An aspiring filmmaker reveals how she set about channelling real-life struggles into her first script.
By Sam Thompson
Radical socialist filmmaker Marc Karlin emerged as a key counterculture figure in the 1970s and ’80s.
By Mark Asch
Robert Eggers’ film provides an evocative reminder of the anxieties, fears and early religious beliefs that shaped the New World.
By Ivan Radford
The director’s deep affection for his home city can be felt throughout his revered body of work.
Zoolander 2 uses them terribly, but history tells us that the art of the bit part is anything but simple.
By Matt Thrift
Dirty Grandpa may be an indefensible dud, but the actor’s recent output is nowhere near as bad as everyone seems to think.
By Ashley Clark
The news that Joseph Fiennes, a white British actor, will play the King of Pop is as perplexing as it is insulting.
Boston Globe journalist Mike Rezendes, played by Mark Ruffalo in Spotlight, reveals how to speak the truth.
From Body and Soul to Creed, the sports movie has a rich tradition of raising awareness around issues of class and race.
How has this grisly and graphic scrap book of middle American misery endured for nearly 20 years?
With Snoopy and Charlie Brown back in cinemas, Nick Pinkerton explores the legacy of Charles M Schultz and other innovative cartoonists.
Erika Lust is a Swedish porn director informed by sex-positive, feminist, art-film values.
Signe Baumane describes her journey from a Soviet mental hospital to director of animated feature, Rocks in my Pockets.
Director of the Close-Up Film Centre Damien Sanville offers a possible route to a 35mm revival.
It’s possible for a movie to have a positive impact on society and the individual.
Steven Spielberg’s beloved 1993 movie is about so much more than dinosaurs.
By Paul Risker
With Martin Scorsese’s seminal crime drama finally out on Blu-ray, we gauge the film’s enduring influence.