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Theo Dorgan and Cormac Breathnach. Photograph: Alan Betson

“We were all walking out into new ground,” poet Theo Dorgan says of the making of Loco por Lorca, a celebration of the great Spanish poet, which embra(...)

Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

The “Top Picks for Hugh” tab on my Netflix app includes the 2014 zombie flick Z Nation (I am allergic to zombie flicks), the first Nanny McPhee (seen (...)

Top of the list: Seven Samurai, directed by Akira Kurosawa. His Rashomon came in at No. 4

Over the last few years, BBC Culture has been asking the world’s critics – including this writer and my colleague Tara Brady – to vote for their 100 f(...)

Ian Gibson: ‘I didn’t want to die without revising the book, it was a moral obligation’

Ian Gibson has spent the last four decades living and working in Spain, so it’s rather ironic that as he sits down in a bar in central Madrid with The(...)

Javier Bardem and Jennifer Lawrence in mother!

 The plot summary of Darren Aronofsky’s oddly stylised mother! – yes, the lower-case lettering and exclamation point are mandatory; more on that (...)

French actress Jeanne Moreau poses on the set of the film ‘Eva directed by Joseph Losey in Venice. French actress Jeanne Moreau died aged 89 on July 31, 2017. Photograph: AFP Photo

There are so many plausible answers to the question: when did the 1960s really begin? For a certain class of cineaste, the answer is early 1962. In J(...)

Jeune et Jolie (Young & Beautiful)

We’re all grown up now. We’re in the “Common Market”. We even have the odd sidewalk cafe. But it’s hard to shake the stubborn notion that the French a(...)

Spain’s greatest living film director seems just a little nervous. Now spouting a busy anemone of grey hair, Pedro Almodóvar has won an Oscar, (...)