By Adam Scovell
The Swedish-born actor is at his transfixing best in Ingmar Bergman’s 1968 drama.
By Beth Piket
The British director’s 2009 drama offers a child’s perspective of life below the poverty line.
By James Clarke
How George Miller’s 1979 debut feature helped set the post-apocalyptic genre in motion.
By Beth Webb
Doug Liman’s film exists as a perfect time capsule of youth at the end of a decade.
Guillermo del Toro’s cigar-chewing monster remains one of cinema’s most compelling anti-heroes.
A pioneer of 4D screenings, the American B-movie director was a born showman.
By Al Horner
The Wachowskis’ 1999 action sci-fi changed blockbuster cinema, altering its code forever.
The beloved French filmmaker, who has passed away aged 90, leaves behind a peerless body of work.
By Annie Lord
Sasha Grey’s high-class escort exists in a world where economic crisis is an ever-present spectre.
Zack Snyder’s ambitious and divisive take on Alan Moore’s graphic novel deserves a second look.
Wim Wenders’ 1987 masterpiece is a uniquely life-affirming reflection on human experience.
By Gem Wheeler
Mike Judge’s 1999 comedy brilliantly captured the dingy, coffee-ringed mundanity of the workplace.
By Max Ramsay
The pioneering British filmmaker’s final work remains a profoundly personal and poetic work.
There’s so much more to this J-horror hit than meets the punctured eye.
By Adam Scovell
The silver screen icon subverted her heroine image to deliver one of Hollywood’s most memorable villains.
Matt Cimber’s tragic tale achieves a depth and symbolism not commonly found in exploitation films of its time.
From Rachel, Rachel to The Glass Menagerie, we look back at the Hollywood icon’s underappreciated work behind the camera.