On Cinema

Christopher Silvester on the essential, and undervalued, part editors play in film and documentary creation

Christopher Silvester on Mark Cousins’s latest documentary

The Deer Hunter remains the most affecting of Vietnam movies, Christopher Silvester writes

Al Capone’s relationship with the movies goes back a long way, writes Christopher Silvester

Staying frosty in plague times

The director wanted to show things as they were – badly-led, no one wanting to fight or knowing what they were fighting for, says Christopher Silvester

For a folk hero this Ned has zero contact with the ordinary Irish folk who will supposedly come to love him, says Christopher Silvester

The most successful modern actor-director, Clint Eastwood, rejects “the auteur crap”

As usual, the Academy flagellates itself over insufficient African American Oscar contenders

Bad jokes, no chemisty, lame action: the snoozathon that’s not woke enough