Antichrist (18)
By Ryan Gilbey - 23 July 13:00

Lars von Trier’s Antichrist has provoked shock and disgust – even calls for it to be banned.

Another world is possible
By Marina Lewycka - 23 July 13:00

The bestselling novelist Marina Lewycka remembers the blood, sweat and tears of making a film about

United they stood
By Ryan Gilbey - 16 July 11:37

A playful yet passionate homage to the Tolpuddle Martyrs

Perspectives: Mike Figgis
By Staff blogger - 16 July 11:37

Mike Figgis, director, on the future of film

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (12A)
By Ryan Gilbey - 16 July 11:37

Hogwarts may not be a sink school, but there’s still room for improvement

Brüno (18)
By Ryan Gilbey - 09 July 11:29

More than just a raunchy comedy, this is a satire of Swiftian intent

Public Enemies (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 02 July 12:18

Dazzling visuals can’t disguise a lack of character in this 1930s crime flick

Movies, minus the popcorn
By Ryan Gilbey - 25 June 11:37

A series of close-ups of women at the cinema is intriguing, but hardly great art

Jobs for the boys
By Ryan Gilbey - 18 June 13:01

Ryan Gilbey salutes a new wave of British film-makers, but wonders: where are all the women?

Looking for Eric (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 11 June 13:12

Loach’s most upbeat film yet delivers moments of magic without convincing

Sugar (15)
By Ryan Gilbey - 04 June 18:48

A rookie baseball player is chewed up by the American sports industry

Wild boy falls far from glory
By Ryan Gilbey - 28 May 14:10

McG’s extension of the Terminator franchise is woefully misconceived

Anatomy of a murderous milieu
By Ryan Gilbey - 21 May 12:37

The veteran French director’s X-ray lens is as sharply focused as it ever was

The bubble economy
By Brian Dillon - 21 May 12:37

A film about an 18th-century criminal has an eery resonance with the events of today

Through the looking glass
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 May 11:02

Charlie Kaufman's mind-bending directorial debut is both big and clever

Darling, you were wonderful
By Ryan Gilbey - 07 May 12:22

The world of an ageing courtesan is made too seductive for its own good

Pretzel logic
By Heather McRobie - 30 April 13:21

Observations on Berlin

The girl who isn’t there
By Ryan Gilbey - 30 April 13:21

A pan-European production that makes a virtue of ambiguity

Q&A: Werner Herzog
By Daniel Trilling - 24 April 12:21

The director talks about his inspiration behind making <em>Encounters at the End of the World</em>,

Don’t hold the front page
By Ryan Gilbey - 23 April 13:45

Hollywood bungles an adaptation of a thriller about crime-busting journalists

Perspectives: Werner Herzog, director, on nature
By Staff blogger - 23 April 13:45

"My new film, Encounters at the End of the World, is a documentary about Antarctica. There is a strangeness and beauty out there that really attracted my curiosity – it’s pure science fiction without any technical trick.

Get up, stand up
By Salil Tripathi - 23 April 13:45

Thirty years ago, a violent clash with racists marked
the beginning of a political and artistic aw

Africa’s Oscars
By Katrina Manson - 23 April 13:45

African cinema is in a fix, yet at the top Burkinabé film festival, <em>Katrina Manson</em> finds no

Nightmare on Elk Street
By Ryan Gilbey - 09 April 10:18

Can gruesome horror flourish in the kingdom of
flat-pack furniture?

Film as an act of love
By Sukhdev Sandhu - 02 April 12:47

Fifty years ago, François Truffaut’s Quatre cents coups
heralded a revolution in cinema. Sukhdev S

The great rock’n’roll swindle
By Ryan Gilbey - 02 April 12:47

This boorish romp does a disservice to the memory of 1960s pirate radio

A proper Charlie
By Owen Hatherley - 26 March 10:11

Chaplin: the Tramp’s Odyssey
Simon Louvish
Faber & Faber, 432pp, £25

Six of the best: Brits to watch
By Daniel Tapper - 19 March 11:48

Half-dozen of the hottest emerging Brit-screen talents

Too much of a feel-good thing
By Ryan Gilbey - 19 March 11:48

Under Labour, British cinema has enjoyed a commercial renaissance. If only more film-makers were wil

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