Taika Waititi

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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 (...)

Roman Griffin Davis (left) has dinner with his imaginary friend Adolf and mother in  the second World War satire Jojo Rabbit. Photograph: Kimberley French

Philosophers still argue over what Theodor Adorno meant by “to write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric”. We can, however, safely wager that those who(...)

Muireann O’Connell: ‘My favourite restaurant is Jack’s Coastguard in Cromane, Co Kerry.'

Favourite TV show? At the moment it’s Motherland, which is written by Sharon Horgan and Graham Linehan. I’m not a parent, but it’s one of the funnies(...)

Welcome newcomer Valkyrie is given a boozed-up, kicking-out-time vigour by Tessa Thompson

The eccentric Kiwi director Taika Waititi has been set loose on Thor and – praise be! – he seems to have been allowed to do pretty much what he wishes(...)

Tooth and nail: Ben Fransham

Here it comes. Prepare yourself for the critical construction that won’t stop giving. They weren’t wrong about vampires being indestructible. Ha, h(...)