So farewell then, Steven Soderbergh
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 March 11:19

Why Hollywood will miss the wisest man in cinema.

Reviewed: The Paperboy
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 March 9:26

So take off all your clothes.

Don't give up on romantic comedies
By Ryan Gilbey - 07 March 17:11

They're taking new shapes.

Reviewed: Broken and Robot & Frank
By Ryan Gilbey - 07 March 8:41

Too Close for comfort.

Oscar Pistorius, ready to race. Photograph: Getty Images
The Oscar Pistorius case: history written on a woman’s body
By Hedley Twidle - 07 March 5:50

The Oscar Pistorius affair has exposed the fragility of South Africa’s post-apartheid settlement.

Reviewed: Stoker directed by Park Chan-wook
By Ryan Gilbey - 28 February 7:47

Niece to meet you.

A still from the film Lore.
Cinema on demand: the top five places to watch new films online
By Philip Maughan - 26 February 13:35

Cinema is dead, long live cinema!

New Statesman
Watch: Fresh Guacamole by PES
By Charlotte Simmonds - 25 February 14:48

The shortest film ever nominated for an Oscar.

The 2013 Oscars: full list of winners and nominees
By New Statesman - 25 February 8:38

A great night for Argo, Daniel Day-Lewis, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Ang Lee.

Reviewed: To the Wonder and Cloud Atlas
By Ryan Gilbey - 22 February 8:06

We are the world.

A screen capture from the film Mea Maxima Culpa
Did a documentary film force the Pope to resign?
By Philip Maughan - 21 February 16:34

Reviewed: Mea Maxima Culpa.

Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino and the elusiveness of realism
By Luke Maxted - 18 February 14:12

Django Unchained should be rewarded for flouting the felicity criterion.

Reviewed: This is 40 directed by Judd Apatow
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 February 15:21

Juddering to a halt.

Mark Kermode: The next generation of film critics will come from the internet
By Bim Adewunmi - 14 February 15:13

We sent Bim to Cuddle her Favourite Critic.

Ben Affleck in Argo
Based on a “true” story: expecting reality in movies
By Arthur P Shimamura - 12 February 11:28

Films like Argo, Lincoln, and Zero Dark Thirty demonstrate that we empathise much more easily with characters when we believe we are witnessing real events.

New Statesman
Reviewed: Steel - A Century of Steelmaking on Film
By Charlotte Simmonds - 07 February 20:43

The BFI screens rarely-seen films from the great era of British steelmaking.

Reviewed: Pablo Larrain's "No"
By Ryan Gilbey - 07 February 8:19

An inspiring watch that explores the role advertising played in Chile's progress.

Flight is Denzel Washington's show
By Ryan Gilbey - 31 January 9:50

Every addict has to hit bottom before they can get better.

Going down an eighties wormhole
By Ryan Gilbey - 30 January 13:30

Walter Hill, Sly Stallone and when a film-maker is past his prime.

Jessica Chastain as Maya, the rookie CIA agent
Zero Dark Thirty: the search for Mr Wrong
By Ryan Gilbey - 24 January 10:35

A demented love story with bullets instead of kisses.

Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington
Django Unchained - review
By Ryan Gilbey - 18 January 11:16

Tarantino's new film does a disservice to the oppressed.

Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln.
The mesmerising quality of Day-Lewis's Abraham Lincoln
By Ryan Gilbey - 17 January 8:30

Steven Spielberg’s "Lincoln" reviewed.

Film in 2013 - the year of DiCaprio unchained
By Ryan Gilbey - 03 January 8:02

What to look out for on the big screen this year.

New Statesman
The Life of Pi - review
By Ryan Gilbey - 24 December 10:42

An extravagantly decorated cake of a film with nothing inside but the wisdom of a fortune cookie.

Kylie Minogue and Denis Lavant
Films of the year
By Ryan Gilbey - 17 December 15:46

The best movies of 2012.

Martin Freeman as the titular Hobbit.
The Hobbit: an Unexpected Journey - review
By Ryan Gilbey - 13 December 7:37

Peter Jackson has managed to dart off in new directions as he returns to Middle Earth.

Pete Doherty and Charlotte Gainsbourg in Confessions of a Child of the Century.
Pete Doherty is a really, really bad actor
By Alex Hern - 07 December 12:15

The former Libertine isn't very good at playing a libertine.

The Hunt: a film about a society in thrall to its children
By Ryan Gilbey - 29 November 11:55

Thomas Vinterberg's latest film is a commendably cool study of hysteria.

Silver Linings Playbook - review
By Ryan Gilbey - 22 November 11:46

The excess baggage in this film is thankfully relieved by Robert De Niro's grumpy-funny turn.