Gilbey on Film: Truth and lies
By Ryan Gilbey - 31 January 15:04

Alma Har'el has made the most successful "engineered" documentary yet.

The Descendants (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 26 January 10:51

There are no real surprises in George Clooney’s latest drama.

J Edgar (15); W.E. (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 19 January 7:52

Political biopics can conceal as much as they reveal, writes Ryan Gilbey.

Gilbey on Film: The truth about David Hockney
By Ryan Gilbey - 18 January 13:51

What's the connection between the artist and TOWIE?

Laurie Penny on Mrs T: unreliable narrator
By Laurie Penny - 16 January 12:26

There are many Maggie Thatchers, and which story we choose to tell says more about us than it does her.

69th Golden Globes: In pictures
By Alice Gribbin - 16 January 10:53

Silent, black and white film by a French director is the biggest winner at the 2012 awards.

The whinny takes it all
By Sophie Elmhirst - 16 January 0:00

"I only came for the horse. I don't do red carpets," says one of a cluster of reporters penned at the edge of the red carpet.

Shame (18); Margin Call (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 13 January 17:19

Stories of sex and finance reveal New York’s seamy side.

Gilbey on Film: A little "huh?" can go a long way
By Ryan Gilbey - 10 January 13:30

Why muddy sound can sometimes improve a film.

Meryl Streep.
She knew she was right
By Douglas Hurd - 09 January 0:00

<em>The Iron Lady</em> was a ghoulish spectacle while the subject was still alive.

Critics interview: Abi Morgan
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 09 January 0:00

You belong to a generation that came to political consciousness under Margaret Thatcher.

Gilbey on Film: Coming your way in 2012
By Ryan Gilbey - 04 January 13:52

This year's cinematic highlights.

The last picture show
By David Flusfeder - 02 January 0:00

The likes of Fassbinder, Godard, Pasolini, Tarkovsky, Wajda and Visconti were once seen as essential

The rise of the political biopic
By Rebecca Lloyd - 15 December 15:59

Why do we want to see our political figures on the big screen?

Sing of the new invasion
By Slavoj Zizek - 12 December 0:00

Ralph Fiennes’s upcoming film adaptation of Shakespeare’s
Coriolanus shows its versatility – and p

A year in culture: Film
By Ryan Gilbey - 12 December 0:00

Critics' Choice: The Best of 2011

Mysteries of Lisbon (PG)
By Ryan Gilbey - 09 December 13:06

Intricate storytelling has never looked so good.

Gilbey on Film: The eyes have it
By Ryan Gilbey - 05 December 14:47

Ocular obsessions in cinema.

Hugo (U); Surviving Life (15)
By Daniel Trilling - 01 December 11:35

Two fantasy worlds offer sentiment and surrealism in turn.

Premiere Japan (Barbican, London)
By Yo Zushi - 30 November 17:04

Yo Zushi watches a year in Japanese film and receives some lessons in love.

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”