From the director of Driving Miss Daisy, Mr Church is equally retrograde in its racial politics, starring Murphy as a noble servant to two white womenWith its sentimental depiction of the relationship between a wealthy white woman and a nobly subservient black man, if there’s one film that hasn’t aged well, it’s Driving Miss Daisy – and indeed there were plenty of people who excoriated its racial politics on its release in 1989, Public Enemy giving it a memorable shout-out on the self-explanatory Burn Hollywood Burn.
Knight Of Cups is the director’s lush love letter to LA – if you watch it with the sound down… Related: Thin red lying? Find the true Terrence Malick story - quiz Terrence Malick has been drifting away from me for a while now. Like everyone, I was entranced for decades by his Badlands and Days Of Heaven, each almost perfect in its own way.
Ghostbusters, Star Trek, X-Men, Bourne – it’s blockbuster time. So should you swing with Tarzan, hit the road with Brent, or enter the warzone of Iraq with Tina Fey? Related: Who ya gonna call? Why Ghostbusters is leading the charge for female buddy movies Continue reading
Needlecraft tells the harrowing story of Female Genital Mutilation in an animation using needle and thread. The film, which recently won the gold world medal at the 2016 International Television & Film Awards competition, has been used in many countries around the world to help raise awareness about Female Genital Mutilation Continue reading