All articles by Sophie Monks Kaufman

Festivals

Broker: baby traffickers build blissful families in Kore-eda’s Korean crime caper

After his Palme d’Or-winning Shoplifters, Hirokazu Kore-eda forges another found family outside the law in this broader and cutesier story of ad lib social bonding.

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Broker: baby traffickers build blissful families in Kore-eda’s Korean crime caper
Festivals

One Fine Morning: Léa Seydoux steps out as a Mia Hansen-Løve life-pilgrim

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

One Fine Morning: Léa Seydoux steps out as a Mia Hansen-Løve life-pilgrim
10 great

10 great films that make striking use of the colour red

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

10 great films that make striking use of the colour red
Festivals

Ali & Ava serenades its Bradfordian sweethearts

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Ali & Ava serenades its Bradfordian sweethearts
Festivals

The Souvenir Part II follows its budding filmmaker through the throes of grief and beyond

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The Souvenir Part II follows its budding filmmaker through the throes of grief and beyond
Interviews

“I take pride in my millennial audience”: Emma Seligman on Shiva Baby and sugar daddies

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

“I take pride in my millennial audience”: Emma Seligman on Shiva Baby and sugar daddies
Lists

The best musical of every year – from the dawn of sound to the rise of the jukebox musical

By Grace Barber-Plentie, Kambole Campbell and others

The best musical of every year – from the dawn of sound to the rise of the jukebox musical
Lists

Sophie’s Choice: Meryl Streep at 70

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sophie’s Choice: Meryl Streep at 70
Features

The breezy depths of Agnès Varda – in two magical moments

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The breezy depths of Agnès Varda – in two magical moments
10 great

10 great films about female desire

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

10 great films about female desire
Lists

6 films about masculinity directed by women

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

6 films about masculinity directed by women