Within the gentle, naturalistic films of Kelly Reichardt, domestic animals are granted the space to exist as they are – not as performers, but as companions.
Sophie Monks Kaufman continues her deep dive into the neurodivergent coding of Wes Anderson's cinema in this far-reaching long read.
Through conversations with psychologists, neurodivergent friends, Jason Schwartzman and the man himself, Sophie Monks Kaufman investigates the meticulous worlds of Wes Anderson and their potent emotional frequencies.
Their shallow, male-centric cinephilia speaks to a wider issue within the industry. But is this stereotype changing?
As lockdown in the UK eases, Sophie Monks Kaufman reflects on the value of cultural exchange on a personal and societal level.
Reappraising Matthew McConaughey’s maligned rom-com dark days.
The poor box office performance of The Sisters Brothers and films like it suggests interest in this quintessential American film genre is on the wane.
By Al Horner
Key members of The Simpsons’ creative family share the inside story of the show’s cherished Halloween specials.
Twenty-five years on, the show’s mix of high-brow humour and genuine heart is as appealing as ever.
Steven Spielberg’s World War Two drama brought me closer to my grandfather, who survived the D-Day landings.
By Lydia Figes
Female-driven comedies such as The Marvellous Mrs Maisel and Funny Cow are challenging archaic notions about women on screen.
By Brian Brems
What does it mean to be an American who loves Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver but hates gun violence?
By Nadine Smith
Ten years ago, Matt Reeves’ secret monster movie ushered in a new era of fan-driven movie publicity.
As streaming platforms vie with major film studios for viewers’ attention, great work is at risk of being lost in the content ether.
We pay homage to director Clive Barker’s majestic suburban gore aria from 1987.
More and more movies are featuring female characters with strength, agency and a drive to take action. What took them so damn long?
The greatest canine/sports movie franchise in history, consumed in a single sitting.