Movie director Joel Schumacher’s body of work is profound, and his influence on contemporary Hollywood cinema indelible.
Could a lingering impact of coronavirus be a new heyday of the original socially-distanced cinema?
There's something special about "going to the cinema" and the collective experience of watching a film.
The process of coming to terms with a loss is central to these films, which are aching and inventive renderings of complex feelings and moments.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire plays with cinematic conventions and anticipation of lesbian sex on film. Director Céline Sciamma offers a sophisticated take that is both explicit and elusive.
Through careful framing and dialogue, Autumn de Wilde's movie portrays Emma as the embodiment of perfection, rather than less-than-faultless heroine of Austen's book.
For Nollywood to fully compete at the global level, it should adopt a smart, proactive approach.
There are many gems of female filmmaking in the archives that have been overlooked and should be made accessible to contemporary audiences
There are lots of movies labelled as "world cinema" that have been unfairly eclipsed by their inferior English remakes
In a strong field, there are a number of contenders for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards. Our expert picks his winner and names a couple of blockbusters that didn't make the grade.
Rogue coffee cups and changing hairstyles can distract film audiences. Whose job is it to maintain continuity? And does it matter in the big picture?
Italian filmmakers are starting to take a page from their American counterparts.
In his Golden Globes acceptance speech, Parasite director Bong Joon-ho teased audiences about their unwillingness to watch subtitled films, highlighting the anglo-centric culture of film
The first Korean film to secure a best picture Oscar nomination is a testament to the international appeal of K-cinema.
Ladj Ly's critically acclaimed new film looks at the misery that binds together its protagonists, and also examines France's failure to fulfil its obligations toward its most vulnerable citizens.
In converging two timelines to retell Little Women, Greta Gerwig's writing and direction create emotions in the audience that made her deserving of an Oscar nomination for direction
With big theatre chains refusing to show Martin Scorsese's new big budget mob movie, the future of cinema is looking a little dimmer.
The first woman ever nominated for a Best Director Award - more than 40 years ago - Lina Wertmüller has just been honoured by the academy. She is known for her hilariously irreverent films.
Chinese animated film Ne Zha is a box office phenomenon, but it also has a surprising story to tell about raising the ideal 'guai' child – for the family, and for the state.
Culturally, the joker turns socially significant places into spaces of carnival, revealing cracks within the social order. He is an enduring character – and a common figure in 2019.