Director Richard Stanley: ‘The word unfilmable is like a red rag to a bull for me.’ Photograph: RLJE Films

Richard Stanley is giving a brief and thrillingly anti-colonial history account of his ancestor Sir Henry Morton Stanley – as in “Dr Livingstone, I pr(...)

Mackenzie Davis in contemporary horror mode as Kate Mandell in The Turning

It’s generally seen as bad form to reveal anything about the end of a film. Happily, when it comes to the latest disembowelling of The Turn of the Scr(...)

We’re used to thinking about Sam Reid as a very English gentleman or a very upright officer. In fact the actor grew up on a cattle ranch in rural New South Wales.  Photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Sam Reid is having a moment. No. Scratch that. Sam Reid is having a year’s worth of moments. So far in 2014, movie hounds have had reason to gasp over(...)

Endless Love

This largely useless remake of the indifferent Franco Zeffirelli weepie from 1981, best remembered for its lachrymose theme song and for dubiou(...)