Latest Features

Feature - The Curious Return of Douglas Sirk

What is it about a director who died around 25 years ago in obscurity that fascinates a new generation of directors

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Feature - Five Films about Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher, Mrs T, The Iron Lady, is dead. 31 years ago she was the most unpopular UK Prime Minister in history. Then, after winning

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Feature - Ten Films About Paedophiles

Paedophilia in the media is usually portrayed as a case of a rogue male preying on unknown children. In truth it's much more likely to be about dad having sex with his little princess.

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Feature - Torture Porn, a Beginner’s Guide

Hostel II's blood, gore is generating column inches faster than a skillsaw can rip through warm flesh, but some people still don't know what torture porn is.

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Feature - Popes on Film

Including Becket, Habemus Papam, Pope Joan, The Pope Must Dies, Shoes of the Fisherman

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Feature - Great Films About Food

Including Babette's Feast, Eating Raoul, 4 months 3 weeks 2 days, soylent green, turin horse

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Feature - The Olsen It’s Cool to Like

One of the hazards of this journalism game, particularly if you're a middle aged man, is meeting attractive young female actors in the interview situation.

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Feature - And God Created Bardot

In a recent poll of the Sexiest Movies Stars by the film magazine Empire, Brigitte Bardot squeaked in at number 98. Down the list maybe, but she was nestling next

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Feature - 10 Best Films of 2012 (give or take)

Including, Atmen, Carancho, Drive, Headhunters, Margin Call, Melancholia, Michael, Once Upon a time in Anatolia, The Raid, Tuesday After Christmas

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