With their claustrophobic close-ups and desolate wide shots, both films are stunning portraits of life on the brink.
Ryan Gilbey is left feeling chilled by Abderrahmane Sissako’s remarkable Timbuktu.
Fact versus fantasy.
The actor’s comments about the infantilisation of culture have caused a storm. Is he right to want to put away childish things?
Because most Hollywood films are so bad at dealing with female characters, Mad Max: Fury Road stands out for trying. But it still uses lazy, sexist tropes and clichéd plot devices.
As Mad Max: Fury Road hits our screens, we look back at the 1979 original exploitationanza.
Céline Sciamma’s third coming-of-age film subverts expectations every step of the way.
Top Five is a cleverly profane version of Woody Allen's Stardust Memories, but sometimes it veers into self-sabotage.
Too often, films are very inarticulate when talking about books.
We’ve seen too many Friday the thirteenth films to buy the sight of teenagers venturing into the deep, dark forest, but the deep, dark internet is another matter.
“Are you bent? Are you queer?”
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