In Title Matchup we pit two films with the exact same title against each other to see which is best. Today’s versus match is between Andy Muschietti’s It (2017) and Clarence G. Badger’s It (1927).
With spectacular visuals and an alluring lead performance, Mika Ninagawa’s intoxicating fable set in the dark heart of the modelling industry could be The Neon Demon’s Japanese sister.
The co-founder of Studio Ghibli, possibly best known known for Grave of the Fireflies, has died aged 82.
Jafar Panahi’s second feature may disguise itself to be a sweet child-focused drama, but in actuality, it is an examination into the art of storytelling and the illusory qualities of the cinematic form.
Two Romeos do battle over one Juliet (or perhaps we should say Julieta) in Paula Ortiz’s doomed romantic tale based on Federico García Lorca’s classic tragedy Blood Wedding.
In Title Matchup we pit two films with the exact same title against each other to see which comes out on top. Today’s versus match is between Tate Taylor’s The Girl on the Train (2016) and André Téchiné’s The Girl on the Train (2009).
It would be tempting to automatically brand Victoria – which is shot in a single take – as an exercise in filmmaking bravado, but this technically audacious experiment is more than a one-shot wonder.
In our Four Films series we pick a theme and examine four different kinds of films on that theme. This week, football – stories that about the “beautiful game” and lives it impacts.