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Sound and vision from the past, present and future

Cinema paradise… oh

Cinema paradise… oh

by Derek Guthrie

"She got up at the end and – wiping tears from her eyes – said it was the best day of her life"

Review: <em>The Trouble with Love in the Movies</em> by Rob Harris

Review: The Trouble with Love in the Movies by Rob Harris

by Karen Krizanovich

"Don’t expect celebrity tidbits, although there are a few, such as Brad Pitt’s on-set flatulence (hey, he’s only human)"

Gothic scriptor

by Liliana Cârstea

"My dad had to impale his mother at her funeral, so she wouldn’t become a striga after burial"

Neon and on and on | Review: <em>You Don’t Nomi</em>

Neon and on and on | Review: You Don’t Nomi

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

Unpacking the much-maligned masterpiece Showgirls

Art, alchemy and a museum full of noisy ghosts

by Simon Costin

"I waded out into the harbour with a jam jar, barefoot, eyes half-closed, trying to get a sense of where the river meets the sea"

Review: <em>The Life & Times of Malcolm McLaren</em> by Paul Gorman

Review: The Life & Times of Malcolm McLaren by Paul Gorman

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"Ruthlessly self-serving and cruel, often cringe-inducingly pretentious, but also, more than anything, a raffish savant"

Scratching the surface

Scratching the surface

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

Independent and underground cinema is a dream palace for the rediscovery of the lost landscapes of London and New York City

Kimono my house

Kimono my house

by Karen Krizanovich

"Even when worn by bandits and fools in old Japanese movies, they suggest ease and style"

The best books of 2019

The best books of 2019

by Neil D.A. Stewart

Neil D.A. Stewart picks ten of the best, from escapism to studies in common humanity

How to love classical music when you hate it

How to love classical music when you hate it

by Karen Krizanovich

"Kirill Gerstein has long fingers and I am sure he time-travels"