Jodorowsky’s Dune (Frank Pavich, 2013)

One evening in 1974, as Orson Welles dined in his favourite Parisian restaurant, a bottle of cognac arrived at his table courtsey of one Alejandro Jodorowsky, a Chilean film-maker locked in an ill-fated...

Snowpiercer (Bong Joon-ho, 2013)

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's first English language feature, adapted from the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige, is the latest in a spate of recent 'class-conscious' sci-fi thrillers. Like The...

Overlord (Stuart Cooper, 1975)

Today the mere mention of D-Day inevitably brings to mind the nerve-jangling opening scenes of Saving Private Ryan, which brought an unprecedented realism to Hollywood depictions of the Normandy landings....

Nymphomaniac (Lars Von Trier, 2013)

Having journeyed into madness, self-mutilation and apocalypse with Antichrist and Melancholia, for the final instalment in his so-called 'Depression' trilogy Lars Von Trier has served up something entirely...

Possession (Andrzej Zulawski, 1981)

There are films that are bad. There are films that are so bad they’re good. And then there is Possession. Maverick Polish director Andrzej Zulawski’s 1981 arthouse horror flick is like no other...

I Am Love (Luca Guadagnino, 2009)

Set at the turn of the millennium, I Am Love tells the story of the Recchis, a family dynasty of fabulously wealthy Milanese textile producers.  At its centre is Emma, an impeccably glamorous and dutiful...