Palme d’Or contender: Cate Blanchett in Carol, directed by Todd Haynes

Such is the nature of the news cycle that some editions of the Cannes film festival come to be identified with satellite scandals only obliquely relat(...)

Lost and sound: Carpenter in studio during the recording of Lost Themes

When they go on (and on, and on) about the Movie Brat generation who rocked Hollywood in the 1970s – the likes of Scorsese, Spielberg and Coppola –(...)

Dan Stevens: “I like working with cinephiles whether they’re actors or directors”

In person, Dan Stevens is a mild mannered and awfully civilised chap. Why wouldn’t he be? He read English literature at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. H(...)

How does the song go? “If I were John Carpenter and you were a lady.” No, that doesn’t get us anywhere. Let’s just mention that the team behind The Pu(...)

Jim Mickle has directed two pretty good films with Cold in July. The first is a rural noir (decorated with a very satisfactory second-act twist) that (...)

Fans of The Phantom Band will be well aware that the word “strange” goes hand in hand with their music. But friendly? The Glaswegians’ long-awaited(...)

Slavoj Zizek: “I am an obsessive, neurotic guy”

‘I’m never enjoying myself. Life is shit. But it’s relatively okay today,” Slavoj Zizek splutters in his famously abrasive English.But this is not suc(...)

Last Days on Mars Directed by Ruairi Robinson. Starring Liev Schreiber, Romola Garai, Elias Koteas, Olivia Willia(...)