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Why Sunset Boulevard remains a glorious Gothic horror

WHY SUNSET BOULEVARD REMAINS A GLORIOUS GOTHIC HORROR

There's something inherently uncanny about cinema. It holds the power to revive people who are long gone, allowing us to watch them...

My Rembrandt

MY REMBRANDT

In Frederick Wiseman's 2014 documentary National Gallery , a belief is repeatedly returned to in the various board meetings shown,...

 
 
 
Watch: In the Kitchen with Pedro Almodóvar

WATCH: IN THE KITCHEN WITH PEDRO ALMODÓVAR

In the cinema of Pedro Almodóvar, the humble household kitchen serves many different functions. It's a space for cooking and eating,...

Why I love Dakota Johnson's performance in Suspiria

WHY I LOVE DAKOTA JOHNSON'S PERFORMANCE IN SUSPIRIA

Susie Bannion is born unto us as a hesitant girl navigating the Berlin U-Bahn. With her clunky bag and map in hand, it would be easy...

 
 
 
Animation legend Don Hertzfeldt is readying a third World of Tomorrow short

ANIMATION LEGEND DON HERTZFELDT IS READYING A THIRD WORLD OF TOMORROW SHORT

If we are to be saved from this multi-front global cataclysm by a single work of art, it'll have to be something good. If the ghost...

The I'm Thinking of Ending Things trailer leaps through time and space

THE I'M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS TRAILER LEAPS THROUGH TIME AND SPACE

For the past couple of weeks, this writer has been consumed with Charlie Kaufman ‘s new novel ‘ Antkind '. The first literary effort...

 
 
 
Papicha

PAPICHA

When we meet fashion student Nedjma, played by Lyna Khoudri, on a night out on the town with her mates, she seems like most free-spirited...

Perfect 10

PERFECT 10

Scottish writer/director Eva Riley brings passion and heart to this wholesome coming-of-age drama. Set on the outskirts of Brighton,...

 
 
 
A movie guide to fine dining

A MOVIE GUIDE TO FINE DINING

Life is an ongoing, inexorable pageant of decisions to be made - some life-altering, others less so. As much as we may try, it's impossible...

Young Ahmed

YOUNG AHMED

A teapot-sized tempest brewed up on social media when the Cannes Film Festival released the official synopsis for Young Ahmed , the...

 
 
 
Paul Thomas Anderson wants Bradley Cooper for his '70s high school movie

PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON WANTS BRADLEY COOPER FOR HIS '70S HIGH SCHOOL MOVIE

Cinephiles will be relieved to hear that even though the coronavirus pandemic has stalled shooting in Hollywood, we're still moving...

Yes, God, Yes

YES, GOD, YES

This charming debut narrative feature from writer/director Karen Maine addresses themes of religion and adolescence from a female perspective....

 
 
 
Steve McQueen's John Boyega-starring miniseries is arriving this year

STEVE MCQUEEN'S JOHN BOYEGA-STARRING MINISERIES IS ARRIVING THIS YEAR

In recent months, John Boyega has proven himself beyond all shadow of a doubt to be a real one. He was on the front lines of the police...

David Squires on. Christopher Nolan's time bomb

DAVID SQUIRES ON. CHRISTOPHER NOLAN'S TIME BOMB

 
 
 
“There were times when I was sore from laughing” - Adam McKay on The Other Guys at 10

“THERE WERE TIMES WHEN I WAS SORE FROM LAUGHING” - ADAM MCKAY ON THE OTHER GUYS AT 10

“I think that movie is maybe the hardest I've laughed on set,” says director Adam McKay, reflecting on 2010's police farce The Other...

Why Flash Gordon remains a singularly joyous comic book adaptation

WHY FLASH GORDON REMAINS A SINGULARLY JOYOUS COMIC BOOK ADAPTATION

Alex Raymond's adventure comic strip ‘Flash Gordon' was first commissioned in 1934 by King Features Syndicate to rival the similarly...

 
 
 
Watch: A Personal Ode to Going to the Cinema

WATCH: A PERSONAL ODE TO GOING TO THE CINEMA

The first few days of lockdown, which started for me a week before everyone else when my cinema job was put on hold, set the tone for...

A new documentary shows a journalist risking it all for a greater truth

A NEW DOCUMENTARY SHOWS A JOURNALIST RISKING IT ALL FOR A GREATER TRUTH

What should a journalist do when a nation's president lies? It's a question that has troubled Filipina journalist Maria Ressa for over...

 
 
 
Pixar announces Luca, a coming-of-age adventure set on the Italian Riviera

PIXAR ANNOUNCES LUCA, A COMING-OF-AGE ADVENTURE SET ON THE ITALIAN RIVIERA

Though virus-related delays have forestalled the release of Pixar 's next big feature Soul (you know, the one in which a comatose man's...

‘Sexual behaviour doesn't change a woman's identity' - Josephine Mackerras on Alice

‘SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR DOESN'T CHANGE A WOMAN'S IDENTITY' - JOSEPHINE MACKERRAS ON ALICE

Josephine Mackerras' debut feature might have looked and sounded very different had the slow pace of industry formalities and a barely-there...

 
 
 



Solskjaer admits big penalty fears after frustrating Man Utd attack thwarted

Solskjaer admits big penalty fears after frustrating Man Utd attack thwarted

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he feared his side's Europa League quarter-final tie with Copenhagen on Monday could have gone to penalties. United edged... Read more ...

Inter Milan 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen: Romelu Lukaku continues Europa League...

Inter Milan 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen: Romelu Lukaku continues Europa League scoring streak

Romelu Lukaku scored as Inter Milan progressed to the Europa League semi-finals on Monday night by clinching a 2-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen in Dusseldorf. Read more ...

Donald Trump evacuated from press briefing amid reports of shots fired...

Donald Trump evacuated from press briefing amid reports of shots fired outside White House

Donald Trump was evacuated from his press briefing Monday after gunfire was reported outside of the White House Donald Trump abruptly left his White House press briefing amid... Read more ...

Donald Trump is escorted from White House press conference minutes after it...

Donald Trump is escorted from White House press conference minutes after it began

President Donald Trump was escorted from his press conference less than five minutes after it began when a Secret Service agent stepped into the briefing room and whispered in... Read more ...

Five talking points as Man Utd book Europa League semi-final spot

Five talking points as Man Utd book Europa League semi-final spot

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United side had just one leg to get the job done in the quarter-finals in Cologne, and needed extra time to see off Copenhagen Read more ...

Porsche 911 Targa 4S 2020 review - the oddball 911 that's a refreshing...

Porsche 911 Targa 4S 2020 review - the oddball 911 that's a refreshing alternative

With the arrival of this new Targa 4S, Porsche has completed its body styles line-up for the 992-generation 911 , bar the next GT3 , with the four-wheel-drive-only... Read more ...

Man Utd point angry finger at key deal broker for ‘frustrating' Sancho saga

Man Utd point angry finger at key deal broker for ‘frustrating' Sancho saga

Manchester United have become “frustrated” with the “slow” pace of negotiations with Borussia Dortmund over a deal for Jadon Sancho, according to a report. United remain locked... Read more ...

Bayer Leverkusen boss jokes about Kai Havertz and Chelsea transfer after...

Bayer Leverkusen boss jokes about Kai Havertz and Chelsea transfer after Inter defeat

Kai Havertz may have played his final game for Bayer Leverkusen as Chelsea close in on a move Bayer Leverkusen's head coach Peter Bosz joked about the future of Chelsea target... Read more ...

Khloe Kardashian shares snaps of pregnant Kylie Jenner to mark her 23rd...

Khloe Kardashian shares snaps of pregnant Kylie Jenner to mark her 23rd birthday as all the family pay tribute

Khloe Kardashian shares snaps of pregnant Kylie Jenner to mark her 23rd birthday Khloe Kardashian really dug deep into the archives to pull out some incredible photos to wish... Read more ...

Man Utd get Jadon Sancho transfer boost as statement from 2017 emerges

Man Utd get Jadon Sancho transfer boost as statement from 2017 emerges

Dortmund chief Michael Zorc ruled out England international Jadon Sancho leaving BVB this summer after Manchester United missed their self-imposed August 10 deadline Read more ...