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  • Film of the week: Miss Julie

    Liv Ullmann’s unstinting adaptation of August Strindberg’s tectonic battle-of-ranks chamber drama cracks open the sexual venom, says Nick Pinkerton.
    Thursday 3 September 2015

  • Film of the week: 45 Years

    A shard of ice pierces a venerable marriage in Andrew Haigh’s masterly follow-up to Weekend, says Roger Clarke.
    Thursday 27 August 2015

  • The best of FrightFest 2015

    From a primeval Steve Oram to Miike Takashi’s metacinematic kabuki adaptation and a docu-nightmare about sleep paralysis from the director of Room 237, this year’s horror fiesta is more stacked than ever. Anton Bitel previews nine of the best.
    Wednesday 26 August 2015

  • Te Wei, founding father of Chinese animation

    Alex Dudok de Wit celebrates the accidental animator who helped forge a native style under Mao.
    Friday 28 August 2015

  • Takahata Isao: four answers

    The Studio Ghibli co-founder on animation inspirations, working with Miyazaki and reasons for joy – by email to Nick Bradshaw.
    Wednesday 26 August 2015

  • Inside out: Orange Is the New Black

    Charlotte Richardson Andrews hails the big-tent riches of Jenji Kohan’s hit SVoD women’s-prison drama series.
    Tuesday 25 August 2015

  • Masters of space

    Max Ophuls’ Lola Montès reminds Brad Stevens how, in the classical studio era, control of mise en scène and camera movement connoted a power we may now struggle to comprehend.
    Tuesday 25 August 2015

  • Film of the week: The Wolfpack

    Six caged Mowglis raised by the movies manage to come good in this buoyant snapshot of postmodern quarantine, says Michael Atkinson.
    Friday 21 August 2015

Opening nights: new British cinemas

  • Gallery: five new London cinemas

    Gallery: five new London cinemas

    Photographs by Etienne Gilfillan of London ’s 2015 batch of new cinema initiatives, including the Picturehouse Central and Curzon Bloomsbury arthouse-circuit flagships, and the independent Regent Street, Deptford and Close Up cinemas.
    Friday 17 July 2015

  • Deptford Cinema: one for all!

    Deptford Cinema: one for all!

    In the first of our video reports about new London cinemas, Edward Lawrenson speaks to Deptford Cinema’s Edwin Mingard about volunteer-run exhibition in the high-rent city, and the virtues of community-led programming.
    Friday 17 July 2015

  • Celluloid haven: Close Up Cinema

    Celluloid haven: Close Up Cinema

    In the second of our video reports about London’s 2015 batch of cinema initiatives, Edward Lawrenson sees and hears a valorous defence of celluloid film projection from Close Up Cinema’s Damien Sanville.
    Friday 17 July 2015

  • Building a small cinema in Liverpool

    Building a small cinema in Liverpool

    Anthony Killick embeds himself with a crack troupe of volunteer cinema refitters remaking a former Liverpool magistrates court as a cooperative picturehouse.
    Friday 17 July 2015

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