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  • 10 great films set in the jungle

    As Werner Herzog’s Amazon adventure Aguirre, Wrath of God is released on Blu-ray, we trek into the heart of darkness in search of 10 great jungle films.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 6 June 2013

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  • 10 great films about childhood

    Cría cuervos is one of the most complex, mysterious visions of childhood on film. To mark its DVD release, we pick out 10 more great films about children.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 23 May 2013

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  • 10 great films set in the roaring 20s

    The 1920s roar again in the new film of The Great Gatsby, but Baz Luhrmann’s extravaganza is not the first film to revel in the decadence of the Jazz Age. Here are 10 of the best.

    Pamela Hutchinson
    Thursday 16 May 2013

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  • 10 great films set on the Mediterranean

    With the rerelease of Journey to Italy, we’re packing our suitcases to head off in search of 10 great films set on the European Mediterranean.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 9 May 2013

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  • 10 great New York youth films

    Gimme the Loot is the latest movie to fuse the irrepressible energy of youth with the teeming excitements of the Big Apple. Start spreading the news, here are our 10 great New York youth films.

    Ashley Clark
    Thursday 2 May 2013

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  • 10 great American road trip films

    As Scarecrow, starring Al Pacino and Gene Hackman on a road trip across the USA, is rereleased, we buckle up for 10 great American road trip films.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 25 April 2013

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  • 10 great prisoner-of-war films

    Celebrating the endurance and ingenuity of soldiers in captivity, films about PoWs make for compelling cinema. We round up 10 of the best.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 18 April 2013

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  • 10 great comic book films

    With Tom Cruise roaming a depopulated, post-apocalyptic Earth in the latest graphic novel-derived blockbuster, Oblivion, we present 10 great comic book films.

    Paul O’Callaghan
    Thursday 11 April 2013

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  • My five favourite Brigitte Bardot films

    To mark the publication of her new study of French superstar Brigitte Bardot, Ginette Vincendeau picks out her favourite Bardot movies.

    Ginette Vincendeau
    Monday 8 April 2013

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  • 10 great medieval films

    Filmmakers have always been drawn to the era of courtly romance and bloodthirsty battles, of knights, princes, princesses and peasants. Here are 10 of the best movies set in the middle ages.

    Samuel Wigley
    Thursday 4 April 2013

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