Review: Gemma Bovery, starring Gemma Arterton and Fabrice Luchini
August 20, 2015

Despite many attempts, Gustave Flaubert’s tale of adultery remains resistant to adaptation, says Philip Kemp

Review: The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson, directed by Julien Temple
July 16, 2015

Filming in what they believed were Wilko Johnson’s final days, the guitarist and the director offer up a celebratory vision of culture and life, writes Andrew Blake

Andrea Arnold's Red Road
July 9, 2015

Davina Quinlivan reflects on how female voyeurs in film contrast with ‘impotent’ peeping Toms by being portrayed as empowered and vengeful

Citizen Kane
July 2, 2015

Having entered Hollywood a wunderkind, Orson Welles could never escape his own myth or his self-destructive tendencies, says Philip Kemp

Film review: Timbuktu, directed by Abderrahmane Sissako
May 28, 2015

Murderous deeds in Islam’s name cannot exterminate love and courage in this moving Mali-set drama inspired by real events, writes Duncan Wu

May 14, 2015

His daughter’s documentary shows why Samuel Fuller’s brash movies made him a ‘poet of the American idiom’ and a cult hero in France

April 23, 2015

Films about female kinship and community are rare, precious exceptions to cinema’s enduring focus on groups of men, says Davina Quinlivan

April 9, 2015

The repercussions of a man’s cowardice at a French ski resort entertain Duncan Wu in a most uncomfortable way

March 5, 2015

Julianne Moore gives a complex, nuanced portrait of a professor confounded and isolated by Alzheimer’s, writes Lucy Bolton

February 12, 2015

Recent films fail to recognise the support women give to famous male artists or scientists, says Mary Evans

February 5, 2015

Nathan Smith looks back at a film movement that has challenged stigmas and defended the transgressive

January 29, 2015

The work of Thomas Pynchon makes its Hollywood debut in a nostalgia noir tale faithfully adapted by a kindred spirit

December 11, 2014

Agyness Deyn unflinchingly portrays a woman’s experience of epilepsy in this unconventional fairy tale

December 4, 2014

Footage shot in a cable car carrying pilgrims to a Nepalese temple makes for profoundly moving cinema, writes Duncan Wu

October 30, 2014

Philip Kemp on a cinematic portrait of an artist that does justice to the man and his work

September 25, 2014

Cinema is the perfect medium to examine the role and ritual of food in family, in love and in bringing people together. Davina Quinlivan feasts her eyes

September 18, 2014

An implausible and ludicrous piece of hokum that steals its best ideas succeeds because of its vices, says Duncan Wu

September 11, 2014

Insight into life in an iconic institution in flux makes Martin McQuillan fear for the future of public universities in the US

August 7, 2014

Disquiet grows into horror as an infamous Nazi doctor takes an unhealthy interest in a young girl in Argentina, finds Philip Kemp

July 24, 2014

Nicolas Cage and Tye Sheridan stand out in a compelling tale of torment and redemption, says Duncan Wu