All articles by Mark Cousins

Lists

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women

In this list we aim to write women back into film history by championing 100 female-directed hidden gems that have been forgotten or unfairly overlooked – with contributions from Jane Campion, Greta Gerwig, Claire Denis, Isabelle Huppert, Agnès Varda, Tilda Swinton, our regular contributors listed below and many more special guests.

By Isabel Stevens, Bryony Dixon and others

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women
Features

Eye openers: 10 images from Women Make Film: A Road Movie Through Cinema

By Mark Cousins

Eye openers: 10 images from Women Make Film: A Road Movie Through Cinema
My Dream Palace

Mark Cousins on Sarajevo’s Obala cinema and watching films in a war zone

By Mark Cousins

Mark Cousins on Sarajevo’s Obala cinema and watching films in a war zone

Dream palaces: Mark Cousins on Sarajevo’s Obala cinema and watching films in a war zone

By Mark Cousins

Dream palaces: Mark Cousins on Sarajevo’s Obala cinema and watching films in a war zone
Features

Cats is pure bewildering pleasure

By Mark Cousins

Cats is pure bewildering pleasure
Features

An open letter to Bob Iger, chief executive, The Walt Disney Company, from Mark Cousins

By Mark Cousins

An open letter to Bob Iger, chief executive, The Walt Disney Company, from Mark Cousins
Features

Can men love musicals?

By Mark Cousins

Can men love musicals?
Features

Farewell, Stanley Donen, and thanks for the juice

By Mark Cousins

Farewell, Stanley Donen, and thanks for the juice
Features

Mrinal Sen obituary: Bengali director who found the human in the radical

By Mark Cousins

Mrinal Sen obituary: Bengali director who found the human in the radical
Features

African cinema: open your eyes

By Mark Cousins

African cinema: open your eyes
Features

Guru Dutt: such sweet sorrow

By Mark Cousins

Guru Dutt: such sweet sorrow
Features

Pump up the volume! Why we’re screening Atomic: Living in Dread and Promise LOUD

By Mark Cousins

Pump up the volume! Why we’re screening Atomic: Living in Dread and Promise LOUD
Features

Mark Cousins: the films that influenced I Am Belfast

By Mark Cousins

Mark Cousins: the films that influenced I Am Belfast
Features

Scissor sisters

By Mark Cousins

Scissor sisters
Features

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating

By Anne Billson, Mark Cousins and others

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating
Features

50 weeks to learn film

By Mark Cousins

50 weeks to learn film
Features

A letter to Dmitry Medvedev concerning Naum Kleiman

By Mark Cousins, Tilda Swinton and others

A letter to Dmitry Medvedev concerning Naum Kleiman
Videos

Dear John Grierson: A Postscript to The Story of Film (rough cut)

By Mark Cousins

Dear John Grierson: A Postscript to The Story of Film (rough cut)
Features

Dispatches: Fast and furious

By Mark Cousins

Dispatches: Fast and furious
Features

Dispatches: Situation critical

By Mark Cousins

Dispatches: Situation critical
Features

Antonia Bird, 1951-2013

By Mark Cousins

Antonia Bird, 1951-2013
Features

Blazing modern India across the screen

By Mark Cousins

Blazing modern India across the screen
News

Morelia 2011: Shelter from the sensation

By Mark Cousins

Morelia 2011: Shelter from the sensation
News

Telluride 2010: Walking on air

By Mark Cousins

Telluride 2010: Walking on air
Polls

The best film books, by 51 critics

By Geoff Andrew, Michael Atkinson and others

The best film books, by 51 critics
Features

Movies to Mohammad: Mark Cousins’ The First Movie

By Mark Cousins

Movies to Mohammad: Mark Cousins’ The First Movie