He’s Not Here

Philip Matthews February 17, 2016 1

David Bowie never endorsed Velvet Goldmine but it has become the ideal tribute film.

Lawyers Don’t Surf

Philip Matthews July 14, 2015 0

Point Break : Is there any point to a reboot of one of the greatest action movies of the 1990s?

War At Ground Level

Philip Matthews April 20, 2015 0

Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is still the greatest World War I film.

The Year In Film

Philip Matthews December 10, 2014 0

It felt like a remarkably good year for cinema. And that was without getting Godard in 3D.

Gone Girl : The Trouble With Amy

Philip Matthews November 3, 2014 0

In Gone Girl, David Fincher’s cold perfectionism makes black humour out of tabloid shocks- and may even complete a media-age revenge trilogy

Watch The Seas

Philip Matthews June 11, 2014 0

Gareth Edwards reboots Godzilla – the monster that’s all metaphor.

Lonely, In Love

Philip Matthews March 18, 2014 0

Why Spike Jonze’s Her could be the most romantic film of the year.

Nature’s Boy

Philip Matthews February 9, 2012 0

The films of Terrence Malick, from Badlands to Tree of Life

Touching the Void

Philip Matthews September 12, 2011 0

In Melancholia Lars von Trier hives off serenely into the cosmos

Why The Long Face ?

Philip Matthews August 4, 2011 0

Bela Tarr’s The Turin Horse, and the controversy about slow cinema