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Matthew Heineman’s new biopic on Marie Colvin is ‘an homage to journalism’
The film was inspired by a Vanity Fair article by Marie Brenner and cover the last decade of her life
October 28, 2018
Saeed Al Batal on taking the painful footage of Damascus and Douma for ‘Still Recording’
The documentary attempts to show the reality on the ground. It isn’t concerned with times and dates, but what happened to the Syrian people and their country “psychologically”, “socially”, and “on a basic human being level”
September 3, 2018
Martin McDonagh on how a 20-year journey ends in Ebbing, Missouri
The writer-director tells 'The National' how a flash of inspiration led to creation of ‘flawed, interesting’ heroes in 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'
February 20, 2018
Guillermo del Toro on the deeper meaning in ‘The Shape of Water’
The film that won Best Picture at the Oscars tells of a unique love story between a mute cleaning lady played by Sally Hawkins and an Amazonian-fish man played by Doug Jones
January 29, 2018
Our top film choices of 2017
From disturbing sci-fi dystopias, to love and war, questions of race, horror flicks and beyond,Chris Newbould and our film critics introduce their top picks from the front row
December 13, 2017
Ziad Doueiri’s new film The Insult is a metaphor for the fault lines that scar Lebanon
The filmmaker and his co-writer, Joelle Touma, were going through a divorce while writing the film, which no doubt helped give a sharpness and energy to the confrontations between the characters
September 4, 2017
Amos Gitai’s West of the Jordan River is an attempt to unite opposing forces
His latest film is a companion piece to Rabin, the Last Day, his 2015 account of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin.
June 3, 2017
Cannes film fest: Veteran actress Vanessa Redgrave on what inspired her to direct Sea Sorrow
Oscar-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave tells us how a photo of a dead child on a beach moved her to direct her first film, Sea Sorrow, a documentary about the plight of refugees through the years
May 21, 2017
Film review: A Monster Calls – the tale of a tree monster and a troubled boy will grow on you
A Monster Calls centres on a heart-wrenching performance by Scottish newcomer Lewis MacDougall as Conor O’Malley – a bullied 12-year-old struggling to cope with the fear that he will soon lose his mother to cancer.
January 11, 2017
Amy Adams on how Arrival’s themes mirror her real-life challenges
The idea of characters making difficult choices with dramatic outcomes “really hits me in the heart”, says Adams, who admits that she worries about how her own choices will influence her child.
November 22, 2016