Different for girls
by Jennie Kermode
Jennifer Reeder on teenage lives, adult epiphanies, #MeToo and Knives And Skin
Life in a war zone
by Amber Wilkinson
Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts discuss For Sama
Authentic and free
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Valerio Mastandrea on an actor becoming a director for Laughing
A son's journey
by Jane Fae
Iain Cunningham on searching for his mother and making Irene's Ghost
Making a discovery
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Michela Occhipinti on Cristiano Travaglioli, body image, Flesh Out and Ring Of Fire
Marked contradictions
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Claudio Giovannesi on Olivia Bellini, the screenplay, Piranhas and Giorgio Armani
A woman's story
by Jennie Kermode
Pollyanna McIntosh on Darlin’ and the wildness in all of us
Five to look forward to at Fantasia
by Jennie Kermode
Our pick of what's coming up in Montreal
Constructing the Sentence
by Amber Wilkinson
John Hawkes and Elfar Adalsteins on motivation and midges in their road trip drama
A familiar face
by Jennie Kermode
Perry Blackshear on male friendship, mental illness and They Look Like People
Giving meaning
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Catherine Cusset on Life Of David Hockney, A Bigger Splash and Non-Fiction
Affleck’s world without women
by Richard Mowe
Second outing for actor as director in Karlovy Vary
Dark and light shades of Julianne Moore
by Richard Mowe
Karlovy Vary star guest reveals the secrets of life-work balance
Moving in time
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on Oprah Winfrey, Fran Lebowitz and Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
On the right track
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Jack Hazan on David Hockney, Last Tango In Paris, Michelangelo Antonioni and A Bigger Splash
Naming the unknown phenomena
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Antonin Baudry on Bertrand Tavernier and Quai d'Orsay, Reda Kateb, Paula Beer and The Wolf's Call
Condensing language
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, Lou Reed and what's in a gaze
Orbital dynamics
by Jennie Kermode
Shelagh McLeod on working with Richard Dreyfuss, space, nursing homes and Astronaut
Zeffirelli - cinema’s master of opulence
by Richard Mowe
Cultural icon dies at 96
10 films to catch at Edinburgh Film Festival
by Amber Wilkinson and Jennie Kermode
We pick some of our favourites from this year's line-up
Laughing and crying
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Laughing director Valerio Mastandrea and Chiara Martegiani on crying on cue
Picking up signals
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Antonin Baudry on Claude Lanzmann, Das Boot and The Wolf's Call
All at sea
by Jennie Kermode
Eight documentaries to watch for World Oceans Day
Living the story
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Claude Lelouch on working with Anouk Aimée and Jean-Louis Trintignant and not knowing the end
Following a family's flight
by Amber Wilkinson
Emelie Mahdavian and Su Kim talk about the challenges of editing and producing Midnight Traveler
Unlocking the narrative
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Frédéric Tcheng on his director's cut of Halston, Charles James, and Truman Capote's Black and White Ball
20 years for 17 Blocks
by Amber Wilkinson
Davy Rothbart talks about the long journey for his family-focused doc
Watching humans
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Andrey Paounov on Christo's eyelashes, a Barbour jacket, raw eggs and Brexit in Walking On Water
Beyond the limits
by Jennie Kermode
Drew Barnhardt on marrying art and exploitation in Rondo
The tale of Tigers
by Amber Wilkinson
Denis Tanovic on his film about the Pakistan baby milk scandal
Sculpting a film
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Andrey Paounov on Christo and Walking On Water
One man movie machine
by Jennie Kermode
Dustin Ferguson on the art of making films fast
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Frédéric Tcheng on Liza Minnelli, Elsa Peretti, Tavi Gevinson and the Battle of Versailles in Halston
Stallone starts a stampede in Cannes
by Richard Mowe
Rambo and Rocky star on stories, politics, physique and optimism
The performers
by Jennie Kermode
Jamie Patterson on working with Derren Nesbitt, Steve Oram and Jordan Stephens on Tucked
'Outsiders' praise love letter to Hollywood
by Richard Mowe
Pitt, DiCaprio and Robbie rally around Tarantino
Spy catcher
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Aviva Kempner on Moe Berg and The Spy Behind Home Plate
Lelouch goes back to the future in Cannes
by Richard Mowe
Love story continues 53 years on
Generosity of spirit
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Chuck Smith on Barbara Rubin And The Exploding NY Underground
Delon: Women pushed me forward
by Richard Mowe
Honorary Cannes Palme for an 'accidental' icon
Pedro centre stage in Cannes
by Richard Mowe
New film with Cruz and Banderas his most personal to date
Loach confronts the gig economy
by Richard Mowe
Cannes prizes could beckon for new take on inequality
Egerton and Elton’s tearful Cannes duet
by Richard Mowe
Rocketman star on telling a life story with warts and all
A sense of purpose
by Jennie Kermode
David Dastmalchian on finding humanity in dark places and All Creatures Here Below
Ghost of Romero stalks Cannes opener
by Richard Mowe
Jarmusch acknowledges the influence of the master
Mirroring image
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Michela Occhipinti on Flesh Out and Open Roads: New Italian Cinema
Beyond the bright lights
by Jennie Kermode
Jamie Patterson on drag, gender, family and Tucked
A forest underground
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Volker Schlöndorff on agronomist Tony Rinaudo and a documentary on a hidden forest
Tarantino up to the wire in Cannes
by Richard Mowe
Festival director on suspense, gender parity and Alain Delon
Was the place to be
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Celine Danhier on Downtown 81, Maripol, Eric Mitchell, Cookie Mueller and Otto Preminger

Making a connection Craig DiFrancia on The Irishman, Green Book and The Sound Of Philadelphia

Coming from reality François Ozon on discovering testimonies and making By The Grace Of God

Documenting the rainbow The non-fiction highlights of this year's NewFest

Hidden Places Isabelle Huppert on filming in Sintra, fashion and Frankie

Engaging Martin Scorsese Gay Talese on Martin Scorsese and The Irishman

Recording the soul Arnaud Desplechin on editing, Oh Mercy! and Cries And Whispers

A contemporary character Pietro Marcello on his film of Martin Eden and Jack London’s novel

Oscar animation longlist revealed 32 films under consideration

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