15 June 2012
The hype got out of control
13 June 2012
A film rooted in the pedestrian.
06 June 2012
So Grace Jones stole the show at the Queen’s Jubilee concert, all hoops and hoopla. That news has got to be up...
01 June 2012
In the wake of Michael Haneke joining that exclusive group of directors who have twice been awarded the Cannes...
30 May 2012
The Turin Horse (15) dir: Béla Tarr iLL Manors (18) dir: Ben Drew A veteran film-maker bids farewell this...
23 May 2012
No evolutionary timeline is necessary to illustrate the career of Wes Anderson. His sensibility (bittersweet, archaic)...
16 May 2012
The tardy sequel, so late in arriving that it has less in common with the Supermans and Lethal Weapons of this...
11 May 2012
To the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank, at the behest of a certain General Aladeen of Wadiya. As the...
09 May 2012
Faust (15) dir: Aleksandr Sokurov Corroded and powerful men have dominated Aleksandr Sokurov’s work for some...
03 May 2012
More nuttiness and less bluster, please.
02 May 2012
A few months ago I was participating in a radio discussion on women in the film industry. When the host asked me to...
27 April 2012
Cinemagoers of a revolutionary inclination rejoice! Cannes may already be creeping into media coverage a full fortnight...
26 April 2012
Damsels in Distress (12A) dir: Whit Stillman Back when Wes Anderson was fretting about handing in his homework and...
18 April 2012
Every film is perfect during those few seconds after the lights go down, the curtains part and the projector starts...
17 April 2012
It's an insult to film, and our wallets.