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How to make independent movies in India today

By Juliette Cottu

Mumbai-based director Shubhashish Bhutiani tells the story behind his lovely, low-budget debut, Hotel Salvation.

A comprehensive analysis of the Air Bud franchise

By Adam Woodward

We watch and rank the greatest canine/sports movie series in American cinema history.

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: The doorway picture

By Martyn Conterio

David Lynch has dropped another seemingly crucial reference to Fire Walk with Me.

Discover this shocking precursor to A Nightmare on Elm Street

By Anton Bitel

JS Cardone’s The Slayer also centres around a vindictive bogeyman.

In defence of Quantum of Solace

By Mark Allison

Is Daniel Craig’s second Bond outing really the worst of the entire series?

Why I love Samuel L Jackson’s performance in Pulp Fiction

By James Luxford

In a prolific career spanning four decades, it’s still Jules Winnfield who stands tallest.

Detroit, Charlottesville and filming the American race war

By Nicholas Laskin

Kathryn Bigelow’s new film is part of a larger, ongoing cultural problem.

How to capture death on film

By Ross McDonnell

Two prizewinning films at the 2017 Locarno Film Festival – Mrs Fang and 3/4 – attempt to do just that.

What impact do environmental documentaries really have?

By James Luxford

What is the role of documentaries that try to change the way we think, and do they actually work?

In praise of The Seventh Seal – Ingmar Bergman’s monochrome masterpiece

By Ned Carter Miles

The Swedish master’s 1957 film is a deceptively accessible arthouse staple.

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: The Wizard of Oz

By Martyn Conterio

David Lynch’s obsession with the classic MGM musical has come to the fore again.

Watch the first teaser trailer for the new Noah Baumbach movie

By Little White Lies

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is the latest NY-set ensemble comedy from the director of Frances Ha.

Partition on screen: five essential films

By Sarah Jilani

A look at how cinema has separated the human stories from this major historical event.

Everything we know about Sicario sequel, Soldado

By Mark Allison

Josh Brolin and Benecio Del Toro are set to return in this continuation of Denis Villeneuve's cartel land throwdown.

Samuel L Jackson takes our 1990s movie poster quiz

By Little White Lies

We test the actor’s knowledge of ’90s movies – with one crucial twist...

Has Hollywood killed the event movie?

By Christopher Machell

In an age of increasingly familiar extended universes, individual films simply don’t have the same cultural impact as they did 20 years ago.

Why Dirty Dancing is a subversive feminist masterpiece

By Lara C Cory

There’s so much more to this lusty ’80s hit than meets the eye.

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