A still from Me and You.
Two hotheads in a room
By Ryan Gilbey - 19 April 17:50

Bernardo Bertolucci returns after eight years with the invigorating "Me and You".

Soul deep: Liam Hayes and Plush
By Yo Zushi - 19 April 11:28

The musician talks to Yo Zushi about writing songs for Roman Coppola and the cost of remaining "autonomous".

Ryan Gosling at the New York premiere party. (Getty Images)
Reviewed: The Place Beyond the Pines
By Ryan Gilbey - 10 April 13:01

A good gander at Gosling.

Christopher Walken in A Late Quartet.
Music to my eyes
By Ryan Gilbey - 10 April 10:34

The sweet sound of Christopher Walken in the otherwise terrible "A Late Quartet"

Anthony Burgess’s 007 obsession
By Andrew Biswell - 09 April 4:19

Unbreakable Bond.

Roger Ebert.
I miss Roger Ebert already
By Philip Maughan - 05 April 12:38

The "best known film critic in America" has died, aged 70.

Following the death of Richard Griffiths, we remember his role as Uncle Monty.
Uncle Monty's five finest moments
By New Statesman - 29 March 11:26

Following the death of Richard Griffiths, we remember his classic turn as Uncle Monty in Withnail and I.

Reviewed: In the House directed by François Ozon
By Ryan Gilbey - 28 March 15:24

Here’s looking at you, kid.

Compliance
Reviewed: Compliance directed by Craig Zobel
By Philip Maughan - 26 March 14:32

Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker and Pat Healy star in this unsettling indie thriller.

Kathryn Bigelow
Women in the director's chair
By Martin Dunne - 26 March 10:47

After Helen Mirren's comments at the Empire Jameson Awards, what does the future hold for women in the movie business?

The top ten feminists on film
By Rhiannon and Holly - 25 March 8:49

From Maya in Zero Dark Thirty to Thelma and Louise to Amelie, there's reason to be hopeful about the way women are portrayed on screen.

Reviewed: Trance and The Spirit of ‘45
By Ryan Gilbey - 21 March 14:36

Brits, glitz and grit.

So farewell then, Steven Soderbergh
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 March 11:19

Why Hollywood will miss the wisest man in cinema.

Reviewed: The Paperboy
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 March 9:26

So take off all your clothes.

Don't give up on romantic comedies
By Ryan Gilbey - 07 March 17:11

They're taking new shapes.

Reviewed: Broken and Robot & Frank
By Ryan Gilbey - 07 March 8:41

Too Close for comfort.

The Oscar Pistorius case: history written on a woman’s body
By Hedley Twidle - 07 March 5:50

The Oscar Pistorius affair has exposed the fragility of South Africa’s post-apartheid settlement.

Reviewed: Stoker directed by Park Chan-wook
By Ryan Gilbey - 28 February 7:47

Niece to meet you.

A still from the film Lore.
Cinema on demand: the top five places to watch new films online
By Philip Maughan - 26 February 13:35

Cinema is dead, long live cinema!

New Statesman
Watch: Fresh Guacamole by PES
By Charlotte Simmonds - 25 February 14:48

The shortest film ever nominated for an Oscar.

The 2013 Oscars: full list of winners and nominees
By New Statesman - 25 February 8:38

A great night for Argo, Daniel Day-Lewis, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Ang Lee.

Reviewed: To the Wonder and Cloud Atlas
By Ryan Gilbey - 22 February 8:06

We are the world.

A screen capture from the film Mea Maxima Culpa
Did a documentary film force the Pope to resign?
By Philip Maughan - 21 February 16:34

Reviewed: Mea Maxima Culpa.

Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino and the elusiveness of realism
By Luke Maxted - 18 February 14:12

Django Unchained should be rewarded for flouting the felicity criterion.

Reviewed: This is 40 directed by Judd Apatow
By Ryan Gilbey - 14 February 15:21

Juddering to a halt.

Mark Kermode: The next generation of film critics will come from the internet
By Bim Adewunmi - 14 February 15:13

We sent Bim to Cuddle her Favourite Critic.

Ben Affleck in Argo
Based on a “true” story: expecting reality in movies
By Arthur P Shimamura - 12 February 11:28

Films like Argo, Lincoln, and Zero Dark Thirty demonstrate that we empathise much more easily with characters when we believe we are witnessing real events.

New Statesman
Reviewed: Steel - A Century of Steelmaking on Film
By Charlotte Simmonds - 07 February 20:43

The BFI screens rarely-seen films from the great era of British steelmaking.

Reviewed: Pablo Larrain's "No"
By Ryan Gilbey - 07 February 8:19

An inspiring watch that explores the role advertising played in Chile's progress.

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