The Best Movies New to Every Major Streaming Platform in June 2019

Netflix may get most of the attention, but it’s hardly a one-stop shop for cinephiles who are looking to stream essential classic and contemporary films. Each of the prominent streaming platforms — ...

‘Yardie’ DVD Review

Stars: Aml Ameen, Shantol Jackson, Stephen Graham, Antwayne Eccleston, Fraser James, Rayon McLean, Mark Rhino Smith, Sheldon Shepherd, Christopher Daly, Alexandra Vaz, Chris-Ann Fletcher, Paul ...

‘Ray & Liz’ Is A Vivid Portraiture Of Family Dysfunction & Nostalgia [Fnc Review]

There is an entrenched tradition of realism in British cinema, ranging from kitchen sink films of the ’60s to the signature Steadicam shots of Alan Clarke, up through the TV films of Mike Leigh and as ...

Before Topher Grace in ‘BlackKkKlansman,’ 12 Actors Who’ve Portrayed White Supremacists on Screen (Photos)

There’s a long history of actors winning Oscars for portraying Nazis in war films. But playing a Neo-Nazi? That’s a different story. Be it neo-Nazi, Kkk member, skinhead or white nationalist, actors ...

When Classics Turn Out To Be Boring

Neil Calloway Fails To Watch Films He Has Been Told Are Great… I’ll start this by saying that I know this makes me a terrible person, I should be ashamed of myself and I need to immediately present ...

In praise of Gary Oldman’s performance in True Romance

Sean Wilson looks back at one of the most memorable roles undertaken by the Darkest Hour star, Gary Oldman… On the eve of Darkest Hour, the critically acclaimed new Winston Churchill biopic, the ...

Contest: Win Free Registration for the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies’ January 9th Class in New York City

A different kind of class will be back in session in New York City and London with a new semester of the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies. The latest lineup of horror-themed classes and lectures ...

Movie Poster of the Week: The Top 10 Favorite Posters of Nathan Gelgud

A couple of weeks ago, I interviewed Nathan Gelgud, an artist who has brought a wry comic book charm to the world of cinephilia. It seemed only natural that I should find out more about the art that ...

Lesley Sharp webchat – your questions answered on football, female roles and lipsyncing with David Tennant

Currently starring in Simon Stephens’ version of The Seagull, Lesley Sharp talked about creating characters with Mike Leigh, teaming up with Suranne Jones, writing her first novel – and the joy of ...

Tim Roth on 'Tin Star,' Tarantino and Tupac

Tim Roth on 'Tin Star,' Tarantino and Tupac Skinheads, hit men, cops, criminals, cops-posing-as-criminals, princes, junkies, executioners, politicians, supervillains, an 18th-century fop, a 19th-century impressionist painter and a 21st-century ...

Tim Roth interview: Tin Star, Reservoir Dogs, Twin Peaks

Louisa Mellor Sep 8, 2017 Tim Roth leads an excellent cast in unpredictable new Sky Atlantic revenge drama Tin Star, out now… “It’s the disposal,” says Tim Roth. “The killing isn’t the problem, it’s ...

NYC Weekend Watch: Ozu, Peter Nestler, ‘Monterey Pop,’ Bertrand Tavernier & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. ...

NYC Weekend Watch: Queer Quad, ‘Safe,’ Simian Vérité & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. ...

Review: ‘Scum’ is an Unflinching Powerhouse of Brute Force

Though released nearly four decades ago, the impact of British director Alan Clarke’s stripped-down, visually matter-of-fact-yet-enrapturing “prison” drama Scum can still be felt in ripples throughout ...

What Are You Watching?: The other Elephant and the art of context-free TV violence

What Are You Watching? is a weekly space for The A.V Club’s film critics and readers to share their thoughts, observations, and opinions on movies new and old. No survey of the unregulated border ...

Michael Wearing, producer of iconic TV dramas, dies at 78

Michael Wearing, producer of iconic TV dramas, dies at 78 Wearing produced Boys from the Blackstuff, Pride and Prejudice, Edge of Darkness and many more. Michael Wearing, producer of iconic television dramas including Boys from the Blackstuff and Edge of ...

Ray Winstone Leads a Story of Survival in Restoration Trailer for Alan Clarke’s ‘Scum’

Alan Clarke‘s little-seen prison drama Scum has already been available on Blu-ray via Kino Lorber for a few years now, but they’ll finally be giving the 2K restoration a theatrical run later this ...

Trailer For Alan Clarke’s Newly Restored, Controversial ‘Scum’ Starring Ray Winstone

Kino Lorber continues their run of re-releasing interestingly obscure films with their newest addition, Alan Clarke’s 1979 film “Scum,” arriving with a fresh 2K restoration. The Ray Winstone starring ...

Women who worked on Play for Today | Letters

Deborah Orr (Why can’t TV make new plays for today?, 14 January) correctly points out that British playwrights are tackling many of the major social issues today in the theatre instead of using the ...

‘Dark Night’ Trailer and Poster: Tim Sutton’s Dreamlike Film About Gun Violence Arrives in Theaters Next Month

‘Dark Night’ Trailer and Poster: Tim Sutton’s Dreamlike Film About Gun Violence Arrives in Theaters Next Month A year after premiering at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Tim Sutton’s “Dark Night” is set to arrive in theaters courtesy of Cinelicious Pics. An elliptical quasi-documentary, the film brings to ...

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