By Simon Bland
The director reflects on the making of his 2010 buddy cop comedy, and the serious message at its heart.
Cristin Milioti’s character subverts the passive love interest trope seen in Groundhog Day and About Time.
By Simon Bland
The writer/director muses on one of the best and most beloved literary adaptations of modern times.
The first and only film from Miyazaki protégé Yoshifumi Kondo stands among the studio’s best works.
In 1972’s Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion, Meiko Kaji emerged as a bona fide, badass star.
By Brian Quinn
Beyond its anti-war rhetoric, the Czech director’s version of the Broadway musical is a story of same-sex love.
Hannah Woodhead delves into the myriad thrills and spills of MTV’s finest export.
By Kia Rahnama
The director’s controversial 1982 thriller subverts the “white saviour” myth still perpetuated by Hollywood.
By Erik Nielsen
Dismissed by critics at the time, this sometimes ridiculous corporate satire from 2004 has lost none of its bite.
By Adam Scovell
John Huston’s heist classic, starring Sterling Hayden and Marilyn Monroe, emphasised the grittiness of the postwar era.
Christina Newland takes solace in Martin Scorsese’s brutally violent, blackly comic mob classic.
By Soham Gadre
Jules Dassin’s blacklisting from Hollywood led him to create this superlative 1955 crime thriller.
Charles Bramesco basks in the soothing whimsy of Sylvain Chomet’s animated marvel from 2003.
This Laurel and Hardy gem from 1937 reminds David Jenkins of a time when he almost died laughing.
Adam Woodward reflects on the timeless appeal of George Armitage’s alt-rom-com from 1997.
Sophie Monks Kaufman sings the praises of Marc Lawrence’s pop hit of a rom-com from 2007.
By Katie Goh
Ron Peck’s Nighthawks survives as much more than a historical document of gay life in a bygone era.