Does John Key know the conditions facing Kiwi workers within US film and TV productions here?
Five attractive teenagers, a remote cabin in the woods … What could possibly go wrong?
The Batman finale, plus Alyx Duncan and Dan Salmon
The past may be a far country, but we still live in it
Patrick Keiller’s films about his faux intellectual, Robinson. Also : Aki Kaurismaki’s Le Havre
The films Mental Notes, A Dangerous Method and Spider tackle mental illness in very different ways
Underground film-maker Maya Deren still casts a spell
The Hunger Games heroine is a sign that women are adapting better to today’s economic realities….
Pedro Almodovar’s fresh take on the Hitchcock classic about sex, obsession and second chances
The films of Terrence Malick, from Badlands to Tree of Life
The understated horror of Never Let Me Go
In Melancholia Lars von Trier hives off serenely into the cosmos
This time, Werner Herzog’s process of turning obsession into art begins with art
Bela Tarr’s The Turin Horse, and the controversy about slow cinema
In the 1970s, New York (and Martin Scorsese) were a lot sleazier and scarier…
The birth of documentaries as real life fictions…
Horror, in one 79 minute long take
Film violence against women, via the ‘dimestore’ novelist Jim Thompson
In giving your life to art, the dying is the easy part
Treasury, not trade unions, poses the biggest threat to film industry jobs
John Wayne, antihero
Art – and reality are always a construct
Freedom’s just another word for making fun of everything
From Linda Lovelace to Julia Roberts – its not such a long way, baby
A colonised Taiwan finds a sense of national identity through its own great film-makers
Spike Lee’s critics fade to black
One intrepid writer watches the six Saw movies one after the other, so that you won’t have to
Should the racism in Birth of a Nation disqualify it from being considered as great art?
Sergio Leone’s great operatic Western about death, revenge and endurance
Iran’s cinema of hope, amid states of repressio