James Monaco weighs the merits of this “fullest, richest and most resonant” private eye movie, and places it at the “nodal point in the tide that was Hollywood”.
Wednesday 13 August 2014
With our Teenage Kicks season celebrating movies about the joys and pains of adolescence, let’s talk about sexual awakening on screen… French-style.
Monday 11 August 2014
Held up by Kathryn Bigelow as a seismic influence on her own filmmaking, Sam Peckinpah’s 45-year-old epic about the decline of the American west remains a brutal benchmark in action cinema.
Friday 8 August 2014
From wartime epics to Disney adventures, Ken Annakin’s 50-year career as director revealed his fascination with ‘human beings and their endless variations of behaviour in different settings’. To mark the centenary of his birth, here are some visual highlights from some of his very best films.
Thursday 7 August 2014
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