Anyone who grew up with the wonderful stop-motion effects in the likes of Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans will know the name Ray Harryhausen. Last week, the stop-motion maestro sadly passed away – but he leaves behind a rich legacy of work that continues to inspire today’s blockbusters.
There have been a string of road movies based in South America in recent years. Sean Wilson takes a look at this fascinating and much welcome trend in contemporary world cinema.
Already one of the most discussed films of the year, Compliance has generated a storm of controversy – but does it live up to the hype?
Sam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful is currently proving magical at the box office – and it also features another wondrous score from Danny Elfman. I take a look back at the remarkable career of the endlessly inventive composer – one of the most creative individuals in the world of film music.
Director Steven Soderbergh returns with all-star pharmaceutical thriller Side Effects – reputedly his last feature film.
Recently, several acclaimed South Korean directors have moved into English language cinema. I take a look at this exciting and intriguing development.