Terence Davies

Benediction – first-look review

By Adam Woodward

Terence Davies’ handsome biopic of the poet Siegfried Sassoon is a lament for lost youth and stolen love.

The 2021 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By Adam Woodward

This year’s LFF programme comprises 39 per cent female and 40 per cent ethnically diverse directors/creators.

15 films we’d like to see at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival

By Charles Bramesco

With Wes Anderson, Leos Carax and Paul Verhoeven locked in, we’re ready to keep the rumour mill turning.

Terence Davies has begun work on a Stefan Zweig film

By Charles Bramesco

While we await his next feature, Benediction, there’s news of his adaptation of The Post Office Girl.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 50-26

By Little White Lies

Our noughties ranking reaches the midway point, as Amélie, Oldboy and Spider-Man 2 all make the cut.

Is de-ageing technology the way forward for the time-spanning epic?

By Lillian Crawford

Two films at the San Sebastian Film Festival showcase a more old school way of depicting the bittersweet passage of time.

Why I love Terence Davies’ The Long Day Closes

By Patrick Nabarro

The director’s 1992 drama is among the most tender coming-of-age films ever made.

Six of the best films about poets

By Ross McDonnell

From The Colour of Pomegranates to A Quiet Passion, seek out these fascinating portraits of verse-makers.

A Quiet Passion

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Cynthia Nixon gives an astonishing performance as the tortured American poet Emily Dickinson.

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Cynthia Nixon: ‘It’s a juicy thing for an actor to get to do, a death scene’

By Adam Woodward

The star of A Quiet Passion reveals how she conveyed her character’s mental and physical pain.

Watch the stunning trailer for Sunset Song

By Little White Lies

Agyness Deyn shimmers in the first trailer for Terence Davies’ latest cinematic marvel.

The Deep Blue Sea

By Jason Wood

Terence Davies’ wartime tragi-romance is filmmaking of the highest order.

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