Comfortable in hell
By Gilbert Adair - 23 February 12:00

Far from being the opium-smoking dilettante of legend, Jean Cocteau was one of the 20th century's mo

A dog's life
By Mark Kermode - 16 February 12:00

Film - Mark Kermode watches yet another leading lady sacrificed to the cruelty of Lars von Trier

More sex please, we're adults
By Mark Kermode - 09 February 12:00

Film - Mark Kermode on a week in which both young and old get it together

The last laugh
By John Morrison - 02 February 12:00

Sunshine on Putty: the golden age of British comedy from Vic Reeves to <em>The Office</em>

Ben Tho

Highs and lows
By Mark Kermode - 02 February 12:00

Film - Mark Kermode is unmoved by the lifeless <em>Sylvia</em>, but finds Mike Figgis's chiller a ho

An honourable failure
By Mark Kermode - 26 January 12:00

Film - Mark Kermode on a bold attempt to bring Roth's flawed novel to the screen

Picture post
By William Cook - 26 January 12:00

As he celebrates his 75th birthday, Tintin's international celebrity shows no sign of waning. His es

Moving images
By Sukhdev Sandhu - 26 January 12:00

Hide in Plain Sight: the Hollywood blacklistees in film and television 1950-2002

Paul Buhle and D

A light touch
By Mark Kermode - 19 January 12:00

Film - Mark Kermode is dazzled by a masterful attempt to bring Vermeer's paintings to life

Queer as folk
By Mark Kermode - 12 January 12:00

Film - Mark Kermode is blown away by another musical spoof from the Spinal Tap trio

All in the worst possible taste
By Mark Kermode - 05 January 12:00

Film - Mark Kermode on the latest loud, crude but very funny Farrelly brothers movie

The power of three
By Mark Kermode - 15 December 12:00

Film 2003 - Mark Kermode looks back on a year in which there were reasons to be both proud and asham

The city without a cinema
By Ian Breach - 01 December 12:00

Observations on Sunderland

Bachelor party
By William Skidelsky - 24 November 12:00

Film - William Skidelsky on why the kitchen is where the action is for Norway's single males

Manhattan boulevard
By William Cook - 17 November 12:00

Cinema - William Cook goes in search of Woody Allen's New York and discovers a European fantasy

We should be so lucky
By Philip Kerr - 17 November 12:00

Film - Philip Kerr on why American films dominate world cinema: big bucks

Band of brothers
By Philip Kerr - 10 November 12:00

Film - Philip Kerr on the re-release of the great war movie that made him a pacifist

The world's greatest kisser
By Caroline Murphy - 03 November 12:00

Dark Lover: the life and death of Rudolph Valentino

Emily W Leider

<em>Faber & Faber, 498pp, £20

Odds-on favourite
By Philip Kerr - 03 November 12:00

Film - Philip Kerr applauds a sports thriller that harks back to more innocent times

In a league of its own
By Philip Kerr - 27 October 12:00

Film - Philip Kerr on the most expensive bad movie he's ever seen - and his pal who wrote it

The bigger picture
By Sukhdev Sandhu - 27 October 12:00

Jeremiads proclaiming the death of cinema are commonplace these days. In fact, writes Sukhdev Sandhu

When we talk about love
By Philip Kerr - 20 October 13:00

Film - Philip Kerr finds Americans lost for words when it comes to expressing real emotions

La dolce vita
By Lilian Pizzichini - 13 October 13:00

Cinema - Lilian Pizzichini discovers sex, murder and all of Italy's history in its film posters

Old Grouchy-Grumps
By Nina Raine - 13 October 13:00

Arthur Miller: a life

Martin Gottfried <em>Faber & Faber, 484pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0571219462

Director's cut
By Philip Kerr - 13 October 13:00

Film - Philip Kerr wades through blood and tedium in the latest violent Tarantino offering

Murder most foul
By Philip Kerr - 06 October 13:00

Film - Philip Kerr is horrified by two butchered attempts to imitate Tobe Hooper

East Side story
By Philip Kerr - 29 September 13:00

Film - A touching story about first love reminds Philip Kerr of his own lost innocence

America - Andrew Stephen finds Mel Gibson in trouble
By Andrew Stephen - 22 September 13:00

Mel Gibson's film about the Crucifixion has already created bitter divisions and led to allegations

Propaganda wars
By Philip Kerr - 22 September 13:00

Film - Philip Kerr agrees with Leni Riefenstahl's low opinion of mainstream American movies