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As Memoria opens across the UK, the acclaimed Thai director talks to Rory O’Connor about casting Tilda Swinton and the power of the big screen

BY Rory O'Connor | 19 JAN 22

From the red/blue pill symbolism to the trans allegory, McKenzie Wark muses on the real-life narratives surrounding the simulated world of The Matrix

BY McKenzie Wark | 10 JAN 22

25 years after its premiere, Wong’s film about being unable to escape the present strikes a new relevance 

BY Shiv Kotecha | 15 DEC 21

In his newest hallucinatory animation, ‘Life After BOB’, the artist questions self-determination in an algorithmic age

BY Travis Diehl | 19 NOV 21

Sasha Frere-Jones pens a letter to Todd Haynes, the director of the new documentary, which charts the band’s illustrious career

BY Sasha Frere-Jones | 18 OCT 21

The activist and videomaker’s adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s The Suicide (1928) is a production of pure absurdity in the face of mortality

BY Mackenzie Lukenbill | 23 SEP 21

With the UK film release of Jack London’s novel Martin Eden, Caitlin Quinlan speaks to the director about the adaption's themes of class, mobility and hazardous individual success

BY Caitlin Quinlan | 04 AUG 21

The surreal rock opera, which opened this year’s Cannes Film Festival, is gritty muscial examining sex, power and family relations under intense glare of fame

BY Carlos Valladares | 02 AUG 21

In the group show ‘More Life’ at David Zwirner, the late filmmaker is celebrated for his contributions as a Black gay artist at the height of the AIDS pandemic  

BY Logan Lockner | 30 JUL 21

In Awoye Timpo’s reimagining of Gunn’s play, a father and son grapple with visions of accomplishment that deny autonomy and identity

BY Beatrice Loayza | 29 JUL 21

Ahead of the premiere of Bergman Island (2021) at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, director Mia Hansen-Løve talks to Rory O’Connor about the task of capturing youth and the future of cinema

BY Rory O'Connor | 07 JUL 21

The director’s latest film questions the reality of social media tropes and the boundaries between ‘genuine’ and ‘performed’ in a world of online influencers

 

BY Leila Sackur | 06 JUL 21

In the first of a series of events partnered with MUBI, the artist discusses love, empathy and sexuality in Glazer’s 2013 masterpiece

BY Sean Burns | 04 JUN 21

After months of lockdown, cinemas in the UK re-open with Pedro Almodóvar’s smart, chic short 

BY Philippa Snow | 20 MAY 21

At a time of enforced distancing, Sharon Hayes’s Ricerche: two examines the intimacy of women’s American football teams

BY Maddie Klett | 19 MAY 21

Brian Dillon on the television programme’s museum of images and memories 

BY Brian Dillon | 11 MAY 21

How the Chinese YouTube sensation has seduced urban dwellers worldwide

BY Julian Junyuan Feng | 23 APR 21

Thomas Vinterberg’s latest film about a group of middle-aged men finding happiness through the habitual consumption of alcohol is sentimental and without complexity

BY Kristian Vistrup Madsen | 21 APR 21

In his new film, White Cube, the artist – again – perpetuates the very form of exploitation he is criticizing

BY Eric Otieno Sumba | 07 APR 21

The most exciting works of the first online edition of the festival look at strategies of care and ways of refusing neoliberalism

BY Anthony Hawley | 11 MAR 21