By Nick Chen
From Showgirls to Starship Troopers, delve into the Dutch filmmaker’s provocative back catalogue.
Twisted takes on classic stories, from The Company of Wolves to Black Swan and The Fall.
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John Singleton and Barry Jenkins’ films understand what it means to grow up young, black and American.
By Nick Chen
This San Fransisco-set drama from 2008 is the perfect primer for Barry Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed latest.
By Tom Bond
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Damien Chazelle’s low-budget debut has plenty in common with his awards-sweeping musical.
By Ella Donald
Get in the mood for Damien Chazelle’s swooning musical with these toe-tapping classics.
By Tom Watchorn
Paranoia, mystery and moral ambiguity abound in David Lynch and Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpieces.
Before Charlie Brooker’s dark social satire, there was Donald Cammell’s technophobic sci-fi.
The end of the world has a familiar theme in these train-based South Korean allegories.
Before you see Almodóvar’s latest seek out these lesser seen Spanish gems.
With The Childhood of a Leader arriving in cinemas, here are some other memorable shifts from stars behind the lens.
Catherine Corsini’s new film carries the torch for Agnès Varda’s feminist musical.
By David Hayles
From grindhouse classics to showbiz satires, seek out these inspirations for Nicolas Winding Refn’s wicked latest.
By David Crow
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Studio Ghibli’s latest and Disney’s 2002 film both deal with themes of abandonment, alienation and loss.