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”.

Dennis Hopper, 1936-2010
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 30 May 22:28

Death of a “a C-list Method actor of the Fifties with anger-management issues”.

The Time That Remains (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 28 May 9:27

Ryan Gilbey on a quirky personal history of life
in the occupied territories.

Gilbey on Film: No Cannes do
By Ryan Gilbey - 25 May 11:06

Don’t pay too much attention to the pictures that wow the festival crowds; we may only recognise a c

The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans (18)
By Ryan Gilbey - 21 May 9:08

Ryan Gilbey salutes a darkly eccentric reimagining of
a corrupt cop classic.

Smile, honey, you’re on candid camera
By Chris Petit - 21 May 9:08

The film director Chris Petit looks back on images of surveillance on film and recalls how Britain f

Gilbey on Film: Is Joaquin Phoenix having a laugh?
By Ryan Gilbey - 18 May 11:34

Whether or not his new film is a spoof, the actor is still a welcome antidote to Hollywood.

Q+A: Riz Ahmed
By Sophie Elmhirst - 17 May 16:40

An interview with the star of Chris Morris’s new comedy, Four Lions.

Lebanon (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 13 May 11:38

Four soldiers cooped up in a tank makes compelling cinema.

The accidental political broadcast
By Ryan Gilbey - 12 May 8:16

Most would agree that television elbowed the print media out of the frame during this year's election and stomped on the toes of bloggers, tweeters and Mumsnetters alike.

Gilbey on Film: Curious collaborations
By Ryan Gilbey - 11 May 17:48

Our critic picks five unlikely couplings from the world of cinema

Gilbey on Film: Tory Britain on screen
By Ryan Gilbey - 04 May 16:09

Our critic picks five films that evoke the spirit of Thatcherism.

Hot Tub Time Machine (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 04 May 7:37

A remake of Back to the Future gets a bit stuck in the past.

Born to be wild
By David Flusfeder - 03 May 8:48

David Flusfeder celebrates the "outlaw" cinema of Seventies Hollywood.