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Watch Mark Kermode find 1950s political attitudes in 1950s films

16 January 2021 9:00 am

The new series of Mark Kermode’s Secrets of Cinema began with an episode on British comedy films. As ever, Kermode…

You want a sinkhole to appear and swallow them up: Simon Pegg (Jack) and Lake Bell (Nancy)

Man Up review: a film that treats female singledom as if it were cancer

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Man Up is a British rom-com starring Simon Pegg as Jack and Lake Bell as Nancy. Nancy’s problem, at the…

Spirited and wryly subversive: Waad Mohammed (Wadjda)

Wadjda is Saudi Arabia’s first feature-length film and is shot by a woman

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Wadjda is the first feature-length film to come out of Saudi Arabia, and was shot by the country’s first female…