All articles by Isabel Stevens

Features

Inside Ukraine’s film archive

The world has been thrown into shock and disarray by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But alongside the military resistance, local film archivists are playing their part in saving Ukrainian culture, through film preservation and screenings in metro stations.

By Isabel Stevens

Inside Ukraine’s film archive
The best of 2021

The best films of 2021: the year in cinema

By Isabel Stevens

The best films of 2021: the year in cinema
Festivals

The Cannes dispatch: notes from the riviera

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

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
Features

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
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

Cannes 2019: the Posters d’Or

By Isabel Stevens

Cannes 2019: the Posters d’Or
News

Podcast: Widows, Ash Is Purest White and three more highlights of the 2018 London Film Festival

By Isabel Stevens, Philip Concannon and others

Podcast: Widows, Ash Is Purest White and three more highlights of the 2018 London Film Festival
News

Six films by new and emerging female filmmakers at Cannes 2017

By Isabel Stevens

Six films by new and emerging female filmmakers at Cannes 2017
Reviews

The Beguiled review: Sofia Coppola gives her women shelter from the war

By Isabel Stevens

The Beguiled review: Sofia Coppola gives her women shelter from the war
Reviews

The Florida Project review: a happy film about an ugly world

By Isabel Stevens

The Florida Project review: a happy film about an ugly world
Reviews

Faces Places review: Agnès Varda and JR big up the country byways

By Isabel Stevens

Faces Places review: Agnès Varda and JR big up the country byways
Features

10 screenwriting tips from Maren Ade

By Isabel Stevens

10 screenwriting tips from Maren Ade
Reviews

Risk – first look

By Isabel Stevens

Risk – first look
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