Suicide machine
By Victoria Segal - 17 April 13:00

Film - A powerful tale of West Bank bombers offers bleak insights, writes Victoria Segal


You had to be there
By Victoria Segal - 10 April 13:00

Film - Fêted celebration of 1980s bohemia proves utterly square, writes Victoria Segal


Short and sweet
By Ryan Gilbey - 03 April 17:19

Film - Ryan Gilbey calls for an end to discrimination on grounds of length

A certain death
By Victoria Segal - 03 April 13:00

Film - Rwanda's horror is seen with an unflinching eye

<strong>Shooting Dogs </strong>(15)

Agenda bending
By Victoria Segal - 27 March 13:00

Film - A transsexual's story shows minorities can be moral, too, writes Victoria Segal


Treason and plot
By Victoria Segal - 20 March 12:00

Film - A sinister fantasy trains its sights on modern government, writes Victoria Segal

V for V

Rights and wrongs
By Alice O'Keeffe - 20 March 12:00

Film - The goodies and baddies aren't that easy to tell apart in today's world, finds <strong>Alice

Brokeback Olympus
By Helena Smith - 13 March 12:00

Observations on Greece

Young blood
By Victoria Segal - 13 March 12:00

Film - In Belgium or west London, growing up is hard to do, writes Victoria Segal

Kidulthood (1

Trailer trash
By Ryan Gilbey - 13 March 12:00

Film - Ryan Gilbey wonders why studios spoil the ending before we've seen the movie

Mad, bad world
By Victoria Segal - 06 March 12:00

Film - A self-consciously serious look at the brutality of geopolitics. By Victoria Segal


Just her luck
By Christopher Bray - 06 March 12:00

Film - Christopher Bray on the tragic career of Kay Kendall, whose reputation was marred even before

When even actors aren't safe
By Clive Stafford Smith - 27 February 12:00

Rizwan Ahmed was part of a prizewinning team at the Berlin Film Festival. When he got back to Luton

And the winners are . . . ?
By Staff blogger - 27 February 12:00

Some leadership contests excite. Some disappoint. Others exist only in name. The Conservatives have had the good fortune that, after three lamentable efforts, they have chanced upon someone to inspire them.

Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote: hard egomania and a voice as soft as a silk scarf
By Victoria Segal - 27 February 12:00

<em>Capote</em>, a grisly tale of art and murder, revels in its own gloominess.

Kira Cochrane wishes Keira and Scarlett would stop it
By Kira Cochrane - 27 February 12:00

Foretold in myth and legend as the year of the gay cowboy, 2006 actually looks sure to be the year o

The death of art house
By Ryan Gilbey - 20 February 12:00

British directors once made movies as bold as Sebastiane and My Beautiful Laundrette; now they mostl

Victoria Segal - Small-screen hero
By Victoria Segal - 20 February 12:00

A tale of anti-McCarthy pluck sets high standards for TV, writes Victoria Segal

Good Night, and

Gags unbound
By Carolyn O'Hara - 20 February 12:00

Comedy - We need to laugh at prejudice - but can Islam tolerate satire? <strong>Carolyn O'Hara</stro

Victoria Segal - Problem solving
By Victoria Segal - 13 February 12:00

Film - A wandering tale of frustrated talent never quite adds up, writes Victoria Segal

Proof (

The dream weaver
By Tom Webber - 13 February 12:00

Film - Tom Webber marvels at the grandiose visions of a passionate image-maker

Man in black
By Victoria Segal - 06 February 12:00

Film - Portrait of a roots legend hits all the right notes. By Victoria Segal

Walk the Line (1

Bollywood's new dream
By Rachel Dwyer - 30 January 12:00

Indian cinema has a global future in its sights

Victoria Segal - Patriot games
By Victoria Segal - 30 January 12:00

Film - Hollywood's top director makes a troubled foray into politics, writes Victoria Segal


Victoria Segal - Father figures
By Victoria Segal - 23 January 12:00

Film - Cinema's lovable dad becomes a creepy sugar daddy, writes Victoria Segal

Shopgirl (15)

John Lyttle - The eastern affront
By John Lyttle - 16 January 12:00

Film - This depiction of oppression is decorously polite, writes John Lyttle

Memoirs of a Geish

Cinematic Seoul
By Victoria James - 16 January 12:00

World film - Forget Crouching Tiger and Spirited Away - Asia's best new movies are South Korean

Victoria Segal - A load of balls
By Victoria Segal - 09 January 12:00

Film - Angst-ridden veteran makes a hash of his London debut. By Victoria Segal

Match Point (12

Independence day
By David Thomson - 19 December 12:00

Film 2005 - David Thomson reports from America on a year when quality cinema finally became mainstre

Life through the lens
By David Puttnam - 19 December 12:00

Films have never just been about entertainment - they have also been a powerful force for social cha