Features and reviews

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Features

What to watch at LFF: New extreme cinema

By Paul Ridd

What to watch at LFF: New extreme cinema
Reviews

Bill & Ted Face the Music review: the Gen X dad dudes unleash their daughters

By Thomas Flew

Bill & Ted Face the Music review: the Gen X dad dudes unleash their daughters
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 18 to 20 September

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 18 to 20 September
Reviews

Ratched review: Ken Kesey’s Big Nurse gets botched surgery

By Hannah McGill

Ratched review: Ken Kesey’s Big Nurse gets botched surgery
Features

Why do we treat serial killers’ gay victims as dramatically disposable?

By Alex Davidson

Why do we treat serial killers’ gay victims as dramatically disposable?
Reviews

Nocturnal review: a stripped-down portrait of British coastal malaise

By Tim Hayes

Nocturnal review: a stripped-down portrait of British coastal malaise
Reviews

White Riot review: the story of rock’s anti-racist revival

By Sukhdev Sandhu

White Riot review: the story of rock’s anti-racist revival
Reviews

The Eight Hundred review: a puffed-up reprise of the defence of Shanghai

By Tony Rayns

The Eight Hundred review: a puffed-up reprise of the defence of Shanghai
10 great

10 great caper films

By David Parkinson

10 great caper films
Features

The punks that took on prejudice: White Riot and the 1970s Rock Against Racism movement

By Stephanie Phillips

The punks that took on prejudice: White Riot and the 1970s Rock Against Racism movement
News

Regina King’s directorial debut One Night in Miami to join 64th BFI London Film Festival

Regina King’s directorial debut One Night in Miami to join 64th BFI London Film Festival
Interviews

“People can justify awful things through their faith”: Antonio Campos on The Devil All the Time

By Philip Concannon

“People can justify awful things through their faith”: Antonio Campos on The Devil All the Time
Reviews

Cuties review: preteen pressures in the age of lost innocence

By Winnie M Li

Cuties review: preteen pressures in the age of lost innocence
Features

What to watch at LFF: How 3 pioneering Australian sisters made a silent gem

By Bryony Dixon

What to watch at LFF: How 3 pioneering Australian sisters made a silent gem
News

Six of the best at the 2020 Venice Film Festival

By Jonathan Romney

Six of the best at the 2020 Venice Film Festival
News

Aspiring directors, here’s a chance to make your own fully-funded music video

Aspiring directors, here’s a chance to make your own fully-funded music video
News

Venice Film Festival 2020: the best of times amid the worst of times

By Jessica Kiang

Venice Film Festival 2020: the best of times amid the worst of times
Features

Maborosi at 25: The enigmatic calm of Hirokazu Koreeda’s debut

By Serena Scateni

Maborosi at 25: The enigmatic calm of Hirokazu Koreeda’s debut
Features

“We gave them too much power”: how Rocks became a gem by giving its young cast license to shine

By Simran Hans

“We gave them too much power”: how Rocks became a gem by giving its young cast license to shine
Where to begin

Where to begin with Naomi Kawase

By Hayley Scanlon

Where to begin with Naomi Kawase
Features

What to watch at LFF: How Shadow Country sounds a warning from history

By Peter Hames

What to watch at LFF: How Shadow Country sounds a warning from history
News

Diana Rigg obituary: an independent, indefatigable star

By Josephine Botting

Diana Rigg obituary: an independent, indefatigable star
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 11 to 13 September

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 11 to 13 September
Reviews

The Human Voice review: Pedro Almodóvar goes short and free

By Elisabet Cabeza

The Human Voice review: Pedro Almodóvar goes short and free
Reviews

Get Duked! review: a rampant Highland ramble

By Kaleem Aftab

Get Duked! review: a rampant Highland ramble
Reviews

Real review: rebuilding Black lives in Portsmouth

By Trevor Johnston

Real review: rebuilding Black lives in Portsmouth
Interviews

“Alan Moore pushed me to think less about the killer and more about the spirit of the times”: Bong Joon Ho on Memories of Murder

By Tony Rayns

“Alan Moore pushed me to think less about the killer and more about the spirit of the times”: Bong Joon Ho on Memories of Murder
Reviews

She Dies Tomorrow review: Kate Lyn Sheil’s death drive goes viral

By Anton Bitel

She Dies Tomorrow review: Kate Lyn Sheil’s death drive goes viral
Features

The Painted Bird and the cinema of Eastern Europe’s WWII bloodlands

By Michael Brooke

The Painted Bird and the cinema of Eastern Europe’s WWII bloodlands
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