Browse by category
1 - 10 of 202
Against the backdrop of breaking Harvey Weinstein disclosures, the star of The Grifters and Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool held forth on stage at the London Film Festival – bringing home how rare it is for women in the industry to be truly heard, writes Thirza Wakefield.
Friday 24 November 2017
From the Magazine
Many of the greatest post-war Japanese films owe much of their power and sophistication to their leading ladies as they explore the experiences of women struggling to find their place in a conservative culture in social and technological flux. Alexander Jacoby profiles ten headline actresses for our latest Deep Focus season.
Thursday 16 November 2017
Sophie Brown’s search for the rights to screen Kathryn Bigelow’s surf classic seemed to be all washed up, but suddenly the tide turned, and now Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves’s Bodhi and Johnny can return to British screens.
Tuesday 14 November 2017
Does obsessive Hitchcockiana like 78/52, Alexandre O. Philippe’s 78/52 feature-length video investigation of Psycho’s infamous shower scene, signal the master’s outsized cultural sway, or the rise of mass fan appropriation, asks Michael Atkinson?
Friday 3 November 2017
Caste, a lively adaptation of a comic play about class, was the moment that the British director “tasted blood” and discovered his vocation. Now it is screening in London again for possibly the first time in 80 years, writes Geoff Brown.
Thursday 19 October 2017
The strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in a century prompted an almost immediate media response. The initial rush of hashtags and memes were followed by film stars drumming up funds and a ‘RubbleCinema’. Soon even escapist cinema took on a new meaning, writes Paul Julian Smith.
Paul Julian Smith
Tuesday 10 October 2017
This 16mm black-and-white documentary was filmed at Charlottesville polling stations the day that Donald Trump was elected, a riveting study of a world about to be shattered, writes Helen de Witt.
Helen de Witt
Wednesday 27 September 2017
For Syria’s own filmmakers in search of a new language of resistance to an authoritarian state, the collapse of their country has brought both freedom and tragedy, writes Charlotte Bank.
Tuesday 8 August 2017
Amid a rush of handwringing films dwelling on Syria’s easy spectacles of horror, argues Bidisha, there are also many more nuanced and resonant films made by people on the ground, listening to voices that otherwise go unheard.
Friday 4 August 2017
1 - 10 of 202
Back to the top
Subscribe now for exclusive offers and the best of cinema.