Gilbey on Film: can Russell Brand save British cinema?
By Ryan Gilbey - 27 July 12:37

The UK Film Council wasn't perfect, but we need a high-profile campaign to support home-grown movies

The government scraps the UK Film Council
By Daniel Trilling - 26 July 14:41

But amid the gloom, is there some good news for British film?

Untold story
By Stefan Simanowitz - 26 July 9:00

Stefan Simanowitz goes to the pictures with the people of Western Sahara.

The Film Interview: Andrew Kötting
By Daniel Trilling - 22 July 13:37

The British director on his new picture, Ivul - and on living in the treetops.

Ivul (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 22 July 8:11

A dreamy Britishness survives translation into French.

Gilbey on Film: casting Kurt Cobain
By Ryan Gilbey - 20 July 13:19

Exclusive details of the forthcoming movie about the life of the Nirvana frontman.

Toy Story 3 (U) and Inception (12A)
By Ryan Gilbey - 15 July 1:14

The summer blockbuster season is tinged with sadness.

Mel Gibson: racism isn’t even the half of it
By Sarah Churchwell - 14 July 17:46

It’s disturbing how easily Hollywood overlooks violence against women.

Gilbey on Film: Mad Mel
By Ryan Gilbey - 13 July 13:20

Does a racist rant spell the end of Mel Gibson’s career?

Arnold Schwarzenegger hates socialism
By Daniel Trilling - 08 July 13:10

...but he loves Milton Friedman.

London River (12A)
By Ryan Gilbey - 08 July 1:11

Powerful acting recalls the aftermath of the 7/7 attacks.

Gilbey on Film: low-budget thrills
By Ryan Gilbey - 06 July 13:42

The star of Frownland breaks through the slickness of movie acting.

White Material
By Ryan Gilbey - 01 July 8:08

Isabelle Huppert adorns a subtle post-colonial drama.

The best of world cinema
By Staff blogger - 30 June 12:41

Would these films make your top ten?

Gilbey on Film: the greatest movie scores
By Ryan Gilbey - 29 June 11:54

And does "A Single Man" boast this year's finest music?

Steve McQueen: Living on the Edge
By Antonia Quirke - 28 June 9:12

Steve McQueen said scarcely a word on screen, and his unspoken power was enough to silence women co-

Tetro (15) and Whatever Works (12A)
By Ryan Gilbey - 24 June 7:30

Two directors prove they are well past their prime, writes Ryan Gilbey.

Gilbey on Film: rock on
By Ryan Gilbey - 22 June 18:07

Follwing the release of rock parody "Get Him to the Greek", here's the Top 10 songs in the Fictional

The Film Interview: Michael Winterbottom
By Daniel Trilling - 18 June 14:25

The director talks about adapting Naomi Klein -- and the morality of on-screen violence.

Please Give (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 17 June 8:12

Ryan Gilbey on a smart but overly preachy morality drama.

Gilbey on Film: the curse of Wild Target
By Ryan Gilbey - 15 June 12:40

Some movies seem to spell bad luck for everyone involved.

Words in Pictures: J G Ballard, Part Two
By Alexandra Coghlan - 11 June 14:33

A 1971 short film brings the ideas behind "Crash" to eerie life.

Colin Firth - extended interview
By Sophie Elmhirst - 11 June 12:04

A longer version of this week's NS interview.

The NS Interview: Colin Firth
By Sophie Elmhirst - 11 June 9:19

“I didn’t feel like throwing confetti over Clegg and Cameron.”

Greenberg (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 10 June 2:17

Ben Stiller's anti-hero takes the shine off life in LA.

Gilbey on Film: Gentlemen Broncos is an overlooked classic
By Ryan Gilbey - 08 June 12:19

If only studios had more faith in their own movies.

Laurie Penny: Films like The Killer Inside Me are part of a weary language of blithe, murderous complicity
By Laurie Penny - 03 June 19:21

There is nothing edgy or iconoclastic about violence against women.

The Killer Inside Me (18)
By Ryan Gilbey - 03 June 8:07

Ryan Gilbey wonders why British directors seem to do better in Hollywood.

Gilbey on Film: Dennis Hopper’s best work
By Ryan Gilbey - 01 June 13:58

The late star made a great contribution to the canon of cinema about Los Angeles.

The NS Interview: Sienna Miller
By Sophie Elmhirst - 31 May 10:15

“People often forget that celebrities are no different”.