Film

Soviet cinema reveals to the West that life in the USSR was not all grey, unsmiling misery; instead, the Soviets were just like us

Christopher Silvester explains how censorship has suppressed Nigerian films that have won international acclaim

The 1946 classic is a timely reminder that affection and loyalty can surface in the most difficult of circumstances

How the rise of streaming platforms has killed home entertainment

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

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

Woody Allen and the #MeToo mob

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

In light of the Césars drama, Christopher Silvester considers crime and censorship in film appreciation