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Watch: A Personal Ode to Going to the Cinema

By Matthew Mulcahy

As cinemas in the UK prepare to reopen, Matthew Mulcahy reflects on his formative experiences of watching films on the big screen.

Watch: What makes a movie line memorable?

By Luís Azevedo

Our latest video essay breaks down the rhetorical device behind some of cinema’s most iconic dialogue.

Watch: A Beginner’s Guide to Sofia Coppola

By Will Webb

A video celebration of this acclaimed American filmmakers, ahead of the release of her latest, On the Rocks.

Watch: Ocean’s 11 vs Ocean’s Eleven

By Leigh Singer

Comparing the classic Rat Pack heist caper with Steven Soderbergh’s equally star-studded early noughties update.

Watch: Tragedy and comedy in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite

By Luís Azevedo

Dissecting the slapstick and dramatic elements of the South Korean filmmaker’s Oscar-winning satire.

Take a peek behind the scenes of Greta Gerwig’s Little Women

By Hannah Woodhead

Watch Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet and co frolic in the Massachusetts countryside.

Watch: Closing the Door on the Gangster Genre

By Luís Azevedo

Is the American mobster movie destined to go the same way as the western?

Watch: Beware The Fluffy Pen

By Luís Azevedo

Is this beloved stationery item used by filmmakers as a symbol of evil?

Watch: The Movie GIFs That Keep On Giving

By Leigh Singer

In a new video essay, Leigh Singer explores a curious modern phenomenon...

Watch: Hallyu Forever – The Korean Wave Explained

By Will Webb

How South Korean cinema’s domestic boom in the late 1990s took over the world.

Alain Delon vs Matt Damon – Who’s the perfect Tom Ripley?

By Leigh Singer

A side-by-side analysis of Purple Noon and The Talented Mr Ripley, as adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s 1955 novel.

Anya Taylor-Joy and Johnny Flynn had a “corsetgasm” on the set of Emma

By Stefan Pape

The co-stars describe getting into character for Autumn de Wilde’s new period comedy.

Watch: A Beginner’s Guide to Bong Joon-ho

By Will Webb

To celebrate the release of Parasite, check out this video primer to South Korea’s finest cinematic export.

Watch: An interview with Greta Gerwig and the cast of Little Women

By Hannah Woodhead

We chat with the director and stars Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh and Timothée Chalamet.

Watch: A Beginner’s Guide to the Safdie Brothers

By Will Webb

Exploring the early work of New York filmmaking siblings Josh and Benny Safdie.

Suspiria vs Suspiria – Argento’s original vs Guadagnino’s remake

By Leigh Singer

The latest video in our Remake/Remodel series compares the classic horror with its modern update.

Watch: A Star Is Born – Judy Garland vs Lady Gaga

By Leigh Singer

A side-by-side look at two very different takes on a classic Hollywood cautionary tale.

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