Michael Atkinson pays tribute to the master of the historical fresco and the sequence shot.
Wong Kar-wai’s first film in six years is a kung fu melodrama that spans the decades – and focusses on icicles falling, one at a time, says Nick James.
Mike Leigh pays tribute to the late stalwart of the indie scene, who helped launch the British director’s ﬁlms in the US.
Director, screenwriter, playwright and journalist, noted for her witty and wise romantic comedies.
It’s trimmed back the luxury – a bit – but this Mexican fest retains its uniquely pleasing balance of the social and the cinephile, writes Nick James.
Boys got to make nearly all the big films in 2012 – yet further down the film chain women directors are flourishing. Ghetto or headway, asks Anna Coatman?