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The story behind the movie that defines the movies is one of immigrants, timing and a “son of a bitch” director.
Donning her Freudian hat, Molly Haskell uses her new book to explore Steven Spielberg's attitude to women. But is his real target masculinity?
Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity and Power is an acute and sympathetic rendering of a career forged from yearning and steel.
What do lovers, children, psychopaths and Terrence Malick have in common?
In some ways, Allen is a prisoner of the independence from Hollywood he fought for so long to protect.
Hadley Freeman's readings of 1980s films escape the anxiety of snobbery, but more daring would have been welcome.
It’s junk cinema but, like the Millennium Falcon, it’s fast junk – and don’t you dare call it junk unless you’re a fan, for only its fans can criticise it.
From De Niro’s snarl to DiCaprio’s sinewy wildness, no director has explored masculinity as acutely as Scorsese, writes Tom Shone
Chaplin's previously unpublished novella and a new biography show the makings of his melancholy genius