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Transit: challenging but worth the effort

Over the past decade, Christian Petzold has been granting one-word titles to the most fascinating puzzle pictures of the era. He now follows Yella, Je(...)

Iggy Pop stars as Male Coffee Zombie in  Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die. Photograph: Frederick Elmes / Focus Features © 2019 Image Eleven Productions, Inc

 The early trailers for Jim Jarmusch’s latest movie suggested the distributors were a bit nervous about the content. Edited with zany fury, the p(...)

Stranger Things returns on July 4th. Photograph: Netflix

Stranger Things, Season 3 Thursday, July 4th The third installment of the sci-fi smash is set in the summer of 1985 and sees the town of Hawkins(...)

David Shire:  When I am in Hollywood they say: ‘Why do you waste time writing for the theatre?’

“Isn’t modern technology great?” David Shire says after appearing on my computer screen. It certainly is. On a sombre winter day I find myself lookin(...)

Nosferatu

At any random point in the last century, somebody, somewhere has been writing an article on “a new golden age for horror”. Meanwhile, somebody else wa(...)

How freaky is Hereditary, the “scariest film since The Exorcist?” Imagine if Rosemary’s Baby had a baby with baby Gage from Pet Sematary and it climbe(...)

Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf in “Lady Bird”

1. Did anybody actually see these films? Yes, they did. But this is still the lowest-grossing set of best-picture nominees since 2011. Dunkirk, which (...)

The Housemaid

Last weekend, the $4.8 million Blumhouse joint Happy Death Day went number one at the US box office with a bullet, crushing the $150 million Blade Run(...)

Barry Keoghan at the premiere for “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” at the Toronto International Film Festival. Photograph: Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images

Awards season has begun. Okay, that’s not quite true. With next year’s Oscars happening in March we’re still more than six months away from the ceremo(...)

Sissy Spacek in ‘Carrie’

Stephen King is not the most-adapted author in history. It just feels that way. The International Movie Database lists a staggering 238 credits, but t(...)

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