The pillar of midcentury Yugoslav cinema leaves an antic, subversive body of work.
By Nathan Smith
Throughout his career, the twist-loving director has shown an interest in a range of social and environmental issues.
A young woman searches for connection in Chantal Akerman’s melancholy travelogue from 1978.
The Gone with the Wind star was an underappreciated and complex woman in an era of limited opportunities.
By Benjy Taylor
Lindsay Anderson’s tale of rebellion in a ’60s private school is a vital dissection of class and establishment.
The Mexican director’s early Spanish-language films offer vital dissections of the male ego.
By Amy Simmons
The Danish filmmaker’s visceral battle of the sexes is one of his most misunderstood – and best – works.
Thirty years ago, Bill Murray’s cruel network executive taught us all the importance of spreading a little seasonal misery.
By Beth Webb
Show writer Bruce Vilanch reflects on the strange legacy of this psychedelic seasonal folly.
By Adam Scovell
The American star led something of a tragic life, but she will forever be remembered for her role in Jean-Luc Godard’s debut feature.
By Steve Timms
The influence of Adrian Lyne’s 1990 psychological horror, starring Tim Robbins and Elizabeth Peña, far outstretches its modest success.
Max Fleischer, creator of Betty Boop and the rotoscope, was one of the great cartoonists of the 20th century.
By Thomas Hobbs
A personal essay on the director’s 1980 horror, which returns to cinemas this Halloween.
Thirty years ago, Tim Burton unleashed his colourful, bizarre vision of the afterlife onto the world.
The director’s third feature from 1998 is a glitter-covered ode to the 1970s.
The French filmmaker’s haunting 1950 work fluidly blurs the line between technology and magic.
By Adam Scovell
Themes of memory and death lie at the heart of Terry Gilliam’s dystopian time travel saga.