By now the main points of François Truffaut's career are fairly generally known: he was the pugnacious young critic on "Arts" and the "Cahiers du Cinéma" who helped to lead the attack on the entrenched
Der Mondmann, or Moon Man, is a quirky new children's animation from Germany, now redubbed into English, based on the 1967 picture book by the French illustrator Tomi Ungerer. The movie has an oddball
12 Years a Slave When Steve McQueen's unflinching, unforgettable deep south slavery epic premiered at Telluride and Toronto in September, pundits identified it immediately as the likely big victor at Oscars.
"Some time the hating has to stop." So concludes the memoir The Railway Man, the late Eric Lomax's remarkable account of how he survived torture and extreme deprivation during his time as a prisoner of
Xan Brooks stumbles out of Lars von Trier's four-hour explicit sex drama feeling bruised, haunted and ready to see it all again. Nymphomaniac, which has its premiere in Copenhagen on Christmas day, stars
Only Lovers Left Alive Jim Jarmusch? Check. Tilda Swinton? Check. Tom Hiddleston? Check. That's three of our favourite things already and we haven't even mentioned that this is a vampire story featuring
While we've been talking a lot about the best and worst movies of the year, we haven't discussed the ads used to promote them. Millions of dollars are spent on ad campaigns to get us into theater seats.
With Oscar nominating ballots out to Academy members and the deluge of top-10 lists perhaps on the downward slope, there's no time like now to start thinking about potential awards movies for next year.
Just days after the release of two band members from Russian prisons, the political activists known collectively as Pussy Riot continue to make headlines and spark controversy. A screening of a documentary
I was kissed by Audrey Totter. At least, I share that experience with anybody who has seen Lady in the Lake (1947), when Totter plants her lips on the subjective camera, the surrogate for Robert Montgomery
Charlie Brooker: With so many horrific stories around this year, it's no wonder we were sidetracked by baking and selfies. And between government surveillance and 'bongo bongo land' many of us were tempted
Monuments Men George Clooney gets the gang (Matt Damon, John Goodman, Bill Murray) back together for the greatest of capers – protecting works of art from the Nazis. Based loosely on Robert Edsel's book
The daughter of a man linked to the discredited financial schemes depicted in Oscar-tipped drama The Wolf of Wall Street has attacked the film's director, Martin Scorsese, and its star Leonardo DiCaprio,
Chinese film-maker Zhang Yimou will face a fine of more than 7m yuan (more than £730,000) for breaching his country's one-child policy, according to China's state news agency, Xinhua. In an interview the