All articles by Matt Turner

Lists

50 key anime films

From the breakthrough of Akira in 1988, through the exquisite films of Miyazaki Hayao and others, Japanese animation has captivated audiences around the world. But anime’s history runs deeper still. Here we select 50 titles that celebrate its full, fascinating riches.

By Nick Bradshaw, Darren Ashmore and others

50 key anime films
Features

“If we burn, you burn with us”: a taste of Hong Kong’s protests in four films

By Matt Turner

“If we burn, you burn with us”: a taste of Hong Kong’s protests in four films
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
Features

Scottish documentaries look to the world

By Chloe Trayner and Matt Turner

Scottish documentaries look to the world
Features

Animistic Apparatus: cinema for the spirits

By Matt Turner

Animistic Apparatus: cinema for the spirits
News

Reclaiming failure: Zia Anger’s My First Film performance

By Matt Turner

Reclaiming failure: Zia Anger’s My First Film performance
Features

Japanese experimental documentary now

By Matt Turner

Japanese experimental documentary now
Features

Art within the machine: how machinima turns the camera on videogames

By Matt Turner

Art within the machine: how machinima turns the camera on videogames
News

Blackout: sliding out of obsolescence

By Matt Turner

Blackout: sliding out of obsolescence
News

Can a documentary festival help open up Central Asia?

By Matt Turner

Can a documentary festival help open up Central Asia?
Interviews

Los Otros: building an experimental film community in the Philippines

By Matt Turner

Los Otros: building an experimental film community in the Philippines

The fabric of freedom: Laura Huertas Millán’s ethnographic filmmaking

By Matt Turner

The fabric of freedom: Laura Huertas Millán’s ethnographic filmmaking
Features

Nathaniel Dorsky’s Arboretum Cycle: the photosynthesis of film

By Matt Turner

Nathaniel Dorsky’s Arboretum Cycle: the photosynthesis of film
News

Film highlights of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

By Kelli Weston, Ben Nicholson and others

Film highlights of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018
Interviews

Scott Barley’s eternal gloaming

By Matt Turner

Scott Barley’s eternal gloaming
News

Margaret Salmon in the round

By Matt Turner

Margaret Salmon in the round
News

SLEEPCINEMAHOTEL: Apichatpong curates our dreams in Rotterdam

By Matt Turner

SLEEPCINEMAHOTEL: Apichatpong curates our dreams in Rotterdam