Little White Lies

Why Millennium Actress remains one of cinema’s greatest love letters


Wong Kar Wai’s needle-drops: a journey through his melancholic soundscapes

Rotterdam Round-Up: the best of the 2021 IFFR


Only Yesterday


10 Best Films of Fantasia Festival 2020

Drawing Closer - 10 animated feature films we’re excited to see

Empathy Machine: The Value of Film


Family guy: The Anime Worlds of Mamoru Hosoda

50 Key Anime Films

The best Japanese film of every year — from 1925 to now

Where to Begin With Studio Ghibli


The 100 Most Influential Sequences in Animation History

The Companion

The World You Wanted” - Evangelion’s Twin Endings

Little White Lies

Inside Satoshi Kon’s unfinished meta-nightmares

Whisper of the Heart remains Studio Ghibli’s most moving outlier

What’s old is new again in Lupin III: The First

A new online anime festival promises to broaden horizons

Only Yesterday is a masterful reflection on youth’s impermanence


After Viral Racist Encounter, Central Park Birder Shares Experience in Comic Form

Black Squares don’t save Black Lives

Time Out

Why Samurai Champloo is getting me through lockdown


The animation that showed me the meaning of life


Tron Legacy has morphed into a mesmerising self-own

Keep Your Hands off Eizouken! tells a vital story about anime’s poor working conditions


20 Years Later, FLCL Is Still an Essential Anime Gem

Why Steven Universe Was a Groundbreaking Cartoon, All the Way to Its End

Huck Magazine

The best documentaries you can watch now


Akira remains one of the greatest animated films ever made

The best films new to streaming this week: 8 August

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The Gentle Giants And Monosyllables Of Vin Diesel’s Voice Acting

The Quietus

Diamonds In The Rough: The Sympathetic Stress Machines Of The Safdie Brothers




Watchmen confronts the erasure of African-American history

The action movie references loaded in John Wick: Chapter 3


Looking Back at Miyazaki’s Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro on Its 40th Anniversary

Little White Lies

Gemini Man, duplicates and crises of masculinity

Hollywood could still learn a thing or two from Tim Burton’s Batman

Sight and Sound / BFI

The best musical of every year — from the dawn of sound to the rise of the jukebox musical

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Return to Tokyo-3


Dilemmas Of Authority And Accountability In Damon Lindelof’s WATCHMEN

The Hybrid Worlds Of Shinichirō Watanabe

SHIN GODZILLA: The Best Modern Godzilla Movie

Male Rage And Getting Ghosted In BURNING And UNDER THE SILVER LAKE

The Independent

Sex, lies, and videotape at 30: How Steven Soderbergh’s erotic drama changed independent cinema forever

New Statesman

Is Netflix Killing Cinema?




Time travel, catharsis and Mamoru Hosoda’s animated worlds

Little White Lies

Why Netflix’s live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop is destined to fail

How BlacKkKlansman joins the dots between our racist past and present

A beginner’s guide to the films of Lynne Ramsay

Cowboy Bebop


The Internet As A Demon In CAM And PERFECT BLUE

30 Years Later, Science Fiction Still Owes A Debt To AKIRA

Truth Through Pastiche In DOWN WITH LOVE And FAR FROM HEAVEN

Family, Fear And The Supernatural In THE WITCH, THE BABADOOK, And HEREDITARY

Ten Years Later, SPEED RACER Remains Ahead of the Curve

Sunday Reads: The Devil Is In The Detail - Depictions Of Trauma In YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE

Ryan Coogler’s CREED And Its Images Of Blackness



Little White Lies

Six of the best Park Chan-Work scenes

Exploring black masculinity in Boyz N The Hood and Moonlight