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

If one judged the playwright solely on the film versions of his work, one might be forgiven for believing that he had never been particularly accomplished

Nigel Jones warns that cinematic portrayals of historical events and figures could alter how we understand the past

Why can’t film directors let their work go?

David Fincher’s eleventh film is his most personal and revealing yet

A new Netflix release has been trailed as a masterpiece, with myriad claims to Oscar recognition, says Christopher Silvester