At first glance, you might be surprised to note that Paths of Glory is a Kubrick film.
Pedro Almodóvar has a daunting 34 directorial credits on IMDb across four decades of work.
The spirit of punk runs rife through Sid and Nancy, a film that’s about as abrasive as the Sex Pistols themselves, and similarly inconsistent in quality.
At points this year it’s felt as if everything started to go wrong after David Bowie died in January: a wave of other celebrity deaths followed, while in the political sphere we suffered Donald Trump’s seemingly unstoppable rise, while the UK was splintered by the Brexit referendum.
As China’s box office prowess continues to mount, U.
Robert Altman rose to fame thanks to the success of 1970’s M.
A foreign documentary filmed within North Korea (a.
Dzigo Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera was boldly declared the greatest documentary of all time by esteemed cine-mag Sight and Sound recently, but it’s a term that suggests a comfortable, predictable format not to be found here.
Among the celebrated pantheon of British director David Lean’s body of work, The Sound Barrier is oft-forgotten.
There’s clearly a strong story to tell in the life of experimental psychologist Stanley Milgram, but despite an able cast and some welcome stylistic flourishes, Experimenter never quite gets its results.
It’s hard to overstate the influence of Jean-Luc Godard on the cinema that came after him – especially immediately following the death of his Cahiers du Cinéma and French New Wave contemporary Jacques Rivette.
Deep Red (or Profondo Rosso, to use its infinitely more ominous Italian title) is rightly regarded as one of the seminal works of Italian giallo maestro Dario Argento – still best known for Suspiria – and one of horror’s pivotal works.
Drown, an adaptation of a play of the same name by Stephen Davis, captures the confused, violent mindset of a man beginning to question his sexual orientation.
Having just turned into a teenager, Raffey Cassidy has gone above and beyond what most thirteen-year-olds have achieved.
In Philipp Stölzl’s The Physician we follow the story of Rob Cole (Tom Payne), a young Christian man from England who, haunted by the death of his mother, embarks on a mission to discover the most advanced healing techniques of the 11th century.
British screenwriter Tess Morris (pictured below) has been one to watch for a few years now, since claiming a spot on the Brit List – the UK equivalent of the Black List (the yearly compilation of Hollywood’s top executives’ favorite unproduced scripts) – back in 2011.
“I remember what they told us as kids, ‘Boys are born in cabbages, girls are born in flowers’.
Gossip Girl’s Blake Lively stars in this rather dull, scientifically-ridiculous romantic fantasy about the beautiful Adaline, whose ageing process is dramatically frozen at the age of 29.
Capturing the heart of the British nation during the celebrations of VE Day, A Royal Night Out is a sugar-coated, fact-fiction film.
The definition of a sleeper hit: a movie with little marketing push that still manages to make a tidy profit.