It’s Wes Anderson vs Edgar Wright in the battle for the coolest ever soundtrack

Christopher Silvester on a war movie with no rousing patriotic music or violence, but nevertheless filled with unexpected delights and discoveries

Is Sir Ridley Scott a surprising feminist?

The home of mid-budgeted literate films aimed at adults is no longer at the cinema

Alexander Larman remembers one of the most exciting, page-turning novels ever written

To get a handle on African cinema, watch Mandabi

Is this 1991 blockbuster an underrated masterpiece or kitsch nonsense?

Suggestions that Donner was a director-for-hire rather than a true auteur are harsh and inaccurate

Christopher Silvester on films of faith and the canonisation of three children’s divine visions

Left to freeze by Thatcher’s censors, The Thing has finally been recognised as John Carpenter’s best film