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 Nathan 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.
He was an abusive and tempestuous artist, but the emotional power of the late German director’s tragic melodramas is undeniable.
In praise of the Hong kong adrenaline junkie and architect of the time-honoured bullet ballet.
The cast and crew of Twin Peaks remember the making and breaking of a cultural phenomenon.
By Lara C Cory
Old-fashioned techniques appear to have made a comeback, but the reality is they never went away.