There is a predictable tendency for Academy voters to favour movies about their kind.
The vast majority of films about lesbians are underpinned by a uniquely cringemaking brand of earnestness; Appropriate Behaviour breaks the mould.
Cara Delevingne stars in the latest film from director Michael Winterbottom, which takes its inspiration from the murder of Meredith Kercher.
A Brooklyn-based comedy that's more than just jokes about avocado and almond-milk sorbet.
Japanese animation company Studio Ghibli favours contemplation over manufactured climaxes, and this film is no different.
A new BBC Radio 4 three-part series covers all aspects of the industry.
BFI Southbank's LGBT film festival Flare has become more eye-catching. Now it dazzles.
Why has it taken us so long to realise that the strongest, most exciting voices, shaping our opinions of cinema are women?
Writer and director Desiree Akhavan has created an authentic, relatable story – with a heroine we hope will triumph.
Clever pacing and Julianne Moore's Oscar-winning performance can't disguise the hedged bets and risks not taken.
New ways to get film to audiences, plus democratising technology, have heralded a boom in documentaries.
Whether it's tweeting about his enemies, or using his children as advisers, Donald J Trump is not a conventional president. We need a strong media to hold the new US president - and other world leaders - to account.
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