Features

Why Imagine Me & You deserves to be remembered as a queer rom-com classic

By Chloe Smith

Ol Parker's story of a meet-cute between a bride and a florist shows that the LGBTQ+ community deserve their own rom-com canon.

Sean Durkin will square off with Zac Efron for a homespun wrestling tragedy

By Charles Bramesco

A dramatization of the sad events that befell the Von Erich family will follow Durkin's acclaimed The Nest.

How Deep Throat and Pleasure ask questions about safety on porn sets

By Stefania Sarrubba

Ninja Thyberg’s drama brings up questions about adult film which have gone unaddressed since the days of Linda Lovelace.

Harry Styles is the long arm of the law in the first My Policeman trailer

By Charles Bramesco

He portrays one of three characters followed through decades, their lives charting 20th-century upheavals.

Sofia Coppola: Forever Young goes on tour in NYC and LA

By Little White Lies

Watch some great movies and pick up a signed copy of our latest book at these exclusive events.

Why I love Stephen Rea’s performance in The Crying Game

By Eleanor Brady

Three decades since its release, Neil Jordan's thriller about The Troubles remains a crucial and complex piece of Irish cinema.

20 years on, Scooby Doo is still a thrillingly silly throwback teen comedy

By Claire White

The unpretentious hijinks of Scooby, Shaggy and Mystery Inc. offer a nostalgic respite from the grim-dark state of current franchise fair.

Ninja Thyberg: ‘Porn can be a mirror of our society’

By Hannah Strong

The Swedish filmmaker reflects on how her time as a teenage anti-porn activist eventually led her to create the pro-sex work drama Pleasure.

The perverse delights of Jonathan Demme’s cult classic Crazy Mama

By Anton Bitel

An intergenerational matriarchy embarks on a crime spree in the late director’s 1975 action-comedy.

How female sex workers are reclaiming their on-screen image

By Miriam Balanescu

From P-Valley to Pleasure, the industry is finally starting to be shown in an authentic light.

What Price Hollywood: The Story of A Star is Born

By Trevor Johnston

George Cukor’s sublime take on stardom ranks among Judy Garland’s best work, but its production was mired in turmoil.

Michelangelo Frammartino – ‘The purpose of art is to explore the ineffable’

By Ben Nicholson

The Italian filmmaker on his slow-cooked wonder, Il Buco, and the artistic joys of discovering something new.

The Predator franchise goes back to an uncolonized America in the first Prey trailer

By Charles Bramesco

In the not-yet-ravaged Comanche Nation, an expert hunter faces a seemingly unstoppable extraterrestrial foe.

Lucile Hadžihalilovic: ‘When I make a film, something unconscious comes out’

By Katherine Connell

The French writer/director of Innocence and Earwig explains why she tells stories from a dream logic perspective.

Is this Gaspar Noé’s most religious film?

By Anton Bitel

The director’s short experimental feature, Lux Æterna, plays like a panic attack before reaching a rapturous crescendo.

Mia Hansen-Løve: ‘I admire Bergman’s aptitude for being alone’

By David Jenkins

The Bergman Island writer/director on the Swedish maestro, the inner lives of artists and the process of bringing dreams to life.

Mother and Son – first-look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Léonor Serraille comes good with her novelistic second feature about an immigrant family fighting for survival in France.

Showing Up – first-look review

By Caitlin Quinlan

Michelle Williams excels as a sculptor whose attention is sapped by colleagues and family in Kelly Reichardt’s ambient social satire.

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