Miranda Sawyer - Reality bites
By Miranda Sawyer - 19 July 13:00

Film - A raw and intimate look at life in the dust of postwar Kabul. By Miranda Sawyer

Joy of M

Michael Moore gives much more
By Gavin Smith - 19 July 13:00

Cinema - The American film critic Gavin Smith interviews the man who hopes to change the US with his

Miranda Sawyer - Comic-strip geek
By Miranda Sawyer - 12 July 13:00

Film - A hero with too much emotion and not enough action. By Miranda Sawyer

Spider-Man 2 (PG)

Women beware women

Cinema - The Stepford Wives, the 1975 horror movie in which independent-thinking women were turned i

Queer eye for the straight guy
By Ian Smith - 05 July 13:00

Cary Grant was without question one of the Hollywood greats in an era when Hollywood really was grea

Miranda Sawyer - Worth the wait
By Miranda Sawyer - 05 July 13:00

The return of the grinning ogre can't fail to make you smile. By Miranda Sawyer

Shrek 2 (PG)

Miranda Sawyer - Bit of a steal
By Miranda Sawyer - 28 June 13:00

Film - The Coen brothers' remake of an Ealing classic lacks the genius of the original. By Miranda S

Novel man
By William Cook - 28 June 13:00

James Bond - William Cook on how Ian Fleming's 007 books are finally catching up with the films

Hollywood: get your act together
By David Puttnam - 28 June 13:00

While Tinseltown sleepwalks through history, the tinderbox of reality is exploding around us. David

Miranda Sawyer - Bit of a gamble
By Miranda Sawyer - 21 June 13:00

Film - An implausible romance is saved by a winning cast. By Miranda Sawyer

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Mark Kermode - Out of the closet
By Mark Kermode - 14 June 13:00

Film - A splendidly spooky rites-of-passage thriller, and a likeable camp comedy, writes Mark Kermod

An obligation to truth
By D D Guttenplan - 14 June 13:00

Documentary - D D Guttenplan reflects on his friendship and final interview with Edward Said

Mark Kermode - Spellbound
By Mark Kermode - 07 June 13:00

Film - A return to Hogwarts finally gets a dose of magic; and an affecting, off-kilter drama. By Mar

Mark Kermode - Feeling the heat
By Mark Kermode - 31 May 13:00

Film - Despite all the pomp and show, there were many reasons to be cheerful at Cannes this year

Been and gone
By Richard Cook - 31 May 13:00

Music - Richard Cook gets the blues watching Scorsese's requiem for a lost musical form

Suffer the little children
By Brendan O'Neill - 31 May 13:00

Observations on film certification. By <strong>Brendan O'Neill</strong>

America - Andrew Stephen on Michael Moore's low US profile
By Andrew Stephen - 31 May 13:00

Michael Moore's triumph at Cannes got only grudging mentions in the US press. He has only a cult fol

Mark Kermode - No angel
By Mark Kermode - 24 May 13:00

Film - A baffling but magical new concoction from the enfant terrible of Spanish cinema. By Mark Ker

Mark Kermode - Foul play
By Mark Kermode - 17 May 13:00

Film - Two hard-hitting dramas about hacks and hooligans don't quite manage to score. By Mark Kermod

Mark Kermode - Sympathy for the devil
By Mark Kermode - 10 May 13:00

Film - Of two tales of sex, drugs and rock'n'roll, it is the film made 30 years ago that thrills. By

Match Tarantino in two days
By Edel Brosnan - 10 May 13:00

Observations on screenwriting

Mark Kermode - The unbearable lightness of being
By Mark Kermode - 03 May 13:00

Film - A sci-fi fantasy that breaks your heart and scrambles your brain by Mark Kermode


Mark Kermode - Teenage kicks
By Mark Kermode - 26 April 13:00

Tarantino's follow-up is neither trashy nor truthful - just adolescent, writes Mark Kermode


Mark Kermode - French horn
By Mark Kermode - 19 April 13:00

Film - A "highbrow" Gallic porn flick has a few low moments, writes Mark Kermode

The Good Old N

Fag end of fashion
By Zoe Williams - 19 April 13:00

Smoking in films once signified rebellion, coolness and sex appeal. Now it is shorthand for "loser".

Cinema deserves a shrine
By Allegra Stratton - 19 April 13:00

Observations on the picture palace

Mark Kermode - Video nasty
By Mark Kermode - 12 April 13:00

Film - A documentary of a family so dysfunctional you wouldn't believe it if it weren't true


Mark Kermode - Past crimes
By Mark Kermode - 05 April 13:00

Film - True stories of a female serial killer and a US war leader told with empathy. <strong>By Mark

Why the Jews are wrong
By Ann Widdecombe - 05 April 13:00

Observations on Mel Gibson and <em>The Passion</em>

Mark Kermode - Love, death and train-spotting
By Mark Kermode - 29 March 13:00

Film - A satisfying oddball fable and a deliciously eerie thriller, writes Mark Kermode

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