywood action

By Mark Allison

The film’s radical approach to violence and gender politics was perfectly pitched for the counter-culture generation.

Maniac review: Mesmerising character work in a retrofuturistic setting

By Roxanne Sancto

Emma Stone and Jonah Hill sign up for a mind-bending drug trial in Cary Fukunaga’s immersive miniseries.

Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk gets a gorgeous new trailer

By Adam Woodward

The director’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning Moonlight is based on James Baldwin’s classic novel.

How Futura became Gaspar Noé’s go-to typeface

By Jake Cunningham

The ubiquitous font features prominently in the provocative arthouse filmmaker’s work, including his latest, Climax.

Agnès Varda: ‘I’ve always enjoyed sharing people with audiences’

By David Jenkins

The loquacious goddess of French cinema reflects on her extraordinary career ahead of the release of her new film, Faces Places.

David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti unearth “lost” jazz LP

By Adam Woodward

The duo’s fabled experimental album is set for release later this year.

Does being authorised make a documentary more authentic?

By Ed Gibbs

Director Steve Loveridge was granted unprecedented access to singer-activist M.I.A, but does it meaningfully enhance his film?

In praise of Miloš Forman’s Amadeus

By Little White Lies

This romping tale of clashing artistic egos screens as part of the Royal Albert Hall’s Festival of Film.

Discover the ferocious insanity of this cult Japanese horror

By Anton Bitel

Teruo Ishii’s Horrors of Malformed Men contains one of cinema’s most straightforwardly stark raving villains.

Disenchantment and Matt Groening’s lovable, flawed heroes

By James Luxford

The Simpsons creator’s first foray into streaming continues his tradition of subversive central characters.

I’m Still Listening – Why Frasier remains my favourite ’90s sitcom

By William Carroll

Twenty-five years on, the show’s mix of high-brow humour and genuine heart is as appealing as ever.

Teen Spirit – first look review

By Ella Kemp

Elle Fanning plays a young talent show hopeful in Max Minghella’s sweet-sounding directorial debut.

On Location: The brutalist tower blocks of A Clockwork Orange

By Adam Scovell

Visiting the southeast London estate featured in Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film makes for a dystopian experience.

Destroyer – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

A committed Nicole Kidman slums it in this by-the-book detective noir from director Karyn Kusama.

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