All articles by Christina Newland

Interviews

“In the end you can’t help but make stuff in a postmodern way”: Ben Wheatley on re-filming Rebecca

With his new film, director Ben Wheatley – who made his name crafting uniquely twisted takes on Englishness – offers an adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic gothic romance Rebecca. He talks about his love of the author’s work, the necessity of side-stepping the Hitchcock film, and about going to Manderley again.

By Christina Newland

“In the end you can’t help but make stuff in a postmodern way”: Ben Wheatley on re-filming Rebecca
Top 10

10 great films from 1970

By Christina Newland

10 great films from 1970
Interviews

“Why fight for a country when they lynch you?” Spike Lee on Da 5 Bloods and American lies

By Christina Newland

“Why fight for a country when they lynch you?” Spike Lee on Da 5 Bloods and American lies
Features

All I desire: women watching men at the movies

By Christina Newland

All I desire: women watching men at the movies
Reviews

Birds of Prey review: Harley Quinn lets her hair down

By Christina Newland

Birds of Prey review: Harley Quinn lets her hair down
Where to begin

Where to begin with Elia Kazan

By Christina Newland

Where to begin with Elia Kazan
Polls

The best TV series of 2019

By James Bell, Isabel Stevens and others

The best TV series of 2019
Where to begin

Where to begin with Vincente Minnelli

By Christina Newland

Where to begin with Vincente Minnelli
Interviews

Why bad taste is over – An interview with John Waters

By Christina Newland

Why bad taste is over – An interview with John Waters
Features

Death and the musical

By Christina Newland

Death and the musical
Reviews

Joker review: Joaquin Phoenix’s alienated antihero is no laughing matter

By Christina Newland

Joker review: Joaquin Phoenix’s alienated antihero is no laughing matter
Reviews

Marriage Story review: Noah Baumbach’s divorce tale has the rueful ring of truth

By Christina Newland

Marriage Story review: Noah Baumbach’s divorce tale has the rueful ring of truth
Features

Pauline Kael and the men from dream city

By Christina Newland

Pauline Kael and the men from dream city
Features

Pretty young things: how Leo, Brad, Johnny and Winona redefined the 90s A-list

By Christina Newland

Pretty young things: how Leo, Brad, Johnny and Winona redefined the 90s A-list
Lists

50 films and TV series to see in 2019

By Alex Davidson, Peter Hill and others

50 films and TV series to see in 2019
10 great

10 great tragic comedies

By Christina Newland

10 great tragic comedies
Reviews

Her Smell first look: Elisabeth Moss plays a free falling rock star

By Christina Newland

Her Smell first look: Elisabeth Moss plays a free falling rock star
Features

How Joan Crawford embraced film noir (and middle age)

By Christina Newland

How Joan Crawford embraced film noir (and middle age)
10 great

10 great films about Gypsies and Travellers

By Christina Newland

10 great films about Gypsies and Travellers
Reviews

Girls of the Sun first look: Eva Husson's Kurdish war drama drills home female victimhood

By Christina Newland

Girls of the Sun first look: Eva Husson's Kurdish war drama drills home female victimhood
Reviews

El Angel first look: hitching a ride on a teenage killing spree

By Christina Newland

El Angel first look: hitching a ride on a teenage killing spree
Reviews

Birds of Passage first look: gang warfare in the desert

By Christina Newland

Birds of Passage first look: gang warfare in the desert
Features

Reagan’s bastard children: the lost teens of 1980s American indie films

By Christina Newland

Reagan’s bastard children: the lost teens of 1980s American indie films
Features

In defence of Claudia Cardinale’s role in Once upon a Time in the West

By Christina Newland

In defence of Claudia Cardinale’s role in Once upon a Time in the West
Features

Male critics, female friendships on film

By Christina Newland

Male critics, female friendships on film
10 great

10 great films of 1998

By Grace Barber-Plentie, Nikki Baughan and others

10 great films of 1998
Features

Some like it hot – how sleaze, sweat and sunshine define Florida on film

By Christina Newland

Some like it hot – how sleaze, sweat and sunshine define Florida on film
10 great

10 great thrillers directed by women

By Christina Newland

10 great thrillers directed by women
News

Can the crime film change its ways? The sway of the 1970s at the 2017 LFF

By Christina Newland

Can the crime film change its ways? The sway of the 1970s at the 2017 LFF
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