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Martin Scorsese is right about Marvel films – they aren’t cinema

The director’s comments might not have caused such outrage a few years ago, writes Caspar Salmon, but the critical establishment has since been shanghaied into considering this factory product as legitimate art

Marielle Heller: ‘I think about gender as more of a spectrum’

The acclaimed director of ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ speaks to Adam White about Fred Rogers, identity politics, and why she refuses to suffer for her art

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Geoffrey Macnab Why the Golden age of film musicals can never be recaptured

As the BFI hosts an epic film musical season across the UK, starting with the re-release of ‘Singin’ in the Rain’, Geoffrey Macnab looks back at how the older movies are reminders of an art and a perfectionism that have, at least partly, been lost  

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Geoffrey Macnab Why is ‘Irreversible’ being presented as a feminist film?

Gaspar Noé’s controversial 2002 feature has been re-edited and will be re-released next year. But in the wake of the #MeToo movement, asks Geoffrey Macnab, is revisiting such a film unconscionable?