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Boots Riley: ‘Creating racist tropes about black folks is how those in power lie’

By Hannah Woodhead

Human resources’ worst nightmare talks about his surreal ode to collectivised action, Sorry to Bother You.

Sebastián Lelio: ‘We approached it as if we were secretly making a sci-fi movie’

By Carlos Aguilar

The Chilean filmmaker discusses working with Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz on his English-language debut Disobedience.

The future of cinema, according to Martin Scorsese

By Hannah Woodhead

At a recent masterclass in Marrakech, the legendary American director expressed concerns over where the industry is heading.

“Frank Drebin was a combination of Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood” – David Zucker on The Naked Gun at 30

By Simon Bland

The writer/director reflects on the origins and legacy of his most beloved comic creation.

Alfonso Cuarón: Observe the Moments

By Adam Woodward

The Mexican writer/director describes coming home to make Roma, his most profoundly personal film to date.

Discover new European gems for free with ArteKino

By Little White Lies

Throughout December, this online film festival is showcasing a treasure trove of under-the-radar features.

Why Netflix’s live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop is destined to fail

By Kambole Campbell

Shinichiro Watanabe’s singular ’90s show is yet another classic anime that should be left well alone.

Do you get your best ideas from watching movies? You’re not alone…

By Little White Lies

Creatives from around the world say they find inspiration in film, according to a new WeTransfer report.

Exploring the changing face of Britain at Underwire Film Festival 2018

By Isha Karki

A programme of eight shorts challenged our perceptions of Britain’s past, present and future.

RIP Nicolas Roeg: A career interview with the late British filmmaker

By David Jenkins

In memory of this British titan of cinema, who died at the age of 90, we resurface a fascinating archive interview.

Why Scrooged remains the ultimate anti-Christmas film

By Chris Heasman

Thirty years ago, Bill Murray’s cruel network executive taught us all the importance of spreading a little seasonal misery.

Watch the brand new trailer for Jean-Luc Godard’s The Image Book

By David Jenkins

The veteran French auteur’s Cannes-winning latest arrives in cinemas and on MUBI next month.

A new documentary reveals the ugly truth of modern politics

By Justine Smith

The Trial examines the impeachment of Brazil’s first democratically elected female president.

Hirokazu Koreeda: ‘I want to make visible the people the government ignores’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The Japanese writer/director discusses the political implications of his Palme d’Or-winning drama Shoplifters.

Sleeve notes from Nic Roeg and Donald Cammell’s Performance

By Jay Glennie

Read an exclusive extract from a new book celebrating 50 years of this groundbreaking British film.

My Brilliant Friend ‘The Dolls’ review – A heartfelt portrait of postwar Italy

By Roxanne Sancto

HBO’s adaptation of Elena Ferrente’s novel sees a woman recall the special friendship that changed her life.

On Location: The house from Don’t Look Now

By Adam Scovell

The private residence featured in Nicolas Roeg’s iconic ’70s horror remains an idyllic, evocative setting.

Discover the erotic grotesquery of this Japanese triptych

By Anton Bitel

The prolific filmmaker Teruo Ishii invented a whole new subgenrre with 1969’s bizarre Orgies of Edo.

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