Film

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

Christopher Silvester on a documentary with a solely animalistic cast

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

A fifth film is looming, but I really, really, wish it wasn’t

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

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

How Helen McCrory blazed through her life and career like a comet