Ted Kotcheff’s visceral, queer-coded descent into one man’s personal hell refuses to adhere to expectations.
By Simon Bland
Directors Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson reflect on the cultural afterlife of their 2001 computer animation.
Andrew Fleming’s 1996 film offers a spellbinding blend of Wiccan rituals and high school politics.
By Arun AK
The famed filmmaker was also a gifted composer, often blending Indian and Western classical music.
By David Robb
The director’s 1981 body horror feels increasingly relevant in our age of technological dependency.
By Annie Lyons
The cult classic forgoes subtlety and delivers its anti-consumerist message with on-the-nose camp.
By Orla Smith
Her breakthrough role in Peter Jackson’s 1994 drama instantly set the stage for her movie stardom.
From The Walking Dead to Minari, we chart the amazing journey of this Oscar-nominated star.
His performances in Encino Man, George of the Jungle and Blast from the Past set the blueprint for the buff, unthreatening leading man.
His manipulative housekeeper at the centre of Joseph Losey’s 1963 film is a sly subversion of his star persona.
In Michael Mann’s scorching debut, James Caan chases a dream he knows he can never achieve.
By Simon Bland
The director reflects on the making and lasting cultural impact of his 2005 dystopian thriller.
Nicolas Philibert’s 1992 documentary is a sensitive and affecting portrayal of the deaf experience.
By Mark Allison
In 1971, Michael Caine recast the cheery cockney crim as a decidedly nasty and unglamorous antihero.
Her easy charm and chemistry with Clark Gable elevates this otherwise unremarkable workplace rom-com.
By Adam Scovell
The 1931 film put the Count firmly on the cultural map and moved the genre on from its silent origins.
Alan J Pakula’s prescient 1974 political thriller sees Warren Beatty infiltrate a shady organisation.