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  • Wormholes that turned: Sci-Fi-London 2015

    Anton Bitel on ten of this year’s best at a festival that still attends to sci-fi’s international, leftfield and cutting-edge.

    Anton Bitel
    Thursday 28 May 2015

    Festivals

  • Mob rules: Party Girl and the Blacklist

    Trivialised as a stylish film noir frivolity, Party Girl seems to have been written as an On the Waterfront-like apologia for informing – a moral turned inside out by its director Nicholas Ray, says Brad Stevens.

    Brad Stevens
    Tuesday 26 May 2015

    Bradlands

  • Cannes 2015 roundup: in praise of slow-burners

    Nick James wakes up the morning after the party pondering the less flamboyant movies that got away – at least from the festival prize-givers.

    Nick James
    Monday 25 May 2015

    Festivals

  • Cannes 2015 awards, and reaction

    The decorations from a Coen brothers-led jury spanned the good, the bad and the wacky, says Nick James.

    Nick James
    Sunday 24 May 2015

    Festivals

  • Cannes 2015: midway roundup

    A shortage of serious Palme d’Or contenders at this year’s festival doesn’t amount to a shortage of wonderful cinema. Nick James explains…

    Nick James
    Wednesday 20 May 2015

    Festivals

  • Cannes 2015: Where’s Raaooouuuul?

    Or is that Raúúúúúúúúúl? At any rate, this strange, recurring howl is less an emblem of Cannes’ clubbiness than of its all-bewildering embrace, says Charlie Lyne.

    Charlie Lyne
    Wednesday 13 May 2015

    Festivals

  • From the Magazine

    Cannes 2015: Opening gambits

    The august regulars are still in evidence, but this year’s Cannes line-up is rather less predictable – and younger – than in recent years, says Isabel Stevens.

    Isabel Stevens
    Wednesday 13 May 2015

    Festivals

  • Read my finger

    With media performance now such a key currency, could more documentary literacy mean better citizenship, asks Robert Greene?

    Robert Greene
    Wednesday 29 April 2015

    Unfiction

  • Cuckoos and straw bears: Alchemy 2015

    Harriet Warmen reports on the fifth edition of the Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival, a haven for moving-image artists in the Scottish Borders, and its installations and performances in spaces from a textile mill to a storage warehouse.

    Harriet Warman
    Monday 27 April 2015

    Festivals

  • Bermuda 2015: cutting its shorts according to its cloth

    The island’s film festival has shallower pockets since the recession hit – but it still draws a high calibre of Hollywood talent, says Nick James.

    Nick James
    Wednesday 22 April 2015

    Festivals

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