Nostalgia for the Lights: Wim Wenders’ Tokyo stories

By David Jenkins

How the Oscar-nominated Perfect Days sees the globe-trotting German filmmaker in unison with his surroundings in the Japanese capital.

The strange and beautiful world of Aki Kaurismäki

By David Jenkins

In celebration of the release of Fallen Leaves, we guide you through the world of Finland’s cine-beat poet extraordinaire.

Picturehouse joins the MUBI GO fold

By Little White Lies

This week, see The Eight Mountains at your local Picturehouse Cinema for free with a MUBI GO membership.

Found in Translation: On Return to Seoul’s bittersweet depiction of communication

By David Jenkins

How Davy Chou’s lilting identity crisis comedy traverses the bridges and barriers that come with language.

Is Léa Seydoux Mia Hansen-Løve’s greatest on-screen muse?

By David Jenkins

The French superstar works in a sublimely subtle register to bring the joy and pain of One Fine Morning to the screen.

The Story of Adèle E

By David Jenkins

In praise of French actor Adèle Exarchopoulos who brings her sultry sensibility to a range of roles, most recently Léa Mysius’ The Five Devils.

In praise of Close’s depiction of youth

By Little White Lies

How Lukas Dhont’s Close adopts a more enlightened and empathetic approach to depicting young people on screen.

In praise of European cinema

By Little White Lies

The European Film Academy sees its 2022 Month of European Film climax with a spectacular award ceremony in Reykjavik.

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