All articles by Lou Thomas

Lists

6 films to see to get ready for Tenet

Melt your brain and quicken your pulse with these amuse-bouches for Christopher Nolan’s feverishly anticipated new head-scrambler Tenet.

By Lou Thomas

6 films to see to get ready for Tenet
Interviews

On the phone to Werner Herzog: ‘A deep existential solitude is coming at us’

By Lou Thomas

On the phone to Werner Herzog: ‘A deep existential solitude is coming at us’
Features

BFI Recommends: Ozark

By Lou Thomas

BFI Recommends: Ozark
Interviews

Riz Ahmed on Mogul Mowgli: ‘It was like a Curb Your Enthusiasm moment put through a Muslim filter’

By Lou Thomas

Riz Ahmed on Mogul Mowgli: ‘It was like a Curb Your Enthusiasm moment put through a Muslim filter’
News

Nine discoveries from the 2020 Berlinale

By Ela Bittencourt, Jamie Dunn and others

Nine discoveries from the 2020 Berlinale
Interviews

No Hard Feelings director Faraz Shariat: ‘Racism is a tool that structures our entire society’

By Lou Thomas

No Hard Feelings director Faraz Shariat: ‘Racism is a tool that structures our entire society’
Reviews

Onward review: Pixar’s fantasy quest uncovers brotherly love

By Lou Thomas

Onward review: Pixar’s fantasy quest uncovers brotherly love
Features

British films at the Berlin Film Festival 2020: What to look out for

By Lou Thomas

British films at the Berlin Film Festival 2020: What to look out for
Interviews

From Kubrick to Mad Max: Eight films that influenced Birds of Prey

By Lou Thomas

From Kubrick to Mad Max: Eight films that influenced Birds of Prey
Reviews

Daniel Isn’t Real review: an enjoyably edgy psychological horror

By Lou Thomas

Daniel Isn’t Real review: an enjoyably edgy psychological horror
Interviews

The Report director Scott Z. Burns: ‘In the paranoia and fear after 9/11, we lost the plot’

By Lou Thomas

The Report director Scott Z. Burns: ‘In the paranoia and fear after 9/11, we lost the plot’
Interviews

Ken Loach on Sorry We Missed You: ‘I want to be part of the world, not somehow locked away’

By Lou Thomas

Ken Loach on Sorry We Missed You: ‘I want to be part of the world, not somehow locked away’
Interviews

The Last Black Man in San Francisco: Jimmie Fails on his gentrification drama

By Lou Thomas

The Last Black Man in San Francisco: Jimmie Fails on his gentrification drama
Interviews

Willem Dafoe on The Lighthouse: ‘It’s a good discipline to know how to be by yourself’

By Lou Thomas

Willem Dafoe on The Lighthouse: ‘It’s a good discipline to know how to be by yourself’
Reviews

It Chapter Two review: a pungently nostalgic pop-horror epic

By Lou Thomas

It Chapter Two review: a pungently nostalgic pop-horror epic
Interviews

Joanna Hogg on The Souvenir: six visual influences

By Lou Thomas

Joanna Hogg on The Souvenir: six visual influences
Interviews

Katie Puckrik on The Word: ‘The show is responsible for the 90s’

By Lou Thomas

Katie Puckrik on The Word: ‘The show is responsible for the 90s’

90 great films of the 1990s

By Peter Hill, Georgia Korossi and others

90 great films of the 1990s
Interviews

Vita & Virginia: ‘Just because something is set in 1928, it doesn’t need to feel like it was made then’

By Lou Thomas

Vita & Virginia: ‘Just because something is set in 1928, it doesn’t need to feel like it was made then’
Interviews

The Flood director Anthony Woodley: ‘Refugees are entrepreneurs – they’re trying for a better life’

By Lou Thomas

The Flood director Anthony Woodley: ‘Refugees are entrepreneurs – they’re trying for a better life’

X-Men: Dark Phoenix: five influences on the final mutant blockbuster

By Lou Thomas

X-Men: Dark Phoenix: five influences on the final mutant blockbuster
Interviews

Shooting Stanley Kubrick: how we took photos of the great director

By Lou Thomas

Shooting Stanley Kubrick: how we took photos of the great director
Reviews

Diego Maradona review: Asif Kapadia brings us a touch of god

By Lou Thomas

Diego Maradona review: Asif Kapadia brings us a touch of god

Five great scenes with Peter Mayhew as Star Wars’ Chewbacca

By Lou Thomas

Five great scenes with Peter Mayhew as Star Wars’ Chewbacca
Interviews

Wild Rose: director Tom Harper on his Glasgow country music saga

By Lou Thomas

Wild Rose: director Tom Harper on his Glasgow country music saga
Features

Five reasons to watch cyberpunk body-horror Tetsuo: The Iron Man – 30th anniversary

By Lou Thomas

Five reasons to watch cyberpunk body-horror Tetsuo: The Iron Man – 30th anniversary
Interviews

Marielle Heller on Can You Ever Forgive Me? – ‘I love that this movie’s bringing up people’s love for Withnail’

By Lou Thomas

Marielle Heller on Can You Ever Forgive Me? – ‘I love that this movie’s bringing up people’s love for Withnail’
Interviews

Chiwetel Ejiofor: The story behind my first feature

By Lou Thomas

Chiwetel Ejiofor: The story behind my first feature
Interviews

A Private War director on Marie Colvin: ‘I empathise with that perverse desire to go to conflict zones’

By Lou Thomas

A Private War director on Marie Colvin: ‘I empathise with that perverse desire to go to conflict zones’
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