By James Clarke
On the 80th anniversary of Disney’s animation, we look at the different ways this magical fable has been interpreted.
Before he moved into films, the director conceived a bold, unromanticised vision of the American frontier.
With the release of Studio Ghibli’s back catalogue on Netflix, we look back at one of their unsung greats.
By Zoe Crombie
Tomomi Mochizuki’s teenage love triangle drama is fascinating outlier in the studio’s catalogue.
An ode to perhaps the greatest gross-out set-piece ever committed to film.
Alongside her future partner, Clark Gable, this 1932 romantic comedy established Lombard as a bona fide movie star.
By Adam Scovell
Howard Hawks’ 1940 film remains one of Hollywood’s finest and most radical comedies.
By Lara C Cory
This musical retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth helped to popularise the Brazilian sound.
The late icon’s playful dress sense brought a breath of fresh air to the films of the French New Wave.
By Beth Piket
Her affecting turn as woman in turmoil Joanna earned her the first of many Oscar wins.
By Sam Moore
Alan Rickman’s iconic Die Hard baddie is a faux-revolutionary motivated purely by financial gain.
By Anna Cale
Sixty years on, Val Guest’s delightfully murky musical satire retains a defiantly British sensibility.
By Adam Scovell
For all of its seething male energy, it’s the film’s young female lead who emerges as its star performer.
In 1979, the first Australian film directed by a woman since the silent era signalled a new dawn for female authorship.
The radical ethics of Hayao Miyazaki’s fearless heroine still resonates today.
From unqualified disaster to visionary epic, critical opinion on Michael Cimino’s 1980 western has shifted over the years.
By Paul Ridd
The low-rent British gangster series has a lot more to offer than brainless, brutal violence.