The film meticulously details the day-to-day life of a widow and her son.
A despotic chef reveals the theatre, terror and class divides of haute cuisine.
The son of the director has argued that Americans are still too squeamish about sex to fully appreciate the film. A porn scholar disagrees.
Cultural omnivores are economically and culturally privileged people who can enjoy both “highbrow” and “lowbrow” cultural products, like good and bad coffee, simultaneously.
The groundbreaking filmmaker captured the changing mood of France as it moved from the austere 1950s into the exciting possibilities of the 1960s.
The titan of French film has died, aged 91. His was a career of immense creativity, which redefined the grammar of cinema.
China is seen as Africa’s saviour and friend in the film - which is still full of racist stereotypes.
U311 Cherkasy was the first Ukrainian film about the annexation of Crimea, and played an important role in shaping the national identity.
The company has been suspected of alluding to same-sex couples in the past but Lightyear’s kiss could be the first overt instance of LGBTQ+ representation.
Blood Sisters is untypical of Nollywood’s normal fair in a number of ways. It chooses thrill over romance and challenges taboos.
We are repeatedly told superior technology is one thing, but it’s not the plane that’s important in this film. It’s the (American) pilot and their instincts.
New virtual realities are changing the way we interact with our urban spaces. How will the metaverse make some urban amenities redundant and others indispensable?
Nicolas Cage has been in over 100 productions. In his most recent films, he is showing some of the finest acting of his career.
Marie Antoinette has become a symbol of female profligacy made up of as much history as she is of modern film and art.
The film based on Walter Lord’s 1955 account is much more accurate than James Cameron’s epic.
The Marvel universe is expanding with new heroes in new films and shows that break new boundaries and tackle new genres.
Women in films are often damsels in distress. Psychology shows such representations can impact how people feel about violence and gender roles in real life.
No longer restricted to the best international feature film, foreign-language movies are nominated in several categories this year.
Mei’s family run a temple to their ancestors in Toronto, depicting a rich and important tradition in Chinese culture.
Representations of girls on screen have become much better over the years but there is still a vocal audience who would rather they be tame and demure.