David Bowie never endorsed Velvet Goldmine but it has become the ideal tribute film.
The Sundance TV series Rectify takes the difficulties of faith, forgiveness and family seriously
Point Break : Is there any point to a reboot of one of the greatest action movies of the 1990s?
Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is still the greatest World War I film.
How does David Lynch’s Wild at Heart look, 25 years later?
It felt like a remarkably good year for cinema. And that was without getting Godard in 3D.
In Gone Girl, David Fincher’s cold perfectionism makes black humour out of tabloid shocks- and may even complete a media-age revenge trilogy
Gareth Edwards reboots Godzilla – the monster that’s all metaphor.
Why Spike Jonze’s Her could be the most romantic film of the year.
The year the movies got small, and the small screen got big
Patrick Keiller’s films about his faux intellectual, Robinson. Also : Aki Kaurismaki’s Le Havre
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
Bela Tarr’s The Turin Horse, and the controversy about slow cinema