Sometimes I feel that after Chernobyl our land is cursed. Hearing about French children watching Mavka in a Parisian cinema, I felt hope.
Research shows young people are increasingly rejecting alcohol, especially when compared to older generations. So why does alcohol retain a chokehold on our screens?
Wim Wenders’ latest film invites viewers to reflect on their ageing bodies.
Out of Darkness attempts at historical accuracy are a welcome surprise, and what’s more, it is fun to watch.
It Happened One Night is one of only three films to nab the Oscar “big five”, winning prizes for best actor, actress, adapted screenplay, director and picture.
As The Settlers reminds us, films have often played a crucial role in helping establish and disseminate colonial mythologies.
In The Zone of Interest, Martin Amis represents our familiar world from a radically unfamiliar angle.
In recent years, TV shows have started to explicitly state a character’s sexuality. But bisexual characters rarely have such moments in film.
Mahler’s inventive modernism and highly expressive writing communicated emotions shaped by his fascinating late-19th century life.
There is a stark contrast in box office figures between musical films that market themselves as ‘musicals’ and those that don’t.
A harrowing portrayal of banal evil, a nuanced look at black fiction, a historically accurate TV series, a story about the power of love and a seriously cute exhibition.
I come from a Dalit background and I research Dalit representation in film. So I know first hand Origin’s importance to Dalit people.
How did a musician whose songs were suffused with messages of anti-capitalism and anti-imperialism become so commercialized?
Though 2024 once again proffers a mind-numbing number of sequels, thankfully there seem to be fewer superhero films than usual on the cards.
The film depicts the everyday life of Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss and his family – yet, industrialised, genocidal violence moves along, continuously, in the background.
This powerful new eco drama suggests “cli-fi” could play a crucial role in climate communication.
A tension between cult, critical and popular appeal is part of Norman Jewison’s most prominent legacy.
‘Past Lives’ is a beautiful story of childhood crushes, and the sorrow and agony that ensues when one party sends another party away to move to another stage of his or her life.
Jewison had a trailblazing commitment to the development of film in Canada, seen both in his founding of the Canadian Film Centre and when he visited us at the Windsor International Film Festival.
The problem with the Mean Girls musical film is that it is a pastiche of a pastiche.