All articles by Isabel Stevens

Festivals

The Cannes dispatch: notes from the riviera

With the 2020 event cancelled due to the pandemic, expectations were high for a film-packed extravaganza like no other – and Cannes didn’t disappoint.

By Isabel Stevens

The Cannes dispatch: notes from the riviera
Interviews

Come dine with me: in the filmmaker’s house with Marc Isaacs

By Isabel Stevens

Come dine with me: in the filmmaker’s house with Marc Isaacs
News

“It’s almost like a silent movie”: Mark Jenkin on his upcoming 1970s-set horror Enys Men

By Isabel Stevens

“It’s almost like a silent movie”: Mark Jenkin on his upcoming 1970s-set horror Enys Men
My Dream Palace

Ten key cinema workers on the way out of lockdown

By Katie McCabe and Isabel Stevens

Ten key cinema workers on the way out of lockdown
Lists

The most anticipated films of 2021

By Thomas Flew, Devika Girish and others

The most anticipated films of 2021
Interviews

“People need to know this”: County Lines and the teenage trauma of drug running

By Isabel Stevens

“People need to know this”: County Lines and the teenage trauma of drug running
Lists

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women

By Isabel Stevens, Bryony Dixon and others

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
Interviews

“I’m drawn to survivors”: Francis Lee on Ammonite

By Isabel Stevens

“I’m drawn to survivors”: Francis Lee on Ammonite
Interviews

Lockdown lessons: BFI CEO Ben Roberts on UK film and the Covid crisis

By Isabel Stevens

Lockdown lessons: BFI CEO Ben Roberts on UK film and the Covid crisis
Features

Lockdown lessons: 13 UK film industry leaders on coping with Covid

By Isabel Stevens and Trevor Johnston

Lockdown lessons: 13 UK film industry leaders on coping with Covid
The best of 2020

Bacurau first look: a way out weird western for menacing times

By Isabel Stevens

Bacurau first look: a way out weird western for menacing times

Dream palaces: Zhu Shengze on watching movies in Wuhan and the oasis that is Missouri’s Ragtag cinema

By Isabel Stevens

Dream palaces: Zhu Shengze on watching movies in Wuhan and the oasis that is Missouri’s Ragtag cinema

Dream palaces: Wanuri Kahiu pays tribute to Nairobi’s Fox drive-in cinema

By Isabel Stevens

Dream palaces: Wanuri Kahiu pays tribute to Nairobi’s Fox drive-in cinema

Dream palaces: Richard Stanley hymns London’s Scala cinema

By Isabel Stevens

Dream palaces: Richard Stanley hymns London’s Scala cinema

Dream palaces: Céline Sciamma on the Cinema Utopia, the cinema of her teens

By Isabel Stevens

Dream palaces: Céline Sciamma on the Cinema Utopia, the cinema of her teens
Interviews

No man’s land: Céline Sciamma on Portrait of a Lady on Fire

By Isabel Stevens

No man’s land: Céline Sciamma on Portrait of a Lady on Fire
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
Polls

The best TV series of 2019

By James Bell, Isabel Stevens and others

The best TV series of 2019
Interviews

Costume drama: Sandy Powell on designing the costumes for The Irishman

By Isabel Stevens

Costume drama: Sandy Powell on designing the costumes for The Irishman
Interviews

“When you hold a mirror to society it rebels”: Katharina Kubrick on Eyes Wide Shut

By Isabel Stevens

“When you hold a mirror to society it rebels”: Katharina Kubrick on Eyes Wide Shut
Interviews

Alejandro Landes on Monos: “Leave your prejudices at the door”

By Isabel Stevens

Alejandro Landes on Monos: “Leave your prejudices at the door”
News

Introducing the 2019 BFI London Film Festival: the top titles to see

By Isabel Stevens

Introducing the 2019 BFI London Film Festival: the top titles to see
News

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?

By Isabel Stevens, Nick James and others

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?
Reviews

I Lost My Body review: the touching tale of a manus on a mission

By Isabel Stevens

I Lost My Body review: the touching tale of a manus on a mission
Reviews

Parasite first look: Bong Joon-ho builds a wicked bridge over the class divide

By Isabel Stevens

Parasite first look: Bong Joon-ho builds a wicked bridge over the class divide
Reviews

Portrait of a Lady on Fire first look: Céline Sciamma conjures an oasis of female freedom

By Isabel Stevens

Portrait of a Lady on Fire first look: Céline Sciamma conjures an oasis of female freedom

Cannes 2019: the Posters d’Or

By Isabel Stevens

Cannes 2019: the Posters d’Or
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