All articles by Leigh Singer

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Aftersun peers through rosy girlhood memories to a father’s hidden gloom

Charlotte Wells’s dazzling feature debut shades the joy of an 11-year-old’s resort holiday with her father through the prism of her attempts as an adult to piece together his pain.

By Leigh Singer

Aftersun peers through rosy girlhood memories to a father’s hidden gloom
Festivals

Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind lets the Killer try to shoot straight

By Leigh Singer

Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind lets the Killer try to shoot straight
Festivals

Three Thousand Years of Longing teems with Idris Elba’s Djinn-soaked tales

By Leigh Singer

Three Thousand Years of Longing teems with Idris Elba’s Djinn-soaked tales
Reviews

This Much I Know To Be True shows Nick Cave live and unchained

By Leigh Singer

This Much I Know To Be True shows Nick Cave live and unchained
Where to begin

Where to begin with Guillermo del Toro

By Leigh Singer

Where to begin with Guillermo del Toro
Reviews

No Sudden Move is a sharp, gritty crime thriller from Steven Soderbergh

By Leigh Singer

No Sudden Move is a sharp, gritty crime thriller from Steven Soderbergh
What to watch at LFF

Post-lockdown laughs: comedies in the age of COVID

By Leigh Singer

Post-lockdown laughs: comedies in the age of COVID
Where to begin

Where to begin with Leos Carax

By Leigh Singer

Where to begin with Leos Carax
Reviews

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything is more than just a nostalgia-fest

By Leigh Singer

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything is more than just a nostalgia-fest
Festivals

The French Dispatch pens a lavishly Andersonian love letter to journalism

By Leigh Singer

The French Dispatch pens a lavishly Andersonian love letter to journalism
Festivals

Mothering Sunday loosens the corset of the English heritage drama

By Leigh Singer

Mothering Sunday loosens the corset of the English heritage drama
Festivals

Hit the Road packs humour and heartbreak into an oddball Iranian family’s SUV

By Leigh Singer

Hit the Road packs humour and heartbreak into an oddball Iranian family’s SUV
Reviews

Death to 2020 puts our torments in the rear-view mirror

By Leigh Singer

Death to 2020 puts our torments in the rear-view mirror
Reviews

Falling contemplates the pains of growing old gracelessly

By Leigh Singer

Falling contemplates the pains of growing old gracelessly
10 great

10 great films about cinemagoing

By Leigh Singer

10 great films about cinemagoing
My influences

From Come and See to William Eggleston: 7 visual influences on County Lines

By Leigh Singer

From Come and See to William Eggleston: 7 visual influences on County Lines
The best of 2020

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is another dose of superbly executed chaos in America’s heartlands

By Leigh Singer

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is another dose of superbly executed chaos in America’s heartlands
My influences

Craig Roberts: 5 visual influences on my film Eternal Beauty

By Leigh Singer

Craig Roberts: 5 visual influences on my film Eternal Beauty
Features

La dolce vita: unlocking the images in Fellini’s visual feast

By Leigh Singer

La dolce vita: unlocking the images in Fellini’s visual feast
Where to stream

Where to stream the best musicals

By Leigh Singer

Where to stream the best musicals
Videos

Portraits of young women on fire: Céline Sciamma on female art, identity and intimacy

By Leigh Singer

Portraits of young women on fire: Céline Sciamma on female art, identity and intimacy
Interviews

“The story is the least interesting part”: Armando Iannucci on adapting David Copperfield

By Leigh Singer

“The story is the least interesting part”: Armando Iannucci on adapting David Copperfield
Videos

Gotta film dance! The evolution of the movie musical – a video essay

By Leigh Singer

Gotta film dance! The evolution of the movie musical – a video essay
10 great

10 great break-up films

By Leigh Singer

10 great break-up films
Reviews

Us review: Jordan Peele raises the damned

By Leigh Singer

Us review: Jordan Peele raises the damned
10 great

10 great non-nuclear family films

By Leigh Singer

10 great non-nuclear family films
10 great

10 great comedies set in the workplace

By Leigh Singer

10 great comedies set in the workplace
3 to see

3 to see at LFF 2018 if you like... comedies

By Leigh Singer

3 to see at LFF 2018 if you like... comedies
Features

Lucky: days and years with Harry Dean Stanton, by his friend and PA Logan Sparks

By Leigh Singer

Lucky: days and years with Harry Dean Stanton, by his friend and PA Logan Sparks
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