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50 scary films to watch at Halloween
  • Film
  • October 18, 2020, 06:00

No Halloween parties. No trick-or-treating. What else is there to do but scare ourselves silly watching some terrifying films? Below you’ll find 50(...)

A scene from 	‘Koko-di Koko-da’

Rabbits have lately occupied several unsettling cinematic landscapes, including Jordan Peele’s Us and Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite. But these othe(...)

Pillow Talk:  the developing romance between Doris Day and Rock Hudson’s characters is presented using split screen framings while they’re technically only talking on the phone.

An increased reliance on screens is one of the notable consequences of Covid-19 for the general population. Alongside social distancing and restrictio(...)

La Dolce Vita: Anita Ekberg and Marcello Mastroianni  in a scene from Federico Fellini’s 1960 film available on Curzon Home Cinema.

In 2017 the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) quite rightly recognised Curzon with an award for outstanding British contribution to (...)

Elisabeth Moss: The most expressive face in contemporary American cinema

It is interesting to ponder how the first third of this indecently exciting film would have played if the title had been something other than The Invi(...)

Jessica Hausner: Her new film Little Joe has picked up multiple prizes at the Austrian Film Awards

Jessica Hausner is attempting to make a sound that, as she puts it, falls somewhere between juicy and cracking. It’s the chilling sound of the titular(...)

Film director Martin Scorsese. Photograph: EPA

By Tuesday the wiseacres were wondering which cineaste would be the next to have a dig at Marvel? Hungarian arch-miserablist Bela Tarr? What might Aus(...)

This is only the  most famous version of Some Like it Hot

There is still a myth abroad that the remake is always a pale copy of the original. It does little good to again point out that the most famous versio(...)

Natalie in Vox Lux: Lady Gaga without the alleged charity

In the eight months since its premiere at the Venice Film Festival, the second film from Brady Corbet – follow-up to his dazzlingly ambitious The Chil(...)

Some think the French actor is ‘a bit frightening’ because of the characters she has played, most recently in Neil Jordan’s Greta. But Isabelle Hup(...)

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