Michael Chanan's video blog: Bankers' Blues
By Staff blogger - 09 March 14:00

FILM: Theatre under threat from the cuts.

Gilbey on Film: save our cinemas!
By Ryan Gilbey - 08 March 15:29

Unlike out-of-town multiplexes, the likes of Walthamstow's EMD bring communities together.

We want our Oscars back!
By Natasha Vargas-Cooper - 03 March 11:28

Colin Firth’s awards season triumph is part of a ruthless British takeover of Hollywood.

A Thousand Darknesses: Lies and Truth in Holocaust Fiction
By David Herman - 03 March 11:17

There was never one single Schindler's list and the real Itzhak Stern bore little resemblance to the character in Steven Spielberg's film.

Archipelago (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 03 March 7:26

An impressive understated portrait of a conflicted family holiday.

Michael Chanan's video blog: The View from Abroad
By Staff blogger - 02 March 15:53

FILM: the economic crisis, as seen from Argentina.

Gilbey on Film: Hollow men
By Ryan Gilbey - 01 March 11:39

No wonder David Cameron likes The King's Speech.

Animal Kingdom (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 24 February 11:14

Ryan Gilbey is impressed by a bold attempt to reinvent the crime thriller.

The NS Interview: Mike Figgis, director
By Duncan Robinson - 23 February 10:27

“Pride is such a dangerous thing for a film-maker”

Michael Chanan's video blog: We Will not Pay
By Staff blogger - 22 February 13:07

FILM: Josie Long and Mehdi Hasan, plus UK Uncut take on Barclays Bank.

Gilbey on Film: Interview with Jacki Weaver
By Ryan Gilbey - 22 February 11:38

The NS's film critic talks to the star of Animal Kingdom.

Notes in the margin: I am a camera
By Michael Chanan - 17 February 14:56

For the past few weeks I've been out filming the growing protest movement against the coalition government's programme of cuts. I've now been invited by the New Statesman to become its first video blogger.

Confessions (15) and Paul (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 17 February 7:26

Movies should choose their subjects for homage more wisely.

Michael Chanan’s video blog: Teachers and Learners
By Staff blogger - 16 February 13:05

FILM: Lecturers go on strike in Bristol.

Gilbey on Film: shady Elaine
By Ryan Gilbey - 15 February 14:53

The greatest Hollywood star you’ve never heard of.

Can anything derail The King’s Speech?
By Helen Lewis - 12 February 11:29

On Baftas weekend, a look at this year’s blockbuster British film.

True Grit (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 10 February 11:17

The Coen brothers are the most conservative of directors.

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.

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