There is a predictable tendency for Academy voters to favour movies about their kind.
On the pop culture podcast this week: teen Doctor Who spin-off Class, true crime podcast In the Dark and Laurie Anderson's experimental musical film Heart of the Dog.
Abel Gance’s black-and-white epic from 1927 has been digitally restored, in the culmination of a 50-year project. And somehow it’s perfect for modern audiences.
Comparing cinema’s latest tearjerker, The Light Between Oceans, with the controlled quirkiness of new film Further Beyond, is a lesson in how not to “move” audiences.
Benedict Cumberbatch’s well-honed turn in Doctor Strange is enjoyable, but the film isn't one you'd ever fall in love with.
On the pop culture podcast this week: series 3 of Black Mirror, new E4 horror-comedy Crazyhead, and the 2011 romantic comedy Crazy Stupid Love.
Sex, icebergs and individual plight: the actor’s earlier outing teaches us more about vast disasters than his new docufilm about global warming’s impact, Before the Flood.
The director has clashed with a film critic about his representation of the welfare state in I, Daniel Blake.
In Sonita, the girls chat about the opposite sex just like any other group of teenagers, except that here they are comparing the ages of their husbands-to-be. Plus: Queen of Katwe.
The socialist director’s long war on poverty continues with his new film I, Daniel Blake.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is the title of the latest film. It’s also a transparent piece of misdirection.
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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