cinema

  • October 29, 2010

    A film about 400 people on a Pacific atoll threatened by climate change, has won a prize commemorating East Germany's 1989 "peaceful revolution".

  • March 4, 2010

    Like some scriptural stories, Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar-nominated film 'Inglourious Basterds' is an extravagant revenge fantasy-cum-joke. But who's laughing, asks Mark Bilby, why and to what affect?

  • February 16, 2010

    Even without the 3D effects, Avatar is still an impressive film, says Hannah Kowszun. However there is a bitter irony in a film which extols the virtues of simple living and condemns greed becoming the highest-grossing blockbuster of all time.

  • March 26, 2009

    The film Watchmen directly asks what no other superhero movie has ever had the courage or audacity to posit, says Kevin Boyd. Is society actually worth saving?

  • March 8, 2007