Ryan Gilbey is the New Statesman's film critic. He is also the author of It Don't Worry Me (Faber), about 1970s US cinema, and a study of Groundhog Day in the "Modern Classics" series (BFI Publishing). He was named reviewer of the year in the 2007 Press Gazette awards.
Closed Curtain, by Jafar Panahi, was created despite its director’s house arrest in Iran.
What are the chances that Ice Cube will be held properly to account for an anti-Semitic slur in a film produced by Ice Cube?
What does the recent cinematic phenomenon of characters who are unexpected killers tell us about ourselves?
No film was ever in greater need of a Louis Theroux figure poking and prodding and shedding light where none would otherwise fall.
Tom Hardy is about to play both the Kray twins in a film called Legend – here's a short history of actors doubling up on screen.
From Simon Munnery’s Fylm School to Adam Riches’ Coach Coach, there’s plenty of movie magic to be found live on stage.
Mistress America and Trainwreck both look at the lives of young women - but neither quite pull it off.
Manglehorn and Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation show two approaches to ageing on screen.
We might be twenty years on from Toy Story, but Inside Out is proof that computer-animated features can still deliver giddy imaginative crescendos.
There's a struggle at the heart of Ant-Man between the corporate and the eccentric.
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