Ninety years on, Yasujirō Ozu’s silent comedy about familial disillusion still makes salient points about life under capitalism.
Though her work remains undistributed in the UK, her superb film and TV episodes show an immense and unique talent on the rise.
By Bora Rex
Aki Kaurismäki’s drama remains sadly relevant as refugees and migrants face perilous journeys and human rights abuses in search of better lives.
By Lucy Vipond
In her breakthrough lead role, Bates plays a reclusive nurse who takes her fandom to horrifying extremes.
As Roe v. Wade is controversially overturned, we revisit Alexander Payne’s dark satire of the American abortion lobby.
By Chloe Smith
Ol Parker's story of a meet-cute between a bride and a florist shows that the LGBTQ+ community deserve their own rom-com canon.
Three decades since its release, Neil Jordan's thriller about The Troubles remains a crucial and complex piece of Irish cinema.
By Claire White
The unpretentious hijinks of Scooby, Shaggy and Mystery Inc. offer a nostalgic respite from the grim-dark state of current franchise fair.
George Cukor’s sublime take on stardom ranks among Judy Garland’s best work, but its production was mired in turmoil.
John Carney’s microbudget musical proves that talent and creativity can result in an extraordinary cinematic experience.
As the cult Japanese hero receives a new live-action outing, we explore Ultraman’s influence on Hideaki Anno.
As multiverses and IP dominate the box office, we look back to Altman’s biting satire on the unoriginality of Hollywood.
On the centenary of a horror icon, we celebrate Christopher Lee's indelible contribution to a vampiric legend.
As Dreadnaught and Knockabout receive new restorations via Eureka Video, it's time to put this Hong Kong martial arts star in the spotlight.
Through her carefully-crafted persona and infamous publicity stunts, she was truly the first example of an A-lister famous for being famous.
As the long-suffering Mabel Longhetti, Rowlands is unforgettable in husband John Cassavetes’ portrait of a desperate housewife.
By Noah Britton
Audrey Wells’ Italian-set drama offers a comforting portrayal on female agency and the multitudes of romance.