Cinematic city breaks: Paris

Longing for a bit of Parisian romance but can't be bothered to leave your sofa? From Last Tango in Paris through Moulin...

All you need to know about Dirk Bogarde

One of the most distinguished British screen actors of all time, Dirk Bogarde's mixture of charm, intelligence and dangerous...

10 southern gothic films you should watch

If Sophia Coppola's take on The Beguiled leaves you hungry for some more Southern Gothic, we've got ten more great...

Cult films to see before you die: Chinatown

The last great film noir that established Jack Nicholson as the best American actor of his generation—the significance of ...

All you need to know about Isabella Rossellini

As she celebrates her 65th birthday, James Oliver pays tribute to Isabella Rossellini: she might have had famous parents but she...

A brief guide to universal monsters

As Tom Cruise tries to unravel The Mummy, James Oliver looks back at the classic monster movies to which it tips its hat, the...

Films about political utopias

It can be hard to stay optimistic in these turbulent times, but you can always seek comfort in these seven inspiring films about...

A brief guide to pirate movies

There’s more to pirate movies than Johnny Depp poncing about in a bandana. James Oliver dons his eye-patch to celebrate the very...

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