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Interviews

Riz Ahmed: “I want to be the change”

In recent years, despite his successes, Riz Ahmed has felt a sense of disconnect, unable to recognise himself in some of the characters he was playing. With Sound of Metal set for release, he talks to Kaleem Aftab about confounding expectations, being true to his heritage and his dazzling career.

By Kaleem Aftab

Riz Ahmed: “I want to be the change”
Interviews

“Colonialism is the ultimate cancel culture” – Femi Nylander and Rob Lemkin on their Heart of Darkness riff African Apocalypse

By Kaleem Aftab

“Colonialism is the ultimate cancel culture” – Femi Nylander and Rob Lemkin on their Heart of Darkness riff African Apocalypse
The best of 2020

The Disciple: Chaitanya Tamhane considers the limits of musical control

By Kaleem Aftab

The Disciple: Chaitanya Tamhane considers the limits of musical control
Reviews

Get Duked! review: a rampant Highland ramble

By Kaleem Aftab

Get Duked! review: a rampant Highland ramble
Features

How La Haine redefined rebellion on screen

By Kaleem Aftab

How La Haine redefined rebellion on screen
Interviews

Mathieu Kassovitz on La Haine: “I made the movie because kids die”

By Kaleem Aftab

Mathieu Kassovitz on La Haine: “I made the movie because kids die”
The best of 2020

Da 5 Bloods: Spike Lee brings the Vietnam War home

By Kaleem Aftab

Da 5 Bloods: Spike Lee brings the Vietnam War home
Features

Ten films to watch out for in 2020

By Isabel Stevens, Kaleem Aftab and others

Ten films to watch out for in 2020
Reviews

Ten films to watch out for in 2020

By Isabel Stevens, Kaleem Aftab and others

Ten films to watch out for in 2020
Interviews

Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego: “Birds of Passage flips the genre on its head”

By Kaleem Aftab

Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego: “Birds of Passage flips the genre on its head”