Jennifer Lawrence (right) and Amy Adams promoting American Hustle

Who won 2013? We snooty critics hailed the likes of Joshua Oppenheimer, director of The Act of Killing, alongside other auteurs such as Abdellatif Kec(...)

The Ticket Awards: Film

See winners list below It is always unwise to second-guess the electorate, but it is not unreasonable to assume that, had Gravity made it into (...)

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR The winner of this year’s Palme d’Or – a lengthy lesbian romance set in Lille – gained notoriety for the duration and explicitness of its sex sequences.But Abdellatif Kechiche’s film is most notable for its determination toimmerse us in every nuance of a tempestuous relationship. Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux give astonishing performances.

Click here to cast your vote When it comes time to assess developments in cinema – over a year, decade or century – hard-working pundits sti(...)

It seems like a long time since we got ourselves in a tizzy over the explicit sexual content in a motion picture. Nobody saw it coming. When, at the s(...)

Forgive me, for I have sinned. The subject of this column is the media’s depressing habit of expressing the quality of any new release in terms of its(...)

Ancient cannibalistic religions have less eccentric calendars than does the movie universe. The long run-in and dreary aftermath to Christmas d(...)