All articles by Kambole Campbell

Reviews

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey sees Samuel L. Jackson deliver his most vulnerable performance in years

Walter Mosley’s hypnotic novel is brought to life for this surprisingly light TV adaptation starring Samuel L Jackson as Ptolemy, an elderly man with dementia who undergoes an experimental treatment to restore his memories.

By Kambole Campbell

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey sees Samuel L. Jackson deliver his most vulnerable performance in years
Where to begin

Where to begin with Masaaki Yuasa

By Kambole Campbell

Where to begin with Masaaki Yuasa
Reviews

EAMI is a lyrical tribute to an indigenous Paraguayan community under threat

By Kambole Campbell

EAMI is a lyrical tribute to an indigenous Paraguayan community under threat
Where to begin

Where to begin with FromSoftware

By Kambole Campbell

Where to begin with FromSoftware
Lists

Go west: 8 Japanese classics and the western films inspired by them

By Kambole Campbell

Go west: 8 Japanese classics and the western films inspired by them
Features

A year of lockdown: the screen culture that got us through it

By Henry Barnes, Whelan Barzey and others

A year of lockdown: the screen culture that got us through it
Festivals

Rotterdam round-up: the best of the 2021 IFFR

By Kambole Campbell

Rotterdam round-up: the best of the 2021 IFFR
The best of 2020

Mogul Mowgli confronts Riz Ahmed’s rapper’s battle of the soul

By Kambole Campbell

Mogul Mowgli confronts Riz Ahmed’s rapper’s battle of the soul
Reviews

Mulan review: live-action Disney remake feels more retrograde than the original

By Kambole Campbell

Mulan review: live-action Disney remake feels more retrograde than the original
Lists

50 key anime films

By Nick Bradshaw, Darren Ashmore and others

50 key anime films
Videos

Critics’ talk: an introduction to anime (for BFI at Home)

By Michael Leader, Kambole Campbell and others

Critics’ talk: an introduction to anime (for BFI at Home)
Features

Family guy: The anime worlds of Mamoru Hosoda

By Kambole Campbell

Family guy: The anime worlds of Mamoru Hosoda
Interviews

How we animated Luis Buñuel – The making of Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

By Kambole Campbell

How we animated Luis Buñuel – The making of Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles
Lists

The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now

By Alejandra Armendáriz-Hernández, Kambole Campbell and others

The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now
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
Reviews

Just Mercy first look: Michael B Jordan leads a legal rescue drama on the front lines of death row

By Kambole Campbell

Just Mercy first look: Michael B Jordan leads a legal rescue drama on the front lines of death row
Features

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Return to Tokyo-3

By Kambole Campbell

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Return to Tokyo-3
Reviews

Berlinale first look: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind takes a fresh look at a familiar crisis

By Kambole Campbell

Berlinale first look: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind takes a fresh look at a familiar crisis
Reviews

37 Seconds first look: debut filmmaker Hikari looks at desire and discrimination with compassion

By Kambole Campbell

37 Seconds first look: debut filmmaker Hikari looks at desire and discrimination with compassion