The Deep Blue Sea (12A)
By Ryan Gilbey - 24 November 16:50

This wartime drama is just too understated, writes Ryan Gilbey.

Back to the future
By Androulla Harris - 23 November 14:25

From new releases in the Bond and Batman series to follow-ups to Blade Runner and Beetlejuice. 

Gilbey on Film: The perils of transplant casting
By Ryan Gilbey - 23 November 10:44

Cross-generational filmmaking is a tricky business.

Documentary update
By Androulla Harris - 22 November 17:23

John Steinbeck, When Bankers Were Good and the Academy Awards.

The Hollywood toy story
By Mike Bonnet - 18 November 16:10

Films based on children's toys are proving popular in Tinseltown, but are the commercial gains super

Snowtown (18)
By Ryan Gilbey - 17 November 11:29

This tale of a serial killer will haunt you for years.

Gilbey on Film: Less than absolutely fabulous
By Ryan Gilbey - 15 November 12:51

Bringing sitcoms to the big screen is a difficult business.

Wuthering Heights (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 November 15:06

A murky adaptation is flawed but full of passion.

Death and the maiden
By Sarah Churchwell - 14 November 0:00

Marilyn Monroe remains a subject of lurid fascination,
but still we refuse to acknowledge her arti

The NS Interview: Miranda July, writer and film-maker
By Sophie Elmhirst - 10 November 14:49

“It’s more interesting to play the person who makes mistakes”

Weekend (18)
By Ryan Gilbey - 09 November 11:20

This quiet story of gay love and loneliness will break hearts.

Gilbey on Film: Accidental beauty
By Ryan Gilbey - 08 November 11:25

We shouldn't think films are ever born fully-formed.

Gilbey on film: Sleeping sickness
By Ryan Gilbey - 02 November 16:14

If a critic can't stay awake, it's not the film's fault.

We Need to Talk About Kevin triumphs at London Film Festival
By Mike Bonnet - 27 October 15:34

Critics reward Lynne Ramsay's interpretation of Lionel Shriver's novel.

The Ides of March (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 27 October 15:01

Cinematic clichés abound in this campaign thriller.

Gilbey on Film: Prophet without honour
By Ryan Gilbey - 26 October 14:37

Paul Kelly has made a wonderful film about Lawrence's tortured genius.

A cinematic look at empire
By Androulla Harris - 25 October 16:54

The New Statesman's media partnership with BFI Southbank for its End of Empire season.

We Need to Talk About Kevin (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 20 October 9:08

A great cast is offset by overkill in this horror story, writes Ryan Gilbey.

Gilbey on Film: A hymn to celluloid
By Ryan Gilbey - 18 October 15:51

Tacita Dean's Tate Modern installation is all about texture.

“My father told me I should go into word processing”
By Helen Lewis - 18 October 11:52

Actor Gillian Anderson on slapstick, motherhood and the perils of Googling yourself.

Sleeping Beauty (18)
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 October 16:05

A writer’s film is true to her chilling, taut prose style.

Gilbey on Film: Situation critical
By Ryan Gilbey - 11 October 20:26

A genuine critic doesn't use tricks or tomfoolery.

Tyrannosaur (18)
By Ryan Gilbey - 06 October 8:39

Violence is heaped upon violence in this tale of woe.

Gilbey on Film: In praise of Kathy Burke
By Ryan Gilbey - 05 October 14:49

A comic actor's baggage can often work to great dramatic effect.

Film interview: Mark Kermode
By Alice Gribbin - 04 October 20:36

"The worst multiplexes are like supermarkets that close the village shop"

Melancholia (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 29 September 17:40

Von Trier’s disaster movie has woman trouble.

Back to the future
By Androulla Harris - 28 September 17:22

Upcoming releases by world-class directors.

Gilbey on Film: The crying game
By Ryan Gilbey - 28 September 13:13

I've blubbed at more cinematic dross than I care to remember.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy: An elegy for England
By Jason Cowley - 22 September 12:47

John le Carré’s classic novel, now adapted for the big screen, is much more than a cold war whodunni

Drive (18)
By Ryan Gilbey - 22 September 9:28

This movie equates good dress sense with morality.