An interview about how Iannucci’s new film raises the satirical stakes and the challenges of engaging with a new politics that is less about winning an agreed game than defining reality.
A review of the Bluray release of John Waters’s outrageous 1970 proto-punk masterpiece starring Divine and the Dreamland gang.
An overview of the 2017 London LGBT Film Festival with Sophie Mayer, Alex Davidson and myself.
Like all the best satirists, Verhoeven aims to vex rather than divert – as his provocative new feature, Elle, shows.
J.M. Tyree and I review the Coens’ new film for Sight & Sound, suggesting it is not only a love letter to the movies but also a work that is unusually interested in technical virtuosity, and in systems of belief.
10 titles of interest at this year’s London LGBT Film Festival, from sauna zombies to queer burlesquers
My Sight & Sound review of Tony Rayns’s breezy, informative new study of Wong Kar Wai’s elegantly restrained classic.
Magnificently out of whack: a review of the third volume in Simon Callow’s biography of Orson Welles
Cinematically, the film enacts the very exclusion it claims to abhor.
The new Star Wars movie is full of characters in thrall to mythic tales of the past – but is it also a warning against the excesses of fandom?