In 1996, Neil Jordan (The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire) directed Michael Collins, a biopic focusing on the life of the titular Irish revolutionary. This film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and remains a...
Despite the oft-criticised saturation of the superhero genre in recent years, a large audience knows and loves the action-filled, popcorn-guzzling films that continue to be released; and their continued box office performance shows that their dominance of the market...
A dripping tap, laundry suspended on a clothesline against the sky, soapy water rushing along paving stone, a dog barking from behind a gate. In Gravity, Mexican auteur Alfonso Cuarón took us into the heavens, suspending us between life...
Some films resist an in-depth review. With Burning, the sentiment is two-fold, for not only is Lee Chang-Dong’s newest feature so crucially dependent upon being viewed with as little prior knowledge as possible, but is charged with the sort...
Right from that opening sequence, this movie draws you in: Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) is in the cockpit of an X-15 on a test flight. Despite his face being hidden inside his helmet, you can sense his panic and...
Black Panther: praised for its ‘unprecedented’ inclusion of a black lead in a superhero film. Deadpool: lauded as the first commercially successful R-rated Marvel movie. And yet, neither of these films deserve the credit. Both honours belong to director...