Michael Chanan's video blog: Defending libraries
By Staff blogger - 09 February 14:43

FILM: Mary Warnock, Blake Morrison and south London residents take action against library closures.

Gilbey on Film: lovable Roeg
By Ryan Gilbey - 08 February 12:28

This great British director's movies are enjoying a deserved revival.

The NS Interview: Rosamund Pike, actor
By Helen Lewis - 03 February 11:07

“Ignorance mixed with politics is a dangerous combination”

The Fighter (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 03 February 7:36

The Fighter is a boxing film that packs a punch outside of the ring.

Michael Chanan's video blog: On Campus
By Staff blogger - 02 February 16:44

FILM: Terry Eagleton and others on the anti-cuts movement.

Gilbey on film: A matter of life and death
By Ryan Gilbey - 01 February 13:10

Kazuo Ishiguro and the cinema of mortality.

Bird watch: the NS dance critic’s verdict on Black Swan
By Sanjoy Roy - 27 January 11:54

Black Swan has caused much affronted beating of wings in the ballet world, and you can see why.

Biutiful (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 27 January 9:50

A gloomy tale finds strength through simplicity.

New Statesman announces film collaboration
By Staff blogger - 26 January 15:09

We present Michael Chanan’s video blog of the protest movement.

Michael Chanan’s video blog: The Story so Far
By Staff blogger - 26 January 15:06

A New Statesman film about the anti-cuts movement.

Gilbey on Film: don't follow the Oscars herd
By Ryan Gilbey - 26 January 13:14

All this praise for The King's Speech makes me suspicious.

Blue Valentine
By Ryan Gilbey - 20 January 10:58

Last rites for a marriage: a complex portrait of a relationship breakdown.

Neds and Black Swan
By Ryan Gilbey - 20 January 7:20

Portraying a troubled mind requires skill, not overkill.

Further cuts to UK film bodies amidst growing protest
By Lucian Robinson - 19 January 17:42

The BFI continues to pursue its cuts program.

Gilbey on Film: second to nun
By Ryan Gilbey - 18 January 10:54

Once you’ve seen Eugène Green’s latest, ordinary movies will never seem the same again.

The best of the "best of" lists
By Lucian Robinson - 17 January 17:29

Why film critics' choices are far from simple.

Disappointing show for Brits at Golden Globes
By Duncan Robinson - 17 January 11:58

Colin Firth and Christian Bale were the only British winners at yesterday's awards ceremony.

Gilbey on Film: in praise of Peter Yates
By Ryan Gilbey - 12 January 11:17

He was no auteur, but the veteran director should be fondly remembered all the same.

127 Hours
By Ryan Gilbey - 06 January 7:20

Danny Boyle’s latest release is undone by populism.

Facebook fact, Facebook fiction
By Sophie Monks Kaufman - 05 January 11:45

Despite its much-discussed dark side, Catfish is a profoundly positive film.

Gilbey on Film: Highlights of 2011
By Ryan Gilbey - 04 January 11:03

What to look forward to in the year ahead, plus a few sneak previews.

Gilbey on Film: Bobby bland
By Ryan Gilbey - 30 December 17:37

Will the real Robert De Niro please stand up?

The Next Three Days (12A)
By Ryan Gilbey - 29 December 7:25

Ryan Gilbey watches bemused as Russell Crowe suffers for a woman.

Gilbey on Film: Season’s greetings
By Ryan Gilbey - 23 December 11:14

An alternative Christmas film guide.

Gilbey on Film: the courage of Jafar Panahi
By Ryan Gilbey - 22 December 9:50

Iranian film-maker is imprisoned by the regime in Tehran.

Gilbey on Film: virtual reality bites
By Ryan Gilbey - 17 December 10:57

What happens when directors venture into cyberspace?

Tron: Legacy (PG)
By Ryan Gilbey - 15 December 12:34

What seemed futuristic in 1982 now looks strangely dated, writes Ryan Gilbey

The Film Interview: John Pilger
By Daniel Trilling - 10 December 13:50

How journalists help to promote war - and what can be done to stop it.

Agitation and the web
By Michael Chanan - 10 December 12:35

Could a new wave of online video help transform politics?

The Film Interview: Derrick Knight
By Lucian Robinson - 09 December 15:20

A conversation with the veteran British documentary maker.

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