The Harry Potter films were made too soon says Sam Poppleton
Gavin Elias looks at how sequels have dominated the box-office in 2011 and just where it all went so wrong.
Vicky Fryer on how Hollywood isn’t just churning out sequels left right and centre but actually commissioning them even faster.
Ross Jones-Morris on why the MPAA need to get their priorities straight.
Samantha Shannon-Jones takes a look at all things dystopian in order to understand cinema’s obsession with the “bad place”.
James FitzGerald enthusiastically reviews Steven Spielberg’s mo-cap take on Hergé’s classic series of comic books.
Chloe Cornish gets on the campaign trail with George Clooney and Ryan Gosling.
Jonathan Looms reviews Roland Emmerich’s controversial take on the conspiracy theories surrounding the plays of Shakespeare.
At this year’s London Film Festival David Cronenberg received a fellowship to the BFI. Edward Elliott thinks that it’s long overdue.
After a disastrous outing in 1995 Jeremy Nowak thinks that there is hope yet for the return of the franchise.
Emily Searles urges all wannabe filmmakers out there to check out the Oxford University Film Foundation.
Alexander Lynchehaun looks at the controversy surrounding Roland Emmerich’s latest film.
Sam Collingwood writes on the continuing attempts to get Stephen King’s much loved novel onto the screen.
Ross Jones-Morris quotes Jesus and makes an extended metaphor about breadcrumbs. He maintains his review is still more interesting than the film itself.
Jonathan Looms enjoys American box-office hit The Help but finds it to be more entertaining than challenging.
Contagion is a film that does no less than show us a vision of the end of the world. James Aber says that he’s seen it all before.
Ian Clemente on why he somehow can’t recommend Lynne Ramsay’s long awaited film, even though it’s apparently a classic.
Alexander Hawkins-Hooker takes a look at Mark Cousins’ More4 documentary series charting the history of cinema. It’s ambitious, but brilliant.