Cinema

What does Amazon’s purchase of MGM mean for cinema?

Director Betrand Tavernier was able to admire both blacklisted directors and those who named names

New revelations about Hollywood producer Scott Rudin are a sad but unsurprising indictment on the entire industry and its practices

From digital streaming to diversity, Christopher Silvester rounds up the longest ever awards season

A new history of movie directors is full of insight, felicitous phrases and subtle put-downs

The 1985 film directed by Frank Clarke is a homage not only to Liverpool, but to hope, risk, and love

As Line of Duty now seems mired in the complexity of its own backstory, Alexander Larman asks if on-screen plots have become too complicated for us to enjoy

Christopher Silvester shows how Konchalovsky has one of the strangest careers in world cinema

At a time when studios are afraid of investing substantial amounts of money in films without a guaranteed audience, it’s time to ditch the snobbery towards popular films

How one misinterpreted film review may have set a dangerous precedent